Electronic documentation seminar in UAE

17 January, 2015

 Juma Al Majid Center participated in the electronic documentation seminar in UAE that was held in Al Majaz Premiere Hotel by the Gulf Studies Center in Dar Al Khaleej Press, on Saturday, 17/1/2015.

Many agencies participated in the seminar, including:The Federal National Council, National Archives, Crossing Civilizations Museum, Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage, Dubai Municipality, Studies and Documentation Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, Studies and Research Institute of the University of Sharjah, Dubai Public Prosecution, University of Sharjah, Sharjah Centre for Documentation and Research and Sharjah Public Library.

Mr. Ahmed Osman electronic archiving and development official reviewed the experience of Juma Al Majid center. He talked about the Digital Lab, and the devices used in it. He also talked about the major challenges faced by the center, such as the subject of digital obsolescence, and how to cure this problem, which has become one of the most prominent electronic authentication problems, and talked about the storage units, and the problem of optical character recognition (OCR), and the security of electronic documents.