Welcome to BALID
The mission of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalist (BALID) is to modernize the library and information profession and to uphold the interest of the professionals in Bangladesh. It is the only full-fledged professional body in Bangladesh in the field of library and information management. The association was founded on 23 January 1986 with the initiative of a group of young library professionals. BALID believes that access to information; intellectual freedom and knowledge based society are the key components of development.