Bringing Arabic Books to the Digital World

One of the most exciting digital developments in the world of scholarship and research is the ability to scan and archive texts and make them available online. The NYU Libraries currently host thousands upon thousands of e-books, millions of full-text articles, and access to thousands of e-journal publications. Recently, a group of researchers at NYU and other universities added their own efforts to the pool of knowledge by making some 10,000 titles available—all online, and all in Arabic. More →

The Summer Colloquium

Each summer, incoming NYU freshmen are typically given a reading assignment to serve as a shared intellectual experience. During Orientation Week, the book serves as a catalyst to stimulate student-faculty conversations under debate, such as multiculturalism, racism, immigration, or environmental ethics, which allows students to explore divergent viewpoints. More →