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Qatar Digital Library


A partnership between Qatar Foundation, Qatar National Library and the British Library has made the Qatar Digital Library (QDL) a reality!

QDL is a vast archive featuring the cultural and historical heritage of the Gulf and wider region freely available online for the first time.

It includes archives, maps, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs and much more, complete with contextualised explanatory notes and links, in both English and Arabic.

The British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership: perspective from the Gulf

Why not explore it for yourself! Take a look at Qatar's country profile or explore the page on the British in the Gulf .

Make sure to share your thoughts and discoveries with us in our social media hub.


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