ULAB Library is enriched with various types of resources that includes Textbook, Reference Book, Special & Rare Book, e-Book, Periodicals, National and  International Journal & Magazine (print & online), Report, Newspaper (national & international), Audio -Visual Materials, Map & Atlas etc. Besides, ULAB Library is a member of a variety of Online Archives & Database.

Library Resources are kept on the shelf with following Program, Category and Subcategory according to International Classification System, called ‘DDC’ (Dewey Decimal Classification): 

School of Business Administration:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Business Management
  • Advertising
  • Cost Accounting

Media Studies & Journalism (MSJ)

  • Journalism
  • Film
  • Mass Media
  • Mass Communication
  • News Writing
  • Editing
  • News Reporting
  • Communication
  • Media & Journalism
  • TV Production
  • Advertising
  • News Editing

English & Humanities (DEH)

  • English Literature
  • English Language
  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • Poem
  • Shakespeare’s Collections
  • English Essays
  • Linguistics
  • Phonetics
  • English Vocabulary
  • History of English Literature
  • Humor & Satire.

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

  • Computer Science
  • Programming
  • Microprocessor
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Data Processing
  • Networking
  • Wireless Networking
  • JAVA Programming
  • Operating System
  • Computer Graphics
  • Graphics & Multimedia

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)

  • Electronic Circuit & Analysis
  • Telecommunication
  • Electronics
  • Mobile Communication
  • Wireless Communication
  • Statistics, Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Radio Frequency
  • Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Engineering Electronic Circuits
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits

General Education (GED)      

 Bangladesh Studies

  • History of Bangladesh
  • Bengali Culture & Heritage
  • Natural Beauty of Bangladesh
  • Geography of Bangladesh
  • World History
  • World Civilization
  • Ancient History & Civilization

Social Science

  • Psychology
  • Public Relation
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Human Rights
  • Woman Studies
  • Health and Diseases
  • Law

Performing Arts (PA)

  • World drama
  • Theatre
  • Acting
  • Performance and Technology
  • Stage Drama
  • World Theater

Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

  • Sustainable Development
  • Rural Development
  • Urban Development
  • Poverty
  • Water
  • Forest
  • Land
  • Ecology
  • Food
  • Environmental Science
  • Agriculture

Center for Enterprise & Society (CES)

  • State and Development
  • Public Enterprise
  • Internetwork Enterprise

 Center for Bangla Studies (CBS)

  • Bangla Literature
  • Bangla Poetry
  • History & Culture of Bangladesh

Center for Archeological Studies (CAS)

  • Archeology
  • World Archeology
  • Virtual Archeology
  • South Asian Archeology
  • Indian Archaeology
  • Archeology of Bangladesh

 Center for Language Studies (CLS)


E- Resources

ULAB Library has a collection of different types of e- resources like book, journal, magazine, report, periodicals etc.



E-books on English Literature, Bengali Literature, Business Administration, Media Studies & Journalism, Computer Science, Electronics & Telecommunications and Center for Enterprise & Society etc are available.

Online Journals, Archives & Memberships

ULAB Library subscribes to JSTOR (Digital Library), Harvard Business Review, Asian Media Information and Communication Center (AMIC), International Communication Association (ICA), The Chronicle of Higher Education, International Association of Media Communication Research (IAMCR), Intellect Journal etc with other resources.


Online magazine

Business Week, The New Yorker (NY), Harvard Business Review (HBR) etc.


Reference Collection


Oxford, Cambridge & Longman English Dictionary, Department Wise Dictionary, Bangla Academy Dictionary etc.


Encyclopedia of Britannica, Banglapedia, Encyclopedic History of World Civilization, Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archeology, Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Encyclopedia of Journalism in 21st Century, Encyclopedia of World History, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science & Technology, Encyclopedia of English Language & Literature


World Development Indicators, Development Report, Human ,World Development Report, Annual Development Report, Direction of Trade Statistics, International Financial Statistics, The Global Corruption Report, The Global Competitiveness report, Statistical Yearbook of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Economic Review, etc.


Bangladesh Business Directory, Bangladesh Trade Catalogue, Bangladesh Media Directory , Bangladesh  Business Year Book etc.



