VIAF Information Sheet
NAME: NUK/COBISS.SI, Slovenia
In the national language(s) and script: NUK/COBISS.SI, Slovenija
In English: NUK/COBISS.SI, Slovenia
LOCATION/ADDRESS: Turjaška 1, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
CONTACT: Irena Kavčič ()
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTITUTION:
The National and University Library (NUK) collects, documents, preserves and archives the written cultural and scientific heritage of the Slovenian nation. It provides ready access to knowledge and culture of the past and present Slovenian generations. In collaboration with national and international libraries, it enables access to the world’s written cultural and scientific heritage. In the process of creating new knowledge, it helps its users to search, select, evaluate and use information resources in different formats, forms and languages. Its collections and services support scholarly and scientific work of the Ljubljana University and other higher education institutions. The Library is a centre of knowledge aimed at lifelong education of the Slovenian people, and at raising their cultural and educational level and information literacy skills. Through research, development and educational activities in the field of librarianship, the Library is actively co-shaping Slovenian library system, and makes significant contributions to theoretical and practical knowledge of library and information science.
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE AUTHORITY DATA
Authorities web site
CONOR.SI is an authority database and contains authority records for personal and corporate body names which appear in the COBISS.SI system. The records are created by the National and University Library (NUK) and other Slovenian libraries, which are part of the COBISS.SI system altogether there are over 900 libraries. Authority control is based on linking bibliographic and authority records.
Authority data is created in COMARC/A format
which is based on UNIMARC Authorities. For the requirements of VIAF, the records
are mapped to MARC 21 format.
DATA PROVIDED TO VIAF AND NUMBER OF RECORDS
· Authority records for Name headings
data in in VIAF is provided in MARC 21 format and includes:
Established (uniform) heading
· Number of records as of November 2018:
Corporate bodies: 0