Sunday, April 3, 2011

2011 Egyptian Revolution Online Research Tools

Researching the 2011 Egyptian Revolution? Check out our list of resources.
  1. Tahrir Documents
    This website is a collection of printed material generated during the revolution. The site includes English translations of pamphlets, posters, and other printed ephemera, documenting the current political climate in Egypt. Items are filed under various topics, including:
  2. 2011 Egyptian Revolution Web Archive
    Search or browse for web-based news coverage of the revolution in addition to blogs, Twitter feeds, videos, and memorial websites. If you are interested in the AUC's response to the revolution, try searching the American University in Cairo Web Archive for "Egyptian Revolution."
  3. North Africa and Middle East 2011 Web Archive
    Use this collection of archived news websites and social media to explore events in Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Oman, and other countries.
  4. ToonPool Egyptian Revolution Collection
    Peruse cartoons regarding the recent events in Egypt to gain a different perspective.
  5. University on the Square Photographs, Oral Histories, Video Recordings, and Visual Art
    The University on the Square digital collections exhibit photos and videos taken by AUCians during the revolution. Further, interviews with student activists, politicians, academics, and demonstrators have been conducted and made available online.
  6. Newseum Egyptian Revolution Collections
    Compare front page headlines from newspapers across the globe that refer to demonstrations in Egypt. Browse by date using the links below: