Qatar National Library (QNL) has signed an agreement with Al Manhal online database, adding more than 14,000 new titles to QNL’s vast online resources.
Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), recently participated in the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition from 23-28 June, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.
Qatar National Library (QNL) joined in Qatar Foundation’s (QF’s) annual Garangao activities at Al Shaqab where it celebrated and interacted with the local community. QNL produced a popular puppet show and storytelling session on the Arabic book “Fisherman’s Tale.” More than 5,000 members of the local community took part in the festivities on Friday.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Qatar National Library and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana to digitise and make publicly available a range of invaluable Arabic and Islamic manuscripts, which are held in the collection of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana at the Vatican City.
Qatar National Library (QNL) recently held an informative workshop aimed at equipping local librarians with skills relating to the range of public services provided by national libraries.
The 2016 Arab Peninsula Regional Group Meeting, hosted by Qatar National Library (QNL) and the World Digital Library (WDL), was recently held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).