Achievements of the UNESCO/DANIDA project
The five year UNESCO/DANIDA project brought major changes in the overall development of the Nepal National Library.
Following are some of the notable achievements of the project:
- Publishing the Nepal National Union Catalogue
- Modern equipment
- Human resource development
- Promoting the publication of children’s literature
- Branch libraries
Japanese Cultural Grant Aid
Nepal National Library has received micrographic equipment such as microfilm cameras, microfilm processor, microfilm reader, book binding machine and cutting machine from the Government of Japan. The equipment are being used for the preservation and conservation of the library materials.
Assistance from JICA Nepal
JICA Nepal has assisted NNL in setting up the new wing of the Children’s Section and its promotional activities. It has also provided books on Nepal and other reports in both Nepali and English languages.
Nepal National Library is a member of the Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL), Conference of Directors of National Libraries of Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) and UNESCO Network of Association Libraries (UNAL).