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TIBE 2011


Training on Koha and Greenstone Softwares

    Posted on 31st March,2014

A five day training workshop on Integrated System: Koha and Greenstone digital library software was conducted in the National Library & Archives of Bhutan from 24th to 28th March 2014 at Thimphu

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Invitation of Sealed Bids

    Posted on 19th March,2014

Sealed bids are invited form eligible national firms for developing Cultural Heritage Research web-based database.


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....

Inside ...
a short history of the NLB
a tour of the NLB
outlines of texts in our collection
Links …
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