Official name of the country (Latin transcript):
Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran
There are two parliamentary libraries
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?
The Library, Museum & Documentation Center of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Islamic Republic of Iran
11564 Tehran, IRAN
+98(21)313 0919 ; 313 0920 ; 312 6092
+98(21)313 0919 ; 312 4339
Internet / WWW / Website:
Library - Detailed Information
Year of foundation:
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:
Annual acquisition budget:
(=150.000 US $)
Size of collection:
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):
Are periodicals currently indexed for articles?
Are the papers of the parliament indexed?
Is the library in charge of the archival materials of the parliament?
Has the library automated its cataloguing?
Is the automated catalogue accessible to outside users?
Does the library use a thesaurus or a classification system for subject indexing?
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