From Noolaham Foundation
Womens' Education and Research Centrewercsl.org
Noolaham collaborates with WERC in digitizing their publications and other women related publications. It should be pointed out that Noolaham's first ever collaborated project was carried out with WERC back in 2007. The project Report is included in the 2008 Annual Report
International Center for Ethnic Studiesices.lk
Noolaham collaborates with ICES in digitizing their publications and other related publications.
Thesiya Kalai Ilakkiya Peravaiperavai.org
When Noolaham was initiated in 2005, Thesiya Kalai Ilakkiyap Peravai provided machine readable formats of some of its books and encouraged our initiative. Over the years, they continue to provide their publications to Noolaham Foundation making them accessible to all.
Mallikai Panthal Publication
Noolaham Foundation collaborated with Mallikai Panthal Publication to digitize some of the books published by them. So far, 75% of Mallikai issues are digitized and archived at Noolaham digital library.
Gnanam T. Gnanaserkaran formed Gnanam Publishers in 1996 as a non-profitable organisation to engage in activities related to Tamil Literature and is located at 3B, 46th lane, Colombo 6. The founder Dr. T. Gnanasekaran is the director of the organization and Mr. G. Balachandran is the chief programme executive. They have published various books and are publishing Gnanam monthly magazines as well. Gnamam publishers have published in depth special issues of Gnanam magazine covering various themes such as war time literature and diaspora literature. They have also published commemorative issues for various notable personalities as well. For more details: www.gnanam.info
During 2008, Noolaham Foundation conducted a collaborative project with Gnanam publishers to digitize all their publications. Since then their newer issues are also digitized regularly. All digitized publications are accessible at Noolaham Foundation digital library.
Thinamurasu Publications was started in 1993 at Colombo. It was established by Nadarajah Atputhan as an alternative media organization. They started publishing a weekly issue from 1993. In 2010, Thinamurasu Publications moved to Jaffna and they began to publish a daily newspaper as well. Thinamurasu has faced various threats and attacks over the years. Mr. Douglas Devananda is the director of the publication and M.I. Murugan is the chief programme executive for a ten years. Thinamurasu Publications has been conducting various events such as writing competitions among the school children and sponsors other general events as well.
During 2010, Noolaham Foundation conducted a digitization project to archive Thinamurasu newspapers. 661 issues were digitized during that project. Since then Thinamurasu newspapers are digitized periodically. Thinamurasu has provided not only their publications but also other newspaper collections to Noolaham Foundation.
Meelparvai Media Center
A group of Muslims social activists formed the Meelparvai Media Center in 1995 to build social awareness in the community. It has also been registered as a non-profit organization and named Focus Media. Mr. M. Fiyaz Mohammed is the Director of the Media Center. This group publishes a newspaper and some magazines and is involved in a few Research activities too. Meelparvai newspaper (மீள்பார்வை) and few magazines, such as Vaikarai(வைகறை), Sarvathesappaarvai(சர்வதேசப் பார்வை) and Payanam(பயணம்) are circulated all around the world. The Muslim community functions as stakeholders and thirty volunteers support the activities of this Media Center. Meelparvai Media center is located at 49, Sri Mahinda Dharma Mawatha, Colombo 9.
For more details visit: www.meelparvai.net
Noolaham foundation collaborated with Meelparvai Media center/ Focus media center and continues to digitize their publications when they are published. These publications are available in Noolaham’s digital library. (www.noolaham.org)