Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge: The Role of the National Library

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Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge: The Role of the National Library

Time: October 28, 2018 from 9am to 12pm
Country: Qatar
City/Town: Doha
Website or Map: https://events.qnl.qa/roleofn…
Event Type: public, lecture
Organized By: Qatar National Library
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The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week ‘Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge,’ which aims to explore the question of how we can design open systems to ensure that they are inclusive, equitable and truly serve the needs of a diverse global community. Dr. Torsten Reimer of the British Library and Dr. Hilal Lashuel of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology will discuss the role of the national libraries in ensuring an equitable system. Attendees will also be invited to share their thoughts on how we can collaborate with international and national stakeholders to open up access to our scientific and cultural heritage.

Date: 28 October 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Language: English

Target Audience: Researchers, librarians, policy-makers and heritage sector workers

Seats are limited. To register, please click the 'Register' button on this page: https://events.qnl.qa/roleofnationallibrary/EN

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