IBNA- At a meeting in Tehran, heads of Iran and Turkey’s national libraries decided to increase cultural cooperation based on a joint collaboration calendar.
IBNA- On the last day of the Twenty-third Book Week of Iran, Culture Minister Ali Jannati visited bookshops on Enghelab Ave in Tehran in a bid to promote the culture of book reading.
IBNA- Prominent Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi says that digital publishing is not helpful for the books; on the contrary the publication of books in websites has trammeled the rights of the writers and publishers.
IBNA- Head of the Iranian Department of Environment Ma’soumeh Ebtekar said that Special media such as IBNA are carrying out a very important task and have a great responsibility to promote reading and so do a valuable work.”
IBNA- The first book published jointly by an Iranian commercial-industrial company and the English John Wiley & Sons, Inc will be unveiled at the 13th International Functional and Academic Book Fair.
IBNA- At a news conference, Iran’s Culture Ministry Spokesman Hossein Noushabadi stated: “Our key policy is to boost absorbing foreign investment and we should raise our paper making industry to the high quality international level.”
IBNA- From now on, the Iranian literati will be able to exchange their views directly with Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi (PhD) via e-mail and make their proposals to him.
IBNA- Iran’s Minister of Culture Ali Jannati believes that development and promotion of the general culture of the country is only possible through dialogue and exchange of ideas and not in a cramped, greenhouse space.
IBNA- The executive secretary of the Festival for Introducing Iran’s Book Capital announced the date November 11, 2015, as the deadline for sending applications to the secretariat of this event.
IBNA- Two Iranian representatives at the 2015 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), Gholam Reza Amirkhani and Fatemeh Pazouki will present their report of this event in Irandoc (Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology).
IBNA- ‘A Guide Book to International Printing and Packaging Fairs’ in Persian has provided the latest information about the international print industry, packaging and related industries.
IBNA- On the eve of the International White Cane Safety Day, the Special Library for the Blind will open on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at the central library of Tehran University.
IBNA- In the opening ceremony of the Public library of Qom Seminary, religion expert Ayatollah Sobhani said that constructing libraries may create opportunities for researchers and authors and preserve the works against robbery and abuse.
IBNA- Following the demise of the founding figure of Amir Kabir Publication Institute in Iran Abdul-Karim Ja’fari, author and journalist Ali Dehbashi, said that Ja’fari could lead the Iranian publishing industry to a modern stage.
IBNA- Information department of Iran’s Book House Institute announced the statistics and data on book publishing in the first 6 months of this Iranian year which show a 12% growth in publication.
IBNA- Director of the National Library of China Han Yongjin visited the first endowed private museum of Iran and one of the six great libraries of the country in the field of manuscripts.
IBNA- At the closing ceremony of Reading Summer School, CEO of Iran’s Book House Majid Gholami Jaliseh said: “Large numbers of books are annually published in the country, but we do not know what to read to begin with.”
IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati stated that strengthening the areas of education in print industry is inevitable in collaboration with universities and research centers of the country.
IBNA- At a press conference, the Head of Iran’s National Library and Archives Reza Amiri Salehi told the international media that the relationship between libraries throughout the world helps to accumulate their experiences.
IBNA- The new book by CEO of Iran’s Book House Majid Gholami Jalisseh titled ‘Chapnevesht: Short Writings on Books’ introduces print industry and a number of books lithographed in Qajar era Iran.