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    Posted on 28th Novembert,2014

Nine staff of the National Library & Archives of Bhutan (NLAB) recently had the privilege of visiting Seoul, Korea to attend a training course on Records and Archives Management

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    Posted on 20th August,2014

i-technologies was award a contract for developing a Cultural Heritage Database


    Posted on 28th April,2014

Biography of late Her Majesty Gyalyum Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck in Dzongkha Hardbound is available for sale @ Nu.1500/- per copy in the Book shop of the National Library & Archives.

The National Library & Archives of Bhutan

National Library of Bhutan
Located in the cultural centre of Thimphu, the capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, we are a major scriptural repository and research facility dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich literary, cultural and religious heritage of our country. The scripture and document collection held in our library and archives is a national treasure and a fundamental source for Bhutanese history, religion, medicine, arts and culture.


NLAB History....

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a short history of the NLB
a tour of the NLB
outlines of texts in our collection
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links to offices in Bhutan, other libraries, and related sites.

Other Resources

Bhutan: Mountain
Fortress of the Gods


Himalayan Art Resources
An online educational resource on art of the Himalayan region

TBRC An online database of Chöké works and authors.

THDL A Digital Library of the Himalayan Region

Digital Himalaya