National Libraries

Libraries maintained out of federal government funds and serving the nation as a whole. Their broad function is to collect and preserve the books, periodicals, and newspapers published in the country.

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34256
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national libraries
national library
libraries, national
bibliotecas nacionales Spanish
biblioteca nacional Spanish

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Libraries maintained out of federal government funds and serving the nation as a whole. Their broad function is to collect and preserve the books, periodicals, and newspapers published in the country.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300343387. The J. Paul Getty Trust.