Tag Archives: Israel

Israeli librarians win the #1Lib1Ref Wikipedia campaign

(19 Feb 2020) Israeli librarians finished first in a recent global competition, making 4,700 edits to Wikipedia pages in a three-week span. The campaign known on social media as #1Lib1Ref (“One Librarian, One Reference”), asks librarians from around the world to both update existing Wikipedia pages with valid references and create new posts altogether, in an […]


Taiwan-Israel Sinology center opens at Tel Aviv University

(9 Jan 2020) A sinology research center was inaugurated on Thursday (Jan. 8) at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in a collaboration between the university and the National Central Library (NCL) in Taiwan. The center is the first such facility sponsored by Taiwan in the Middle East, according to NCL. It will boast a collection of 214 publications […]


120,000 Books going online for first time as part of historic National Library of Israel – Google collaboration

(7 Nov 2019) The National Library of Israel (NLI) and Google have announced that 120,000 books from the NLI collection are going online for the first time, as part of an historic collaboration. The books include all of the NLI’s out-of-copyright books which have not yet been digitized. About 45% of them are in Hebrew and […]