A Digital Library for the Middle East

Last October at the Digital Library Federation’s (DLF) annual Forum in Vancouver, Canada, I served on the final plenary panel, asked to speak about themes and topics of that Forum that struck me as especially compelling. I reported that the emphasis throughout the conference on the correlation of the social implications and potential societal benefits Read More

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A Planning Grant Proposal for Exploratory Research, Community Building, and Technical Prototyping for the Digital Library of the Middle East

Summary Description Correlate with the horrific suffering and loss of life in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the cultural heritage of many nations in the region is presently under severe threat from a combination of destruction, looting, illegal black market trafficking, and terrorism. The MENA cultural legacy spans thousands of years and is Read More

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