Library of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

The Asiatic Society maintains a library of very selective nature. Its collections include books, journals, manuscripts and other research materials. Because of its specialized nature the library has become a resource and reference centre for the academics and researchers. Total collections now stand around 20,000. Members of the Society, students and researchers can use the library. Non-members need to take prior permission to use the library. Members, researchers, academics and readers can get the necessary pages of the books and journals photocopied, if they want, at minimum cost in the library. Only the members can borrow books from the library but rare books are not issued. Besides Asiatic Society of Bangladesh has a journal exchange program with renowned local and international organizations. Daily newspapers are served in the library for the readers.

Time Table:
Sunday-Thursday: 09am-5pm
N.B.: Library remains closed on Govt. holydays.

Book Issue: Only the ASB members can issue books and a member can issue 3 (Three) books at a time for one month.

ASB Journal Under Exchange Program with other Libraries

01. Bangladesh Institute of Sociological Research (BISR), BSS, Dhaka
02. Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society, Bait al-Hikmah, Pakistan
03. Journal of the Asiatic Society, The Asiatic Society of Calcutta
04. Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka
05. Studia Orientalia, Department of Asian & African Studies Centre, Finland
06. Khuda Bakhsh Library Journal, Patna, India
07. BRAC University Journal, Dhaka Bangladesh
08. Serial Record Unit, Hitotsubashi University Library, Japan
09. Center For South East Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
10. Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Pakistan
11. International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, Dravidian Linguistic Association, India
12. Oriental Institute, The M. S. University of Barada, India
13. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, UK
14. Modern Srilanka Studies, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
15. Journal of Administration and Diplomacy, Bangladesh Civil Service Academy, Dhaka
16. Journal of Asian Civilizations, Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations, Pakistan
17. The Developing Economics, Institute of Developing Economics, Japan
18. The Quarterly Journal of Islamic Economics Research Bureau, Dhaka
19. Quarterly Insights, DA`WAH Academy, International Islamic University, Pakistan
20. Journal of Statistical Research(ISRT), University of Dhaka, Dhaka
21. Annals of Bangladesh Agriculture (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh
22. Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), BAU, Mymensing, Bangladesh
23. Journal of Bio-Science, Institute of Biological Science, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh
24. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Dhaka
25. Journal of Islamic Science, Muslim Association for the Advancement of Science, India
26. Hamdard Medicus, Quaterly Journal of Science & Medicine, Bait Al Hikmh, Pakistan
27. Pakistan Journal of Science, Pakistan Association for the Advancement of Science
28. Chemical and Environmental Research,The Muslim Association for Adv. Of Sci., India
29. (UJZRU), Dept. of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
30. Development Review, Academy for Planning and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh
31. Journal of the Institute of Bangladesh Studies, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh