Establishing a Digital Library Infrastructure in Afghanistan Atifa Rawan and Yan Han University of Arizona Libraries Living the Future Conference Tucson, Arizona, May 2, 2008. Afghan Academic Library Initiatives.
Establishing a Digital Library Infrastructure in AfghanistanAtifa Rawan and Yan HanUniversity of Arizona LibrariesLiving the Future ConferenceTucson, Arizona,May 2, 2008
Since 1979 the education system has been virtually destroyed:
Kabul University was
demolished by 1994;
completely closed down
Remodeling of the College of Agriculture Electronic Library - 2004
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Koha – open source ILS software chosen for its functionality, maturity, and support:
Other Universities and Institutions
University of Education and Kabul University Library Staff and Faculty
Training at Kabul Medical University and College of Agriculture – 2004
Offers full-text access to Da Afghanistan Kalanayvolumes,1933-1990
The University of Arizona Libraries with the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University (ACKU), is collaborating on Preserving and Creating Access to Afghanistan Literature from the Jihad Period to catalog, digitize, and create metadata for a unique collection of documents related to Afghanistan history, culture, and its development during the Jihad period, 1989 to 2006.
ACKU’s permanent collection is the most extensive in the region covering a
time of war and social upheaval in the country. The project will: