The ULAB Library aims to foster dynamic and responsive services to all its users, by projecting better professional practices and nurturing quality, creativity and effectiveness through its collections and services.
The Library is the center of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). It has been growing with the university constantly serving the vibrant community of students and faculty members since its establishment.
In 2004, the Library was launched at 116 Arjatpara, Mohakhali, Tejgaon, Dhaka-1212. In 2006, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and the Central Library were moved to its own campus at House 56, Road 4/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209.
ULAB also has a Seminar Library at Permanent Campus, Ramchandrapur, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207 where students can use resources in the library only. Different types of text and reference books for the departments of Media Studies & Journalism (MSJ), Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and M.A. in English are available in the Seminar Library.
ULAB Library is the center to facilitate knowledge acquisition by providing Reading Materials/Resources to ULAB Students, Faculty Members and Staff. A constant growth of Library resources is carefully maintained to serve the vibrant community of Library Users since its establishment.
Central Library: Campus A: 1st Floor, House # 56, Road # 4/A, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1209.
Seminar Library: Permanent Campus, Ramchandrapur, Mohammadpur, Dhaka – 1207
Library Time Schedule
Generally ULAB Central Library has been providing services to users from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm. Central Library remains open 13 hours on every day. Seminar Library has been providing services from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday and 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Friday.
ULAB Library is enriched with various types of resources that includes Textbooks, Reference Books, Special & Rare Books, e-Books, Periodicals, National and International Journals & Magazines (print & online), Reports, Newspapers (national & international), Audio -Visual Materials and Maps & Atlas etc. Besides, ULAB Library is a member of a variety of Online Archives & Databases.
Library Resources are kept on the shelf in line with Program, Category and Subcategory
according to International Classification System, called ‘DDC’ (Dewey Decimal Classification).
ULAB Library arranges orientation program every semester for the freshers on regular basis to orient them with Library resources, activities & facilities. Also Library is introduced to freshers at central orientation in auditorium through Library Documentary/Video. Library conducts Library Tour through following 4 steps.
4 Steps of Introducing Library to Freshers:
1. How to search Catalog (OPAC) and its Resources Hunting
2. How to Borrow Library Resources (Lending procedures)
3. Introducing Online Resources
4. Library Tour
Library Management System
ULAB Library activities are operated by Library Management Information System, namely KOHA. Library maintains a database of Library holdings. Users can easily find out resources with the help of Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).
Online Catalog Service – OPAC
ULAB Library provides services to its users through Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC). Users can browse Library resources/database and easily find out resources through OPAC
ULAB Library Digital Repository (DSpace):
ULAB Library maintains Digital Repository (DSpace). Digital Repository is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes digital resources. Users can easily access and use these digital resources through-Digital Repository.
URL of online Journal, archive & membership
Affiliation and Membership