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Dubai Public Library launches reading initiative

The Dubai Public Library has launched the ‘Alwan Spring Programme,’ a reading initiative aimed at encouraging and promoting a genuine appreciation for the written word.   The programme, which derives

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Jerusalem library work is on track

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

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Alba aid for medical society library

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

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Waqf Fund to boost resources at Bahrain library

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

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Dubai library pays tribute to Sheikh Zayed

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

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Saudi libraries to be upgraded

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

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UOWD expands library

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

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Flagship launches online library tool

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

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Ebrary interface now available in Arabic

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

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Dubai Culture takes over 8 libraries

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has assumed the management of the emirate’s eight public libraries from Dubai Municipality. The transfer of ownership and new management highlight the ongoing commitment and mandate of

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