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Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Algeria inaugurates Library Cultural Attaché

the Saudi ambassador to Algeria Dr. Sami bin Abdullah Saleh has Opened the Library Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Kingdom in the Algerian capital, attended by heads offices , employees of the embassy , cultural Attaché officials , a number of intellectuals men of thought and literature, and academics Algerians.


Ambassador prepared the library as a way station of effort the cultural efforts of the Embassy of the Kingdom and a step in the area of ​​support for cultural cooperation between the two countries and a connecting link between them, emphasizing the determination of the embassy to enrich the library in various kinds of books, scientific, cultural, literary and historical in order to become a center of scientific and cultural reflects the keenness of the Embassy's service culture including helping to achieve the integration of knowledge between the Republic of Algeria and Saudi Arabia.


He praised the achievements of cultural to the Kingdom within and outside the country, stressin…

Libraries of Jordan develop a current year plan

The Association of Library and Information of Jordan headed by President of the Assembly Dr. Nedal Ayasrah press conference in which he reviewed the achievements of the association since its founding in 1963.


Dr. Ayasrah said : «Society contributed in many of the activities office and paid the Assembly since its founding institutions to encourage the establishment of libraries in all parts of the country».


He explained that the Assembly has held many courses office specialized in library science and information locally, regionally and held many conferences and seminars throughout her career that spanned fifty years and participated in many conferences of Arab and international specialized agencies.


Dr. Ayasrah confirmed that the new management will follow in the footsteps of previous administrative bodies and strive to work on the development of the profession of libraries in Jordan. It hopes the new management to get the necessary support for this cultural association of public and priv…

Gaza Group drop off World Bank mission to ​​an inspection tour of the library development project

A group of Gaza for Culture and Development Friendly World Bank mission in tour school "Amna Bent Wahb" Girls Directorate of Rafah education so as to inform on the mechanism of implementation of the libraries in public schools in the Gaza Strip, with funding from the NGO Development Center - French Development Agency.


The mission was accompanied by Khaled Hassouna, Executive Director of the Assembly and Alaa Algalayna Director, Center for NGO Development NDC - Gaza, in addition to the engineer Munther Abdel Hadi Director of Programs Development Centre, and were met by the school administration and students and a number of lectureship and parents.


the World Bank mission Heard to explain the integrated implementation of the project based on stages that have been implemented so far and the remaining stages and expected to be completed during the current year, and briefed them on the library is equipped with equipment to suit the modern libraries.


The mission met with a group of st…

Prince Sultan bin Salman launches site library of images and movies Saudi Travellers

Inaugurated in Riyadh, Prince Sultan bin Salman, head of the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities events within the Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2012 Saudi website for the library pictures and movies Saudi Travellers


the assistant vice president for marketing of the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities Hamad Al Sheikh prepared library portal .. the first of its kind in the region, which is built by photographers and filmmakers, tourism, and contains the photographic material in Saudi Arabia, and reflect the different areas, as well as scenes of tourism and heritage Arabia, useful to Library embodies the vision of the RTA as to stimulate tourism, in order to effectuate its mission in the development of the tourism industry.


He pointed out that the library targeting photographers and filmmakers to showcase their work related to tourism, culture and heritage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and participate in building the content and promotion of the image attracti…

Loop around the corner of U.S. university libraries in the Sultanate of Oman

The Embassy of the United States in Muscat workshop on the corner of the American custom in the libraries of colleges and universities in the Sultanate, where comes this episode as a kind of partnership between the U.S. Embassy with universities and colleges in the Sultanate

the corner Project began since 2004 and is currently available in the libraries of the University of Sohar and the Faculty of Applied Science Rustaq and Modern College of Science and Higher College of Technology in Muscat and the University of Buraimi, where the corner is the center of the sources of information provides a collection of books and dictionaries on the information from the United States of America, in areas scientific, economic, and recognize which students to American universities in all specialties, and the system of instruction, designed through the embassy to enrich the Omani students to receive knowledge in various fields of science and the development of their knowledge and this kind of cooperat…

"Arab spring revolutions" in the Library of Alexandria

"Arab spring revolutions" exhibition organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina management consultants, in collaboration with the Association of Artists of the Revolution, and in the period from 8 to 18 April.




The advisor said the Library Director Dr. Salah Suleiman that the exhibition will feature about 15 artist and ten photographic artists from Egypt, Syria and Libya.



He stressed that all the paintings inspired by the spirit of the Arab revolutions.



He pointed out that Egypt participating artists paintings and photographic art tells the story of Tahrir Square since January 25, 2011 and until the announcement to step down on February 11, 2011, pointing out that he will show some short documentary films about the revolution.

Digitization of Arabic manuscripts in the Library of Florence, Italy

Start of the National Library in Florence, the central process of digitization technologies for digital Arabic manuscripts preserved in the 139 coffers, which date back to different groups.


The initiative, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, under the project Euro-Mediterranean (Manomid) devoted to manuscripts Mediterranean, where the European Union participated in the launch of this project within the Euromed Heritage IV seeking to preserve the cultural heritage of European and Mediterranean Representative in manuscripts in many languages ​​held by the libraries of the Mediterranean countries.


Library and Manuscripts dating back to the period between the 13 centuries and 19, while its assets vary between different regions, from Turkey, Morocco and Cairo to Florence and Rome, and copied the manuscript at least 2 of this treasure in Baghdad or areas of Balantidium.