Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
The BNE, by means of the Legal Deposit Law, preserves all the Spanish bibliographic production that is distributed annually: books, sheets of music, sound and audiovisual recordings, etc., as well as the digital heritage, such as electronic books and websites.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
The BNE has a collection of more than 34 million documents accessible in person and, partially, digitized.
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD:
It is very difficult to establish this, to a certain extent, all the activity of the BNE is oriented to the conservation and dissemination of the Spanish bibliographic heritage. The annual budget of the BNE is around thirty million dollars.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
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Shared with Spanish regions
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?:
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?:
The custody of the Spanish bibliographic heritage is considered a fundamental measure to ensure the preservation of the country's cultural memory as well as the promotion of research and personal and social development.