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It is the biggest library of agricultural literature in Latvia, the deposit library of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the national centre of the information systems AGRIS and CARIS.


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Construction in Latvia 1918−2018 : [in 3 volumes]  [2018]

Lancers, J. (comp. and ed.-in-chief), PBLC, SIA, Riga (Latvia);

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Jānis Lancers, a civil engineer with a long-term work experience, has collected information on the most significant buildings, events and people who have formed and continue to build the development of Latvia's construction, on its 1,600 pages, information on more than 400 buildings has been collected, as well as about 1200 biographical descriptions of the most significant construction engineers , architects, building material technologists and their contributions. The book, which has become a dedication of the construction industry in the century of Latvia, is also a wonderful gift for the industry itself, giving the opportunity to be proud of the achievements. The book "Construction in Latvia 1918–2018" in terms of content and volume, is considered to be the first construction encyclopaedia in Latvia. The first volume includes information on the construction of the most important infrastructure and buildings, the training of specialists and the development of building science in Latvia until 1940, the second volume deals with the activity of the industry during the occupation period, while in the final volume, the third volume – construction in Latvia after 1990.