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Making Voice of America in Egypt Heard Again: Digitization and Online Access for the VOA Sound Archive at the American University in Cairo Library

Supported by the US Embassy in Egypt Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, the project Making Voice of America in Egypt Heard Again: Digitization and Online Access for the VOA Sound Archive brought news stories on events and societal themes, and interviews with leading figures. More than 2,000 reel-to-reel audio tapes covering over 10,000 recordings made by the VOA branch in Egypt are now available for listening on the RBSCL.

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Celebrating UNESCO Award to AUC Libraries-RBSCL

AUC’s libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) won the 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize for the decades of preservation work carried out by the RBSCL. On November 20, 2022, AUC President Ahmed Dallal, the Deputy Ambassador of South Korea and representatives from the Egyptian National Commission of UNESCO joined AUC Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) faculty and staff in a celebration to recognize this winning the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the Word Prize for its outstanding contributions in preserving world cultural heritage.

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AUC Libraries signed Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Al-Turath Foundation for researching in the projects of Architect Sayed Karim

On October 8, 2023, in Riyadh, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the AUC Libraries and the Al-Turath Foundation.

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Ministry of Communications and Information Technology signed and AUC Libraries collaborate on Egypt’s digital heritage platform project

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, HE Minister Amr Talaat and AUC President Ahmad Dallal collaborate on Egypt’s digital heritage platform project.

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March 21, 2024

New Art Exhibit at AUC Libraries

400+ artworks from the Margo Veillon and Van Leo collections at AUC can now be viewed online on Google Arts and Culture. A selection of masterpieces by Margo Veillon are also on display in the Main Library Foyer. See it for yourself, and get your portrait painted by Margo Veillon! Read More

March 5, 2024

Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL) Talk at Cairo Design Week

The Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL) curators Balsam Abdul Rahman, Ola Seif, and Eman Morgan gave a talk at Cairo Design Week. During their presentation, they highlighting how RBSCL curators and library collections supported the creation of Architect Waleed Arafa's design installation "Citadel of Cairo: Seat of Design Power.

February 14, 2024

Spring 2024 AUC Libraries Faculty Workshop Series

The AUC Libraries is offering a series of workshops for AUC Faculty and Staff on a range of topics. For more information about the series of workshops, click here.

September 19, 2023

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization: Metadata and Digitization Training

As per the mutual cooperation with cultural institutions, AUC Libraries have successfully conducted the Metadata and Digitization Training over two days with the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC). Read More.

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