Alisher Navoi National Library building is cultural/ historical Uzbekistan heritage part. Here is a rich books,periodicals collection, translated into world languages. Institution considered the largest book depository Asian region. Founded in 1870, originally as Tashkent Public Library. Here, eminent public officials who made a great contribution to polity development drew,improved their knowledge. Foreign travelers are sure visit this magnificent structure during their trip to Central Asia.
According to presidential decree 2002 and Cabinet of Ministers Resolution (April 12, 2002), establishment granted state national status. Foundation distinguished as one of main science, art, literature allies. The multi-million institution foundation keeps true typography masterpieces.
Within treasury walls, one can be acquainted with priceless our great ancestors heritage.
Total example number 10 million copies more 75 foreign languages. 3.5 million- state printing house assemblage, located tome chamber, approximately two million units-technical, scientific literature collections.
According estimates, each year twenty-five thousand copies from various sources supplement fund.
In 1956, book publications international exchange beginning. Today, above than thirty organizations representing 24 countries among partners.
550 thousand people visit every year site, tome loan more one and half million publications. Staff provides twenty-eight types services for small fee.
250 thousand instances considered library fund pride, of which 16 thousand- rare duplicate. Among them, we can mention “Turkestan collection”consisting 594 volumes. It contains valuable knowledge on sociallife various spheres Central Asia
Works on country history are widely popular amid readers.