Educators from across the Arab world have gathered in Riyadh to learn about the most important technological innovations available to national, public and academic libraries.
The conference, entitled ‘Modern Developments in
The work on a new Bahrain-funded library being built in Jerusalem will be completed next year, said a report.
The facility will serve thousands of people and will be electronically linked to Bahrain's National Library in a bid
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has donated BD13,300 ($35,278) towards the setting up of an electronic library at the Bahrain Medical Society.
The library, which will be under Alba’s name, will cover a large database of research pa
The Waqf Fund, a Bahrain-based special fund to support Islamic finance training, education and research, reviewed its ongoing programmes at a key meeting.
At its 16th board of trustees meeting, the fund expressed its satisfaction that trai
The Dubai Public Library paid tribute to the founding president of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan on his seventh anniversary.
The Dubai Culture and Arts Society marked the event with an array of cultural and educational activit
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has approved plans to upgrade public libraries in the kingdom through the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Public Libraries.
The plan includes updating and digitising more than 80 pub
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has expanded its library to accommodate a larger number of students and also to cater to the needs of research students doing their doctorate programs at the university.
The library, spread over
Flagship, a leading Dubai-based hi-tech mobile and web applications provider, launched 'Rufoof', a bookstore application, at the recent Gitex Technology Week.
Rufoof targets the Arab audience with more than 4,500 books covering various sec
Ebrary, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, announced that its world-renowned interface is now available in Arabic as well as English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Swedish.
The new language option helps lib