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14 Sep

Save the Date: AUB Library Open Day 2017: Library Comic-Con

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Dear AUB Community,

We are glad to announce that the “AUB Library Open Day 2017: Library Comic-Con” will be held on Thursday, September 28 in Jafet Library from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Save the date and get ready for fun games and competitions, as well as many valuable prizes, giveaways and snacks!

Prizes include an iPad, an Apple watch, a Samsung tablet, prepaid cards worth $200 each, power-banks, and many, many other gifts . . .

For more information, contact Jafet on ext. 2659/2620 or via email: jftref@aub.edu.lb

#LibComiCon

30 Sep

Highlight: Online Video Collections at the University Libraries

In Collections,Events by AUB Libraries / September 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

On September 22 and during the University Libraries Open Day Annual event the libraries’ introduced its growing online video collection during a presentation in Jafet Library’s Antoun Ghattas Karam e-classroom.

Since 2014, the University Libraries has been acquiring online video databases through subscription so as to meet the increasing demand for multimedia resources for teaching, research and publishing purposes. Tens of thousands of videos across many disciplines are now available for AUB students and faculty members.

Videos are available using video streaming technology such that video streams are viewed from the internet browser and don’t require a player software. They are viewed in real time and do not need to be downloaded as an entire file.

The core of the UL streaming video resources consists of four main collections:

  • Academic Video Online: Premium a multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department at AUB
  • Sage Knowledge a series of online collections developed in partnership with leading academics, societies and practitioners, to deliver cutting-edge pedagogical collections mapped to disciplinary curricular needs within the social sciences
  • Business Education in Video features executive interviews, corporate training videos, case studies, “How To” features and documentary films that focus on all aspects of the global business environment
  • Business Education Complete Online (BECO) which includes textbooks, book chapters, cases, corporate training videos, sample business documents, executive-oriented research reports and more. One of its featured video collections, entitledFilmakers Library Onlineprovides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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24 Sep

AUB community members enjoy and win at the Library Open Day 2016

In Events,News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / September 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

Students, staff and faculty members crowded the Nami Jafet Memorial Library lobby on September 22nd to learn about the library services and meet library staff members in a fun and competitive atmosphere during the annual Library Open Day.

Prizes included: 3 mini iPads, 10 power banks, 8 prepaid cards worth LBP 200,000 each, in addition to more than 100 books and many vouchers (offering trips inside Lebanon). The library also distributed more than 4,000 giveaway material and a generous number of snacks, all courtesy of the event sponsors.

The event featured many games and competitions:

  • Escape the Library: a group of four students were locked in a room and had to find clues and solve riddles to escape the room in less than 20 minutes
  • Libraryopoly: a fun human-sized monopoly game
  • A competition by the Center for Research and Innovation at AUB asking students to re-imagine and redesign their classrooms
  • Mask the Task Game by BLOM Shabeb
  • A Bookemon game: students had to find Pokémons inside the stacks to win books
  • A Quick questions game with truth or dare challenges
  • A Hangman game:2 groups of 5 students would compete and the winning team members had to then solve a puzzle as fast as possible
  • An archives quick questions game at the Archives and Special Collections department
  • New UL Instagram followers entered a draw to win as well

The UL would like to extend its sincere gratitude to the sponsors and partners, without whom the event could not have happened.

The sponsors of this event were: Levant Distributers, TechKnowledge, EBSCO, Elsevier, Thomson Reuters, Oxford University Press, Proquest, SAGE, GALE, Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, Taylor and Francis, Emerald, BLOM Shabeb, Benetton and Gandour.

Other partners included: Footprints Nature Club, Springer, World Scientific, Brill, Advanced Construction Technology Services, De Gruyter, JStor, Cambridge, Nature and Naseej.

