A day-long workshop on Communication Skills for 21st-century library professionals held on 29 April 2017 at EUTraining on Integrated Library Management System - Koha held at ULAB during 06-08 October 2016BALID Picnic 2017 at Jol O Jongoler Kabbo - 3 February 2017Role of Library Professionals in Creating Good Citizen and Combating TerrorismDiscussion Meeting on Community Library O Milon Kendra

Welcome to BALID

Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) is a national association of librarians, information scientists and teachers of information science and library management. It is the only full-fledged professional body in Bangladesh in the field of library and information management. The mission of BALID is to modernize the library and information profession and to uphold the interest of the professionals in Bangladesh. BALID believes that access to information; intellectual freedom and knowledge based society are the key components of development.

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Training in “Digital Repository using DSpace” held at CIRDAP ICT Centre during 1-2 May 2014

BALID Chairman handing over a token crest to CIRDAP DGA two-day long training programme on “Digital Repository using DSpace” held at CIRDAP ICT Centre during 1-2 May 2014. The programme was organized by BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) in collaboration with Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP).
 

Lecture on 'RFID' and 'SLiMS' held at Southeast University - 12 April 2014

RFID and SLiMSBALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), a subsidiary organ of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists organized a lecture as a part of its regular lecture series programme in collaboration with Southeast University, held at University Campus 2, House# 64, Road# 18, Block# B, Banani, Dhaka, on 12 April 2014. Professor Dr. Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor and Prof. Dr. Md. Humayun Kabir Chowdhury, Pro Vice Chancellor of Southeast University were present as Chief Guest & Special Guest respectively where Dr. Mirza Mohd Rezaul Islam, Chairman, BALID & BIIM presided over the programme.
 

Formation of New BALID Executive Committee 2014-2015

Newly formatted committeeAn Election of Executive Council (EC) of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientiests and Documentalists (BALID) for 2014-2015 was held on 17 March 2014 in Women’s Volunteer Association (WVA), 27 Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The Election has been conducted by Mr. Md. Mofizur Rahman, Executive Director, Community Development Library (CDL) and Mr. Md. Zohurul Qaiyum, Registrar, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) as the Election Commissioner and Deputy Election Commissioner respectively.

Announcement: Use of RFID in Library: a practical experience

Lecture on "Use of RFID in Library: a practical experience" will be jointly organized by BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM) and Southeast University. To participate on the event, please apply online or to see details click here.

Venue: Southeast University, House# 64, Road# 18, Block# B, Banani, Dhaka. 

Resource Person:

Dr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman

Appeal for Donation to BALID

Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID), is a government registered nonprofit professional and membership association. BALID has been pioneered by a number of bright young library professionals with a view to working towards professional development and empowerment. As a collective voice and power of qualified librarians BALID officially started on January 23, 1986. Since then the Association has been organizing events like discussions, lectures, seminars and training programs to help enhance expertise on dynamic issues, meet diverse professional needs and excel in advance technologies.

BALID has been also in the continuous process of advocacy, consultancy, policy making, bargaining and negotiating with public and private sector associates, national, regional and international agencies for dynamic working conditions and environment.
 

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