Arabic Language Academy in Sharjah (ALASHJ) and MediaINFO Digital Library have embarked on an extremely important journey to define and create tools and interfaces that will help international teams of linguistic experts and researchers from nine countries to analyze and document the detailed development of Arabic Language through history. The project aims to utilize latest advanced technologies such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence that will allow rapid creation and versatile utilization of newly created Corpus of Arabic Language.

“The Digital Library of the Historical Arabic Language Dictionary“ as the project is officially named, has finished first phase. With powerful servers and thousands of arabic books available for quick access and search, project is now focused on specialized interfaces for metadata enrichment while continually growing its collection of books. First phase started in 2018 and was covered in our related post.

We are enthusiastic that results of our work combined with highly scalable MediaINFO Digital Library engine will be able to boost the project, allowing data entry time to be cut from decades to merely few years.

About Arabic Language Academy

The academy to preserve the Arabic language is set in Sharjah. It was formed after a decree by Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. It will focus on maintaining Arabic language by keeping it relevant to sciences, technology, literature and arts. It will aim to revive and document Arab and Islamic heritage, and encourage books to be published in Arabic.

About MediaINFO

MediaINFO is a complete software solution for intuitive viewing, browsing, searching, cataloguing and sharing digitized content.

MediaINFO is powering some of the world’s most prestigious libraries, publishers, educational & governmental institutions, and magazines. It helps organizations utilize and re-use their content more effectively by leveraging past investments in content and re-purposing them for new audiences over a local network or the internet. MediaINFO Digital Library software is developed by Geneza.