Archive for November, 2014

27 Nov

2nd Community Book Exchange Meet-up

In Events by AUB Libraries / November 27, 2014 / 0 Comments

Despite the rainy weather, more than 50 alumni and AUB community members gathered at the cozy WAAAUB Clubhouse in Mary Dodge hall to enjoy the 2nd Community Book Exchange meet-up that was held on the evening of Wednesday, November 26.

The books exchanged were of different genres and languages. Attendees enjoyed discussing the books and talking about their reading habits along with their coffee and cookies, courtesy of WAAAUB. You can see photos from the event here.

The University Libraries and the Neighborhood Initiative at AUB look forward to the next meet-up which will be held next month.

Remember that participation in the Community book Exchange is simple: bring a book to take a book!

Looking forward to seeing you all next month!

For more information, visit the Community Book Exchange Facebook page or contact AUB Libraries


telephone: 00961-1-350000 ext. 2620

20 Nov

Research and Thesis Writing Workshop Series for Graduate Students

In Workshops by AUB Libraries / November 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries launched the “Research and Thesis Writing Workshop Series” catered for Graduate students, in collaboration with the AUB Writing Center.

Established in coordination with the Graduate Council and the Graduate Student Society at AUB, the aim of the workshop series is to introduce continuing graduate students to key concepts in research and academic writing, and to inform them about academic support available at AUB.

The series consists of 4 workshops to be held throughout the academic year:

1.Getting Started with Graduate Research

2.Getting Your Thesis Proposal Started

3.Resources for Thesis Writers

4.After Your Thesis: Getting Published

The first two workshops have been held already during the fall semester of 2014.

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16 Nov

University Libraries and the Center for Teaching and Learning hold second faculty workshop about e-books

In Events,Workshops by AUB Libraries / November 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries (UL) in partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at AUB organized the second faculty-special workshop for this academic year.

The workshop was held in the Antoun Ghattas Karam e-Classroom in Jafet Memorial Library on the afternoon of Thursday November 13th and was entitled: “How to download and read offline E-books from AUB libraries?”.

During the workshop, attendees were walked through the process of identifying and accessing e-books. The workshop served as a hands-on session, where faculty members applied the step-by-step process with the assistance of facilitators from the Research and Instruction Services department at Jafet.

 For further assistance the attendees were directed to use the Library Guide on how to download e-books: