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National Science Library at Tbilisi State University

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Agricultural Sciences Natural Sciences Generic Medical & Health Sciences Engineering & Technology Other Social Sciences Humanities

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Electrical, Electronic & Information Engineering Economics & Business Chemical Sciences Other Social Sciences Other Humanities History & Archaeology Veterinary Sciences Other Engineering & Technology Sciences Generic Languages & Literature Medical Engineering Arts Media & Communications Social & Economic Geography Civil Engineering Other Political Sciences Animal & Dairy Sciences Other Agricultural Sciences Physical Sciences Agricultural Biotechnology Biological Sciences Environmental Biotechnology Law Mathematics Other Natural Sciences Materials Engineering Basic Medicine Psychology Sociology Chemical Engineering Computer & Information Sciences Educational Sciences Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Environmental Engineering Industrial Biotechnology Nanotechnology Philosophy, Ethics & Religion Other Medical Sciences Medical Biotechnology Health Sciences Mechanical Engineering Earth & Related Environmental Sciences


science biology physics chemistry mathematics humanities law engineering agricultural sciences Georgia Tbilisi

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Merab Aleksidze Str., II lane, No3

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Georgia (GE)

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National Scientific Library is the biggest library in Georgia in a number of collection items and in space.

It was founded in 1941 and currently contains 3 buildings:

Former Central Library of Georgian Academy of Sciences.

Collections: General and science (including humanitarian and social sciences) books and periodicals in Georgian and foreign languages including:

Current and 19-20th century publications (books, journals, newspapers, magazines, maps, etc), copies of ancient Georgian manuscripts, rare Georgian and European books, libraries-collections of prominent Georgian scholars.

Size of collection: about 3.5 Mln items books, 2.5 Mln periodicals.

Science and Technology Library (founded in 1965)

Collection: Patent and standard documents current Georgian, of Soviet period, foreign (USA, Europe, Japan, etc).

Size of collection: about 22 Mln patents.

Library-Museum of I. Grishashvili (since in 1961)

Rare materials (books, cards, newspapers-magazines, posters, photos, disks, maps. etc) collected by Georgian writer and academician Ioseb (Josef) Grishashvili, his personal archive.

Size of collection: about 100 000 items.




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