The Asia Foundation ia a non profit non-governmental organization to the development of a peaceful, prosperous and Asia Pacific region in the past fiscal years, the Foundation is providing grants, education materials and books to different non-governmental organization in Asia. Under this programme the library has received books for several years and is still continuing.

The Asia Foundation, then in Bangladesh supported two Deputy Librarians to visit Singapore for one month in 1988.

IDRC has supported TUCL to start the Academic Course in Librarianship in Nepal. Under the programme two years training programme as a Pilot study for academic course was conducted. Upon completion, of this training programme IDRC supported for Nepal Collection Projects under the project following programme are completed for details of the project please  refer to: Karki, Kalpana : A study of Nepal Collection of Tribhuvan University Central Library, A thesis submitted to Central Department of Library and Information Science, 2008.

Tribhuvan Uiversity Central Library (TUCL) is the national coordinating institute for International Network for the Availability for Scientific Publication (INASP). INASP, a programme under International Council for Science (ICSU) was established in 1992 to provide access to scientific information particularly to the developing nations.

Background
International Standard Book Number (ISBN) system was developed out of the book numbering system introduced in the United Kingdom in 1967 by J. Whitaker & Sons, Ltd. and in the United States in 1968 by R.R. Bowker.

Objective
The objective of the international standard is to coordinate and standardize the international use of ISBN to uniquely identify on title or edition of a title published by one specific publisher.

Advantage of ISBN

Library has closed relationship with Japan Foundation since 1976. The Foundation has provided approximately 1000 expensive valuable books on Japan and on others subjects. Similarly this Foundation has also provided one scholarship to the professional librarian of this library under Japanese Language programme for librarian.

Tribhuvan University Central Library (TUCL) recently signed a MOU with the library of University of Miyazaki Japan for a period of five years. Following five major activities are included in MOU:

TUCL is compiling and publishing Nepalese National Bibliography (NNB) since 1981 with the financial and technical support from Nepal Research Centre, Germany.

NNB includes the bibliographic database of all documents published from Nepal available in TUCL except periodicals and newspapers, maps, musical scores, textbook, schools books, ephemeral materials.etc

Academic Voices: A Multidisciplinary Journal
Administration and Management Review
Agronomy Journal of Nepal
Asia Pacific Journal of Environment Ecology and Sustainable Development
Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
Banking Journal
Banko Janakari
BIBECHANA
Bodhi: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Botanica Orientalis: Journal of Plant Science
Bulletin of the Department of Geology
Bulletin of the Department of Plant Resources
Conservation Science
Crossing the Border: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology