14. 75 Anniversary of the University Library of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv

Author: Petya Georgieva

DOI: 10.22620/agrisci.2021.30.014

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The article presents the history and the development of the University Library of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv for a period of 75 years from its establishment until the present day. It is one of the oldest specialized agricultural libraries in Bulgaria. The University Library was opened in 1945, together with the opening of the University of Plovdiv. The Library of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv is the first university library in Bulgaria that has begun introducing ICT in its activities. Since 1978 the Library has used an Automatic information system for Bibliographical references. In 1986 the automation of the library processes began.
In 2020 the Agricultural University – Plovdiv celebrated its 75th anniversary and its Library gradually established itself as one of the richest specialized agricultural libraries in Bulgaria.