Classification：Introduction of the library Data：2013-10-10 11:38:25 Clicks：442042
Anhui Provincial Library has collected a large number of precious historical and cultural classics in the course of running the library for a hundred years, especially in the collection of local documents of Anhui, which has formed a collection characteristic with strong regional culture. Up to 2017, there were more than 4.47 million volumes of literature in the collection, including 43,511 sections, 351,692 volumes of ancient thread-bound books. Among them, 32,682 volumes in 3209 sections are in good edition and 126 precious ancient books were selected in the first five batches of the National List of Precious Ancient Books, which is one of the first batch of national key protection units of ancient books approved by the State Council. In the collection, there is also a special collection of Anhui celebrities such as Zhang Bojun. The total amount of digital resources reached 155.52 TB.
The Anhui Branch of China's Digital Library, Anhui Provincial Branch of the National Cultural Information Resources Sharing Project and Anhui Ancient Books Protection Center are all located in the library, respectively undertaking the processing, collection and service of digital literature resources, technical training and resource construction of cultural information resources sharing projects, organizing the protection of ancient books in the whole province, and carrying out ancient books census registration, ancient books repair training and ancient books protection research. 6 branch libraries and 48 book service agencies have been set up throughout the province.
There are currently 16 internal institutions in Anhui Provincial Library. There are 159 employees, of whom 94.9 % have a college degree or above, and 30 are employed in senior professional and technical positions.
Anhui Provincial Library has always adhered to the service tenet of " Service First, Reader First" and has not closed its pavilion on public holidays and legal holidays, opening to the outside world free of charge all year round and opening more than 70 hours a week. The library has 1659 reading seats, 1500 information points, 365 computers and 17 external service windows, which are integrated with document lending and reading. At present, there are more than 210,000 readers with certificates. Since 2006, the number of readers receiving and books lending has exceeded the million mark for many consecutive years, creating and maintaining high-quality service performance in Anhui library. While adhering to the traditional service, taking the opportunity of free opening to the outside world, taking " striving for excellence first" as the driving force, taking outstanding performance as the benchmark, constantly innovating service methods and expanding service content, and striving to create eight public cultural service brands such as " Xin 'an People's Lecture Hall" and strive to reflect the public library's requirement of serving the public " commonweal, basic, equal and convenient".
In recent years, with the great attention of Anhui provincial government and the strong support of all sectors of society, Anhui Provincial Library's various businesses have developed rapidly and its comprehensive service capacity has been improved as a whole. In 2009 and 2013, Anhui Provincial Library was awarded the " First Class Hall" by the Ministry of Culture and successively won the " Anhui Province Outstanding Performance Award", " National Advanced Trade Union Organization of Educational, Cultural and Health Systems", " National Advanced Collective of Cultural Systems", " National Reading Demonstration Base", " National Advanced Collective of Ancient Books Protection", " Hefei Advanced Health Unit", " Hefei Dual Qualified Units", " Provincial Workers Pioneer", " Data Quality Supervision Award", " Advanced Collective of Microform Work", " Anhui Province Civilization Window", " Anhui Province Provincial Civilization Unit", " Anhui Province Civilization Unit", " Anhui Province Best Voluntary Service Organization of Provincial Organs", " Anhui Province Saving Public Institutions Demonstration Unit", " Huangshan Book Fair's Best Reading Space" and " Exhibition of China Library Annual Meetings".
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