Native Collection Department
Being a department of the City Library of Sombor, the Native Collection boasts of 5.300 monographic publications comprising collected, well-sorted and processed printed materials as well as other information carriers offering materials for any serious research of the past or present of the city and the surrounding area. Together with electronic cataloging of newly received publications re-cataloging as well as replacement of paper catalogues and monographic and serial publications with electronic ones are being carried out.
Listings with annotations of all issues of Školski list, the oldest native periodical in the Serbian language, covering the period between 1866 untilo the beginning of WW1 as well as other titles, digitalization of collections is in the process of completion and so are retrospective bibliographies of newspapers and magazines published in the township of Sombor.
Of other, independent collections, the Library houses a collection of old and rare books comprising c. 700 registered copies the oldest one originating from the 16th century
Digitalization to suitable formats with expert annotations and translation are being the most important activities of the City Library of Sombor.
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