With the development of society, the importance of publishing is becoming more and more noticeable. For its development in the right direction, the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan adopted the draft law "On Publishing". The improvement of book publishing, in turn, will have an impact on the purposeful formation of library collections in the republic.
There are about 3 million copies in the universal collections of the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. books in 50 languages of the peoples of the world are literature acquired on the basis of a mandatory copy, purchase, international book exchange and received as a gift. At present, the National Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences and its network of libraries hold more than 1 million foreign literature publications, mostly obtained through international book exchange (ICO).
The history of participation of the National Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan in the MKO is closely connected with the formation and development of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic. The exchange of printed materials was established with 110 scientific institutions of the USSR and libraries of foreign countries. By 1935, their number had reached 150, including organizations from the United States, Portugal, England, Turkey, Iran, Denmark, Sweden, France and other countries. Numerous letters received by the Azerbaijan branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences from different countries indicate the great interest of foreign scientists in the scientific work that was conducted in Azerbaijan and in the scientific works that are coming out of print. The library's exchange fund was consistently replenished. In 1937, it carried out book exchange with more than 400 Soviet and foreign scientific institutions and organizations, as well as with individual scientists, and received about 1,000 copies. foreign and 1500 copies of domestic publications.
Since 1956, the ... Read more