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2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum

IFLA will share insight on its activities relating to disaster risk reduction for sustainable preservation of documentary heritage in the upcoming 2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum. Read More

  • Events
  • 03 September 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

  • Events
  • 15 August 2021

UNESCO – Qatar National Library Conference

​ UNESCO and Qatar National Library (QNL) to host a two-day regional conference on documentary heritage preservation. In 2018, QNL and UNESCO joined forces to support the preservation of documentary heritage in the Arab region by understanding the needs and challenges of… Read More

  • Events
  • 31 October 2019

IFLA/PAC Training Course: Book Binding Preservation

The IFLA/PAC at the Qatar National Library invites all paper and book conservators and conservation technicians from libraries, cultural institutions and museums in Qatar and the Arab world to a 5-day hands-on training 14-18 April 2019. Read More

  • News
  • 02 April 2019
  • By: anonymous

Brief on the 2015 UNESCO Recommendation on Safeguarding Documentary Heritage

The UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme was established in 1992 in the light of the growing awareness of the importance of the preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage. Around the world collections were suffering a variety of fates: illegal trading, destruction, natural disasters and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 08 November 2018

Brief on the 2015 UNESCO Recommendation on Safeguarding Documentary Heritage

Around the world collections were suffering a variety of fates: illegal trading, destruction, natural disasters and loss of interest, leaving many at risk of being lost. In 2015 the Recommendation concerning the preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage including in digital form was adopted by UNESCO, giving new momentum to the Memory of the World Programme. Read More

  • News
  • 08 November 2018
  • By: anonymous