Arabic Library Standards



Key Action Areas


Standardizing Arab library practices, bibliographic processing of materials, and information discovery and retrieval.


Translating international bibliographic standards and knowledge organization tools and optimizing them for Arab use.

Cooperation and Networking

Fostering cooperation between Arab library institutions and Arab library professionals by establishing forums and holding workshops to develop Arab bibliographic standards through a collaborative approach that allows stakeholders to express their needs and share their expertise.

Knowledge Sharing

Allowing Arab library professionals to upgrade their professional knowledge, improve their productivity and keep current with new trends and latest developments in the field of bibliographic and authority control through translations, tools development, news sharing and current awareness.