World's Top 5 largest Libraries.

Oct 16, 2019

British Library -

The British Library is the National Library of the United Kingdom and lists the world's largest library. It has 170 million items in many countries. As a legal deposit library, the British Library receives copies of all the books produced in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with significant proportion of foreign titles distributed to the UK. Library is a non-departmental public organization sponsored by the Department of Culture, Media and Sports. This library was established in 1973. It is located in London in Euston road.

There are a total of 174000000 items in this library. In library 13,950,000 books, 824,101 serial titles, 351,116 manuscripts, 8,266,276 philatelic items, 4,347,505 cartographic items, 1,607,885 music scores, 6,000,000 sound recordings are available. Its budget is £142 million. And its director is roly Keating.

Library of Congress -

Congress Library is a research library which is officially employed in the United States Congress and is actually the real library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is located in three buildings at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; It manages the National Audio-Visual Conservation Centre in Culpeper, Virginia. It has more than 38 million boxes and another printed material. 3.6 million recordings, 14 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 8.1 million pieces of sheet music and 70 million manuscript, 5,711 incunabula and 122,810,430 items in the no classified and Total items is more than 167,000,000.

New York Public Library -

The New York Public Library is New York City's public library system. With about 53 million items and 92 locations, the New York Public Library is behind the second largest public library in the United States (Library of Congress) and the world's third largest organization. It is a private, non-governmental, independent, nonprofits corporation that works with both private and public financing. The library has links with academic and professional libraries in Manhattan's Bronx, Bronx, and Staten Island and New York State Metropolitan areas. Two other New York boroughs, Brooklyn and Queens Cities, are served by the Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library respectively. Branch libraries are open to the general public and include spreading of libraries. The New York Public Library has four research libraries, which are open to the general public. 53,000,000 books and other items are available.

Russian state Library -

Russian State Library is the national library of Russia, located in Moscow. It is the fifth largest in the country and the largest collection of books approximately 17.5 million. The I Lenin State Library was named, as long as its name was named as the Russian State Library in 1992. The library has 275 kilometre shelves with more than 43 million items, more than 17 million books and serial volumes, 13 million journals, 350 thousand music scores and sound records, 150,000 maps and others. There are items in 247 languages ​​of the world, which represent 29% of the total collection.

National diet Library -

National Diet Library is Japan's national library and the largest libraries in the world. Public policy issues were established in 1948 for the purpose of helping the members of Japan's national diet in research. Library is similar to the purpose and scope of the United States Library of Congress. Books, journals, newspapers, electronic archives, manuscripts, official publications, doctoral dissertations, maps, sheet music are available in library. 41,881,649 total items include.