Ahasan, Dhaka, 01 September 2018
The Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB) organised a discussion session on 11 August 2018, at Dhaka University Central Students Union (DACSU) Cafeteria. Leaders of the LAB and invited guests including President Syed Ali Akbar, Secretary-General Dr Anwarul Islam, Vice President ADM Ali Ahmed, Treasurer Muhammad Hamidur Rahman, Joint Secretary General, Md. Shamsul Islam, Divisional Counsellor, Abu Hannan Mia, Prof. Dr SM Zabed Ahmed, Acting Librarian, University of Dhaka and Dr Mostafizur Rahman, Associate Professor, Dept. of Library Management and Information Science, Royal University, Dhaka attended this discussion session.
Discussion on Different sweltering issues:
Participants of this discussion meeting mainly focused on school librarian portfolio, recent gazette of Madrasha and Technical Education Board, Grade issues of Technical School. They yearned all existing problems will be solved gradually.
In the earlier meeting LAB officially declared and suggested “KOHA” open source Integrated Library System as for large scale of libraries in terms of Library Automation Integrated Library Management System while “SLiMS” suggested for the small and medium type of libraries in Bangladesh.