ON-LINE ACCESS TO DIGITAL COLLECTION STATISTICS JOURNAL

The BNSI’s library published the full text of Statistics journal. The digital collection contains over 250 issues of the journal since 1929 until today.

The new service provides users with a unique opportunity for free online access to 22,651 digital pages. The Statistical journal presents research articles, statistical methodology and analysis of Bulgarian and foreign authors in the field of statistical theory and practice. The journal is published in Bulgarian language and has summaries of articles in French, Russian and English.

Digital collection Statistical Yearbook

The library of the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria (BNSI) has the pleasure to inform the users of statistical information about the opportunity of on–line access to “Statistical Yearbook of Bulgaria”. The digital collection has over 80 publications and covers the period 1909 – 2005. The digital collection is accessible on http://statlib.nsi.bg/en. Bilingual statistical editions were issued in 1909 – 1948 period (Bulgarian and French) and from 1993 onwards, they are in Bulgarian and English.

The digital library was set up in 2007. At present, the library possesses a database with over 600 000 digital pages of the Bulgarian national statistics since 1881. Collections of rare and true merit editions (about 2300 publications) were scanned and preserved for the future generations. Statistical data users have open access to the following digital collections: “Demographic Statistics” 1880 – 2002; “Statistical Reference Book” 1997 – 2007; “Culture” 1961 – 1999; “Criminal Statistics” 1883 – 2000; “Book publishing and printing” 1962 – 1999; “Health” 1944 – 2002; “Social and Economic Development of the Republic of Bulgaria” 1990 – 2004; “ Election Statistics for Members of Parliament” 1900 – 1928. Statistical information users for Bulgaria have unique chance to free of charge on-line access to the digital library’s database.

“Population and Housing Census” – the biggest collection of statistical publications is forthcoming.

The BNSI’s digital library center has at its disposal integral technology for management of digital data – creation, digital restoration, processing and on-line dissemination.

Mr. Sokolin’s visit at library of Bulgarian NSI

Director of Russian State Committee on Statistics Mr. Vladimir Sokolin visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.
Director of Russian State Committee on Statistics Mr. Vladimir Sokolin visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.

On 27 April 2009 the Director of Russian State Committee on Statistics Mr. Vladimir Sokolin visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.

The entire process of digitalizing of Bulgarian statistical publications was shown to Mr. Sokolin.

The library specialists presented the NSI Electronic library and the application of new information technologies in service to users of statistical information.

Mr. Sokolin mentioned that he had already seen the presentation of NSI Electronic library. He welcomed the opportunity to be personally introduced with the library’s achievements.