Mirzapur Cadet College Library, Tangail launches Koha-Open Source Integrated Library System

Md. Anisul Haque Pony, Assistant Officer, Library, Southeast University

Mirzapur Cadet College Library, Tangail has launched Koha-Open Source Integrated Library System on 07 April 2019 to manage its library. Honourable Principal of Mirzapur Cadet College, Mr Biman Roy Chowdhury, Adjutant Major Malek, Medical Officer Major Dr Khushrooz Samad, Librarian Mr Md. Nayeem Moortoza, faculty members, officials and students were present in the Inaugural session of the software.

The principal mentioned in his speech that, “Mirzapur is the third Cadet College of Bangladesh which has such a historic library and it is our pride to make the library digitized”.

The librarian in his speech informed to the participants that, this library established in 1963 and has a lot of out of print publication. The Digital Library Project was started in December 2018 and completed within 5 months. There are 9500 books added to the system. The library has rounded 4 chair sitting tables replaced by the old sitting system; it has 20 laptops and wifi for students. Mr Mubassir Ahsan, Assistant Librarian of Southeast University, has provided technical support to implement the project.