Bibliothèques d'Orient

https://heritage.bnf.fr/bibliothequesorient/fr/les-contributeursSummary: Bibliothèques d’Orient presents the interactions between Eastern Mediterranean countries and France over several centuries, with a particular focus on the period 1798-1945. From the moment it opens, this collaborative digital library bring together about 7,000 documents accompanied by almost 100 scientific contextualisation. These items can be accessed through 7 categories: Crossroads, Communities, Religions, Knowledge, Politics, Imagination and Personalities.  

Type of Project: Bringing together documents held in a range of institutions.

Countries Involved: 3 (9 partners)

Websitehttps://heritage.bnf.fr/bibliothequesorient/homepage

Detail

[Website] | [Description] | [Partners] | [Duration] | [Access to Data and Documents] | [Volumetry]

Website

Description

Bibliothèques d’Orient presents the interactions between Eastern Mediterranean countries and France over several centuries, with a particular focus on the period 1798-1945.

From the moment it opens, this collaborative digital library bring together about 7,000 documents accompanied by almost 100 scientific contextualisation. These items can be accessed through 7 categories: Crossroads, Communities, Religions, Knowledge, Politics, Imagination and Personalities.

Partners

  • Bibliothèque nationale de France, France
  • IDEO, Egypt
  • IFAO, Egypt
  • CEAlex, Egypt
  • Others (EBAF, BO, IFPO, IFEA, SALT)
  • Further partners are planning to join

Duration

  • Ongoing (started 2015)

Access to Data and Documents

Materials are available for free through IIIF, available for free for non-commercial use, and for a fee for commercial use.

Metadata is available for reuse for free for commercial and non-commercial use.

Volumetry

7 550 documents

PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Digital preservation, digital unification

Dernière mise à jour: 25 juillet 2019