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The Library of Catalonia (Catalan: Biblioteca de Catalunya, IPA: [biβli.uˈtɛkə ðə kətəˈluɲə]) is the Catalan national library, located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The primary mission of the Library of Catalonia is to collect, preserve, and spread Catalan bibliographic production and that related to the Catalan linguistic area, to look after its conservation, and to spread its bibliographic heritage while maintaining the status of a center for research and consultation.
|Library of Catalonia|
|Biblioteca de Catalunya|
|Established||1907 (113 years ago)|
|Items collected||Books, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, maps, stamps, prints, drawings and manuscripts|
|Legal deposit||Yes, since 1981|
|Access and use|
|Access requirements||Readers must be over 18 years of age, and have a reader's card|
|Budget||7,837,130 € (2020)|
The Library occupies 8,820 m² and has nearly about four million items. It is a special member of the Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL).
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