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Mohamed Hamed – Arabic Language Resources in the UC System and Beyond
March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Humanities 1, Room 210
The Center for the Middle East and North Africa (CMNEA) is hosting a talk by Mohamed Hamed geared to help students and faculty in the UC system advance their Arabic language research and locate sources. He will be offering an overview of online resources, and covering issues such as interlibrary loan as well as transliteration. There will also be time for you to pose any questions that you might have.
Students are invited to meet with Dr. Hamed over lunch on March 16th. Please email Muriam Davis (email@example.com) to RSVP.
Mohamed Hamed joined the University of California, Berkeley Library in 2017 as the new Middle Eastern & Near Eastern Studies Librarian. Mohamed joins the Library from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where, for the last seven years, he has been the Middle Eastern & African Studies Librarian. He has earned a BA, MA, and PhD in Library and Information Science from Cairo University. Previous professional affiliations include The American University in Cairo, Santa Monica College Library, and Arabic Language instruction at UNC Chapel Hill. Professionally Mohamed has participated in several key organizations including the Middle East Librarians Association, the Africana Librarians Council, and the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information.
This event is presented by the Arabic Colloquium at The Humanities Institute, funded by the UC Humanities Network, and co-sponsored by the Center for Middle East and North Africa.