Management & Collection

The original library was housed in the Dhaka Office of Deputy Governor until independence, before becoming a part of Research Department. All administrative function of the library is under the supervision of Executive Director (Research) of Bangladesh Bank, whereas the Library Committee is headed by the Deputy Governor as convener along with concerned Executive Directors of Bangladesh Bank. As a professional chief, General Manager (GM) of the library takes care of operational affairs of the library as well as member-secretary of Library Committee.


Collection includes books, e-books, magazines, journals, reports and publications on economics, banking, finance, central banks, monetary policy, international trade, etc., which plays a substantial role in the intellectual output of researchers and economists.

Divisions, Sections and Resource Types

There are 4 sections under 2 divisions of the library, headed by Deputy General Managers.

Divisions Sections Resource Types
1. Library Division 1.1 Library Section * 38000+ Books and eBooks
1.2 Institutional Repository (IR) / Archive Section * All the publications, training materials, scholarly research output and important documents of Bangladesh Bank
2. Documentation Division 2.1 Documentation Section * 22000+ bound journals, reports, magazines and other publication
* 30000+ titles of eJournals and eBooks
2.2 Audio-Visual, Language and Cyber (AVLC) Section * 1200+ AV Materials along with physical books on different languages and higher study preparation

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