Archival Records:

National Library of the Republic of Albania

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Title
National Library of the Republic of Albania (Biblioteka Kombetare)

Description
Albanian World War II archival records are kept at the Albanian National Archives and the National Library in Tirana. The National Library (Biblioteka Kombetare) is the main Albanian institution of book preservation and dissemination. It holds archives of Albanian publications (61,190 book and periodical titles, collected from 1948 onwards) and holds almost a million volumes in its library stacks. The National Library is open to the public. Researchers may view the wartime archival records by appointment, by submitting a formal request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or to the Embassy of Albania in each country. The National Library has not yet automated its catalogue.

Opening hours
7am-8pm Monday-Friday
7am-1pm Saturdays and Sundays

Contact
National Library of Albania
Dr. Surel Plasari
Director
Sheshi Shanderbeu
Tirana
Tel: +355 442 23 843 or +355 442 3820 39201
Fax: +355 442 57 670
Email: plasari@san.com.al

Source
Deerrun Jea: Holocaust Era Assets Report of the United States House Committee on International Relations 1999 <http://www.house.gov/>

Gabriel: Gateway to Europe's National Libraries
<http://www.bl.uk/>

Comments
The contact information listed on the website for the National Library in Tirana is inaccurate or out of date. 

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