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জাতীয় গ্রন্থাগার দিবস ২০১৮ উদযাপনRole of Library Professionals in Creating Good Citizen and Combating TerrorismTraining on Integrated Library Management System - Koha held at ULAB during 06-08 October 2016Discussion Meeting on Community Library O Milon KendraA day-long workshop on Communication Skills for 21st-century library professionals held on 29 April 2017 at EU

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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Lecture on “Information Literacy and Advocacy : Narrowing Knowledge Gap”

As a part of regular programme, BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), a sister concern of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) is going to organize 2nd Lecture on “Information Literacy and Advocacy: Narrowing Knowledge Gap” in collaboration with University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).
The following resource persons will deliver their lecture on the mentioned topic:
1. Professor Dr. Muhammad Mezbah-ul-Islam
     Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka &
     Director-Executive, CIS,B
2. Kazi Ali Reza, Chief, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Dhaka
3. M. Moniruzzaman, Knowledge Management Officer, UNIC Dhaka

BIIM Director is on leave from 16 May to 15 June 2013

Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed, Director BIIM is on leave from 16 May to 15 June 2013. During this time he will visit different places of Switzerland and Spain. In absence of him Mr. Alom Hossain (Contact no: 01718165832), Joint Secretary General, BALID will work his routine works.

BALID condoles for the victims of Savar Tragedy and opens charity fund

BALID EC and BIIM GB deeply expressed their solidarity with the victims of Savar Tragedy and observed one minute silence in a meeting held at CDL on 10 May 2013. A decision has been taken to open a charity fund to help the victims. All are requested to donate at the fund. Donation can be made through Account Payee Check, Pay Order or Cash. For details, please click here.

Announcement: Training on MARC 21

BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM) is going to arrange a day-long training programme on MARC 21 on 29 June 2013. There are only 25 seats and will be allocated on the basis of first come, first serve. For application form and details, please visit our Current Training section under Training page. 

Training on EndNote held at icddr,b - 19 April 2013

BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM) organized a day-long training on EndNote x6 at PC Lab of icddr,b on 19 April 2013. In the inaugural session Dr. Mirza Mohd Rezaul Islam, Chairman, BALID and BIIM welcome the participants and Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed, BIIM Director presided over the session.

Dr. Md. Nazim Uddin, Senior Manager icddr,b and member GB & BIIM also spoke on the occasion. Resource persons of the training programme were Mr. Md. Shafiur Rahman, Dr Md. Nazim Uddin, Md. Harun-Or-Rashid Khandaker and Mr. Md. Al Mamun. There was Certificate Awarding Ceremony at the end of the training. Mr. Muhammad Hossam Haider Chowdhury, Librarian, IUB and former Chairman, BALID, BALID Chairman Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam distributed the certificates among the participants and resource persons.


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