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Kitab Talk: ‘The Arabic Collections Online Project’ with Guy Burak and David Millman
September 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Arabic Collections Online (ACO) is a partnership of several major research libraries in the United States and the Middle East to digitize the Arabic monographs in their collections and make them freely accessible to the world. ACO consists of more than 17,000 volumes from most Arabic-speaking countries, Turkey and Iran. This presentation will offer an overview of the project and the collection. The speakers will discuss some of the challenges they have faced over the years.
Guy Barak, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Librarian, NYU
David Millman, Assistant Dean for Digital Library Technology Services, NYU
The Kitab Talk series is a program of the Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies and the University Libraries at UNC-Chapel Hill. Co-sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.