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National libraries

National libraries

some South African and international perspectives on challenges and opportunities : a tribute to H.J. Aschenborn at sixty-five

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Published by State Library in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Aschenborn, Hans Jürgen.,
    • National Libraries -- South Africa.,
    • National Libraries.,
    • Bibliography, National.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors : J.A. Boon, P.J. Lor, K.P. Prinsloo.
      SeriesContributions to library science ;, no. 33
      ContributionsAschenborn, Hans Jürgen., Boon, J. A., Lor, P. J., Prinsloo, K. P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ674 .P72 no. 33, Z675.N2 .P72 no. 33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2460796M
      ISBN 100798913274
      LC Control Number87166492

      It also has the Federal depository librarieswhich must receive a copy of all of the publications of the Government Printing Office. Starting January 1,all publications in German were systematically collected including books from Austria and Switzerland. Many national libraries cooperate within the National Libraries Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions IFLA to discuss their common tasks, define and promote common standards and carry out projects helping them to fulfil their duties. Many also receive donations from members of their local community. The primary goals are still education, information, individual improvement and recreation.

      Other countries, like the United States, do not follow this requirement. Customers can easily use the borrowing stations at all libraries to self-serve and process their payments conveniently and quickly. One of the first plans for a national library was devised by the English mathematician John Deewho in presented Mary I of England with a visionary plan for the preservation of old books, manuscripts and records and the founding of a national library, but his proposal was not taken up. Reservation is free.

      International bibliographic control[ edit ] Another one of the main goals of many a national library is the "export aspect" and the collaborative sides of the universal bibliographic control of all the books in the world. Libraries across the country are participating. Don't just put your book in the donations bin or hand it to a random librarian at the check out counter - chances are it will end up in a book sale that way. Starting January 1,all publications in German were systematically collected including books from Austria and Switzerland. There are several ways to celebrate National Library Week: 1. Some libraries have special systems or sections in the library specifically for self-published local authors, so enquire about that.


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