Archive for September, 2014

20 Sep

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

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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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15 Sep

AUB Libraries Chat Service

In News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / September 15, 2014 / 4 Comments

The AUB University libraries is pleased to announce the launch of its new live Chat service.

As of now, library users can chat with a librarian in real-time and get instant feedback, skipping the long phone queues and the back-and-forth trail of emails.
To use the chat service, simply click on the chat icon on the University Libraries webpage and select, according to your query, one of the following departments: Jafet, Science or Engineering to be directed to the right representative.

The chat service is available during weekdays from 8:00 am till 11:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm. For times when chat is offline, users can still use all other channels to send inquiries and communicate with the Libraries.

Looking forward to chatting with you!

For  more information, please contact Jafet Reference Desk via email: jftref@aub.edu.lb or by phone: ext. 2620/2621