Bangla Academy has introduced online library with the slogan ‘Sobar Jonnyo Gyean’ (knowledge for all) aiming at facilitating the readers of reading one lakh pages of different rare books through online.
“Readers can read the pages and download e-books from the online library browsing website www.library.banglaacademy.org.bd,” Bangla Academy deputy
director (library) Sarker Amin told BSS.
About 90,000 pages have already been uploaded on the website while the remaining 10,000 pages will be uploaded soon, he said.
Bangla Academy director general Prof Shamsuzzaman Khan said the online library has been launched as all the activities of the academy are being digitalised keeping pace with the country’s digital activities to build ‘Digital Bangladesh’.
“We will increase the activities of the online library in the future uploading more rare books on the website to facilitate the readers,” he added.
A total of 16 types of books, including economics, history, liberation war, religion, science, geography, literature, arts, culture and newspaper, were uploaded on the online library.-BSS