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Spanish National Library
Biblioteca Nacional de España


Address: Paseo de Recoletos 20-22
Madrid, Madrid

Phone: 34-91-580-7800

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Library details: Spanish National Library is a National library.
This library is affiliated with Biblioteca Nacional de España (view map) . The collection of the library contains 10,352,120 volumes.

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La Biblioteca Nacional de España recibe y conserva ejemplares de todos los libros publicados en España. Además, atesora una valiosísima colección de incunables, manuscritos, estampas, dibujos, fotografías, grabaciones sonoras, partituras... Para poder consultar estos fondos basta con estar en posesión de un carné de lector o investigador. Las Salas de Exposiciones y el Museo de la Biblioteca, donde se realizan diversas exposiciones y actividades culturales, son de libre acceso.

The Biblioteca Nacional is Spain's highest library institution and is head of the Spanish Library System. As the country's national library it is the centre responsible for identifying, preserving, conserving and disseminating information about Spain's documentary heritage and it aspires to be an essential point of reference for research into Spanish culture.

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Administration: The director of the library is Ana Santos Aramburo .

Collection size10,352,120volumes

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. The Biblioteca Nacional provides users with laptop PCs with wireless (WI-FI) Internet access in all of its reading rooms. Users are therefore able to use the WI-FI service to browse the Internet from their laptop PC free of charge.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2006
Previous Automation SystemSIRTEX1988
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID3088

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 17, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 5, 2023.

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