A.K.M. Nurul Alam familiar in his nick name Apu is an Assistant Director of Bangladesh Bank Library. Previously he worked at the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Dhaka.
He received his MA & BA in Information Science and Library Management from University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
He is the localization contributor (Bangla) of Senayan Library Management System (SLiMS) – a popular web based library management system having digital library support. He is also the Country Coordinator of SLiMS Bangladesh.
He is involved with various voluntary works. He took part in various Information Literacy Training Programme for secondary level students and involved in professional development programme and library development consultancy programme.
He has interest in library based information technology and good knowledge in windows and linux based operating systems, different application software like MS Office, graphics design software like photoshop & Illustrator and etc. He has sound knowledge in different content management system like Drupal, WordPress and Joomla. He is also sound in digitizing from paper documents to pdf including OCR. He is also a php-mysql based web-programmer and develops various websites including BALID & CIS,B and implemented a Point of Sale (POS) system in a supershop. He is the core developer of BALID Membership Database system.
He is a member of BALID and current position in BALID Executive Committee as Publications and Public Relations Secretary.