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Tuesday, May 12 • 10:15 - 11:00
The challenges for multi-language libraries BEGRÄNSADE

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The international library in Sweden is a unique public library holding literature in 120 different languages, staff speaking 30 different languages, a web page in 8 different languages and a catalogue with original scripts in Arabic, Persian, Chinese and Korean.

Elisabeth Risberg is a librarian, cataloguer and web administrator at The International Library in Stockholm. As a librarian and a cataloguer she has addressed the importance of including original script in library catalogues to make them more accessible and userfriendly

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David Hirsch

Librarian for ME & South Asian Studies, UCLA
David Hirsch served as the Librarian for Middle Eastern, Central Asian, South Asian and Islamic Studies at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) since 1989. He holds the title of Distinguished Librarian and was named Librarian of the Year at UCLA in 2013.   Mr Hirsch received his MA in Middle Eastern Studies and a second MA in Library Science from the University of Chicago in 1990. He had previously obtained a BA in Oriental... Read More →


Tuesday May 12, 2015 10:15 - 11:00
Ibtikar ابتكار ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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