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The first workshop on the "Qatar Digital Library Project”, held at Qatar University on May 20, 2013.
This project is part of a program of national priorities for scientific research NPRP, and funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).
The project is managed by Dr. Edward Fox, the Lead Principal Investigator from Virginia Tech and Dr. Mohamed Samaka the Co-LPI from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Qatar University, and shared by many experts in digital libraries such as Dr. Lee Giles from Pennsylvania State University, and Dr. Richard Furuta from Texas A & M University. Consultants such as Dr. John Impagliazzo from Hofstra University in New York and Dr. Susan Lukesh, and Carol Thompson and Robert Laws, researchers Myrna Tabet and Asad Nafes from Qatar University and Tarek Kanan from Virginia Tech, Hamed AlHouri from Texas A & M University.
This workshop is the first part of a series of workshops and seminars to present the project and to train faculty, students, librarians and digital Qatari community members interested in joining the project and expand the national collections and services.
More info at http://qdl.qu.edu.qa/