Endangered Libraries and Archives Committee

The Endangered Libraries and Archives Committee is charged with raising awareness, providing education about, and advocating for shared standards and disaster preparedness for libraries and archives in the Middle East. The Committee will seek out cooperative and collaborative arrangements with librarians, scholarly groups, and libraries in the Middle East to encourage training, the building of region-wide library and expert networks, the designing of prevention plans, and the formation of immediate response projects.

ELA committee members:

  • Laila Hussein Moustafa, UIUC, co-chair
  • Dale J. Correa, UT Austin, co-chair
  • Ian Straughn, Brown U
  • Lamia Abdelfattah, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Imadeldin Abuelgasim, UC Berkeley

ELA committee documentation: