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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

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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Announcement: Workshop on Thesaurus

BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), a subsidiary organization of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) is going to arrange a day-long ‘Workshop on Thesaurus’ in collaboration with the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). To participate in the programme enroll your name now.

Training on MARC21 and D-Space Refreshers course

A  Refreshers course on D-space and a Day-long training program on MARC21 respectively held  on 22 and 23 August 2014 at CIRDAP ICT Centre 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) was successfully accomplished.

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.

Weekly Attendance to BALID Office at CDL

This is to announce for kind information to all the members of BALID and Professionals that the Executive Council of BALID and Governing Board of BIIM in the joint meeting held on 14 June 2014 has decided that the Director of BIIM will attend the BALID office at CDL regularly on Saturday from 4pm to 6pm on normal days and 2.30 to 4.30 pm at the holy Ramadan excluding national holidays.

Announcement for Refresher Course on DSpace

A Refresher Course of the recently performed training on ‘Digital Repository Software D-Space’ will be held at CIRDAP Computer lab on 22 August 2014, Friday in the evening at 4-00 pm to 7 pm. Only those participants who took part in the training on D Space held on 01-0 2 May 2014 at CIRDAP are eligible to take part in this refreshers’ course. No fee is required to attend the course but the candidates must register their names on or before 15 August 2014.

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Video: 29 years activities of BALID