TITLE

An evaluative study of the National Bureau of Investigation Library

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Philippine Librarianship;2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that investigates the condition of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Library, located in Manila, Philippines. Study shows that the NBI library features wide array of informative books and other reading materials, which is similar to a specialized library. In addition, the library focuses on various subjects particularly criminal investigation, law-related issues, medico-legal inquiries and studies, the use of polygraph, and even pathology. Furthermore, the NBI library is managed by two professional librarians.
ACCESSION #
60677857

 

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