The Center for Indexing and Information Systems of the Library and House of Manuscripts of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine organized a training course on modern indexing systems for library staffs working in the College of Imam Al-Kadhem (peace be upon him) via Internet, using the ZOOM application and at an average of two hours per day, focusing on the systems (MARC21 and RDA) and the organization and availability of resources, and an axis to install and manage the KOHA system for libraries, which is one of the modern systems that are currently used in major international libraries, including the Holy Shrine Library.
This is what the Center’s director, Mr Hassanein Al-Mousawi, explained to the al-Kafeel Network, adding: “The course is one of a series of courses organized by the center for its counterparts, whether governmental or other libraries, because the center’s staffs possess a lot of accumulated and recent experiences in this field. And both Professor Baha’ Taleb; the technical support unit official and Professor Ahmed Mohamed, the scientific assistant for the indexing center, are lecturing during (12) days. The lectures are witnessing important attendance and interaction of its participants."
It is noteworthy that seminars, workshops and educational courses held by the library and the House of Manuscripts at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine are one of the windows through which it looks at their counterparts for the benefit and exchange of experiences, and the Center for Indexing and Information Systems is one of the centers that has gained experience in this field, and for the expansion of the benefit area It has been opened to university libraries in order to contribute to the development and advancement of their staff. And the seminar that was recently held is only one of them, and given the current circumstances, it was held following communication programs remotely.