عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: To assess the level of compliance with legal deposit requirements and follow-up procedures based on the place of publication, type of institution and type of publication in a period of ten years (2008-2017).
Method: All printed copies of the licenses issued by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance during the years 2008 - 2017 and the copies deposited and added to in Bibliographic Bank of the National Library of Iran are compared.
Findings: Out of 29,530 periodical titles registered in the so-called National Media System, 10846 are available in Bibliographic Bank of the National Library of Iran. Around 55% has not been deposited to the National Library of Iran.