President of the BnF Laurence Engel welcomed her Majesty the Queen Camilla and the French First Lady Brigitte Macron on the 21rst of September on the Richelieu site. The visit was held in presence of various British and French representatives.
Annif is an automated description tool developed at the National Library of Finland and used by many organisations internationally. With the now released version Annif 1.0, the software is ready for wider production use.
This year the National Library of Estonia celebrated the 30th anniversary of its building. The construction of the building that had begun in 1985 and gone through many obstacles, was finally completed in 1993.
On the occasion of the Republic of Slovenia being the Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the National and University Library of Slovenia, in cooperation with the SKICA Berlin and the German Romantic Museum (DRM), opened the exhibition France Prešeren in slovenska romantika (France Prešeren and Slovenian Romanticism) – presenting a selection of the works of France Prešeren and Luiza Pesjak.
With the aim of agreeing on cooperation regarding the digitization of the material, representatives of the two institutions met at the National Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Swedish Freedom of the Press Ordinance of 1766 is now inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. The first of its kind in the world, the Ordinance includes both the rights of freedom of expression and that of access to official public records.
It was the pleasure for Slovak National Library to welcome the fact that a stamp from the issue series Beauty of our Homeland: Renaissance Manor in Brodzany had been included in the issue plan of The Slovak Post Office.
As part of a project entitled, In the Film Laboratory of Nature, the National and University Library St. Clement of Ohrid organized a film workshop for promising artists and amateur filmmakers.
This year marks the 80th year of the liquidation of the Vilna ghetto, which once again reminds of the painful stages of history. The National Library of Lithuania commemorates this with several events.