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More than 15 percent are in Russian, some 13 percent of the Library's Latvian materials are in English, 8 percent in German, and 3 percent in Polish.
The remaining materials include more than a dozen other languages.
An estimate made in 2014 indicates that nearly 60 percent of the Library's Latvia-related materials are in Latvian, although the percentage will likely increase as more material is being published in that language.
There is continuing debate as to whether Latgalian is a dialect of Latvian or a separate language.
The Library's general collections on Latvia cover all disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, with particular strengths in history, language, and literature.
The general collections hold more than 1,800 works on Latvian history, and more than 1,000 on Baltic history.
Included are works by or about Latvia's last president before Soviet incorporation, Kārlis Ulmanis (1877-1942), and the first female president of the restored republic, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, who succeeded Guntis Ulmanis in 1999.