Qatar National Library held its second annual Libraries Lead Forum from 19-20 March 2023 in Doha, Qatar. This year’s forum explored how galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM institutions) carry out cultural diplomacy.
IFLA’s PAC Centres are hubs of knowledge for documentary heritage preservation and access – hosted in major institutions around the world. PAC Centres take initiative to identify and raise awareness of preservation and conservation issues within the library field. Read on to find out more!
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.
The National Library of Lebanon, together with libraries, museums, heritage sites, and buildings throughout Beirut, sustained heavy damage caused by the explosion at the port of Beirut in August 2020.
The UNESCO Online Consultation on Cultural Policies for the Africa Region was held on 31 January and 1 February, hosted by the Republic of Senegal. IFLA was represented, making the case for libraries to be involved, from the design to the delivery of cultural policies and strategies.
As the global voice of libraries, IFLA strives to bring a library perspective to discussions and processes relating to international cultural policy. 2022 presents important opportunities to bring library voices to the table and highlight libraries as stakeholders in the culture sector.
IFLA’s PAC Centre at CERDOTOLA, Cameroon, Hosts International Conference on Documentary Heritage Safeguarding for Peacebuilding26 August 2021
The goals of this 2-day Conference were to bring library and documentary heritage professionals from across Cameroon and other Francophone Central African countries together to learn more about documentary heritage conservation and preservation, specifically in conflict and post-conflict zones.