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Available Now! The 2nd Edition of the UNESCO/PERSIST Guidelines for the Selection of Digital Heritage for Long-Term Preservation

To enable the enduring preservation of and access to documentary cultural heritage, including in digital form, in line with the UNESCO 2015 Recommendation, steps must be taken to preserve digitised and born-digital materials. The volume of digital information is almost incalculable, and continues to grow, which presents a significant challenge. Read More

  • News
  • 22 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

WLIC 2021: Event for AVMS

The theme is "Preserving our recorded sound and visual heritage for the future...and beyond!" Read More

  • News
  • 10 August 2021
  • By: Mikael Johansson

PAC Cameroon to host conference linking documentary heritage preservation with peacebuilding, with support from UNESCO’s Participation Programme

IFLA’s Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre hosted at the International Center for Research and Documentation on African Languages and Traditions (CERDOTOLA) will deliver an international conference on the topic, “Conservation and preservation of documentary heritage in Central Africa: pillars of reconciliation and peacebuilding”. Read More

  • News
  • 21 July 2021
  • By: anonymous

Scientific Applications for Preserving Islamic Documentary Heritage

The Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre hosted at Qatar National Library will host the upcoming lecture on preserving Islamic documentary heritage.  This lecture will cover the most important spectroscopic techniques for conducting scientific non-destructive analyses of heritage materials. These techniques are very important for the basic knowledge,… Read More

  • Events
  • 28 June 2021