Biography

Dr. Walid Ghali
Head of the Joint IIS-ISMC Library

Introduction

He has been the ISMC Head Librarian for the past year and a half. Previously, worked for over 15 years in various librarian roles at the American University in Cairo. In 2008, he worked as project leader at the Egyptian National Library to catalogue a collection of about 5,000 manuscripts known as "Majami' Dar al-Kutub". In addition, he has led various project teams in a number of Middle Eastern libraries. In 2012, obtained his PhD in Library Sciences from Cairo University with a dissertation on "Manuscript Digitization Projects in Egypt".