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Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Resources relevant for the study of the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the ancient to the modern period

Digital Scholarship / Digital Humanities (DS / DH)

Sampling of Tools, Initiatives, & Projects

(for a richer sampling, see MELA DSIG Resource List)

Arabic script OCR

See also the various publications and presentations from the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandria, Egypt) and Qatar Computing Research Institute. Important existing tools are QATIP, Sakhr, NovoVerus, and Kraken (under development).

Fonts / Typefaces