06 February 2024

Juma Al Majid Center Graduates 30 Participants from Library and Information Course

Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai concluded the 18th qualifying course in library and information science, held from February 6 to February 16 at the center’s headquarters in Dubai. The course saw the participation of 30 trainees from various institutions within and outside the country.
Over the span of two weeks, the course aimed to train library and information center professionals in collection building and development, understanding donation and exchange systems, technical procedures for both physical and digital information repositories, and finally, evaluating performance in libraries and information centers.
The closing ceremony commenced with a speech by His Excellency Juma Al Majid, the center’s president, delivered via phone, where he expressed gratitude to the participants for their commitment to attending the course and their keenness to benefit from it. He stated, “I congratulate you on completing this course and acquiring the fundamental skills for cataloging books and journals, adding new knowledge to your expertise. I believe that knowledge is a right for humanity, and books are a right for humanity, not for those who own them. Since its inception, the center has taken it upon itself to extend a helping hand, serving knowledge and its seekers wherever they may be.”
He continued, “The center has been keen on offering specialized courses for over twenty years in areas such as restoration, manuscript indexing and verification, libraries and information science, documents, and archiving. I urge you not to cease learning, and to fulfill the obligation of sharing your knowledge with others, facilitating the path of knowledge for those who seek it.”
At the end of the ceremony, Dr. Mohammed Kamel Jad, the center’s general manager, distributed graduation certificates to the course participants and the outstanding training team.