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Qatar National Library
مكتبة قطر الوطنية


Address: Education City, Al Luqta St, Ar-Rayyan
Education City,

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Library details: Qatar National Library is a National library.
This library is affiliated with Qatar Foundation (view map) .

Other Info: Qatar National Library (QNL) carries out its mission through three functions: National Library, University and Research Library, and a Metropolitan Public Library of the digital age. The National Library function collects and provides access to global knowledge relevant to Qatar and the region. It also collects, preserves, and provides access to heritage content and materials about Qatar and the region. The University and Research Library function supports education and research at all levels by providing printed and digital library materials for students and researchers. Metropolitan Public Library delivers library services and information for everyone to enjoy reading, meet people, and become information literate. Qatar National Library staff is currently preparing for the National Library’s opening in a spectacular library building designed by the renowned architect Rem Koolhaas.

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Administration: The director of the library is Sohair F. Wastawy .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2011
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2010
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID61096
WorldCat Registry ID31907

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 16, 2010 and was last modified on Jan 6, 2023.

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Depiction of building designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas
Depiction of building designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas

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