Briefly about the Library

Objavljeno 4.1.2012.

Governance

Library Governing Board consists of 9 members:

Jozo Ivanović, Chairman of the Library Governing Board, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
Sofija Klarin Zadravec, Deputy Chairman of the Library Governing Board, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb,
Blaženka Peradenić-Kotur, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb,
Ivica Martinović, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education,
Krešimir Nemec, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
Marko Petrak, representative of the Ministry of Culture,
Ivana Puljiz, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education,
Marko Samardžija, representative of the Ministry of Science and Education, and
Jasenka Zajec, representative of the National and University Library in Zagreb.

Director General
Tatijana Petrić, Ph.D.

Division Directors
Director of the National Library Division (vacant)
Director of the University Library Division (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