CLIR Names Curatorial Advisors to Digital Library of the Middle East
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View in Arabic Washington, DC, August 21, 2018—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has named five curatorial advisors to the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME): Saif Abdullah Al-Jabri, director, Information Center, Sultan Qaboos University Library, Oman Najwa Adra, anthropologist, Yemeni Intangible Cultural Heritage Mariette Atallah, head of Collection Development Department, Jafet Read More

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Compassion at Scale: Qatar National Library

At the opening of the Qatar National Library’s dazzling new building, CLIR President Charles Henry on the QNL’s leadership in the transition to a new era anchored by scientific and humanistic research and understanding Compassion at Scale: Qatar National Library

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Gives CLIR $1.12M Grant for DLME

CLIR Receives $1.12 Million to Implement Platform and Processes for Digital Library of the Middle East Washington, DC, April 3, 2018—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $1.12 million to implement a sustainable, extensible digital library platform and set of curatorial processes to federate records relating to the Read More

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Qatar’s Maritime History and Heritage – A DLME Online Exhibit

James Anthony Onley of DLME partner the Qatar National Library explores rare archival photos, maps, video, audio, and documents from the collections of the Qatar Digital Library to reveal the the Persian Gulf country’s maritime history and heritage. http://stories.dlme.clir.org/qatars-maritime-history-and-heritage/

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The Digital Library of the Middle East and Cultural Heritage Preservation – A DLME Online Exhibit

Peter Herdrich and Katie Paul of the Antiquities Coalition examine how by providing inventories, cataloguing and documenting objects, and digitizing records, the DLME directly supports the worldwide effort to combat looting and the illicit trade in cultural heritage objects and pushes back against the forces that would plunder our culture to finance terror and oppress Read More

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Announcing the Digital Library of the Middle East Prototype
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Digital Library of the Middle East Prototype Federates Cultural Heritage Materials Worldwide Washington, DC, January 31, 2018—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today released a prototype proof of concept for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). The prototype was developed in partnership with the Antiquities Coalition, Qatar National Library, and Stanford Read More

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The AC Digs Into: the Digital Library of the Middle East

This edition of the Antiquities Coalition’s series, “The AC Digs,” features an interview with Co-Principal Investigator Peter Herdrich about progress made in the first year and the unprecedented response to the DLME. The AC Digs Into: DLME  The Antiquities Coalition is a founding partner of the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). Working with Read More

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Qatar National Library Joins International Network of Partners Contributing to Digital Library of the Middle East

  Contact: dlmepress@clir.org Washington, DC, August 22, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Qatar National Library (QNL) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation to develop, enhance, and make available digitized cultural heritage content through the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). The DLME is a collaborative effort that aspires to create Read More

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