Welcome to Indian National Bibliography
Central Reference Library, Kolkata
Bibliography (INB) has been conceived as an authoritative bibliographical record of
current Indian publications in Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada,
Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu languages,
received in the National Library, Kolkata under the Delivery of Books and Newspapers,
(Public Libraries) Act, 1954 (Act No. 27 of 1954 as amended by Act No. 99 of 1956).
Library (CRL), Kolkata is a subordinate office of the Department of Culture,
Ministry of Culture, Government of India. This institutiom has been curved out of
the National Library in order to compile the Indian National Bibliography (INB)
after the promulgation of the Delivery of Books Act, 1954. Since August 1955, The
Indian National Bibliography unit started functioning in the premises of the National
Library, Kolkata. Read More...