National and University Library (NUL) monitors activities of Slovenian libraries and collects statistical data about their work in accordance with The Librarianship Act (OJ RS, no. 87/01, Article 33). As to the National Statistics Act (OJ RS, no. 45/95), it maintains the database about libraries. For the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia ( http://www.stat.si), NUL annually provides statistical information of the national library, public, academic and special libraries.