Library Automation for All: A Training on Library Automation Using SLiMS

A two days training program on “Library Automation Using SLiMS” is going to be started from 15 to 16 February 2019 at the Digital Access Centre, KUET Central Library, Khulna. SLiMS is an open source library automation software. Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB), Library Association of Khulna Division and KUET Central Library, Khulna will jointly organize the program. The purpose of the training is to enhance library automation skill of the library professionals and students of Khulna division.

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The Celebration of the National Library Day 2019: BALID initiatives

Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists(BALID) has initiated a series of programs to celebrate the National Library Day 2019.

Programmes are:

5th February

◊ To participate rally, Discussion session and cultural event etc

Date and Time: 5th February 2019 at 8:30 am (Rally)

Date and Time: 5th February 2019 at 3:00 pm (Discussion session followed by Cultural Event)

Place: Department of Public Libraries, Shahbag, Dhaka

23 February 2019

◊ BALID and CIRDAP Joint venture Seminar at CIRDAP International Conference Centre

Time: 2:30 pm

Programme details will be announced soon.

Please keep an eye at BALID Website:


All BALID members are cordially invited to attend the above mentioned programmes to make the event successful.


Canadian High Commissioner Visits the Central Library of North South University

Tanveer Ahasan, NSU, 3 January 2019

Honourable High Commissioner of Canada in Bangladesh His Excellency Benoit Prefontaine with his wife visited North South University Central Library on January 19, 2019. The purpose of the visit was to see the NSU Library entire facilities, resources, access to information, research support, library space and the effect of services.

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