East West University Library became a member of the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) on 11 November 2008. EWU Library will be benefited from this arrangement by getting or sharing specialized expertise on various types of libraries and library workshops, receiving selective newsletters and facilities to exchange electronic information of IFLA documents, including IFLA journal (a widely used information source), IFLA Directory, IFLA Annual Report etc.
The Archer K. Blood American Center Library’s outreach team conducted a presentation on 1 February 2007 at East West University Auditorium. The presentation topic was “American Libraries in Bangladesh: their programs and services”. A documentary film was also exhibited as part of that presentation. Professor Mohammad Musa, Ph.D, Vice Chancellor (Acting) attended the program as program chair. Dr. Khairul Azam, Registrar and Mr. Md. Nazim Uddin, Joint Librarian also attended the program. A good number of students participated at the program and enjoyed the presentation.
Dilara Begum, Librarian of East West University received the grant to attend the world Library and Information congress:76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Gothenburgh, Sweden, from 9 - 15 August, 2010.
A Seminar on Digital Library and Launching of Meebo software by the East West University Library held successfully at 3:00 pm on 18 July 2010. Eminent Faculty Members Mr. Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq and Mr. Nafis Zaman Shuvo University of Dhaka, Department of Information Science and Library Management and Ahmed Wasimul Bari, IT and Management Consultant, Mark Invention, New Zealand present there as resource persons.
East West University Library inaugurated a UN reference corner at its library section supported by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Dhaka today. The corner consists of UN publications produced locally and by UN Head quarters. The corner will facilitate the students and the faculty members of EWU to have the opportunity to read and use the UN publications at EWU library instead of going to UN Information Centre. They also arranged a discussion programme on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for EWU students.
A meeting of the 'International Information Literacy Consortium (IILC)' held successfully on 13 December 2010 at East West University". Professor Dr. Jagtar Singh, chairman, IILC for South Asian region was the key speaker of the program
Renowned library professionals and faculty members were present at the meeting. Ms. Dilara Begum, Librarian, Head of Library, East West University and country coordinator, International Information Literacy Consortium (IILC) coordinated the meeting.
Basing on the concept “Digital Library for Digital Bangladesh”, East West university library disposed a training workshop on “Application of Greenstone Digital Library Software for building Digital Library” from 28 to 31 December 2010 at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPATC), Savar, and Dhaka.