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)
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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.
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