The university’s video memory

The university’s video memory

With the great developments happening in digital media and global networks with an abundance of film material on social networking sites including YouTube videos, there is a need to find new outlets for the university in this aspect based on a scientific perspective and since that the university seeks to keep pace with further technological developments, it has established a large website, with millions of images, pages, texts, scientific journals and other important academic documentary data and it established a TV channel to publish more videos with the support and encouragement of president of Baghdad University, prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein who stressed on global communications technology in this regard, and after further meetings with the director of the committee of media, a video library was established at the university channel office with the direct supervision of the university rector to be a vivid memory to give the opportunity to students, members and professors to access to these documents so that this digital library has launched via the finest efforts of the members of the university’s channel office website on this URL: Baghdad University channel

  Director of the university channel, prof. Dr. Abdul Basit Salman stated that this digital library contains “High Definition” videos and photos that represented an archive of the scientific and the academic heritage and achievements of the university as the first step towards establishing an academic library added to the library of the secretariat of the central library of our university in near future and that the project will go forward for documenting thousands of videos and this requires great infrastructure for space and size of the transmitters and receivers so that to raise the material accuracy according to a very high purity since the rector directed not to compress videos. Director of the university website, teacher Basim Hamid stated that the university is going on according to a systematic strategy especially after it outperformed for sixth year other Iraqi universities and most universities in the Middle East in global rankings.