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  • Lok Virsa launches programme to digitise National Sound, Video Library

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa on Tuesday launched a programme to digitise and organise its National Sound and Video Library in collaboration with the United States-based Smithsonian Institution and the Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) in Lahore...

    We are proud to announce that this year we are going to celebrate our relation to the land and traditions of Pakistan in the form of an online database of digital archival records which mark a...

  • Liaquat National Library: A prison of books

    I suggested a few, small-yet-resourceful book shops in the inner-city, but with no positive results, we thought about trying the city's biggest library as our last hope...

    Despite living in Karachi all my life, I had never visited the Liaquat National Memorial Library before, so I was looking forward to the trip...

  • Islamia College library still stands with past glory

    PESHAWAR: Spread over 13,000 square feet area, the central library of Islamia College University still stands with its past grandeur...

    The library houses a precious asset of around 2,061 rare manuscripts written in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto and Hindko in addition to other 90,000 titles on variety of topics...

  • Library & outages

    THE Quaid-i-Azam Library is the most prestigious library in Lahore and Punjab...

    Recently the library has been automated with the application developed by Acrologix, which has shown commendable results...

  • REVIEW: Alternate realities: The Strange Library

    And he does just that in his short story The Strange Library which is beautifully published in hardcover with glossy paper...

    The Strange Library follows an unnamed young boy who, on a sudden whim, decides to visit the city library to read up on the tax system of the Ottoman Empire...

  • Nepal quake leaves century-old library in ruins

    KATHMANDU: Janaki Karmacharya sits on a plastic chair under the tarpaulin that now serves as her office and despairs at the wreckage of her once magnificent library in the heart of Kathmandu...

    Until last month’s earthquake, the Kaiser Library buzzed with Nepali students, intellectuals and tourists attracted by its collection of rare books, maps and ancient manuscripts — all housed in an opulent former palace...

  • Faiz Heritage Library inaugurated

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa on Tuesday opened the Faiz Heritage Library, a digital library of books related to culture and history...

    The library contains over 32,000 books and journals as well as a collection of 200 books published by Lok Virsa...

  • Quran Gallery at Bahawalpur’s central library

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Army has recently established a Quran Gallery at the city’s historic Central Library (formerly Sadiq Reading Library), a heritage of former State of Bahawalpur...

    The library, a legacy of late Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi, was inaugurated by the Viceroy and Governor General of India, Sir Rufus Daniel Issacs, (Earl Of Reading) on March 8, 1924...

  • Rawalpindi's only public library needs upgradation

    Established in 1873 and located next to Liaquat Bagh, the Rawalpindi Municipal Library on Murree Road is the only public library in the city but is not being properly maintained by the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC)...

    With more than 40,000 books, the library is still operating under an old library classification system, which does not have use for computers and under which books are classified manually...

  • No salary, no library!

    GUJRANWALA: Scores of workers of Jinnah and Sheikh Din Muhammad libraries with two reading rooms have warned the government they will hold a procession and a sit-in on Eid day outside the Sheikh Din Muhammad Library if their salaries are not released...

    Muhammad Faizan Saleem and Chaudhry Umer Saleem, candidates for matriculation and intermediate examinations, told Dawn the last time they had visited the Jinnah library was the second...

  • Library books being shifted from archaeology office to three places in city

    KARACHI: A large number of books from the library of the provincial exploration and excavation department are being shifted temporarily from the rented office of the archaeology department to Pakistan Academy of Letters office near PTV station, Urdu Dictionary Board in Gulshan-i-Iqbal and a seminar library of the archives department in Clifton, sources said...

    Speaking to Dawn, joint secretary of federal archaeology department...

  • Library named after icon of suffrage

    The Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), with the help of the US Embassy in Islamabad, upgraded the university library and has named a library reading room after the American feminist and radical Susan B...

    Anthony reading room (SBARR) in the library...

  • Pims digital library inaugurated

    “FMDC has been ranked in the ‘A’ category by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and faculty members have been appointed...

    Students now have access to college facilities, research work, and a library...

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