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Content added to Archnet in 2020

A random selection of 16 images from the 2,700+ added to Archnet in 2020

2020 has been an unusually difficult year around the world, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As universities took courses online,, a joint project of the Aga Khan Documentation Center of the MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) worked with our partners step up the pace through which we made available quality resources for studying Islamic architecture and the built environment of Muslim societies more broadly.  Approximately 3,350 new records have been published on Archnet so far this year.  In addition to making over 2,700 new images available for download, we have also published records for 130 sites, 216 publications, 120 videos, and 85 names. We hope some of these have been useful.

Among the highlights of the material that has been added this year are:

In 2021, look for new content and enhancements to improve searchability. We will also continue to develop our pedagogy collection, so even as we anticipate an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, be sure to let us know what might be helpful to you.  As always we welcome your feedback and contributions.

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