Thursday, April 6, 2017

Oldest continuously used library in the world update report

Here's an update on my Sept. blog about the oldest, continuously used library in the world, located in Fez, Morocco. The library has been closed for repairs. It is physically getting renovated, updated with some modern utilities, and has a new preservation lab downstairs to help repair and document the collections, and to help make them more widely available to scholars. This is an amazing library! It's local physical community of artisans is also getting physically renovated and improved to help preserve the community as well as the library. Read more about it here and see cool video http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/29/travel/worlds-oldest-library-al-qarawiyyin/index.html

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