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National Library of Pakistan
Official Site:http://www.nlp.gov.pk/

Founded in August 24, 1982
Librarian Mr. Abdul Hafeez Akhtar
Total Volumes 115,965 Volumes
Other languages
Microfilms 45 Reels
Microfiches 48,000 Cards
Periodicals 989 Titles
Newspapers 135 Titles
Audio-Visual section
Manuscripts 555 Titles
Other facilities Depository Library for all Pakistani publications
Address: P.O. Box 1982, Constitution Ave, Islamabad-44000, Pakistan
Tel: (+92-51)921-4523, (+92-51)920-2544, (+92-51)920-2549
Fax: (+92-51)922-1375
e-mail: nlpiba@paknet2.ptc.pk
URL: http://www.nlp.gov.pk


Building Constructed on a plot measuring 500 x 112 ft., the National Library Building has a covered area of 168,800 sq. ft. on four floors. It has a capacity to accommodate one million volumes and 500 general readers seats.


Administration The National Library of Pakistan is managed by a Director-General Department of Libraries under the administrative control of the Ministry of Education.


Services The National Library comprises 6 divisions. It has been planned to provide various services such as reference, loans, compilation and publication of bibliographies and catalogues, bibliographic information, development of library services, educational services (exhibitions, lectures, events and book promotional activities), conservation of library materials and training of library staff. In 1985 it was designated as the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) center for Pakistan.


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