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Arabic Manuscripts and Digital Documentation


Arabic Manuscripts and Digital Documentation

24-09-2016 : 24-09-2016
5:30PM : 8:00PM
Bayt Al Sinnari

Description: Lecture & Exhibition: “Arabic Manuscripts and Digital Documentation”
Presented by: Mr. Amr Yehia – Manuscripts documentation specialist at CULTNAT

CULTNAT, one of the BA research centers, along with Bayt Al Sinnari, both affiliated to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, organize a lecture entitled “Arabic Manuscripts and Digital Documentation”. This session presents the digital documentation mechanisms for the Arabic Manuscripts as well as presenting some of the projects that were implemented by CULTNAT in this field. Examples of these projects are the following: documenting the manuscripts of Medical Sciences, Chemistry and Persian manuscripts from the National Library of Egypt collections, documenting the Astronomy collections of Al Azhar Library and documenting the rare and scientific manuscripts of the Al Awqaf Ministry. An Exhibition of some photos of the manuscripts will be held on the side of the lecture as illustrations from these projects.

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