| More
World Summit on the Information Society
WSIS Logo
UN Logo  ITU Logo  

 

 

 


  
 
 WSIS STOCKTAKING & PARTNERSHIPS : ACTIVITY DETAILS
 
Project ID: 1107358453
Entity: UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
website of the entity
Activity: Digitization of Rare Books (Kazakhstan)
website of the activity
 
Activity description: The project covers the digitization of parts of the rare books collections of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NLRK) - some of them are included in UNESCO’ Memory of the World Register. The project is being sponsored by IBM and the "Kus Zholy" Foundation of Kazkommertzbank which provide hard- and software and support a series of training for NLRK staff.. NLRK’s rare book and manuscript collections include more than 25,000 titles in Kazakh, Russian, and other Eastern and European languages from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Among them are 400 manuscripts in Persian, Arabic, Chagatai, Old Slavic, and Korean languages.
Contact: Send a message to the contact for this activity
 
 Documents attached to this entry
 Attached documents are in language(s) in which they are submitted
 Title   Available languages and formats 
no documents available
 
Entity from: International
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
 
Related MDGs: no information available
 
Activity type: Project
Time scale: Ongoing: 2004 -
Partners: no information available

 

Top - Copyright © WSIS 2014 All Rights Reserved - Logo Policy
Privacy Notice
Updated : Generated : 2014-09-19