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QNL Participates in International Council on Archives Congress in UAE

Qatar National Library (QNL) is participating in the International Council on Archives (ICA) Congress Abu Dhabi 2023, which ends on Oct. 13., under the theme The “Enriching Knowledge Societies”.

The congress has been held every four years since its inaugural session in 1950 and is globally recognized as the most important forum for professionals, institutions, and industries engaged with archives, records, and information management.

Qatar National Librarys Conservation Lab, which serves as the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Preservation and Conservation Center (IFLA PAC) for Arab Countries and the Middle East, was also represented at the congress.

Director of Research and Learning Services at Qatar National Library Abeer Al Kuwari, stated that QNL is delighted to be participating in this event, as it provides a perfect opportunity to share innovative ideas and research with other experts. Exchanging insights and visions at major conferences is an important part of th
e Librarys journey as it seeks to become one of the worlds preeminent centers of learning, research and culture, and a guardian of the regions heritage.

Archiving is experiencing a transformation, thanks to technological advances, and the congress was therefore invaluable to Qatar National Librarys Heritage Library team, which is playing a key role in ensuring the Library captures the best of both worlds and makes use of modern technology to embrace the present and the future, while preserving the countrys heritage.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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