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School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS)

 

Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR) Collection

 

How Class Works: 2008

 

Long Island: Digital Collections

To view the university's two George Washington letters and more Long Island documents, please visit the LibGuide: Long Island Collection: Digitized Documents and Books from Special Collections.

 

AMAR Collection

The Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR) Collection is part of the Iraq Cultural Heritage Program (ICHP) Grant. The ICHP was established in 2008 through a grant from the US Embassy Baghdad. The Cultural Affairs Office at the Embassy oversees the project. International Relief and Development (IRD), a US-based non-governmental organization, implements the project for the Embassy.

The aim of the AMAR project is to digitize 500 archaeological site reports describing archaeological excavations both in Iraq and in the immediately surrounding areas (Turkey, Syria, Iran and the Gulf). It will include both out-of-copyright as well as in-copyright and in-print materials. This online collection is intended to provide basic sources of information to our colleagues in Iraq, and also other archaeologists working in the Middle East.

The project director, Elizabeth Stone, has directed archaeological excavations in Iraq, has been engaged in advanced training for Iraqi archaeologists and has attempted to document and stem the damage to Iraq's archaeological sites. Dr. Stone collaborated with the University Libraries at Stony Brook University to make the AMAR collection available online. Before developing this online collection, she contributed more than one hundred digitized volumes to the ETANA website.

The electronic files may only to be distributed from the AMAR website. Individuals, libraries, institutions, and others may download one complimentary copy for their own personal use. Links to the AMAR website are welcomed.

 

About this Guide

LibGuide by Kristen J. Nyitray: Associate Librarian; Head of Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries.

 

Digital Project Participants

Bushra Butt
Karen D'Angelo
Margaret Handle
Elaine Hoffman
Uday Karki
Colleen Kenefick
Stephen Larese
Kristen J. Nyitray
F. Jason Torre
Lynn Toscano
Susan Werner

 

Long Island Historical Journal

Access HERE the thirty-two issues of the Long Island Historical Journal (1988-2008).

 

Map Collections

 

News

"Find it on DSpace": article about DSpace in SBU's Happenings online newsletter.

 

SBU Historic Documents

 

SBU Student Organizations

GSO
Graduate Student Organization

USG

Undergraduate Student Government

 

School of Journalism

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