Below you can find a list of all IFLA PAC Centres, listed acording to their location, and their expertise.

USA and Canada

Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20540-4500 USA
Jake Nadal
Tel: +1 202 707 2068
Fax: + 1 202707 3434
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Disaster Response and recovery, Digital conversion

Latin America and The Caribbean

National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
Hart & Abercromby Sts., Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Paula E. Greene
Tel: + 1 868 624 4466
Fax: + 1 868 625 6096
[email protected]

Expertise: Cold Insect Extermination, English speaking Caribbean

Biblioteca nacional de Venezuela
Apartado Postal 6525, Carmelitas Caracas 1010 – Venezuela
Reyes Ceballos
Tel: + 58 212 505 90 51 
Email: [email protected]

Fundaçao Biblioteca nacional do Brasil
Av. Rio Branco 219/39 20040-008 Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brasil
Doctor Joaquim Marcal Ferreira de Andrada
Tel: + 55 21 2220 9038
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Regional representation for: Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Uruguay

Biblioteca nacional de Chile
Av. Libertador Bernardo O’higgins No 651 Santiago – Chile
Maria Soledad AbarcadDe la Fuente 
Tel: + 56-2 360 52 39
Fax: + 56-2 638 04 61
Email: s[email protected] 

Expertise: Disaster preparedness and response, low cost housing solutions

The CIS and Eastern Europe

Library for Foreign Literature
Nikoloyamskaya str. 1,  Moscow 109 189 – Russia
Mariia Kolpakova
Tel: + 7 495 915 3696
Fax: + 7 495 915 3696
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Representing CIS countries and Eastern Europe. Organise practical workshops, academic events, implement educational programmes

National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Almaty 480013, Abai av. 14 – Republic of Kazakhstan
Sarsenbayeva Botakoz Shagalievna
tel : +7 (7272) 67 28 83
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Regional representation for: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan


National Library of China
33 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Beijing 100081 – China
Hu Ping
Fax: + 86-10- 68419271
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Preservation and conservation of paper-based documents, preservation and conservation research, development of standards

National Diet Library Japan
1-10-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8924, Japan
Yoshikazu Nagai
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Paper conservation (especially conservation by using Japanese traditional paper), digitization

The National Library of Korea
Banpo-Ro 664, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-702 – Korea
Kwi Bok Lee
Director Library Service Department
​Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Preservation and conservation of rare and old library materials

Oceania and South East Asia

National Library of Australia
Preservation Services Branch, Canberra Act 2600 – Australia
Tania Riviere
Tel: + 61 2 6262 1349
Fax: + 61 2 6273 4535

Expertise: Preservation of paper-based materials, digital preservation

National Library and Documentation Service Board of Sri Lanka
No.14, Independence Avenue Colombo-7, Sri Lanka
Udaya Cabral
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Tropical Climates and Pest Control

Africa and the Middle East

National Library of South Africa
P O Box 397, Pretoria, South Africa
Hopewell Gwala
tel :+27 12 4019700/5
fax +27 12 326 7642
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Representation for: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, Mozambique and Angola. Digitisation / De-acidification

Qatar National Library
P.O. Box 5825, Education City, Doha, Qatar
Stephane Ipert 
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Representation for Arabic speaking countries, Preventive conservation/Collections care

B.P 479 Yaounde – Bastos, Rue 1811, Yaounde, Cameroun
Nobert Tangmo Bcuyi
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Representation for Francophone Africa, Oral Traditions


The National Library of Poland 
al. Niepodległości 213, 02-086 Warszawa, Poland
Tomasz Gruszkowski 
Email: [email protected]

Expertise: Digital preservation and digital sustainability