To know more about the event and to see the photos, please check our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram. Hashtag: #LibOD16

Below is the list of winners:

  • Escape the Library: fastest team won 4 prepaid cards worth LBP200,000 from BLOM Shabeb- Group 6 was the winner and the team members are: Yara Slim, Nadim Hakim, Ghida Shehabeddine and Ingrid Ziade
  • Libraryopoly: iPad: Khalil Baydoun ;Power Bank: Hala Al-Mohamad
  • Quick Questions: iPad: Hassan Chamseddine ; Power Bank: Line Hachem
  • HangMan Game: iPad: Sara Al-Hassan
  • Mask The Task Game by BLOM Shabeb: 4 prepaid cards worth LBP200,000 each: Hassan Chamseddine, Sirine Andari, Mireille Khater, Saleem Mahmoud Halablab
  • Archives game: 2 power banks: Ibrahim Al-Assaad and Jad Anouti
  • Center for Research and Innovation- Redesign your classroom: 2 power banks: Hiba Hoteit and Aya Hariri
  • UL Instagram draw: power bank: Gaby Abdul Nour

Looking forward to seeing you at the UL Open Day in 2017!

Read more news about the event:

-AUB Website: http://aub.edu.lb/news/2016/Pages/video-libraries-open-day.aspx

-Outlook Newspaper: http://tinyurl.com/jxj6ws3

19 Sep

Escape the Library at the AUB Library Open Day 2016

In Events,News and Announcements by AUB Libraries / September 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Our Library systems have gone mad!

#LibOD16

A group of students have been locked in the library during the Library Open Day and need to escape. Look for clues and solve the riddles to escape the library…

Gather a group of 4 students and reserve your spot – places are limited.

Caution: you only have 20 minutes to escape!

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 during the Library Open Day 2016

Time: Select your preferred time slot below. Make sure to arrive 10 minutes ahead of time.

Place*: Jafet Library- Seniors’ Study Room (facing the Antoun Ghattas Karam e-Classroom)

For more information, email us on jftref@aub.edu.lb

*Please note that the Seniors’ Study Room (facing the e-classroom) will be closed on the afternoon of September 20th and all day on September 21st and 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience. Join the fun! 

16 Sep

Save the Date: Library Open Day 2016 on Sept.22

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

Dear AUB Community,

We are glad to announce that the AUB Library Open Day 2016 will be held on September 22nd  in Jafet Library from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Save the date and get ready for fun games and competitions, as well as many valuable prizes and gifts. Prizes include iPads, PowerBanks, Prepaid cards worth 250,000 LBP and many other gifts, as well as snacks!

Game Schedule
Libraryopoly – Jafet Lobby 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Escape the Library – Seniors’ Study Room (Places are limited) 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Book-e-Mon – Jafet Lobby 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Hang Man Game – Jafet Lobby 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Archives and Special Collections Game – ASC Department 10:00 am-4:00 pm
BLOM Shabeb Mask the Task game – Jafet Lobby 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Redesign Your Classroom Experience – Center for Research and Innovation – Jafet Court Yard 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Quick Questions Game- Jafet Lobby 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Draws, speech and winners’ announcement – Jafet Lobby 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

We will be announcing the event details throughout the week so stay tuned to our social media channels.#LibOD16

For more details about the event contact us on extensions 2620 or 2659 or by email via jftref@aub.edu.lb.

AUB Libraries

18 Sep

Announcement: Winners of the AUB Library Open Day

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

We would like to thank you all AUBites who attended our Library Open Day 2015.

More than 300 AUBites including students, faculty and staff members joined the event and enjoyed a day full of games and competitions that were fun, but that also helped them learn about our services and about AUB’s 150 years’ legacy.

Prizes included: 3 iPads, 1 Iconz tablet, 1 instant camera, 5 External Hard Drives, 6 Prepaid cards worth 250,000LBP each, in addition to more than 150 books, 150 caps and 92 vouchers (offering free meals, trips inside Lebanon or Amazon prepaid amounts). We also distributed more than 2,000 giveaway material and a generous number of snacks.

