National Library of Thailand, Bangkok

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The National Library of Thailand is the legal depositary and copyright library for Thailand. It was created in 1905, after the merger of the three existing royal libraries. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Fine Arts Department of the Ministry of Culture in Bangkok, Thailand.
The library aims to be a fully high-tech national intellectual property resource, serving all people and guided by professional staff.
The National of Library of Thailand's main tasks are collecting, storing, preserving, and organizing all national intellectual property regardless of medium. Collections include Thai manuscripts, stone inscriptions, palm leaves, Thai traditional books, and printed publications as well as audio-visual materials and digital resources. The library is a national information resource serving citizens nationwide.
The National Library has a long history. In 1905, three libraries, the Mandira Dharma Library, the Vajirayanana Library, and the Buddhasasana Sangaha Library, were amalgamated at the command of King Chulalongkorn the Great and renamed the "Vajirayanana Library for the Capital City". The library has remained under royal patronage since that date. In 1933, after democratic reforms, the Fine Arts Department was established and assumed administration of the Vajirayanana Library by royal degree. It was subsequently renamed the "National Library". In 1966, the National Library was relocated to Samsen Road in Bangkok and is now administered by the Ministry of Culture.
Collect, catalog, and research national intellectual property. Develop standards for the storage and preservation of national intellectual property. Create and augment the value of national intellectual property. Develop systems for rendering services to the diverse users of the library. Develop systems to manage the nation's intellectual property heritage.
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  • ... From the "tower for the mystics leading city journal" that comes from the sight in the long term and meaningful benevolent concern for the civilian element properties. King Rama v in continuous improvement 2448 dissimilar national library. Today. .. National Library. The internal space is enhanced makeover, bright clean and easy to use knowledge base according to the requirements in both documents, newspapers, journals/textbooks. Print media in the country and abroad, as well as rare and contemporary audio visual materials at all levels of education available. .. and staff librarian you. Service questions and give advice with a smile, a children's library, intellectual brain food corner, ideal to spend a holiday of special children. This place is also an attractive option. For larger retirement to spend time each day worthwhile.
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  • Very big library , comfortable, easy to access. It is national library
  • It's relatively quiet (as it's Monday) and the facilities are new and clean. There are plenty of space for working group and laptop desk.
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