The center's research fellows and staffs recently have visited the Qatar National library which is a part of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. They got chance to get information about the services provided by the library as well as they acquainted with its fine books, rare collections, manuscripts and archival documents and Collections, which exceed one and a half million titles most of them are related to Qatar and its history. They had also opportunity to explore library's heritage and rare collections which foundation was laid by Sheikh Hassan bin Muhammad al-Thani. This collection includes a number of rare and very valuable manuscripts, rare publications, and historical maps etc. in Arabic and other foreign languages.