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LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

Important step in ensuring tool's usability

The LayerCake development team at AKDC@MIT (James Yamada, designer/developer, and Sharon C. Smith, PI) is delighted to announce that our soon-to-be-released...

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The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Vast collection documents life in the Middle East from the 1920s to the 1970s

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Kamil...

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Mapathon for Puerto Rico

Mapathon for Puerto Rico

December 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MIT Libraries hosts a second #PRMapathon

  The MIT Libraries are hosting a second Mapathon to add and verify data in OpenStreetMap, assisting relief efforts in Puerto...

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Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

AKDC hosts the Ambassador from Turkmenistan and the daughter of Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov

  On Thursday, 9 November 2017, Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., Program Head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC), welcomed His...

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AKDC Lecture: His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States

AKDC Lecture: His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States

November 9, 2017 12:30 - 1:30pm

Followed by Keya Bayramova, Founder and Executive Director, the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation

  Join us for presentations in honor of artist and photographer Durdy Baymarov, whose work is on display in Rotch Library...

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Unfurling “Errantry”

Unfurling “Errantry”

November 9, 2017 4 - 5:30pm

An exploration of works by Werner Pfeiffer at Rotch Library

  Join the MIT Libraries in celebrating the work of book artist Werner Pfeiffer. We will be unfurling one of Rotch...

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MFA now free for faculty and staff at MIT

MFA now free for faculty and staff at MIT

Partnership with Council for the Arts provides access to the community

MIT faculty and staff can now join MIT students in simply presenting their IDs and enjoying free entry to the Museum...

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