The library of the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms was created a few years after the creation of the institution.
It is situated at the Block C building of the Commission opposite the Chambers of Commerce.
The library and information centre is a specialized library which deals with human Rights. The documentation centre is essentially made up of :
- Reference works (Bibliographies, atlas…)
- Books or monographs
- Reports (annual reports, activity reports, proceedings)
- Video Tapes
Our goals are:
- To meet the need of users, researchers, technicians, students, interns and citizens whose rights have been violated especially the vulnerable groups like the disabled, women and children,
- To collect and treat information with respect to the domain of competence of Human Rights,
- To install a base of computerize data,
- To sensitize and publish the works of the Commission to the general public.
The library and information centre of the Commission being a specialized library that deals with law and human rights is classified as follows:
- 340 Law
- 341 International Law
- 341.48 Human Rights
- 342 Administrative law
- 343 Constitutional law
- 344 Social law
- 345 Criminal Law
- 346 Private Law
- 347 Civil procedure
Treatment of data is done with the help of documentary software, EndNote
- A computer
- Direct consultation on the spot
- No borrowing for home use
- Direct and orientate users on how to carry out research
- Readers are given the privilege to do photocopy out of the building
MODALITIES FOR USING THE LIBRARY
- presentation of your national identity card
- the user‘s identity is registered
- the reader takes only two books at a time
The library is opened every day from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.