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

Dr Ivanka Stričević, Director General of the National and University Library in Zagreb (NSK)

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 total holdings: approximately 3.5 million items
New items acquired in 2018 through regular acquisition and legal deposit procedures:

Croatian monographs: 14,192 items
Croatian serial publications: 37,657 items
Special book material: 733 items
Non-book material: 963 items
Music: 1,715 items
Electronic resources: 550 items

User statistics (2018)

Registered users: 10,537
Active memberships: 15,056
Library visitors: 169,059
Visitors using late hours study services: 14,160
Online visits: 496,671
Unique online visitors: 247,688
Online pages visited: 2,118,307

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