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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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BALID AGM 2021 and Election of Executive Council for 2022-2023

The 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election/Formation of the Executive Council of BALID for 2022-2023 will be held on 27 November 2021. BALID members are kindly requested to participate in the AGM 2021 and your active cooperation is sought to constitute the Executive Council of BALID for 2021-2022.
Venue: TSC Auditorium, University of Dhaka, Shahabagh, Dhaka-1000.
Date & Time: 27 November 2021 at 9.30am
i) Confirmation of minutes of the 23rd AGM
ii) Presentation of Annual report: 2018-2020 by Secretary General of BALID and discussion
iii) Presentation of Financial & Audit Report : 2018-2020
iv) Announcement of Budget : 2021-2022 by Finance Secretary, Discussion and Approval
v) Formation of Divisional Chapter of BALID
vi) Election/Formation of EC of BALID for 2018-2019
vii) Miscellaneous 
BALID members are requested to register prior to attending the AGM. Registration can be done filling the form provided below. Form will be added soon.
Registration will be closed on 20 November 2021.
Registration fee:
An amount Tk. 200 (two hundred and ten) is fixed as registration fee.
You are requested to confirm your registration by transmitting the Registration fee either to the bkash Account No. 01715576991 (use send money option) or pay directly in cash.
Contact Persons & Points for Registration:
1) Mr. A.K.M. Nurul Alam, Bangladesh Bank - 01715667447
2) Mr. AKM Mofizur Rahman, CDL - 01731121315
3) Mr. Humayun Kabir, IUB - 01714350250
4) Mr. Ahasan Habib, IUT - 01715576991

লালমনিরহাটে নির্মম হত্যাকান্ডের শিকার জুয়েলের দুই সন্তানসহ অসহায় স্ত্রী’র জন্য সাহায্যের আবেদন

লালমনিরহাটে গুজব ছড়িয়ে পিটিয়ে ও আগুনে পুড়িয়ে নির্মম হত্যাকান্ডের শিকার ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যলয়ের তথ্যবিজ্ঞান ও গ্রন্থাগার ব্যবস্থাপনা বিভাগের অনার্স ২য় ব্যাচের ছাত্র জনাব আবু ইউনুছ মো: শহিদুন্নবী জুয়েল। দুই সন্তানসহ তাঁর স্ত্রী আজ অসহায়।

আসুন সবাই হাত বাড়িয়ে দেই, পাশে দাড়াই এই অসহায় পরিবারটির।


Lecture on Data Science

Lecture Series
15 February 2020 - 3:00pm to 16 February 2020 - 4:45pm

Title: Data Science and Big Data : challenges and opportunities for the Information Professionals of Bangladesh
Resource person: Mr. Mohammad Sharif ul Islam, Assistant Professor, ISLM, DU
Date: 15 February 2020 
Time: 3 - 5 pm (entry start from 2:30pm)
Venue: Bengal auditorium (Gyantaposh Abdur Razzaq auditorium), House 60 Rd No. 7A, Dhaka 1209

Registration Fee:
Student: Tk.300
BALID Member: Tk.500
Official: Tk.1000
Online registration closes: 11 February 2020

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BALID Picnic 2020 is going to be held on 25 January

The Annual Picnic of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) will be held on Saturday, 25 January 2020 at Sonargaon, Narayanganj.
All professionals with family members are cordially invited to attend the Annual Picnic.
Picnic Details:
When : Saturday, 25 January, 2020
Where : Sonargaon, Narayanganj.
Contribution Fee: 1200/-
Last day for contribution: 20 January, 2020

Starting Point: Public Library Gate, Shahbagh, Time: 7.30am

Training on Institutional Repository Software - DSpace by CIRDAP - 26-27 July 2019

DSpace LogoCIRDAP in collaboration with BALID is going to organize a Training Programme on “Institutional Repository Software D-Space and its Applications” on 26-27 July 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The training is designed for students and professionals who want to make the best use of the D-Space Software in their professional (library & information center) fields. 

The courses is uniquely designed by BALID ICT Wingto ensure the meaningful skill development which enables the participants to gain insight on application of DSpace. If your interest goes beyond existing academic education and you want to know more about the DSpace Software and its application which can boost your career then this training is for you.

Date: 26-27 July 2019 (09.00-17.00)

Resource Persons:
  1. Kazi Farhad Noman, Deputy Librarian, BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)
  2. A.K.M. Nurul Alam (Apu), Deputy Director, Bangladesh Bank Library


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