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Bibliographic Services

Bibliographic Services is one of the technical divisions of NLP which primarily serves to:

  • Maintain an up-to-date Philippine National Bibliography and a National Union Catalog
  • Provide on-line periodical indexing of current Filipiniana, foreign serials and special collections with a systematic arrangement;

  • Serve as the National Center for International Standard Serial Number (ISSN), International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and International Standard Music Number (ISMN);
  • Maintain comprehensive and authoritative national bibliographic record for every item of literature issued in the country according to international standards, and;
  • Promote international networking with other countries particularly in the SEA region and provides Inter-Library Loan (ILL) of all library materials at reasonable cost and reasonable time.


International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

International Standard Music Number (ISMN)

Inter-Library Loan  (ILL)

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