VIAF Information Sheet

 

NAME:

In the national language(s) and script: 國家圖書館

In English: National Central Library, Taiwan

PICTURE:

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LOCATION/ADDRESS:

No.20, Zhongshan S. Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 10001, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

WEB SITE:

http://www.ncl.edu.tw

CONTACT:

Huichen Cheng: hcc@ncl.edu.tw (Technical contact)

 Ching-Fen Hsu tacoma@ncl.edu.tw (Policy contact)

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTITUTION:

The National Central Library (NCL) is the sole national library of Taiwan. Its mission is to acquire, catalog, and preserve national publications for government, research and general public use. The library also assists research, sponsors educational activities, promotes librarianship, carries out international exchange activities and strengthens cooperation between domestic and foreign libraries. The NCL cooperates with publishers and other libraries to develop its role as a leading center for knowledge and information resources and services in Taiwan.

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE AUTHORITY DATA

Authorities web site:  http://metadata.ncl.edu.tw/blstkmc/blstkm#tudorkmtop

Described entities:

o   Persons

o   Corporate bodies

Quantity/number of records, as of Jun 15, 2015:

o   Persons :614,432

o   Corporate bodies :95,754

Data provided in the authority record

o   Uniform heading

o   Variant heading

o   Information Note

o   Sources consulted

DATA PROVIDED TO VIAF AND NUMBER OF RECORDS

-          Authority records for names of persons, As of Jun 15, 2015:

o   Persons :3,122