NATIONAL LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES BOARD

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INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS - PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION (IFLA-PAC) CENTRE FOR TROPICAL CLIMATE AND PEST CONTROL - SRI LANKA


IFLA nominated National Library of Sri Lanka as an IFLA PAC Centre

National Library of Sri Lanka has been nominated as a IFLA PAC Centre by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. The nomination of IFLA PAC Centre took place in the inauguration ceremony of the 25th anniversary of the National Library of Sri Lanka held in hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo on 05th August 2015.


The inauguration of the IFLA PAC Centre was declared by Ms. Ngian Lek Choh, IFLA governing board member. The Governing Board of IFLA endorsed the creation of the PAC Centre in the National Library of Sri Lanka in its meeting held in April 2015. The new PAC Centre will be able to assist the region as well as other regions in need with issues on tropical climates and pest control and will organize workshops and training on these topics.

Present activities of IFLA PAC Center, Sri Lanka

  • Advisory services on conservation of library material.
  • Training on conservation of library material.
  • Library disaster management.
  • International workshops on conservation of library material.
  • Research on pest control.
  • Establishment of conservation centers in regional level in the country.

 Activities of IFLA Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre Sri Lanka, National Library and Documentation Services Board

 Report from the IFLA Sri Lanka PAC Centre – Testing Aqua Fumigator (Cyphenothrin 72%) against insect pests of library books in Sri Lanka

For more information contact

Address : IFLA (PAC) Center
National Library and Documentation Services Board
No. 14; Independence Avenue
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka
Phone : +94 11 3056244
Email : conserv@mail.natlib.lk


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