Below is the list of winners and their respective prizes

All these were thanks to the generosity and support of our sponsors and partners:

Sponsors: Levant, Wiley, Emerald, Thomson Reuters, Techknowledge, EBSCO, Proquest, BLOM Shabeb, Benetton, Gandour and Five Stars Tours.

Partners: Promax Adventures and Fitness, Elsevier, Nature, OUP, Cambridge, Taylor and Francis, Footprints Nature Club, Sage, Urbanista, Crepaway, Roadster diner and the AUB Cafeteria.

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08 Sep

Upcoming Event: Library Open Day 2015

In Events by AUB Libraries / September 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

The University Libraries are glad to announce this year’s Library Open Day. This year’s Open Day will be a tribute to AUB’s 150th anniversary and as usual, will include many games and competitions and a number of prizes, vouchers and gifts.

We invite all the student body to participate in this day of fun and winning.

When?  Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Where? Jafet Library

Faculty members, Research Assistants and Graduates are invited to attend workshops offered by visiting speakers in the Antoun Ghattas Karam e-classroom in Jafet.

Below is the full schedule, along with the designated gifts and location of the games, in addition to the e-classroom’s full schedule.

You are invited to meet us at 9:30 am at Jafet’s main entrance to join us in a memorable group photo on the Green Oval. This will only take 30 minutes of your time, but will be a memory and a team building exercise to remember forever.

Follow our social media platforms to stay posted about the event’s news: Facebook, Twitter (#AUBLibOD15); Instagram

Looking forward to seeing you all then!

Schedule

  • 9:30am – 10:00am Group Photo with Promax for Adventures & Wellness – Green Oval
  • 10:15am Opening Ceremony – Jafet Lobby
  • 10:30am-1:30pm   Libraryopoly – Jafet Lobby; 1st: ipad , 2nd: Tablet, 3rd: Blom Shabeb prepaid card worth LBP250,000, in addition to small gifts for winners and participants
  • 10:30am- 4:00pm   Book Golf – Jafet Courtyard ; Caps for all participants as well as Vouchers for some (random draw)
  • 10:30am- 4:00pm Social Media Kiosk – Jafet ; External Hard disk
  • 10:30am- 4:00pm BLOM Shabeb “Job Matching” game ; 4 Blom Shabeb prepaid cards worth LBP250,000 each
  • 11:00am- 3:00pm Wanted for Digitization Contest – Information Services ; 1st: Instant Camera, 2nd: External Hard disk, 3rd: Back Pack in addition to small gifts for all participants
  • 12:00pm – 3:00pm Perfect Match – Jafet Lobby ; Book for the winning team of each round, as well as vouchers (random draw)
  • 10:30am – 4:00pm حلها و استحلها – Jafet (different departments) ; 1st: ipad, 2nd: Blom Shabeb prepaid card worth LBP250,000, 3rd: External Hard disk in addition to small gifts for all participants
  • 10:30am – 4:00pm Archives game – ASC ; External Hard disk
  • 11:00am-2:00pm Quick questions “Board” Game – Jafet Lobby ; small gifts for all participants as well as Vouchers for some (random draw)
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm Closing Ceremony – Jafet Lobby

 

e-Classroom Schedule (Workshops for AUB faculty, RA’s and GA’s)

  • 11:00am-12:00noon: “Where and When to Publish: Define your Publishing Strategy” by Mr. Walid Hassan, Research Consultancy Services Manager, Thomson Reuters
  •  12:30pm -1:30pm: “Emerald’s Guide to Getting Published” by Mr. Abdallah Mahmoud, Business Manager- KSA, Levant & Pakistan, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  •  2:00pm-3:00pm:Arabic Digital Publishing” by Mr. Rany Baghdadi, President, Techknowledge
12 Aug

Save the Date: AUB Library Open Day 2015

In Events by AUB Libraries / August 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear AUB Community,

We are glad to announce that the AUB Library Open Day 2015 will be held on September 17th in Jafet Library.

Save the date and get ready for fun games and competitions, as well as many valuable prizes and gifts.

Stay posted for more details to come!

AUB Libraries

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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