Website of the Week: International Libraries

Interested in International Librarianship?
This week’s Website of the Week is actually many web sites. Take a tour through some library and library organization websites throughout the world!

Mortenson Center

International Organizations
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
UNESCO libraries portal

Libraries of Africa
National Library of South Africa
Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro (Cape Verde)
National Library of Ethiopia
National Library – Republic of Mauritius

Libraries of the Americas & the Caribbean
Library and Archives Canada
SALALM’s links to Latin American National Libraries
National Library of Bermuda
Biblioteca Nacional di Aruba (web site in Papiamento)

Libraries of Asia
National Library of Bhutan
Japan Association of National University Libraries (JANUL)
National Diet Library (Japan)
National Library of Korea
National Library of China
National Library Singapore
National Central Library (Taiwan)

Libraries of Europe
European Union Depository Libraries in the United States
Association of European Research Libraries
University of Barcelona’s Library Science Library (web site in Catalan)
Bibliothèque nationale de France (web site in French)
Biblioteca Nacional de España (web site in Spanish)
Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Roma (web site in Italian)
RODA: Repositório de Objectos Digitais Autêticos
Direcção-Geral de Arquivos (web site in Portuguese)
National Library of the Czech Republic
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (web site in German)
National Library Warsaw-Poland (web site in Polish)
National Library of Sweden
National Library of the Netherlands
Nacionalna i Univerzitetska biblioteka Bosne i Hercegovine (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Russian State Library

Libraries of Oceania
National Library of Australia
National Library of New Zealand

There are many more national libraries and library and information science related initiatives, but this gives a small glimpse of some of what is going on in libraries worldwide.

GSLIS offers LIS590IL Global Perspectives in LIS [Global Perspectives in Library and Information Science], if you are interested in learning more about the topic.

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