Library and Information Division (LID)

Mr. Jahangir Alam

Mr. Md. Jahangir Alam
Additional Librarian
IIUC Central Library,Kumira, Chittagong

About (Library Website)
Library is the heart of an institution. International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) authority has established the University library in 1995 at the beginning of its journey. Now it becomes the largest Library among all the private university libraries of the country. Its full name is “Library and Information Division (LID)”.
There are over than 1, 44,759 books in IIUC Library covering the subjects relating to the academic programmers and other co-curriculum disciplines. There are also journals, periodicals, research and thesis papers, reports, conference proceedings, handbooks, manuals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, CD, VCD etc. for the users which are treated as reference collections and these can only be used within the library. The library collections are being arranged and organized according to the DDC scheme & AACR-2, so that a user can easily find any book or other collection among huge collections of the library.
The library building is situated in its own permanent campus at Kumira settled in a nice scenic view and which is probably the most beautiful library building among all of its kind in South-east Asia. The library can accommodate easily over 456 users at a time in its full air-conditioned reading room. More than 300 users use the library every day.
The library operates a network of CCTV camera inside the library to ensure the security of its own self and also its resources.
For more details Library Website

To be a knowledge centre, enabling intense intellectual inquiry by providing a dynamic learning environment and proactively linking the ummah with knowledge.

With knowledge we serve to provide quality and value to library Users in all our endeavors’ through multiple communication networks utilizing constantly updated infrastructure and needed resources


  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the library’s current and potential users and their needs, and to respond to them appropriately
  • Develop information resources and provide easy access to them
  • Develop human resources of the library to ensure delivery of quality services and to maintain high levels of professionalism
  • Develop and implement a systematic approach to market the Library and its services
  • Exploit the potential of technology in all areas to deliver a wide spectrum of excellent information services.
  • Collaborate, affiliate and cooperate with organizations worldwide to share resources, enhance productivity
  • Implement effective system of library management
  • Inculcate quality practices.

Opening Hours
SL Day During Semester Semester Break
1 Saturday to Wednesday 8.30am – 10.00pm 9am – 4.30pm
2 Thursday 8.30am – 1.00pm 8.30am – 1.00pm
3 Friday 3.00pm -8.00pm 8am – 12.30pm
4 Public Holidays CLOSED CLOSED
* The Circulation Counter will be closed 30 minutes before the library closing time

Branch Libraries
SL Library Name /Location Space (Square fit.)/th>
1 Central Library, Kumira, Chittagong 33,000
2 Seminar Library of Department of Pharmacy 850
3 Seminar Library of Department of Business Administration (DBA)

List of Employees of LID

SL Name Designation Contact Email
1 Mr. Md. Jahangir Alam Additional Librarian IIUC Central Library, Kumira, Chittagong
Tel: 03042-51154-61, Ext: 350
Fax: 03042-51160
2 Mr. Mohammad Nurul Kabir Khan Deputy Librarian IIUC Central Library, Kumira, Chittagong
Tel: 03042-51154-61, Ext: 350 Fax: 03042-51160
3 Mr. Mohammad Shaheadul Islam Senior Assistant Librarian & Coordinator, PGDLIS Mobile : 01817-071599, shahidiiuc@rocketmail.com
4 Mr. Md. Nurul Islam Assistant Librarian Phone: 03042-51161, Ext: 351 (Kumira), Mobile : 01676-321807, 01911-786231 nim.du@yahoo.com
5 Mr. Mohammed Anowar Hossain Assistant Librarian Mobile : 01195-064279 anowar_nuri@yahoo.com
6 Mr. Md. Abdullah-Al-Mamun Senior Assistant Director (Cataloging) Phone: 03042-51161 (Kumira),Mobile : 01817-084148 almamunctg@yahoo.com
7 Mrs. Towhida Begum Junior Librarian, Female Academic Zone Tel : IIUC PABX, Mobile : 01672-556430 towhida_lid@yahoo.com
8 Mohammad Anwar Hossain Assistant Director Mobile: 01814-814243 a_iiuc@yahoo.com
9 Mr. Muhammad Abdur Rahman Assistant Director, Seminar Library, DBA Mobile: 01834-522237 arrahmanlid204@gmail.com
10 Mr. A.H. Kazi Ilias Ur Rashid Library Officer, Seminar Library, Pharmacy Mobile: 01819-872198 kazimd.ilias@gmail.com
11 Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Library Officer Mobile: 01811-894959 nazr76@yahoo.com
12 Mr. Mohi Uddin Library Officer (Cataloging) Mobile: 01824-772661 mohiuddinell@gmail.com

Library Policy & Regulations
  • Library opening hours, as determined from time to time, will be posted on the Library’s notice board and main entrance.
  • Users are required to display their ID/staff/matric/membership card throughout their stay in the library. However, staff wearing IIUC official nametags is allowed to enter.
  • Users must be formally and decently attired as defined in the University Dress Code. In summary it states:-“Well groomed and properly attired; excluding the use of slippers and any form of footwear that reflect sloppiness, “sarong” and “T-shirt” without collar for men, and clothing that does not cover the ‘aurat…”
  • Pets are not allowed to enter the Library.
  • Only reading and writing materials can be brought into the Library. Other materials such as bags, umbrellas, parcels, crash helmets, etc., are not to be brought into the library. Such articles may be left in the pigeon holes provided close to the entrance of the Library. Library management accepts no responsibility for loss of any of these items.
  • Hand-phone, walkman, Discman and similar electronic gadgets are not allowed to be brought into the Library.
  • Smoking, eating and drinking is strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • Customers are required to conduct themselves properly and give cooperation to create a pleasant atmosphere in the library conducive for study and research.
  • Silence is to be strictly observed in the Library.
  • Mutilating or stealing Library materials/properties are liable to strict disciplinary action.
  • Reservation of seat is not permitted.
  • Customers are not allowed to remove or change the placement of chairs, tables or any other furniture in the Library.
  • In accordance to the University’s rule, users must conform to the separate seating provided for brothers and sisters.
  • The Library accepts no responsibility for lost of personal belonging(s) left unattended.
  • Official time of the Library, including the basis for determining fines for overdue borrowing will be read according to the Circulation System Clock or the clock at the Borrowing Counter. Should these clocks be out of order, the Library staff shall determine the correct time.
  • The Library staff on duty has the authority to ask any user, who causes disturbance in the Library to leave.
  • Users may be required to show all books and items they carry for inspection at the exit gate before leaving the Library. This is especially so when the exit gate’s alarm rings.
  • Library officers have the authority to bar any person from using library facilities for any infringement of the Library Rules and Regulations.
  • Library Authority may amend Library Rules and Regulations as and when necessary.