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Library Legislation in Bangladesh: A Current Status

Library Herald Year : 2004, Volume : 42, Issue : 4 First page : ( 368) Last page : ( 378) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Library Legislation in Bangladesh: A Current Status

Deshpande N J1, (MRS), Reader, Ullah Ahsan2, MOHD, PhD Research Student 1Department of Library & Information Science, University of Pune, Pune 411 007, India. E-mail: 2Department of Library Science, University of Pune, Pune, India. and Librarian, Deptartment of Public Libraries, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Bangladesh. E-mail:

Abstract Libraries are the hardcore for dissemination of knowledge and information in a technocratic modern society. Library legislation is of paramount importance to empower the appropriate authorities, overall control and co-operation for proper developments and to ensure adequate financial support and efficient administration by leaps and bounds within such society. In other words, legislation can play a pivotal role for organization, smooth flow of finance and development of a library system on proper line.

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