Iraqi Digital Library Project 2012 :
Since the late 2012 INLA has started the construction of the Iraqi
Digital Library building which will be a major project in Iraq and will
provide a huge amount of information in digital form . The project is
being implemented at a cost of 20 million dollars by an Iraqi Swedish
This library's holding of books , films , pictures , maps and documents
will not be in paper format . They will be all digitalized . Audio -
visual and paper materials will also be digital format .
The Library will include :
- A Sound lab which processes sound tracks and digitalizes folk music .
A group of Information Technology staff were trained in London on
archiving digital sound to preserve Iraq's sound heritage particularly
music and protect it from loss as It is an important part of Its
non-material heritage .
- A film lab :
It will include documentary and historical films . The staff will be
trained on digitalization in Italy .
- Digital documents , publications and periodicals .