Webinar Series on Collection Care

USEK Library in Lebanon, in collaboration with Qatar National Library, as the IFLA/PAC Regional Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, presents a series of four webinars on the different aspects of collection care.   Webinar 1: Introduction to Heritage Collection Care https://events.qnl.qa/event/r4p9v/EN Date: 23 May 2022 Time: 11:00...

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Seminar: Blue Shield Protecting Cultural Heritage in Disasters and Crisis

Speaker: Randa Al Chidiac, Vice-President, LLA Short Summary: The speaker will provide an introduction to Blue Shield International (BSI), its mission, history, ethical principle and coverage. There will also be an overview of the Lebanese Committee of Blue Shield, its achievements and projects.   Online: Zoom Webinar To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpfu2spj8jGNwPv_25omBpCsQ__6A2ZK_B...

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Resource Sharing in Times of Crisis

Speakers: Carla Chalhoub, Head of Access Services, American University of Beirut & Ibrahim Farah, Public Services Librarian, University of Balamand Language: Slides: English & Delivered: Arabic Short Summary: This presentation discusses the state of libraries during the lockdown and the emerging role of resource sharing new initiatives such as RSCVD...

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E-Course: Collecting Data, Saving Heritage

Language: English Online: Microsoft Teams Short Summary: The Qatar National Library, as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Center, is organizing an e-course on the use of digital tools and how to collect data after a disaster. The e-course aims to improve the preparedness systems of the Beirut memory institutions,...

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