The Digital Library of the Middle East and Implementing International Cultural Heritage Preservation Policy

Authors

  • Peter Herdrich The Antiquities Coalition; Digital Library of the Middle East

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5334/kula.38

Keywords:

Digital Library, Looting, Trafficking, Preservation, Policy, United Nations, 2347

Abstract

This article reviews the origins and goals of the Digital Library of the Middle East and discusses how the DLME and other digital library projects implement international cultural heritage preservation policy.

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Author Biography

Peter Herdrich, The Antiquities Coalition; Digital Library of the Middle East

Peter Herdrich is the Co-founder of the Antiquities Coalition and the Project Director for the Digital Library of the Middle East.

References

Fadhil, Muna. 2015. “Isis destroys thousand of books and manuscripts in Mosul libraries.” The Guardian, February 26, 2015. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/feb/26/isis-destroys-thousands-books-libraries.

UN Security Council, Resolution 2347, Maintenance of international peace and security, S/RES/2347, ¶ 36 (March 24, 2017). https://undocs.org/S/RES/2347(2017).

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Published

2018-11-29

How to Cite

Herdrich, Peter. 2018. “The Digital Library of the Middle East and Implementing International Cultural Heritage Preservation Policy”. KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies 2 (1):18. https://doi.org/10.5334/kula.38.

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Project Reports

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