An Egyptian library with a heritage dating back over 2,000 years is set to build a high performance supercomputer in order to help academics perform scientific research with far more power than their classical counterparts could have imagined.
Located on the shore of the Mediterranean sea, Bibliotheca Alexandrina opened in 2002 but was built to commemorate the Ancient Library of Alexandria , one of the largest libraries of the ancient world.
One of the most essential steps towards leadership development is to know the leadership and involvement opportunities that are available to you.
Across the Washington region, public libraries have increased their role in the community, hosting myriad meetings in their conference rooms, teaching people to use the latest technological devices and connecting residents with language classes and voter registration services. Although proposals for gorgeous new or renovated library buildings in the District and the wealthier suburbs get the headlines and television airtime, the main challenge lies in the day-to-day operations of this public resource. The doors might be open longer, but not as long as they were before the economic downturn.The original library was destroyed by the subsequent efforts of Julius Caesar's Legions and later Dark Age invaders of Egypt.The New Library of Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, is therefore dedicated to "recapturing the spirit of openness and scholarship" of the original library, containing a general library - which can hold up to a million books - and six specialised libraries.By shedding light on the many volunteer opportunities available throughout the Association, it is hoped that more members can benefit from the leadership opportunities and experiences available through involvement and that more member groups can benefit from the contributions of members.Member Coordinators: Trevor Dawes, Circulation Services Director, Princeton University Library, and Holly Cole Okuhara, Professional Business Manager, Weber County Library System For many members, greater involvement in the association was spurred by the encouragement of a personal champion, an influential leader who took an interest in your early involvement and development.