The Library and House of Manuscripts of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine keeps abreast of the latest developments in the field of library and information science, therefore the library has participated in workshops and discussions on a webinar, in order to exchange ideas and information and get to know the latest methods and mechanisms used in the world in the field of library science.
One of these workshops was about "Management of electronic archiving projects" held by the Arab Union for Libraries and Information (IALM) in cooperation with ALZAD for Digital Archiving, which takes place on the sidelines of the 29th Annual Conference of the Federation in Port Sudan in Sudan.
The library also participated in the webinar "The "Smart" in Smarter Libraries" organized by the Nasij Academy. The lecture was delivered by Professor Clara Shaw of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
The library participated also in a discussion workshop online. The workshop was entitled "How does Big Data Affect You? A Look into the Process that Drives Everyone's Decisions" held by IGI Global Publishing Institution. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Richard Seagal; Professor at the Faculty of Technology and Information at the US Arkansas University.