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Iran

Country

Official name of the country (Latin transcript):

Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran

Further Information

There are two parliamentary libraries

Parliament

Official name of parliament:

in original language (Latin transcript):
Majles-e Shora-ye Eslami
in English translation:
Islamic Consultative Assembly

Library - General Information

Does any other library provide services to parliament instead?

No

Address:

The Library, Museum & Documentation Center of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Islamic Republic of Iran
Baharestan sq.
11564 Tehran, IRAN

Telephone:

+98(21)313 0919 ; 313 0920 ; 312 6092

Fax:

+98(21)313 0919 ; 312 4339

E-Mail:

frelations@majlislib.com

Internet / WWW / Website:

http://www.majlislib.com

 

Library - Detailed Information

Year of foundation:

1923

Person in charge of the parliamentary library:

Mr. Seyyed Mohammad Ali Ahmadi  Abhari

Who may use the library?

Members of Parliament, the Judiciary and government high rank officials, statesmen, researchers, students

Number of library staff:

114

Annual acquisition budget:

1.200.000.000   Rial
(=150.000 US $)

Size of collection:

265.000

Legal deposit?

Yes

Depository library for which institutions?

The United Nations

Other special collections of the library:

23 000 volumes of manuscripts; 35 volumes of catalogues of the Iranian Parliamentary Library manuscripts; 12 000 000 national and historical documentations; The United Nations documents and publications; 10 000 historical photographs; 25 volumes of theses and dissertations; 1 000 governmental reports; 90 old maps; 460 magnetic tapes; 13 500 titles of manuscripts on microfilms; 300 microfilms of old Iranian periodicals; 20 CDs of old Iranian periodicals; Museum consists of 192 Iranian old paintings,576 gifts presented by foreign high rank authorities to the speakers of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and some antiques; The Library No.2 consists of specialized collection for Iranian, Islamic and oriental studies

Number of current periodicals (printed and electronic):

1.500

Are periodicals currently indexed for articles?

No

Press cuttings:

No

Are the papers of the parliament indexed?

Yes

Is the library in charge of the archival materials of the parliament?

Yes

Has the library automated its cataloguing?

Yes

Is the automated catalogue accessible to outside users?

No

Does the library use a thesaurus or a classification system for subject indexing?

Yes

Reference services:

Yes

Research service:

Yes

Other special services:

audio-visual services, scanning services,photocopy services, bibliographical services provided for other libraries, Museum services, information services, technical services, renovation services, filmoteque services, research and education services, documentation services

IFLA membership:

No