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25 Oct

Announcement: 2nd Community Book Exchange Meet-up

In Events by AUB Libraries / October 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries and the Neighborhood Initiative at AUB are glad to announce the second meet-up for their Community Book Exchange program, which will be held on Wednesday, November 26th at 6:00 pm at the WAAAUB Clubhouse, Mary Dodge Hall, thanks to the courtesy of the WAAAUB, who will be hosting the event this time and offering the refreshments.

Remember that participation is simple: bring a book to take a book!

All are welcome.

For more information, contact AUB Libraries

email: jftref@aub.edu.lb

telephone: 00961-1-350000 ext. 2620

24 Oct

Launching Event: Community Book Exchange

In Events by AUB Libraries / October 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries and the Neighborhood Initiative at AUB launched the Community Book Exchange program on Thursday October 16, 2014 at the Jafet Library Courtyard.  More than 80 people showed up and got introduced to the program, and around 50 of them exchanged books from their personal collections.

The idea of the program is straightforward: “Participation is simple: bring a book to take a book”.

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20 Sep

The AUB Libraries launches its first online exhibit: “Dar al-Fata al-Arabi Publishing House and Mohieddine al-Labbad”

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

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The AUB Libraries is delighted to announce the launch on Wednesday September 17th, 2014, of its first online exhibit “Dar al-Fata al-Arabi Publishing House and Mohieddine al-Labbad“, which is accessible through our Library home page, and our Archives and Special Collections page . This is the first in a forthcoming series of exhibits using the web-publishing platform Omeka that allows us to showcase samples and highlights from our collections online. The viewer will get a glimpse onto the rich material held at the AUB Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections, which can be browsed and enjoyed on our premises, at the Jafet Library Archives and Special Collections Department.

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17 Sep

AUB Library Open Day 2014

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

More than 400 students joined the University Libraries in celebrating the third AUB Library Open Day last Tuesday on September 16th , 2014 at the Jafet Memorial Library.

The event included more than 10 competitions and games. Students played and learned about the library services and met the library staff, while having fun and competing at the same time.

Many prizes were offered to participating students thanks to the generosity of the event sponsors, including: a PlayStation4, 2 PlayStation4 games, an iPad Mini, a Samsung Tablet, an instant Camera, a Digital camera, 6 Prepaid Cards worth LBP250,000 each, 15 Selfie sticks, along with more than 100 books.

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01 Aug

New Students’ Library Visit & Ask Me Booth (Aug 26-28)

In Events by AUB Libraries / August 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

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Stop by the University Libraries’ booth during the 3-day New Student Orientation Program at West Hall, Common Room to:

  • Meet library staff and get introduced to library resources and services
  • Participate in the University Libraries and IT Academic Core Processes and Systems (ACPS) competition to win a LeNovo “Ideatab”
  • Visit Jafet Library and take a tour to discover the Libraries’ collections, services and facilities

Date: from Tuesday , August 26 to Thursday, August 28
Place: for Ask Me Booth- West Hall, Common Room, for Tour-Jafet Memorial Library

You can find the schedule for the Library participation during the New Students Orientation here

For more details contact Jafet by email: jftref@aub.edu.lb, or by phone: ext. 2620/1, or visit our Facebook page.

01 Jun

Celebrate International Archive Days in Lebanon

In Events by AUB Libraries / June 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

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  • Roundtable Friday “Archives and Memory in Lebanon: Prospects and Challenges”
    June 6th 2014, 10 AM – 12 PM, American University of Beirut, West Hall – Bathish Auditorium.
    Panelists: Mr. Talal Makdessi (Tele Liban); Ms. Hala Bizri (National Library of Lebanon); Mr. Lokman Slim (UMAM); Ms. Mona El-Hallak (Beit Beirut); Mr. Kamal Kassar (AMAR- Foundation for Arab Music Archiving and Research); Moderated by Rima Mokaiesh (Arab Image Foundation).
  • Open Archives Day:
    Institutions open their doors on June 7, 8, 9 2014.
    All over the world, and for the second time in Lebanon, archivists join together on June 7, 8, 9 to allow the general public the chance to discover the unique heritage of these institutions. This year in Lebanon, 17 archival institutions open their doors to help us understand our past and present, offering guided tours and displaying samples from their collections.

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01 May

Book Exhibit: Books donated by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies

In Events by AUB Libraries / May 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

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Jafet Library is organizing an exhibit of more than 400 books donated by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies, an NGO that was established to carry out “independent, scientific research into all aspects of Arab society and Arab unity”. Books cover topics such as Philosophy, Agriculture, Literature, Psychology, Sociology, Politics, Economics, and others.

When? May 1-May 31, 2014
Where? Jafet Library- Lobby

Throughout the month of May, over 100 books will be displayed every week in the lobby of Jafet Library.
All books are in Arabic and many of them were translated from English, French, Russian, Greek, Italian and German as part of the Center’s Arab Organization for Translation.

All are invited to discover this interesting collection.

For more about the Centre for Arab Unity Studies visit www.causlb.org
For more about this event contact Jafet at 2620/2621 or email jftref@aub.edu.lb