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Zaštita bibliotečke građe
Preservation of library materials

Author(s): Sonja Polimac
Subject(s): Library and Information Science, Preservation, Library operations and management
Published by: Nacionalna i univerzitetska biblioteka Bosne i Hercegovine
Keywords: libraries; written heritage; preservation of written heritage; democratic society

Summary/Abstract: Lasting very long, from phenomenon of alphabet and written documents, libraries preserved historical memory and they do that nowadays. Permanent improvement of stationary follows improvement of civilisation. Nowadays, libraries preserve library materials, written heritage, but their collections receive many current editions which are products of great scientific and technological development of mankind. Statistics presented that more than 470 thousand new books published at the world during two first months in 2015 and more than 4.300 in only one day. According to world statistics, daily, more than 300 million of periodicals are published. There are more than 3 milliard of internet users and more than 2 milliard and 650 million of searchings on Google. There is a great challenge in front of libraries, how preserve library materials for next generations and at the same time, answer – information must be accessed for every user, which is postulate of currant democratic society.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 20
  • Page Range: 14-24
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bosnian