There was a serious feeling among the University librarians that like other forums there also should be a representative forum for Librarians on the University Campus Peshawar. For this purpose a meeting was held at the Library, National Centre for Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar on April 21, 2009. Librarians from all the educational Institutions of the whole University Campus participated in the meeting and unanimously proposed the name for the forum as “ Peshawar Universities Campus Librarians Association (PUCLA) “ and established the same under Article 17(1) of the constitution of Islamic republic of Pakistan,1973. Following aims and objectives were framed as well for the Association :
1. Resolving various professional issues and safeguarding the legitimate rights of the members of Association.
2. Professional development of Universities Campus librarians through organizing trainings,Workshops,Confronces and Seminars etc on various aspects of the librarianship including the latest Library technologies.
3. Promoting good fellowship, brotherly relations and mutual understanding among the members of the Association through organizing social and cultural activities.
4. Cooperating with the local, National and International library organizations in furthering the cause of Librarianship.