ULAB Library

ULAB Library


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, the 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 another Library at its Permanent Campus at Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207. Different types of text and reference books are available at Permanent Campus Library.ULAB Library is the center to facilitate knowledge acquisition by providing Reading Materials/ Resources to ULAB Students, Faculty Members, and Staff. The constant growth of Library resources is carefully maintained to serve the vibrant community of Library Users since its establishment.

Library Branch

Central Library: Campus A: 1st Floor, House # 56, Road # 4/A, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1209.Permanent Campus Library: 1st Floor, Building – C, Main Campus, Mohammadpur, Dhaka – 1207               

Library Resources

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 the International Classification System, called ‘DDC’ (Dewey Decimal Classification).

Library Orientation

ULAB Library arranges orientation programs 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 the auditorium through Library Documentary/Video. The library conducts Library Tour by 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 Section

  •  Information Section    ●  Documentation Section
  •  Reference Section       ●  Acquisition Section
  • Processing Section       ●  Circulation Section

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 the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).

Online Catalog Service – OPAC

ULAB Library provides services to its users through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC). Users can browse the Library resources/database and easily find out resources through

ULAB Library Digital Repository (DSpace):

ULAB Library maintains a 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:

JSTOR AMIC New Picture (2) International Communication Association (ICA) International Association for Media Communication Research (IAMCR) The Communication Initiative
Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (GAPRCM) New Picture (7) Business Week Harvard Business Review The New Yorker New Picture (11)
British Council UNIC Economic and political weekly (EPW) abc  Emerald  IEEE Xplore Digital Library
 Wiley Online Books  ACMDL_Logo  
 cfa-logo  The Economist  Reader's Digest
Time Magazine Fortune LOGO - hinari LOGO-agora LOGO-ardi LOGO-oare
logo - R4L Print logo- JOL log-intellect logo - ingenta
LOGO- degruyter
logo- doaj logo- karger open access logo - hindawi logo - project muse logo - copernicus LOGO - EDP
Logo_AAAA logo - copernicus logo - brill logo - manning publication
Logo - Oxford Academic Journals
 logo - casecentre

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.