Reflections on our Digital Future

, Ismail Serageldin Other Publications

Available in: English

The book contains 6 chapters; The Digital Libraries of Tomorrow, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to peer-reviewed journals. The second chapter is devoted to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA Entitled Born Digital: The Rebirth of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, it was the maiden speech delivered at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Meeting of October 2005 in Washington, DC. by Ismail Serageldin (Director of the BA). The third chapter is an address entitled From Barrier to Bridge: The Promise of Machine-Based Translation. The fourth chapter is more recent. It is based on the discussions on ICT within the Kyoto Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum Conference in September 2005. The fifth chapter entitled Prometheus and the Internet: A Science Supercourse for the 21st Century, is co-authored with Professor Ron Laporte of Pittsburgh University, The sixth and final chapter, entitled from Knowledge to Wisdom.

Inventing our Future: Essays on Freedom, Governance and Reform in the Arab World

, Ismail Serageldin Other Publications

Available in: English

The writer has chosen to include the following four documents: \r\nThe Tides of Change: Reflections on reform in the Arab and Muslim Worlds (March 2005). The First Freedom: (September2004) Governance, Competitiveness and the Arab Future (January 2005). The Alexandria Declaration (March2004). Each of these is a very different type of document, and was written for a very different audience. Each is a stand-alone document that can be read on its own.

Science, The Culture of Living Change

, Ismail Serageldin Other Publications

Available in: English

The material in this book is part of the writers ongoing quest for the improvement of science and education in the Muslim and Arab worlds generally and in Egypt particularly. In the face of mounting currents of obscurantism, fanaticism and irrationality, it is essential that rationality, skepticism and the joy of learning are promoted. Advancing the values of science is critical if science itself is to flourish.

Annual Report 2004-2005

, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Annual Report

Available in: English - Arabic

The Annual Report covers all the events, activities, financial statements, and organizational structure of the BA during the reported period.

Colors of BioVision 2004

, Mohamed El-Faham Catalogue Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP)

Available in: English

An overview of the first BioVisionAlexandria that took place in 2004 that contains a short description of BioVisionAlexandria2006 conference’s main topics.

Discovery to Delivery

, Ismail Serageldin / Gabrielle J. Persley Other Publications Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP)

Available in: English

The overall theme of this publication reflects the exciting new discoveries in genomics and other aspects of gene technology that are finding applications in human health care, food and agriculture, and conserving biodiversity and the environment.

The World’s Libraries at Our Fingertips Through the Net

, Vinton G. Cerf Other Publications

Available in: English

In the last decade, the internet has profoundly transformed the world. At times humorous, at times visionary, but always profound, Vinton Cerf in this lecture imagines the ways our lives may continue to be affected by the Internet, and hints at the role the Bibliotheca Alexandrina might play in this ongoing adventure.

Annual Report 2002-2003

, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Annual Report

Available in: English

The Annual Report covers all the events, activities, financial statements, and organizational structure of the BA during the reported period.