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National Library of Turkey

National Library of Turkey
Millî Kütüphane
Type National Library
Established April 15, 1946
Location Ankara,  Turkey
Size 3.089.517
Millî Kütüphane is the National Library of Turkey, located in Ankara. It was founded on April 15, 1946. Milli Kütüphane has one of the richest collections in Turkey. The collection consists of 3.089.517 items, which can be categorized as follows:[1]
Number of Books Number of Books in the Old Orthography Number of Periodicals Number of Non-textual Materials Number of Manuscripts
1.314.683 56.550 1.475.129 215.677 27.478

National Library of Turkey, established in the Çankaya district of the city Ankara was established on April 15, 1946 under the Ministry of Education through the Directorate of Publications . Within the first year the library had outgrown it original building and on April 17, 1947, it moved to a temporary building. Construction for the building used for the National Library in started in 1965 and on August 5, 1983 the new building was completed. Since it's completion in August of 1983 the library has served its users in some 39000 square meters of space.

The library is member of the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL).

References and notes

  1. ^ "National Library Statistics". Retrieved 7 October 2013. 

See also

External links

  • Milli Kütüphane (National Library of Turkey)

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