May 17, 2022

A Lecture at Qatar National Library Explores Role of Digital Libraries in Preserving Middle East Heritage

From Al Bawaba:

A lecture at the Qatar National Library on 30 October shed more light on how high-tech archives such as the Digital Library of the Middle East can make information more accessible.

The informative talk by Dr. Charles Henry, President of the Council on Library and Information Resources, highlighted how for centuries Qatar has been a significant crossroads between Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East, and as such, its heritage items trace global social, economic, scientific and religious development.

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