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7th International Summit of the Book in Baku

20/03/2018 | Baku, Azerbaijan

With the  joint initiative of the Library of the Congress and the Library of Alexandria, the 7th International summit of the Book was held on March 18-19, within the framework of the 6th Global Baku Forum.

The summit was held under the theme of "Books, Reading & Technology," and focused on the significance of the book in national development, preservation and transformation of cultural heritage, as well as the role of national libraries and the future of libraries.

The International Summit of the Book is a Library of Congress initiative for an annual global meeting of minds to discuss and promote the book as a crucial format for conveying societies’ scholarship and culture.

 

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