Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library (QNL) has three main functions: the National Library, the University and Research Library, and a state-of-the-art Metropolitan Public Library. QNL collects and provides access to global knowledge, preserves heritage content and materials. It also provides printed and digital library materials for students and researchers, and delivers library services and information for everyone. Visit our website

QNL’s Drive to Build a Network of Knowledge

Because of QNL’s digitization efforts, many documents that are not locally available in hard copy are accessible online. As a landmark project in the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture, QNL collaborated with the British Library to digitize over 500,000 pages of material relating to the Gulf region.

Qatar Foundation at COP18

After the highly successful COP18/CMP8 summit, which was the 18th annual meeting of the parties involved in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, there was much to reflect on from a Qatar Foundation (QF) perspective.