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Out Now: June 2022 issue of IFLA Journal

The June 2022 issue of IFLA Journal is a special issue on preservation storage and curation strategies. The aim of the issue is to demonstrate how storage choices affect the goals of libraries, influencing everything from preservation to access. Read More

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  • 29 June 2022

What is the future of archives and libraries? Part II, Archives

The Leaders’ Conversations series is a global digital platform for library and archives leaders to share insights and developments of the field. We are back this year with the theme Visualising Our Future: Masterplans of Libraries and Archives, which is particularly poignant to the library and archives world as we face multiple challenges these two years. This webinar focuses on archives. Read More

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  • 17 November 2021

Special collections: more than books in the Library!

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: MORE THAN BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY CREATIVE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO INNOVATIVE PACKAGING FOR PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL COLLECTIONS The presentation on an unusual topic – packaging. Short material is touching the archival context of packaging digital documents and physical items, especially for particular precious or delicate special… Read More

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  • 15 August 2021

WLIC 2021 -SIG Library History session

The recording of the SIG’s session for IFLA’s WLIC 2021 is completed. The session is titled “Librarians learning from the past to inspire, include and sustain” and is scheduled for Day 3 (19 August 2021) of the conference.  You will need to check the schedule for the time in… Read More

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  • 27 July 2021
  • By: Dr. Kerry Smith

Introduction to Arabo-Islamic Manuscript Culture: An Intensive Course

Join the Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre hosted at Qatar National Library for this Introduction to Arabo-Islamic Manuscript Culture Intensive Course, organised by Qatar National Library and the Chair of Islamic History and Culture, University of Tübingen, Germany. At the heart of this introductory course are manuscripts… Read More

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  • 28 April 2021

Virtual Event: Libraries Inspire Engagement in Cultural Heritage

Culture is a basic need.  A community thrives through its cultural heritage, it dies without it. Libraries of course have an essential role in safeguarding this heritage, but their work doesn’t need to stop there! The work in cultural heritage can go beyond preservation, enabling… Read More

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  • 06 April 2021