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

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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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Training on Library Management Software – Koha and RDA

Type: 
Training or Workshop
Status: 
Upcoming
A 3 day-long training programme on Library Management Software Koha and RDA organized by Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) is going to be held soon. The programme will be organized in collaboration with CIRDAP. The details of the programme is given below:

Training on Institutional Repository Software DSpace

Type: 
Training or Workshop
Status: 
Upcoming
Venue: CIRDAP
 
DSpace is the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories.  It is free and easy to install "out of the box" and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization. DSpace preserves and enables easy and open access to all types of digital content including text, images, moving images, mpegs and data sets.  And with an ever-growing community of developers, committed  to continuously expanding and improving the software, each DSpace installation benefits from the next.
 
Outline:
  • What is Institutional Repository/DSpace?
  • Features of DSpace
  • DSpace installation, configuration and customization
  • Creation of metadata (Dublin Core) and item submission
  • Administration of DSpace
  • Metadata (Dublin Core) edit in DSpace
  • Item visibility authorization in DSpace
  • E-people and E-person Management

A discussion programme on National Library Day followed by Iftar held on 02 June 2018

A discussion programme on National Library Day followed by Iftar held on 02 June 2018 at 5.30pm at Central Public Library, Shahbagh, Dhaka. Mr. A.S.M. Feroz, Chief Whip, Bangladesh Parliament was present as Chief guest on the occasion while Ms. Begum Akhtar Jahan MP, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, Ministry of Finance was present as special guest. The programme started with a welcome speech by Mr. Md. Humayun Kabir, Secretary General of BALID. Dr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Head of the Dept. of Library Management & Information Science, Royal University of Dhaka presented a keynote paper on the occasion while Professor Dr. S.M. Zabed Ahmed, Librarian, Dhaka University discussed on the paper. BALID Chairman Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam chaired the session. Around 120 Library professionals took part on the discussion meeting. The programme ended with Iftar Mahfil.

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Discussion on National Library Day and Iftar

A discussion programme on National Library Day followed by Iftar is going to be held on 02 June 2018 at 4.30pm at Central Public Library, Shahbagh, Dhaka. Mr. A.S.M. Feroz, Chief Whip, Bangladesh Parliament will be present as Chief guest on the occasion while Ms. Begum Akhtar Jahan MP, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, Ministry of Finance will be present as panel guest. Library professionals are requested to attend the discussion meeting followed by Iftar and enrich the event. 

Date: 02 June 2018, 04.30pm (revised)
Venue: VIP Auditoriam, Central Public Library, Shahbagh, Dhaka
Last Date of Registration: 31 May 2018

Please confirm your participation through the following Registartion Link
 

BALID AGM 2018 and Election of Executive Council for 2018-2019

Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election/Formation of the Executive Council of BALID for 2018-2019 will be held on 01 May 2018. BALID members are kindly requested to participate in the AGM 2018 and your active cooperation is sought to constitute the Executive Council of BALID for 2018-2019.
 
Venue: Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth and Bengal Open Studio, House-60, Road-7/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209.

Date & Time: 1 May 2018 at 9.30am
 
Agenda:
i) Confirmation of minutes of the 22nd AGM
ii) Presentation of Annual report: 2016-2017 by Secretary General of BALID and discussion
iii) Presentation of Financial & Audit Report : 2016-2017
iv) Announcement of Budget : 2018-2019 by Finance Secretary, Discussion and Approval
v) Approval of Divisional Chapter of BALID
vi) Election/Formation of EC of BALID for 2018-2019
vii) Miscellaneous 
 

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