Role of digitization in the conservation of heritage collections and the democratization of information

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dc.contributor.author AAKKI, Hassan
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-22T07:36:31Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-22T07:36:31Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/20533
dc.description.abstract Digitization is one of the priority projects of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco. The aim is to promote, preserve, promote and facilitate access via the Internet to our property holdings, including precious, fragile, unique, rare and most documents requested by users BNRM. History BNRM 1924: Creation of the General Library and the fund of the Institute of Higher Studies Moroccan was the first nucleus of its collections. 1926: The General Library, became "General Library and Archives 1927 C. Funk Brentano succeeded Cenival Stone, who took over the management of Morocco's Historical Section in Paris. 1932 promulgated the law establishing the Legal Deposit which will strengthen the acquisition of the Library building. After independence, the Conservatives of the General Library and Archives were successively: o Messrs Abdallah Regragui, o Ben Mohamed al Abbas al Kabbaj, o Mohay Eddine al Machrafi, o Aberrahmane el Fassi, o Mohamed Bencherifa, o Ahmed Toufiq, o currently Driss Khrouz since September 2003. 2003 • Decision: construction of a modern library meet the requirements of international standards. • Dahir of 11 November 2003 endows the General Library and Archives a public institution status and change his nomination «National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco." 2008 October 15, 2008 • the new National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco, based in Rabat city center between Boulevard Ibn Hazm and Ibn Khaldun Boulevard, was inaugurated by His Majesty Mohammed VI. History of the Digital Library of Morocco (BNM) 2009  Create a scan workshop within the BNRM  Acquisition of scanning hardware  Training and Mentoring scanning teams  Start of production 2010: Launch of Version BNM 2011:  Launch of manuscripts digitization program  Launch of journals digitization program  Scan the first issues of some headlines  OCRrisation magazines and Latin books  Launch of scanning program specialized collections  Launch of scanning program audiovisual documents 2012:  Project manuscripts mass digitization (1,000,000 pages)  Purchase of a backup solution  Design and implementation of portal BNRM en_ZA
dc.language.iso fr en_ZA
dc.publisher Chief digitization project to BNRM en_ZA
dc.title Role of digitization in the conservation of heritage collections and the democratization of information en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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