জাতীয় গ্রন্থাগার দিবস ২০১৮ উদযাপনজাতীয় গ্রন্থাগার দিবস ২০১৮ উদযাপনA 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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Inaugural Ceremony of training programme on KOHA

BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), a sister concern of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists is going to organize a five day long training program from Tuesday, 3 September to Saturday, 7 September 2013 at E-resource Access Center, North South University Library, Block B, Bashundhara, Dhaka. Inaugural session will be held on Tuesday, 3 September 2013 at 3:45 pm in the mentioned venue.

H.E. Hasanul Haq Inu, M.P., Honourable Minister, Ministry of Information, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest.

You are cordially invited to attend the Programme.

View the Invitation Card.

BALID Members Database: request for updated information

BALID is almost half way to launch an interactive member database. This would be a great asset to the Association. To collect the most updated data and photographs of the members, as well as keep the data error rate minimized, BALID is looking for your kind assistance. In this connection, the Existing BALID members’ are requested to update respective information in the Online formThe deadline is Monday, 30 September 2013.
 

First Meeting of BALID Seminar Committee

The first meeting of BALID Seminar Committee will be held on 15 August 2013, Thursday at 4.00 p.m. at the Community Development Library (CDL), House no.: 67/B (2nd floor), Road: 9/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209.
Following agenda will be disscussed in the meeting:
1.   Formation of Seminar Operations Committee, Event Management Committee, Food Committee, and Selection of Rapporteur, etc.  
2.   Other issues of the seminar
3.   Miscellaneous 
 
All the members of the committee are requested to attend at the meeting.
See the full list of committee here.

Discussion on Strategic Plan of BALID - 20 July 2013

BALID organized a roundtable discussion on its 5 Years Strategic Plan (2014-2018) on 20 July 2013 at Arts Building Conference Room, Dhaka University.  The former Chairman of BALID and IUB Librarian Muhammad Hossam Haider Chowdhury presented the key-note paper on Strategic Plan. Atiar Rahman, Vice Chairman, Faradul Islam Farid, Secretary General and Md. Humayun Kabir, Finance Secretary of BALID also proposed a number of plans. In his speech, Shyama Prasad Bepari, Joint Secretary, MoICT, GoB assured BALID to provide all kinds of support from the part of Government. Most of the participants took part in the open discussion.

Training on "MARC21" held at icddr,b - 5 & 7 July 2013

BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), a sister concern of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) organized two day-long training programme on MARC21 during 5 & 7 July 2013 at icddr,b. Mr. Md. Zahid Hasan Shoeb and Mr. Nur Ahammed were the resource person the programme. At the end of the training programme, certificates were distributed among the participants by Md. Harun-or-Rashid on 5 July 2013 and Professor M. Abdussattar on 7 July 2013 where BALID and BIIM Chairman Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam was also present. A total number of 40 participant from different organizations of the country attended the training through online registration.

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