Archive for June, 2014

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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