2012 July

Newspapers

Backing Up History: Feature in Egypt Today Magazine

Read “Backing Up History,” an article by Egypt Today’s Kate Durham about cultural heritage digitization projects in Egypt. Abstract A wealth of cultural heritage is hidden in government and private archives across the nation. No single museum has enough space to showcase it all, but the internet does. Source Kate Durham, “Backing Up History,” Egypt […]

Crowd of demonstrators

Revolutionary Digitization: Building a Participatory Archive to Document the January 25th Uprising in Egypt

Read “Revolutionary Digitization: Building a Participatory Archive to Document the January 25th Uprising in Egypt” in the July 2012 issue of Microform and Digitization Review. Abstract On January 25th, 2011 protests rang out in Egypt’s cities, demanding the resignation of former President Husni Mubarak. Centered in Tahrir Square, located in downtown Cairo, the non-violent demonstrations, marches, and labor strikes […]