Saudi-US project to digitise Muslim scientific heritage records

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust) and the US Library of Congress will carry out jointly a project to digitise Arab and Muslim scientific heritage records.

Saudi-US project to digitise Muslim scientific heritage records
By Worldbulletin staff

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust) and the US Library of Congress will carry out jointly a project to digitise Arab and Muslim scientific heritage records, Khaleej Times reported.

Quoting a Kaust statement on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency explained that the aim is to document the heritage in the World Digital Library.

"The cooperation with the Kaust will enable us to get the help of leading scientists, librarians and museum curators in the Muslim world, Europe and the United States to develop this important content in the World Digital Library," said James Billington, librarian at the US Library of Congress.

Last Mod: 17 Nisan 2008, 16:51
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