38 Thousand Electronic and Print Sources were Added to Astan Quds Razavi Organization of Libraries, Museums, and Documents
Monday , 05/28/2018 - 16:23
38 هزار نسخه منبع چاپی و الکترونيکی به منابع سازمان کتابخانه‌ها، موزه‌ها و اسناد آستان قدس رضوی افزوده شد
Number of sources bought by Astan Quds Razavi Central Library from the 31st International Book Fair of Tehran was announced as 38 thousand print and electronic sources.
Number of sources bought by Astan Quds Razavi Central Library from the 31st International Book Fair of Tehran was announced as 38 thousand print and electronic sources. 
According to Astan News, announcing this news, head of book services office of the organization said, “Attending this book fair, Astan Quds Razavi Central Library bought over 38 thousand print, audio, visual, and electronic sources on various topics including Islamic, humanities, history, literature, and Iran”.
Referring to the presence of experts and advisors of the organization for buying needed sources of Astan Quds Razavi library, Isa Akhtari Tousi said, “These books whose languages are Persian, Arabic and Latin have been bought for central library and organization’s specialized libraries”.
Regarding number of bought books, he said, “Over 33 thousand Persian-language books have been bought for organization’s different libraries and out of this number over 2700 ones belong to children and teenager age levels”. 
Akhtari Tousi also referred to three thousand Arabic books, 350 Latin books, and over 1500 audio and visual CDs bought from the book fair and said, “These books have been bought from one thousand Iranian valid publishers”. 
Akhtari Tousi also referred to various groups formed for finding and buying these books and said, “To complete print stack of the libraries and to supply the needs of the researchers and clients, experts of the organization have been teamed into seven groups for buying audio and visual sources, books of the children, Persian, Arabic and Latin books”. 
Regarding purposeful preparation of sources for the libraries of Astan Quds Razavi, head of book services office of the organization said, “According to the statute, rules categorization making, purchasing policies and resource selection committee and after searching and examining sources within the existing systems to prevent from buying repetitive sources, organization’s experts bought their needed print and electronic sources”. 
It is worth mentioning that Astan Quds Razavi Central Library, having ten centuries age, is considered as one of the main cultural and study poles of the region. This center has got 28 thousand and eight hundred square meters space for cultural and study activity. It has got 51 affiliated and specialized libraries in all over the country and it has the most library members in the country. 
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