May 24, 2022

Google Cultural Institute Adds New Digital Collections From Romania and UAE

1. Romania: First art collections and Romanian heritage available on Google Cultural Institute (via Business Review)

Direct to Collection

2. Google Partners with National Archives of the United Arab Emirates (via The National)

The UAE is the first Arab country to make available parts of its archives through the Google Cultural Institute, Google said.

The company’s cultural project began in 2011 and aims to bring cultural content online, including artwork, religious artefacts, historical photographs and manuscripts.

Google initiated the idea about a month ago and teams from its institute and the National Archives began working together on collecting the documents.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.