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National Library of Portugal

Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education

Ministry of Culture

Last update on 24-03-2015

The National Library of Portugal (BNP) provides a set of services or to the Portuguese culture and to the general public, inter alia, through the catalog online of their collections and the National Digital Library (BND) , whether the sectors of professional editing and information and documentation .

In this sense, the BNP acts as National Bibliographic Agency, responsible for legal deposit and Services ISSN , ISMN and CIP , registration and dissemination of Portuguese Literature and the coordination and management of PORBASE - National Bibliographic Database . In this context, has also assumed different forms of intervention in support of the professional development of libraries, which also combines its function Sector Standardization Body for documentation and information in Portugal.