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eBooks of Elsevier Focus Collection in Finance

We are pleased to inform you that 816 titles eBooks of Elsevier Focus Collection in Finance have been subscribed for one year at Brac University.  It gives the users to print, save, download all the contents (PDF & HTML version) with Open Athens remote access as well as institutional access based on IP
They will also give us access to all new titles of  Finance which will be published by Elsevier during this period of contract apart from the existing titles they are offering us.
However, it is recommended that you register using the official email address on the ScienceDirect platform and create a username password for yourself.
For more details please visit:
Please feel free to contact University Librarian for any further assistance in this regard. 



Free Access to Cambridge Online Textbooks and Most Cited Articles from Psychology Journals

Cambridge University Press have set up access for 705 Cambridge Online Text Books and 45 Most Cited Articles from Psychology Journals for BRAC University till the end of June 2020. You need to use OpenAthens ID and Password for accessing the text books. Please find attached the list of 705 Cambridge Online Text Books.  

Link: https://www.cambridge.org/core


Please feel free to communicate at librarian@bracu.ac.bd, if you don't have any OpenAthens ID or any issue to access these resources.


Temporary access to Bloomsbury Publishing UK Architecture Library

Brac University Library has temporary access to Bloomsbury Architecture Library. Bloomsbury Architecture Library is online library of 240+ text and reference eBooks, images and 21st edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture. Architecture library contains books on topics ranging from architecture and architectural history, to theory, design, urbanism, landscape, interiors, etc. Bloomsbury in partnership with Taylor and Francis, has recently added 200 key titles focusing on studio design and professional practice. You will need user ID and PASSWORD to access Bloomsbury Architecture Library. Please email University Librarian (librarian@bracu.ac.bd) with detailed information (student/faculty id) for ID and PASSWORD. The access is valid till 30th June 2020. 


Brac University Library Services from 31 March to 29 May 2021

Dear all

Brac University Ayesha Abed Library will remain closed from 31 March to 29 May 2021 due to Coronavirus concerns. However, the library will provide off-campus services for you even throughout the closure.

A. Library resources and services will be available from home.

To access eBooks and online Journals and Databases through OpenAthens Account , please email at shahajada@bracu.ac.bd, iftekhar.husain@bracu.ac.bd, librarian@bracu.ac.bd
or please ask us over the phone at the following phone numbers:

Md. Shahajada Masud Anowarul Haque – 01912704971

Mir Iftekhar Husain - 01684068373


Additionally, if you need any book Chapters or Journal articles, we will try to get it from other sources and will provide you as early as possible.

To check plagiarism and get Turnitin Account, please contact with:

Rokon Mahamud

Email: rokon.mahamud@bracu.ac.bd

Phone: 01712662127

Omar Hassan Khan

Email: omar.khan@bracu.ac.bd

Phone: 01674918424


B. Library Clearance, Fine Payment & Book Pickup-Drop off

Please contact with Ahmad Parvez

Email: parvez@bracu.ac.bd

Phone: 01711464675


C. Managing your library account during the closure

  • No additional fines will accrue during the closure.
  • Holds items, ready for pick-up at your library will be done after University Library reopens.
  • During the closure, you will not be able to place any hold.

Please visit our library website library.bracu.ac.bd and follow us on social media www.facebook.com/braculibrary for any updates



Hasina Afroz
University Librarian

Ayesha Abed Library
BRAC University
66, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
Phone # 88-02-9844051-4 ext.4051
Cell # 88-018-1703-5923
University Web: bracu.ac.bd
Library Web Site: library.bracu.ac.bd
Institutional Repository: dspace.bracu.ac.bd



New Database Announcement: Scopus

Brac University Library is pleased to announce access to Scopus, a citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

What can Scopus do for you?

-          It contains over 22,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers around the world.

-          It covers all disciplines including science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities.

-          Measure and track research impact

-          Visualize and analyze research results and trends in research

Searches in Scopus also incorporate searches of patent databases. Scopus gives four types of quality measure for each title; those are h-IndexCiteScoreSJR (SCImago Journal Rank) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)

For more details please visit




All users can access to Scopus both on and off campus.


MarketLine Trial Activation

Trial access to MarketLine has been set up for Brac University. 

Marketline is a world leading provider of commercial intelligence. It provides 360° coverage through its comprehensive offering of company, industry, country and city focused data and reports.

MarketLine‘s complimentary content sets provide users with an all-round view of countries, markets, and companies. Whether you want to zoom in and learn more about a specific company, or step back to look at an industry and its geographic context.


Trial Period: 5 August to 15 August 2020

Access information: Access via OpenAthens ID &  Password.

Access URL:  OpenAthens


Database Coverage:


MarketLine provides 360° coverage through its comprehensive offering of company, industry, country and city focused data and reports.

Global Industry Profiles


Industry profiles cover 5 year historical values, 5 year forecast values and 5 forces analysis for Global Industries.

Company Profiles (102,000+)

Company profiles cover SWOT Analysis and 5 year financials for Global companies

Global Industry Data Sheets


Industry values and volumes Raw data sheets for users who want to deep dive on a particular industry

Financal and Company Deals

(650,000 +)

Financial and Company deals including M&A, Private Equity, Debt Offering, etc.

Country and City Data Statistics


110+ Country profiles and 185 City profiles including PESTLE Analysis

Global Tenders


Global Tenders including Active, Announced, Vendors and Clients across 159 countries

Influencers (Thought Leadership)

(14 Sectors)

14 different sectors (Blockchain, AI, FinTech, etc.) Influencers are tracked daily and updated on the database.

Custom Report Builders

(10 different databases)

10 databases suite to suffice custom report generator from a pool of data

Case Studies

(250+ Case studies)

Case Studies on Industries and Companies



MarketLine-Advantage-User-Guide.pdf2.26 MB

BRAC University Library will remain closed on December 16, 2017 on the occasion of VICTORY DAY.

BRAC University Library will remain closed on December 16, 2017 on the occasion of VICTORY DAY.


BRAC University Library will remain closed on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 for 12th Convocation of BRAC University.

BRAC University Library will remain closed on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 for 12th Convocation of BRAC University.


Author Workshop @ BRACU

BRAC University Ayesha Abed Library, in collaboration with the Taylor and Francis Group, will be conducting an author workshop on November 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm in BBS Conference Room, Building 2, 6th Floor, UB20609. The theme of the workshop is Getting Published in the Digital Age


The workshop will include presentations on:


Publishing in an academic journal

Robinson Raju, Publishing Editor, Journals


Publishing ethics

Anindita Pandey, Regional Publishing Manager, Journals – South Asia


Publishing an academic book

Dr Shashank Shekhar Sinha, Publishing Director, Routledge Books


Open access: A modern way of publishing

Rajesh Shetty, Open Access Manager – South Asia


For details and registration please visit:



Please note that the last date for registration is November 13, 2017, after which we will share the venue details with the registered participants.


If you have any further query, please contact at 01817035923 or librarian@bracu.ac.bdhasina@bracu.ac.bd


IEEE Access is Temporarily Unavailable

IEEE access is temporarily unavailable due to technical difficulty. We are actively working to find the remedy as soon as possible. We'll let you know when the issues will be fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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