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Short Information About The Library [ About National Library ]
  • The Library stuff:  584 employee.
  • The date of the foundation:  1846 year.
  • The old names of the Library:
    from 1846 -- Tbilisi Public Library;
    from 1923 -- State Public Library;
    from 1955 -- State Republican Library after K.Marks;
    from 1990 -- National Library of Georgia;
    from 1996 -- National Parliamentary Library of Georgia;
  • Accommodation of the Library:  19,895 sqm.
  • The number of readers:
    1996 -- 6,815 readers;
    1997 -- 7,626 readers;
  • The number of visitors:
    1996 -- 596,158 visitors;
    1997 -- 386,037 visitors;
  • The category and number of readers (in 1997):
    Scientists -- 523;
    Students -- 4,159;
    School children -- 164;
    The workers of cultural and educational field -- 184;
    The workers of the literature and art -- 238;
    Average-technical personnel -- 166;
    Agricultural specialists -- 131;
    Doctors and middle medical personnel -- 180;
    Engineers and technical workers -- 219;
    Economists -- 255;
    Lawyers -- 226;
    Military men -- 235;
    The Workers of State machinery -- 205;
    Others (pensioners, housewife, unemployed people, etc.) -- 741;
  • The found of the library:
    Books -- 3,933,383;
    Magazines and serial publications -- 2,072,002;
    Newspapers -- 7,531,475;
    Other publications -- 1,596,568;
  • The language of publications:
    Georgian -- 4,696,557;
    Russian -- 8,316,947;
    Armenian -- 370,163;
    Azerbaijanian -- 134,340;
    On language of CIS -- 918,490;
    Foreign languages -- 697,031;
  • The systems of cataloging:  Alphabetical, Systematical, Subjective, Topographical, Chronographical, Geographical.
  • Subscription between libraries:
    Sent to 7 countries -- 12 books and 4 periodicals;
    Received from 5 countries -- 1 book and 9 copies from books.
  • International book exchange:
    30 organizations of 21 countries.
    Received:  94 books, 346 magazines and 13 other publications;
    Sent:  55 books, 199 magazines and 102 newspapers;
  • Computers:
    1 -- IBM/PC i486DX2;
    1 -- Pentium 133 Mz;
  • Electronic Catalogues:
    Newly received Georgian books (from 1992) -- 6,000 records;
    Newsletter "Sacartvelos Respublica" analytical description (from 1992) -- 28,000 records.

By 1997

 

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