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Program Conference Presentations



MetLib 2016 Conference

Pearls in the desert: unleashing potential

Doha - Qatar
23 - 28 April, 2016


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The Qatar National Library (QNL) MetLib 2016 Qatar team would like to thank all who attended this conference and who helped to make the conference such a huge success! We especially appreciate very much the speakers who provided such meaningful and eye-opening content. Speakers and participants came from 19 different countries, making a great international event. We certainly hope that the conference has been all that you expected it to be and that you have had the opportunity to network and to have discussion and exchange of many experiences, suggestions and opinions. We look forward to meeting you all in future events.



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About MetLib

The Metropolitan Libraries (MetLib) conference is an annual platform organized by the MetLib section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), primarily for libraries of cities with 400,000 or more inhabitants, where members exchange ideas and information on a range of professional topics, including library networks, buildings, ...Read more


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Doha - Qatar: The 48th Metropolitan Libraries Conference (MetLib), hosted by Qatar National Library (QNL), drew to a close last Thursday, the 28th of April 2016, following six days of dialogue, networking and insightful presentations delivered by delegates from internationally renowned libraries.... Read more