Bangladesh Business Year Book, Handbook of Universities of Bangladesh, Pocket Internet, Pocket Advertising, Pocket Asia, District Gazetteers etc.


Population Census, Economic Census and Agriculture Census of Bangladesh.


Map & Atlas

World Map , World Atlas,  Continental map and atlas , Asian Map, South Asian Map, SAARC Countries Map ,Bangladesh Map – Political, Physical, Administrative, Communication, Transport Network, Rivers, Population Census, Divisional, District Maps etc., Oxford School Atlas etc.



Print Journal

Harvard Business Review, Asian Journal of Communication, Media Asia, Identity Culture & Politics, South Asia Journal, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Journal of Business Administration, Journal of Management Studies, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Statistical Studies, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Journal of Bengal Art, The World of Theater, Jamini etc.

Print Magazine

The New Yorker, The Economist, Time, Fortune, Readers Digest, National Geography, Ice Today, The Executive Time, First News, Roots Magazine, PC World, Computer Jagat, Kali O Kalom etc.

National Newspaper

The Daily Star,  The Financial Express, Dhaka Tribune, The Independent, The New Age, The Daily Jugantor, The Daily Prothom Alo, The Daily Ittefaq, The Daily Shamokal, Daily Amadersomoy,  Daily Kalerkantho,  Bangladesh Pratidin etc.

International Newspaper

International New York Times


Special Collection

ULAB Library holds Special Collections on the following topics:

  • Liberation War of Bangladesh
  • Language Movement of Bangladesh
  • Collection of Kazi Nazrul Islam
  • Collection of Rabindranath Tagore
  • Collection of Lalon
  • Collection of Hasan Raja
  • Collection of Religion
  • Biography of Famous Person
  • Biography of Bangladeshi Writers
  • Collection of Photography
  • Collection of Bangladesh Affairs
  • Collection of Song


Audio Visual (AVM) Collection

ULAB Library established an Audio Visual Section in view of providing clear concepts and thus helps to bring accuracy in gating real scenario of history and present world to Students and faculty members. With such kind of following categories of Audio Visual Materials (AVM), we have started to develop this section at first among Private Universities in Bangladesh. According to the requirements of the users, new items are added to this section on regularly.

  • Liberation War of Bangladesh
  • Documentary Film
  • Bengali Classic Movie
  • Hindi Classic Movie
  • English Classic Movie
  • Animated Film
  • World War
  • Liberation War
  • Advertisement
  • Encyclopedia and Dictionary
  • Documentary on Religion
  • Music and Songs

ULAB Publication  

ULAB always encourages of its faculty members, students and staff for intellectual works through different types of publications, as like book, journal, magazine, newsletter etc. ULAB Publication Corner in Library contains following notable works of ULAB Publications


Book: Bangladesh: The Price of Freedom, Sex Workers and their Children in Bangladesh : Addressing Risks and Vulnerabilities, Social Water Management among Munda People in the Sundarban and Centenary of Rabindranath’s Nobel Prize for GITANJALI

Journal: Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies, ULAB Journal of Science and Engineering, Bengal Lights Literary Journal and Working Paper Series on ICT for Development


Magazine: The ULABian


News Letter: Liberal Times and The Golden Bough



BBRI Corner

The objective of Bangladesh Business Reference Initiative (BBRI) project is to build a business reference corner, to bring together all the publicly available information on local businesses under one roof. BBRI includes resources (annual reports, brochures, business directories as well as business & economic related publications of Bangladesh) that contain collections of time series data and publications on a variety of topics related with Bangladesh as well as contains historical information goes back as far as 1959.

This corner will be of immense importance to business students, faculty members, researchers of ULAB as well as all universities in Bangladesh and also any other person interested in knowing about Bangladesh Business in depth.

United Nations Corner

United Nations Information Center (UNIC) at Dhaka in Bangladesh opened an UN Reference Corner at ULAB Library in 2008. The main objective of this corner is to facilitate access to United Nations publications for our faculty members and students to gain knowledge about UN activities all over the world.

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.