Briefly about the Library

Objavljeno 4.1.2012.

Governance

Library Governing Board consists of 9 members:

  • Dr Jozo Ivanović, Chairman of the Library Governing Board, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
  • Dr Sofija Klarin Zadravec, Deputy Chairman of the Library Governing Board, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb,
  • Dr Ivica Martinović, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education,
  • Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Krešimir Nemec, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
  • Dr Marko Petrak, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
  • Ivana Puljiz, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education,
  • Jasenka Zajec, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb,
  • Dr Branka Ramljak, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education, and
  • Jadran Jeić, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb.

Director General

Acting Director General Dr Tatijana Petrić

Assistants to the Director General

  • National Library Affairs Assistant (vacant)
  • University Library Affairs Assistant (vacant)
  • Financial and Legal Affairs Assistant (vacant)

The Library in numbers:

Premises

Net floor area: 36,478 m2
Gross floor area: 44,432m2
Closed stacks: 110,000m of mobile shelving
Open Access Reading Rooms: 12,900m of shelving

Holdings

Library’s holdings: approximately 3 million items
New items acquired in 2014 through regular acquisition and legal deposit procedures:

Monographs

Total number: 19,215 items
Croatian monographs: 16,331 items
Foreign monographs: 2,551 items

Continuing resources

Total number of items: 46,750
Croatian serial publications: 41,915 items
Foreign serial publications: 4,835 items

Special book material

Total number of items: 5,600 items

Non-book material

Total number of items: 2,969 items

Electronic resources

Total number of items: 1,423 items

User statistics

Registered users: 13,809 (2014)
Library visitors: 230,409 (2014)
Visitors using late hours study services: 15,204 (2014)
Online visits: 539,984 (2014)

User facilities

1,100 seats
64 seats in Special Collections Reading Rooms
8 audio booths
7 rooms for individual study
2 rooms for group study
10 study cubicles
100-seat conference room
150 seats in the late hours reading room (21.00 – 24.00)

Special Collections
Manuscripts and Old Books Collection
Print Collection
Map Collection
Music Collection