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  • أرشيف أكور: مصدر مرئي جديد للتدريس في المدارس عن تاريخ الأردن والمنطقة
    by ACOR on August 9, 2020 at 7:54 am

    “ACOR Photo Archive: A New Visual Resource for Middle and High School Teaching about Jordan and the Region. ” This Arabic presentation was delivered as part of the Jordan School Librarians Conference in November 2019 to introduce the ACOR Photo Archive project and its work to preserve endangered photographic heritage from Jordan and the region…. Read more The post أرشيف أكور: مصدر مرئي جديد للتدريس في المدارس عن تاريخ الأردن والمنطقة appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • “Open Jordanian Heritage”: Wikimedians Share Stories of Editing Online
    by ACOR on August 9, 2020 at 7:50 am

    A key part of ACOR’s mission is to “promote archaeological research, cultural heritage preservation, and knowledge-sharing through lectures, digital resources, publications, workshops, and training programs.” Over the past year, we have expanded our knowledge-sharing activities online through engagement with the world’s largest open-access knowledge repository: Wikipedia. Articles on wikipedia.org—about any number of subjects, and in… Read more The post “Open Jordanian Heritage”: Wikimedians Share Stories of Editing Online appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage
    by ACOR on May 12, 2020 at 7:00 am

       للتنويه:  هنا يتوفر محاضرة توجيهية عن أرشيف أكور باللغة العربية ACOR Proudly Presents:“The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage”An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Jack Green and Jessica Holland on February 11, 2020 About the Lecture: The ACOR Photo Archive contains rich collections of tens of thousands of photographs, but its… Read more The post The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • ACOR Archival Methods Workshop 2019
    by ACOR on September 17, 2019 at 7:00 am

    On July 2-3, 2019, the ACOR Library and Archive hosted the third annual Archival Methods Workshop. Here you will find blog posts written by Jessica Holland (ACOR Archivist) and Samya Khalaf Kafafi (ACOR Assistant Librarian) detailing the events of these two days, as well as the slide shows for both presentations from the workshop. Making… Read more The post ACOR Archival Methods Workshop 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel
    by ACOR on March 26, 2019 at 7:00 am

    The 2019 ACOR Public Lecture Series presents: “Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel,” by Győző Vörös. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on March 13, 2019. About the Lecture The book launch of MACHAERUS III marks the 50th anniversary of the archaeological excavations at Machaerus, which began… Read more The post Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

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