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The Revival of the Ancient Library of Alexandria - Time Schedule


Time Schedule

1991-1992


Building

Negotiations with consultants

Collection Development

Acquisition of 40,000 volumes

Human Resources

Establishment of the Executive Secretariat

1993

Building

  • The Norwegian Team began preliminary design studies

  • Project Technical Development and the preparation of the executive design and tender documents

    Collection Development

  • Acquisition of 30,000 volumes

1994

Building

  • Announcement of International Tender for the project execution

    Collection Development

  • Acquisition of 40,000 volumes

    Human Resources

  • Training programs for the Library staff and recruitment of various library expertise

1995-1996

Building

  • Construction activities (foundation and super-structure)

    Collection Development

  • Acquisition of 60,000 volumes

    Human Resources

  • Scholarships for Masters and Ph.D studies in the library and information fields

1997-1998

Building

  • Landscape works

  • Preparing and finishing internal systems

  • Equipment and furnishings

    Collection Development

  • Transfer of new acquisitions of 200,000 volumes to the new Library

    Human Resources

  • Tests and preliminary operations of equipment and Library functioning

1999-2000

2000: OFFICIAL INAUGURATION OF THE BIBLIOTHECA ALEXANDRIA

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