Library of the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies


The Library of the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies (Biblioteca del Real Instituto de Estudios Asturianos; BARIDEA) is a public entity containing the bibliographic heritage and documentation of Asturias. It was formally founded in the summer of 1946 at 3 Calle San Vicente in Oviedo, but moved to its present location in the Palacio Conde de Toreno on the Plaza de Porlier in 1957.[1] It specialises in bibliographic documents and documentaries on Asturias and is one of the centres of study for the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies (RIDEA).[2] It has a collection of about 20,000 volumes.[1]

Library of the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies
Real Instituto De Estudios Asturianos RIDEA
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Library of the Royal Institute of Asturian Studies
CountrySpain
Established1946
LocationAsturias
Coordinates43°21′44″N 5°50′42″W / 43.3623385819537°N 5.845106673550473°W / 43.3623385819537; -5.845106673550473
Websitewww.ridea.org
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Real Instituto de Estudios Asturianos" (in Spanish). Oviedo Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. ^ RIDEA. "Ley y Reglamento del RIDEA" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 27 April 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2016.

BibliographyEdit

  • Toyos, Ana Belén de los, Catálogo de libros de fondo asturiano, Oviedo, RIDEA, 1996 (in Spanish)
  • Castaño Rodríguez, María José, Catálogo de libros del fondo antiguo, Oviedo, RIDEA, 1996 (in Spanish)
  • Fondo fotográfico del IDEA: 40 años de cultura asturiana (2), 1946–1986, Oviedo, RIDEA, 1989 (in Spanish)

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