The National University of Mongolia (NUM) inaugurated its world-class new library. The NUM has commissioned the new library just in time for the celebration of its 75th historic anniversary. The library is thought to be a name card for the NUM, Mongolia’s oldest and leading university which has over 100 thousand alumni. Mainly funded by the university itself with MNT 16 billion budget, the library has been built in the course of three years. At present, the library’s inventory comprises over 400 thousand paper and digital copies of books and publications. Moreover, the library incorporates a digital reading room where more than a thousand CDs, over two thousand master’s theses and access to 16 international online databases are available. With a capacity of serving 700 readers at a time, the brand new library also runs a modern book restoration laboratory.