29 Jun

Samar Mikati receives President Service Excellence Award for 2014

In Library Staff by AUB Libraries / June 29, 2014 / 1 Comment

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On May 14th, 2014, Archives Librarian, Ms. Samar Mikati, has received the President Service Excellence Award, awarded to AUB staff members who have shown continuous outstanding performance and public service, and have gone beyond the call of duty in helping AUB students, patients, and fellow colleagues and employees.

Ms. Mikati joined Jafet Memorial Library in 2001 as Library Assistant in the Archives Department. In 2004, she was awarded an AUB scholarship to pursue an MLIS degree at Simmons College. Upon her return to AUB in 2005, and until the present, she serves as the Archives Librarian at the Archives and Special Collections Department.

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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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15 May

New e-Book Collections at University Libraries

In News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / May 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries have acquired the following eBook collections

  1. Access Engineering
    An engineering database from McGraw-Hill bringing together electronic books, handbooks and textbooks. In addition to that, it comprises interactive graphs and tables, instructional videos, curriculum maps, and global engineering news. Subjects covered include the following: engineering topics bio, chemical, civil, communications, electrical & electronic, energy & petroleum, environmental, industrial, mechanical, and operations management.
  2. Sage Knowledge
    A social sciences digital library containing more than 4,200 titles published by SAGE. The library includes scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles and more. SAGE eBook and eReference are available in 10 subject collections: Business & Management, Counseling, Criminology, Education, Geography, Health & Social Care, Media & Communication, Politics & International Relations, Psychology and Sociology.
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