Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology

The Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology (Russian: Государственная Публичная Научно-Техническая Библиотека России), abbreviated GPNTB (Russian: ГПНТБ) is a national library for engineering, science, and technology in Moscow, Russia. It was founded in 1958 on the basis of the State Science Library of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Soviet Union. It is located in Kharoshevskiy district of Moscow.

Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology (GPNTB)
Государственная публичная научно-техническая библиотека (ГПНТБ)
CountryRussia
TypeNational library, Research library
Established1958
LocationMoscow
Collection
Items collectedbooks, journals, electronic media
Size8 million[1]
Other information
DirectorAlexander Sergeevich Karaush
Staff720
WebsiteOfficial website
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The mission of the library is to collect and store national and foreign science and technical literature, then disseminate information and bibliographical services for commercial, organisations and other institutions of the Russian Federation, development and application of up-to-date automated information technologies.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology – facts and figures http://english.gpntb.ru/about-the-library/facts-and-figures.html]. Retrieved 24 May 2012

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