The National Library of Pakistan: an overview

  title={The National Library of Pakistan: an overview},
  author={Pervaiz Ahmad},
  journal={IFLA Journal},
  pages={90 - 98}
Describes the history and development of the National Library of Pakistan, which was founded in 1949, merged with the Liquat Memorial Library in 1954 and separated again in 1968. The Library moved to its own building at Islamabad in 1988, and opened to the public in 1993. The Library is administered by the Department of Libraries of the Directorate of Libraries and Archives in the Ministry of Education. The prime function of the National Library of Pakistan is to receive, preserve, and maintain… 

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