EUROSTAT VICE DIRECTOR GENERALE VISITED BNSI LIBRARY

Vice-Director General of Eurostat – Mrs Marie Bohata visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.
Vice-Director General of Eurostat – Mrs Marie Bohata visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.

On 16 March 2009 the Vice-Director General of Eurostat – Mrs Marie Bohata visited the library of the National Statistical Institute.

The library experts informed Mrs. Bohata about the history of the library, electronic library and digital information resources.

Mrs Bohata congratulated the library experts on their success, wishing them all the best for future activities in the field of organization and management of digital information resources.

Mr.Radermacher’s visit at library of Bulgarian NSI

Mr. Walter Radermacher visited the library of National Statistical Institute.
Mr. Walter Radermacher visited the library of National Statistical Institute.

On 19 January 2009 the Director General of Eurostat – Mr. Walter Radermacher visited the library of National Statistical Institute. Mr. Radermacher took an interest in electronic library. He gave great expression to digital database of Bulgarian National Statistics since 1881.

The library experts presented to Mr. Radermacher the complete technology of building up, conversion and dissemination of digital information resources.

111 YEARS OF STATISTICAL LIBRARY !

The library of Bulgarian statistics was set up at the end of the XIX century with the law on the department of statistics of Bulgarian Principality (December 10, 1897).
The library of Bulgarian statistics was set up at the end of the XIX century with the law on the department of statistics of Bulgarian Principality (December 10, 1897).

On December 10, 1897the Library of Bulgarian Statistics was set up with the law on the Statistics Directorate of Bulgarian Principality (Decree of Prince Ferdinand the I st).

The necessity of preservation of the statistical information is a fact up to now proving the historical role and contemporary mission of the statistical library.

The library was renovated and modernized with the financial support of EU under the project “Sustainable Development of the National Statistical System”. The library has been equipped with appropriate software, hardware and furniture.

At present the library possesses a database with 500 000 digital pages of Bulgarian national statistics since 1881. Collections of rare and true merit editions ware scanned and preserved for the future generations.