DDC Third Summary

The third summary contains the thousand sections. The third digit in each three-digit number indicates the section. Thus, 610 is used for general works on medicine and health, 611 for human anatomy, 612 for human physiology, 613 for personal health and safety. Source:

Online Journals Published in Bangladesh

Journals Published Online in Bangladesh Bangladesh Journals OnLine (BanglaJOL) is a service to provide access to Bangladesh published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. It is a database of journals published in Bangladesh, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of BanglaJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and Read More

Hardware Requirements and tentative budget for Small Library Automation in Bangladesh

To perform library automation with SLiMS in small libraries in Bangladesh,  SLiMS BD  is suggesting the following hardware list to be procured: SLiMS Bangladesh works for the development of the libraries in the country. Hope the list will be helpful for small libraries to start library automation and figure out an appropriate budget. It’s just Read More

SLiMS is now official software of Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB)

Library Association of Bangladesh ( under their movement titled “Library Automation for All” has declared SLiMS as Official Software for Medium and Small Libraries. SLiMS Bangladesh expresses sincere thanks to the current EC for taking such a great initiative. It is a milestone for Library Professionals in the country.

Reasons to use SLiMS

There are a number of ILS available around the world. Some of them are popular also. Then why SLiMS? Let’s see why we recommend SLiMS… Cross-platform – web-based. Runs on Linux, Windows, Mac, and others. Apache server and MySQL database. PHP scripting language. Complete digital library support. Books, documents, multimedia, and serial publication cataloging. Single Read More