National Library and Information System Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

Website http://library2.nalis.gov.tt/
Description The National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) was establisehd in 1998 under the NALIS Act of trinidad and Tobago. It manages all libraries in the public sector, including public, special and school libraries. Some of its functions are: (a) provide a national library and information service, easily accessible to members of the public, in order to facilitate cultural, economic, educational, political and social development of the people of Trinidad and Tobago; (b) maintain, develop and make easily accessible to members of the public, a comprehensive collection of material and information, with particular emphasis on that produced within and about Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region; (c) advise the Minister on all matters pertaining to a national library and information service; (d) act as the central co-ordinating agency for library and information services generally by— i) facilitating library and information services to schools, government ministries and agencies; and ii) providing the link for cooperation between public sector libraries, libraries of tertiary institutions, the private sector and the National Archives.
Region/Country of Focus Trinidad & Tobago
Type of organisation Government
Details for contact person Head, National Library and Information System Authority, Hart and Abercromby Streets, Port of Spain Telephone: (868) 623-6962; 623-9673; 624-3409; 624-4466; 624-5142; 627-8507; 625-2873; 625-5255; 627-5679; 627-8507; 624-5075; 624-6541; 625-3501; 627-1878; Fax: (868) 625-6096 Email: nalis@nalis.gov.tt




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