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Professional Unit Virtual Event – Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows? Does new data technologies open new possibilities for long-term conservation? Read More

  • News
  • 17 November 2020
  • By: anonymous

Training Course in Combating Art Trafficking

The Library, as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, is offering a training course to help fight art trafficking. This event is part of the Himaya project; for more information on Himaya, click here. This training session… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 October 2020

Preserving Documentary Heritage Written in Iron Ink

On the occasion of the International Day of Islamic Art and in its role as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, the Library, in cooperation with the Center for Research and Studies on Kuwait, invites you to this lecture highlighting best… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 October 2020

Manuscript Preservation in the Historic City of Chinguetti, Mauritania Webinar

The Library, as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, invites you to this lecture on the role that the Manuscript Processing and Preservation Laboratory plays in preserving manuscripts in non-governmental libraries in the historic city of Chinguetti, Mauritania. The laboratory is… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 October 2020

Colophons of Arabic Christian Manuscripts Webinar

In cooperation with the Beit Gazo Heritage Research and Conservation Center of the Churches of the Orient in Lebanon and in its role as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, the Library invites you to an online lecture highlighting the Beit… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 October 2020

Documentary Heritage at Risk: Policy Gaps in Digital Preservation

UNESCO is bringing together documentary heritage professionals, academics, policymakers, and technologists, and others to build an international policy agenda for digital preservation of documentary heritage. This online policy dialogue among memory institutions and other stakeholders seeks to unpack the cultural, economic, technological and legal aspects around… Read More

  • Events
  • 23 October 2020