Brief information about IUB Library
About the library and library professionals
Library Collection Library Collection
Basic guidelines to use the Library
Borrowing policy and facility
Floor-wise available services and facilities
How to find a printed book
How to search library catalogue and e-Resource
IUB library was established in 1993 to foster the
current development of educational and research
activities of IUB community. Since its inception itactivities of IUB community. Since its inception it
has been performing as an integral part to
cultivate total educational process of the
Every valid student (Graduate/Undergraduate) can be a
member of IUB Library.
For new membership one needs his/her Payment Slip or
Money Receipt of current semester and a Passport size
Autumn 2016 Semester will be Expired on 14 December
N.B: Membership must be renewed initial of every semester upon
showing Money Receipt
During semester period-
Sunday –Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Thursday & Saturday: 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday : 10.00 AM to 7:00 PM
During off-semester period-
Saturday –Thursday : 8:30 AM to 5.00 PM
Friday & Saturday : Closed
N.B: Check-Out time from the Library is 15 minutes prior to the Library closes.
The Library resources include books, periodicals, university catalogues,
newspapers, audiocassettes, video cassettes, DVD/CDs, data disks etc.At
present the library has around:
No. of items Resource type
Besides,The Library has been receiving a large number of titles of
periodicals every year.These are in form of Bulletin, Journal, Research
paper, Review, Magazine etc.
3,650 Audio-Visual Materials
146 Current printed periodicals
15 National daily newspapers in both Bengali and English
General Rules for Library Users
Students who have updated membership can use the library
services and facilities. Every student must wear his or her ID
card at all times while on library premises.
Library is mainly a place of self paced study area, so Silence
is required throughout the library wherever indicated.is required throughout the library wherever indicated.
Mobile phone must be kept on silent/vibration mode in the
library and should not be used in anywhere within the library
Personal possessions should not be allowed in the library,
except exercise book (khata), pen, geometry box, laptop and
General Rules for Library Users
Library safekeeping is for keeping your personal possessions
(of course do not keep money or other valuables);
Any offences will be pursued immediately under the
university’s codes of discipline and will result in suspension
from library facilities. Library user should follow proper dress-from library facilities. Library user should follow proper dress-
code which reflects our culture and local context.
Willful misuse of library facilities may result in membership of
the library being terminated.
Writing or marking in books is forbidden.Any sort of mutilation
will cause of replacement.
An undergraduate student can borrow maximum 03 books, 03
Book’s CD/DVD and 01 Movie for 10 days.
A graduate student may borrow maximum 05 books, 05 Book’s
CD/DVDs and 02 Movies for 15 days.
Course related reference books marked with Green‘R’ may be
borrowed for only two hours and other reference books marked withborrowed for only two hours and other reference books marked with
red‘R’ are reserved for use inside the Library.
Renew: Borrowers can renew his/her borrowed item(s) after coming
personally to the library or calling IUB ext. 2015.
Fine:The fine isTk. 10/= per day per book and for reserved book
Tk.10/= per hour calculated from the date/time mentioned on the
due slip of the material.
Facilities/Services at Level-3
Safe Keeping/Pigeon HoleArea
Personal materials reading area
Charging/Discharging borrowed materials
Facilities/Services at Level-4
General Study Area
Library Catalogue search (OPAC)
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Facilities/Services at Level-5
Current Printed Journals
Internship Report Internship Report
Reserve/ Reference Books
Group Discussion Rooms
Level - 6
Back Issues of Journals
A call number is a group of numbers and/or letters put
together to tell you where in the library to find your
Books (as well as journals and any materials that
accompany books) are arranged on the shelf by call
The call number is a unique identifier and is created
using the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or
Dewey Decimal System
The rationale behind this alphanumeric system is to
classify books by subject both broadly and specifically.
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