Concept selected: National Library

Definition

That which fulfils the following criteria:
- Gathers, catalogues and preserves the bibliographic, print, manuscript and non-library collections collected on any medium, and in the Spanish co-official languages and dialects.
- Has established by law, the Copyright of the entire national territory, for the purpose of compiling and disseminating the information regarding Spanish bibliographic production, using the entries derived from the copyright.
- Performs, coordinates and encourages research and development programmes in the areas of its jurisdiction.

Source

Libraries. Methodology

Topic

Statistical operations

(enlaces al Inventario de Operaciones Estadísticas)

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