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Management at the Ministry

The State Secretariat for Culture promotes the development of the Spanish library sector and co-operation among the institutions in the Spanish library system through the Office of Library Co-ordination of the General Department of Fine Arts and Cultural Assets and Archives and Libraries.


  • Drafting programmes and plans to promote and improve the Libraries, as well as co-ordinating and promoting library co-operation.
  • Offering technical services and providing library-related advice.
  • Creating, stocking and promoting state owned libraries.
  • Obtaining, processing and using statistical library data.
  • Co-ordinating and maintaining the Bibliographical Heritage Joint Catalogue.