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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Participated in MELCom 36th Annual Conference

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina participated in the 36th Annual Conference of MELCom (Middle East Librarian Committee), held at Istanbul last May. The Conference brought together professionals in the fields of electronic resources and digitization programs; manuscripts, rare books and documents preservation and targeted developing Middle Eastern collections.


LinkSCEEM-2 HPC Roadshow at the American University in Cairo

Alexandria, March 18, 2014: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) continues its support for researchers by organizing LinkSCEEM-2 HPC Roadshow at the American University in Cairo (AUC). The one-day event was held within the framework of the physics week, organized by the Department of Physics at the AUC. The Event aimed at raising awareness to the use of BA Supercomputer in scientific research. It is a High Performance Computing cluster suitable for specialized applications that require immense mathematical calculations; it operates at a rate of trillions of calculations per second giving optimum and accurate results.


The Digital Archive of President Mohamed Naguib

As a continuation of its mission to preserve history for future generation in digital form, and to provide free public access to a wealth of historical documents, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina launched the digital archive of President Mohamed Naguib ( The website is one of the digital archives documenting the lives of Egypt’s late presidents, their presidency periods, and how they affected the modern history of Egypt.