IFLA Preservation and Conservation Centres

Below you can find a list of all IFLA PAC Centres, listed acording to their location, and their expertise. 

USA and Canada

Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20540-4500 USA
Jake Nadal
Tel: +1 202 707 2068
Fax: + 1 202707 3434
Email: jnad@loc.gov
Website: https://www.loc.gov/librarians/preservation/

Expertise: Disaster Response and recovery, Digital conversion

Latin America and The Caribbean

National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
Hart & Abercromby Sts., Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Paula E. Greene
Tel: + 1 868 624 4466
Fax: + 1 868 625 6096
Website: www.nalis.gov.tt

Expertise: Cold Insect Extermination, English speaking Caribbean 

Biblioteca nacional de Venezuela
Apartado Postal 6525, Carmelitas Caracas 1010 – Venezuela
Reyes Ceballos
Tel: + 58 212 505 90 51 
Email: reyes.ceballos@bnv.gob.ve 
Website: www.bnv.bib.ve

Fundaçao Biblioteca nacional do Brasil
Av. Rio Branco 219/39 20040-008 Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil
Doctor Joaquim Marcal Ferreira de Andrada
Tel: + 55 21 2220 9038
Email: joaquim.andrade@bn.gov.br
Website: www.bn.br

Expertise: Regional representation for: Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Uruguay

Biblioteca nacional de Chile
Av. Libertador Bernardo O’higgins No 651 Santiago - Chile
Maria Soledad AbarcadDe la Fuente 
Tel: + 56-2 360 52 39
Fax: + 56-2 638 04 61
Email: soledad.abarca@bibliotecanacional.cl 
Website: www.bibliotecanacional.cl

Expertise: Disaster preparedness and response, low cost housing solutions

The CIS and Eastern Europe 

Library for Foreign Literature
Nikoloyamskaya str. 1,  Moscow 109 189 - Russia
Rosa Salnikova 
Tel: + 7 495 915 3696
Fax: + 7 495 915 3696
Email: marya.i.savon@libfl.ru
Website: http://libfl.ru/

Expertise: Representing CIS countries and Eastern Europe. Organise practical workshops, academic events, implement educational programmes

National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Almaty 480013, Abai av. 14 - Republic of Kazakhstan
Seidumanov Zhanat Turarovich
tel : +7 (7272) 67 28 83
Email: org.nbrk@mail.ru
Website: www.nlrk.kz

Expertise: Regional representation for: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan


National Library of China
33 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Beijing 100081 - China
Hu Ping 
Fax: + 86-10- 68419271
Email: huping@nlc.cn
Website: www.nlc.cn/newtsgj/iflaygt/gjtlbcbhzxzgzx/

Expertise: Preservation and conservation of paper-based documents, preservation and conservation research, development of standards

National Diet Library Japan
1-10-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8924, Japan
Yoshikazu Nagai
Email: pacasia@ndl.go.jp
Website: http://www.ndl.go.jp/en/

Expertise: Paper conservation (especially conservation by using Japanese traditional paper), digitization

The National Library of Korea
Banpo-Ro 664, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-702 - Korea
Kwi Bok Lee
Director Library Service Department
​Email: hwhyun@korea.kr

Expertise: Preservation and conservation of rare and old library materials

Oceania and South East Asia

National Library of Australia
Preservation Services Branch, Canberra Act 2600 - Australia
Tania Riviere
Tel: + 61 2 6262 1349
Fax: + 61 2 6273 4535
Email: triviere@nla.gov.au
Website: www.nla.gov.au

Expertise: Preservation of paper-based materials, digital preservation

National Library and Documentation Service Board of Sri Lanka
No.14, Independence Avenue Colombo-7, Sri Lanka
Udaya Cabral
Email: ucabral@ymail.com
Website: www.natlib.lk

Expertise: Tropical Climates and Pest Control

Africa and the Middle East

National Library of South Africa
P O Box 397, Pretoria, South Africa
[Currently Vacant]
tel :+27 12 4019700/5
fax +27 12 326 7642
Email: [...]
Website: http://www.nlsa.ac.za/

Expertise: Representation for: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, Mozambique and Angola. Digitisation / De-acidification

Qatar National Library
P.O. Box 5825, Education City, Doha, Qatar
Stephane Ipert 
Email: sipert@qf.org.qa
Website: http://qnl.qa/home

Expertise: Representation for Arabic speaking countries, Preventive conservation/Collections care

B.P 479 Yaounde - Bastos, Rue 1811, Yaounde, Cameroun
Nobert Tangmo Bcuyi
Email: tangmo.bcuyi@gmail.com
Website: http://www.pac-af.org/ 

Expertise: Representation for Francophone Africa, Oral Traditions 


The National Library of Poland 
al. Niepodległości 213, 02-086 Warszawa, Poland
Tomasz Gruszkowski 
Email: t.gruszkowski@bn.org.pl
Website: http://bn.org.pl/en/

Expertise: Digital preservation and digital sustainability

PAC (Preservation and Conservation)

Last update: 15 June 2021