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বীর মুক্তিযোদ্ধাদের সম্মাননা ও আলোচনা এবং রচনা ও কুইজ বিজয়ী শিশুদের পুরষ্কার প্রদান অনুষ্ঠান - ২ ডিসেম্বর ২০২২BALID Award 2021জাতীয় গ্রন্থাগার দিবস ২০২২ উদযাপনBALID EC 2022-23

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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Discussion Meeting on ‘Community Library O Milon Kendra’

BALID is going to arrange a Discussion Meeting on ‘Community Library O Milon Kendra’ followed by Iftar on Wednesday the 29 June 2016 corresponding to 23 Ramadan 1437 Hijri at 5.00 pm at Arts Faculty Conference Hall of Dhaka University. Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Additional Secretary and DG (Admin), Prime Minister Office has given the consent to attend the meeting as Chief Guest. The meeting will also be attended by Shyama Prasad Bepari, Joint Secretary & Project Director, Higher Secondary Stipend Project, Ministry of Education, Government of the people’s Republic of Bangladesh and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mezbah-ul-Islam, Chairman, Department of Information Science & Library Management, University of Dhaka, as Special Guests.

21st General Meeting and New EC Members of BALID

A General Meeting and Election of the Executive Committee for 2016-2017 of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) was held on 01 May 2016 at the Auditorium of Ahsania Mission, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The AGM was presided over by Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam, the Chairman, BALID and BIIM.

BALID AGM and Election of Executive Council for 2016-2017

Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election/Formation of the Executive Council of BALID for 2016-2017 will be held on 01 May 2016 at 10 am. BALID members are kindly requested to participate in the AGM 2016 and your active cooperation is sought to constitute the Executive Council of BALID for 2016-2017.
Venue: Conference Room, Ahsania Mission, House-19, Road-12 (new), (near Bangabondhu Museum, Road-32), Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209.
i) Presentation of Annual Report by Secretary General/BALID. Discussion and Approval
ii) Presentation of Financial & Audit Report of 2014-2015 & Announcement of Budget of 2016-2017 by Finance Secretary. Discussion and Approval
iii) Constitution Revision and Amendment
iv) Miscellaneous

Training on Plagiarism and Reference Management Software Zotero held at NSU Library - 19 December 2015

A day long Training on Plagiarism and Reference Management Software Zotero was held at E-resources Access Centre, North South University (NSU) Library, Bashundhara, Dhaka.  on Saturday, December 19, 2015.
North South University in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) was organized this training. Total 40 teachers, researchers and librarians of various government, autonomous and private institutions in the country were participated in this training program.
Dr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman, University Librarian of North South University taught plagiarism checking software Turnitin and Minhajuddin Ahmed discussed on plagiarism while Md. Mukhlesur Rahman of Independence University, A K M Nurul Alam, Assistant Director of Bangladesh Bank and Kazi Farhad Noman of Southeast University taught Zotero and Mendely reference software. 

Training on 'Plagiarism' and 'Reference Management Software Zotero'

Training or Workshop
19 December 2015 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Plagiarism means taking the words and thoughts of others and using them as if they were your own, without crediting the author or citing the source either it is willful or unintentional. Whether you meant it or not, you can be found guilty of plagiarism. On the otherhand, Zotero and Mendely are free reference/citation management software which allows you to collect and store references and insert them as citation and bibliography in word processing application like MS Word or LibreOffice.

Venue: E-resource Access Center, North South University Library, Bashundhara, Baridhara. Dhaka.

Course Fee:

Tk. 1,500.00 – for BALID member
Tk. 2,000.00 – for Non-member (Individual/Personal Capacity)
Tk. 3,000.00 – for Institutional Participation

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