ABOUT PILOT

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PILOT is a shared Arabic-English cataloguing platform for small, specialized collections housed at civil society organizations, professional practices or private collections. It adopts a universal cataloguing system (Library of Congress).

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PILOT establishes a model to exchange and share resources among small initiatives, that could be extended to other assets and resources, such as workshop spaces, dark rooms screening rooms, rehearsal spaces, and so forth.

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PILOT aims at developing a framework to open private libraries to researchers and public users, capitalizing on special and rare collections in various fields in the art, architecture, urbanism, humanities and social sciences.