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Qatar Digital Library The Qatar Digital Library (QDL) covers the cultural and historical heritage of the Gulf and wider region. It includes archives, maps, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs and much more, complete with contextualised explanatory notes and links, in both English and Arabic.
The QDL has been developed as part of partnerships between the Qatar Foundation, the Qatar National Library and The British Library. The first phase of the partnership began in 2012, with the digitisation of a wide range of content from the British Library's collections.
This resource is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Quattro libri dell'architettura Quattro libri dell'architettura by Andrea Palladio printed in Venice, 1570. Library of Congress copy.
NB: CD-ROM available from the Rare Books Reference Enquiry Desk for use on a standalone terminal only.
For help with this resource
: see staff at the Rare Books Reference Enquiry Desk.
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