Archive for October, 2014

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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01 Oct

New LibGuide: Arabic Comic Books

In News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / October 1, 2014 / 2 Comments

In support of the newly launched Mu’taz and Rada Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative at the American University of Beirut, the University Libraries are pleased to announce the publication of their new guide “Arabic Comic Books“. The guide includes a panoply of key reference and library items, as well as select online resources related to comic books as well as to graphic novels in the Arab world. It also features, among other resources, a timetable highlighting selected Lebanese comic books published between the years 1952 and 2009.

The Guide can be accessed through the following link: http://aub.edu.lb.libguides.com/Arabic-comic-books.

Enjoy the guide and please do not hesitate to email us your feedback and any suggestions for new resources of interest at the following address: ns24@aub.edu.lb.