Archive for July, 2017

17 Jul

Workshop: Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews

In Workshops by AUB Libraries / July 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries  invite you to

“Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews Workshop”

Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 11:00 am- 12:30 pm

Location: Antoun Ghattas Karam e-Classroom- Jafet Library

To register: http://aub.edu.lb.libcal.com/event/3435104  

This workshop includes a quick introduction about systematic reviews and provides methods in designing effective and high-sensitive search strategies, translating the strategy across resources, and ensuring transparent reporting. The presentation will also highlight the available library tools supporting this process.

For more information, contact Ms. Aida Farha, Head of the Saab Memorial Medical Library via email: af02@aub.edu.lb or via ext. 5911

11 Jul

University Libraries now Member of De Gruyter’s Institutional Membership Scheme

In News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / July 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries (UL) are pleased to announce that they are now an Institutional Member of De Gruyter’s Institutional Membership Scheme.

Authors affiliated with AUB are now entitled to a 15% discount on all Article Processing Charges (APCs) and Book Processing Charges (BPCs) in Pure Open Access publications as part of De Gruyter Group’s the Open Access model.

Detailed information on the Institutional Membership program is available on De Gruyter’s website: https://www.degruyter.com/dg/page/institutional-memberships

To know more about all our institutional Open Access Publishing offerings and discounts:

06 Jul

Newly renovated reading room inaugurated at AUB University Libraries

In News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / July 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

This article was posted on the AUB Website: http://www.aub.edu.lb/news/2017/Pages/libraries-ghandour.aspx and was written by Dana Abed- Office of Advancement

The American University of Beirut announced the opening of the newly renovated Reserve Reading Room at Jafet Library. The renovation was made possible through a renewed contribution from Trustee Emeritus Ali Ghandour. The announcement of the Reserve Reading Room was made in a ceremony attended by President Fadlo Khuri, Trustee Ali Ghandour, Vice President for Advancement Imad Baalbaki, AUB staff, and friends.

Ali Ghandour was an AUB student and later an AUB Trustee serving from 1979 to 2008. Ghandour has been serving as Trustee Emeritus since 2008. Ghandour is co-chairman of Aviation Pioneers and Consultants, Lebanon, and President of ARAM Trading and Technology, Jordan. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Jordanian Airlines and has held multiple advisory positions in the aviation field, in addition to various Non-Governmental Organizations.

“Providing a comfortable room like this for students is to me a noble cause, AUB means a lot to me because it made me who I am today,” said Ghandour.

President Fadlo Khuri considered the provision of a space such as this room important for the psyche of the students and thanked Ghandour for his generosity.

“The enhancement of student life starts with better, more open, and more welcoming study spaces,” said President Khuri. “This reading room is an ideal study and relaxation space.”

The American University of Beirut announced the opening of the newly renovated Reserve Reading Room at Jafet Library. The renovation was made possible through a renewed contribution from Trustee Emeritus Ali Ghandour. The announcement of the Reserve Reading Room was made in a ceremony attended by President Fadlo Khuri, Trustee Ali Ghandour, Vice President for Advancement Imad Baalbaki, AUB staff, and friends. Ali Ghandour was an AUB student and later an AUB Trustee serving from 1979 to 2008.

Ghandour has been serving as Trustee Emeritus since 2008. Ghandour is co-chairman of Aviation Pioneers and Consultants, Lebanon, and President of ARAM Trading and Technology, Jordan. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Jordanian Airlines and has held multiple advisory positions in the aviation field, in addition to various Non-Governmental Organizations. “Providing a comfortable room like this for students is to me a noble cause, AUB means a lot to me because it made me who I am today,” said Ghandour.

President Fadlo Khuri considered the provision of a space such as this room important for the psyche of the students and thanked Ghandour for his generosity. “The enhancement of student life starts with better, more open, and more welcoming study spaces,” said President Khuri. “This reading room is an ideal study and relaxation space.”