PAKISTAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

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Pakistan Library Association is the representative National Body of the Librarians in Pakistan. The PLA was formed in Karachi in March 1957. Prior to the formation of PLA there was Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group (PBWG) working for the promotion of library activities. According to Dr. Anis Khurshid '' it was PBWG which in its meeting held on July 6, 1954, constituted an Adhoc Committee with H. A. Qazi as its Chairman, to form a National Association for Librarians". The Adhoc Committee members include Syed Vilayat Hussain, Khawaja Noor Elahi, Fazal-e-Elahi and Akhtar H. Siddiqui. The PLA is responsible to look after the interest of the professional librarians and to work for the development and improvement of libraries both in formal and informal sectors of education and research...Read More        
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  Call for Papers! We invite librarians, researchers, educators, students and other stakeholders to submit papers relevant to the theme of the international conference on "Champions of Libraries" being orginized by PLA at university of Punjab.   As approved by the general body at its meeting held on 30th November 1982 at provincial assembly hall Pakistan academy for Rural development, Peshawar during the 12th all Pakistan Library conference.   Join the community of library professionals as a member of Pakistan Library Association and stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the filed of Library and Information Science in Pakistan.      
     
   
 

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  According to the PLA constitution, the association came into being in March 1957 with the following aims and objectives. To promote the better organization of libraries by arranging technical.   We train all librarians of Pakistan, as training is a part of our responsibilities, working for the improvement of libraries of Pakistan so it is importent to learn the latest trends.   The PLA is a consists of 13 members working for libraries and librarians in Pakistan. Providing full support on every aspect like converting old fashion libraries to new systemized libraries of Pakistan.      
           
           
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