About Md. Rafiqul Alam

About Md. Rafiqul Alam

Academic Career:

Md. Rafiqul Alam obtained Bachelor of Science degree with 1st Class in the year of 2001 from the University of North Bengal. After that he obtained Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.) and Master of Library & Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) degree both with 1st Class from the same University. He obtained M.Phil. degree in Library and Information Science in the year of 2008. Besides these professional degrees he also obtained M.A. degree in Education. He also cleared UGC-NET and WB-SET exam.

Academic Career: Md. Rafiqul Alam obtained Bachelor of Science degree with 1st Class in the year of 2001 from the University of North Bengal. After that he obtained Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.) and Master of Library & Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) degree both with 1st Class from the same University. He obtained M.Phil. degree in Library and Information Science in the year of 2008. Besides these professional degrees he also obtained M.A. degree in Education. He also cleared UGC-NET and WB-SET exam.

Professional Career: He started his professional career as Librarian at P.D. Women’s College, Jalpaiguri through the merit panel of West Bengal College Service Commission in the year of 2010. Now he is serving as Librarian (Sr. Scale) at Malda College, Malda. He has professional experience of more than ten years in the field of Library and Information Science.

He also acts as an academic counsellor and PG Dissertation Guide for the Subject Library & Information Science under Netaji Subhas Open University since 2013.

His area of interest: Website creation and designing in open and free platform, Video capturing, editing and uploading for academic purpose, use of open source software for academic purpose etc.

Membership of Professional Association/ Organisation:

He is a life member of Bengal Library Association and Indian Library Association.

Academic Activity:

Lecture Delivered as Resource Person:

1. 1st Lecture Delivered on the topic “Video Capturing of Class Lecture, Editing and Uploading for online access” on 5th June, 2020 at Online Faculty Development Programme on “Empowerment in Online Teaching, Learning & Evaluation for Combating Covid-19 Pandemic Situation” organised by Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal.


2. 2nd Lecture Delivered on the topic “Personal Website Creation and design for sharing learning materials among the students” on 6th June, 2020 at Online Faculty Development Programme on “Empowerment in Online Teaching, Learning & Evaluation for Combating Covid-19 Pandemic Situation” organised by Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal.


3. 3rd Lecture Delivered on the topic “Video Capturing of Class Lecture, Editing and Uploading for online access” on 14th June, 2020 at four days Online Orientation Programme on “Use of Information & Communication Technology for e-Content Development, Teaching-Learning & Evaluation” organised by Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal.


4. 4th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Personal Website Creation and design for sharing learning materials among the students” on 15th June, 2020 at four days Online Orientation Programme on “Use of Information & Communication Technology for e-Content Development, Teaching-Learning & Evaluation” organised by Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal.


5. 5th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Video Capturing of Class Lecture, Editing and Uploading for online access” on 23rd June, 2020 at ONLINE WORKSHOP ON USES OF ICT IN TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK” organised by IQAC, Malda College, Malda, West Bengal.


6. 6th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Video Capturing of Class Lecture, Editing and Uploading for online access” on 26th June, 2020 (1st Session) at “Practical Training on ICT Enabled Teaching (online)” organised by IQAC, Shyampur Siddheswari Mahavidyalaya, Ajodhya, Howrah.


7. 7th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Personal Website Creation and design for sharing learning materials among the students” on 26th June, 2020 (2nd Session) at “Practical Training on ICT Enabled Teaching (online)” organised by IQAC, Shyampur Siddheswari Mahavidyalaya, Ajodhya, Howrah.


8. 8th Lecture Delivered on the topic “ Creating Class Lecture Video (Capturing & Editing) on Mobile Phone and Uploading to YouTube” on 30th June, 2020 (1st Session) at TWO DAYS ONLINE WORKSHOP ON “HANDS ON TRAINING ON THE USES OF ICT IN TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS” organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Sitalkuchi College, Cooch Behar.


9. 9th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Creation of Video Content on Laptop with the help of OBS Software, Editing of Video Content and Uploading to YouTube” on 30th June, 2020 (2nd Session) at TWO DAYS ONLINE WORKSHOP ON “HANDS ON TRAINING ON THE USES OF ICT IN TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS” organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Sitalkuchi College, Cooch Behar.


10. 10th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Creating Class Lecture Video (Capturing and Editing) and Uploading to YouTube for online access” on 3rd July, 2020 (2nd Session) at Three Days Online Workshop & Training Programme for the Professional Development of Faculty and Administrative Staff : “DEVELOPING SKILLS THROUGH ICT TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES” organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, GOKHALE MEMORIAL GIRLS’ COLLEGE, KOLKATA.


11. 11th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Creating Class Lecture Video (Capturing & Editing) on Mobile Phone and Uploading to YouTube” on 9th July, 2020 at ONLINE WORKSHOP ON USES OF ICT IN TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK” organised by IQAC, Malda College, Malda, West Bengal. 1.

12. 12th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Unlocking and Rethinking of Management & Services of College Libraries after Lockdown” on 15th August, 2020 at UNIVERSAL BRIEFING WEBINAR SERIES (NO.– 2) A platform for information exchange.

13. 13th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Quadrant I: Video Tutorials – Tools and Services” on 3rd September, 2020 at Week Long National Workshop on “ Learning Content Management System” organised by PG Department of Geography & English, Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal in collaboration with Department of Geography, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan.

14. 14th Lecture Delivered on the topic “Quadrant I: Video Tutorials – Editing and Uploading for online access” on 7th September, 2020 at Week Long National Workshop on “ Learning Content Management System” organised by PG Department of Geography & English, Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar, West Bengal in collaboration with Department of Geography, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan.

OP/RC/Short Term Course/ Conference Attended/Participated:

1. One Day User Awareness Programme on Access to E-resources under N-LIST Programme Organised by University Library, University of North Bengal in collaboration with the INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad (An Inter-University centre of UGC) held on 10th February, 2012 at University of North Bengal.

2. 1st Refresher Course in Library and Information Science (Inter-disciplinary) at UGC Academic Staff College, NBU from September 11, 2013 to October 03, 2013.

3. 21st Orientation Programe at UGC Academic Staff College, NBU from February 26, 2015 to March 25, 2015.

4. Two-Day International Conference on Koha at Bose Institute on 23rd and 24th January, 2016.

5. UGC Sponsored Short-Term Course on Open Source Software at UGC-HRDC BU from February 23, 2016 to February 29, 2016.

6. National Workshop on "Open Source Software for Library Management" from 13th June to 18th June, 2016 at IIT Kharagpur.

7. International Short Term Course on Open Source Software for Library Management from 7th May to 12th May, 2018 at IIT Kharagpur.

8. One Day Workshop for Counselors and Dissertation Guides of Library and Information Science under ODL System held on 2nd June, 2018 at Salt Lake Campus of Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata.

9. Online Refresher Course in Library and Information Science from November,2018 to February,2019 from Swayam.

Article Published:

1. Md. Rafiqul Alam & Sourav Das / Paper Documents to eDocuments: An Empirical Approach towards Digitization for the Novice / Indian Journal of Library and Information Science / Volume 10 Number 2 / May August 2016. / p-ISSN 0973-9548 / e-ISSN 0973-9556 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21088/ijlis.0973.9548.10216.17

2. Md. Rafiqul Alam, Anil Kumar Jain & Mamta Malik / RFID Technology for Better Library Services / Indian Journal of Library and Information Science / Volume 3, Issue 1, January - April 2009. Pages 29-34

Article Published:

1. Md. Rafiqul Alam & Sourav Das / Paper Documents to eDocuments: An Empirical Approach towards Digitization for the Novice / Indian Journal of Library and Information Science / Volume 10 Number 2 / May August 2016. / p-ISSN 0973-9548 / e-ISSN 0973-9556 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21088/ijlis.0973.9548.10216.17

2. Md. Rafiqul Alam, Anil Kumar Jain & Mamta Malik / RFID Technology for Better Library Services / Indian Journal of Library and Information Science / Volume 3, Issue 1, January - April 2009. Pages 29-34