The Book collection has been developed to complement the activities of the Croatian Parliament. It contains 25.000 volumes that cover a variety of subjects in the social sciences and humanities. A portion of the Book collection dating from 1990 to the present, can be searched through the online catalogue. Information on the remaining portion of the Book collection can be obtained from the card catalogue.
The Reference collection contains encyclopaedias, dictionaries, atlases, lexicons, year-books and directories. Reference books are meant for exclusive use in the Library’s reading room and may not be borrowed.
The Periodicals collection includes daily and weekly newspapers, Croatian and foreign journals, official publications of the Republic of Croatia and the former Yugoslav republics. Periodicals are meant for exclusive use in the Library’s reading room and may not be borrowed.
The Special collection safeguards rare books that show the legal, historical and legislative continuity of the Croatian Parliament, as well as other valuable editions from Croatian history and culture such as: Parliamentary Transcripts 1861-1980, a collection of books on Croatia’s legal history and legislation, a collection of books on the legal history of Austria, Germany and Hungary, a collection of official publications, journals and newspapers from the nineteenth century and publications of the Croatian Academy of Arts and Science dating from 1867 to the present. Items from the Special Collection can be only used in the Library’s reading room and may not be borrowed.