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Qatar National Library celebrates International Literacy Day by hosting first book discussion event in Doha (Press Release)

10/09/13

Qatar National Library (QNL) organised its first ever book discussion event to mark International Literacy Day. Members of Qatar Foundation, the general public, QNL registered members and librarians in Qatar attended the gathering at Qatar Foundation’s Clubhouse to discuss ‘The Corsair’ novel. Those present were given an overview of the book and then invited to participate in a Q&A session with the author, Abdulaziz Al Mahmoud, a local Qatari engineer and journalist who previously worked as editor-in-chief of Alsharq and The Peninsula newspapers and also Aljazeera.net.

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IFLA Conference Press Coverage

01/09/13

Qatar National Library (QNL) continued to raise its global profile by taking part in the 2013 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Singapore - an annual event that attracts library and information professionals from around the world to explore a wide range of library products, new technologies, books and innovative online services. QNL’s participation in the 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly is the latest in an active year to share the library’s vision, exchange innovative ideas and learn how the most creative libraries in the world serve their communities.

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Qatar National Library grows global profile at innovative Next Library Conference in Denmark

03/07/13

Qatar National Library (QNL) recently took part in Next Library 2013 – a global gathering of library innovators and decision makers exploring new ways in which libraries around the world can collaborate and innovate using technology and community engagement. QNL’s participation was the latest in an active year for the library which has taken a local, regional and international leadership role by hosting community events in Qatar, conducting regional workshops and forging high-level international partnerships.

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Qatar National Library hosts prestigious workshop for Regional World Digital Library members

24/06/13

– Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, in collaboration with the World Digital Library (WDL), recently hosted a workshop in Doha for current and prospective members of WDL’s Arab Peninsula Regional group.

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Qatar National Library participates in an interactive session discussing ‘e-accessibility for people with disabilities’

23/06/13

During an interactive session on e-accessibility for people with disabilities organized by the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology ictQatar in collaboration with Mada Centre (Qatar’s Assistive Technology Center), Qatar National Library (QNL) project director Dr. Claudia Lux mentioned that one of the fundamental objectives of the library is to build an accessible society by developing and enforcing accessibility standards

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