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Making Voice of America in Egypt Heard Again: Digitization and Online Access for the VOA Sound Archive at the American University in Cairo Library

Supported by the U.S. Embassy in Egypt Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, the project Making Voice of America in Egypt Heard Again: Digitization and Online Access for the VOA Sound Archive at the American University in Cairo Library brought to life news stories on events and societal themes, interviews with leading figures like Naguib Mahfouz, interviews with political leaders, radio programs on topics like women's issues in Egypt and the Middle East, dramatic/literary readings, and musical performances. More than 2,000 reel-to-reel audio tapes covering over 10,000 recordings made by the VOA branch in Egypt are now available for listening on the Rare Books and Special Collections Digital Library.

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Celebrating UNESCO Award to AUC Libraries-RBSCL

AUC’s Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) won the 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize for the decades of preservation work carried out by the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL). Representatives from the library accepted the prize in South Korea on September 22. On November 20, 2022, AUC President Ahmed Dallal, the Deputy Ambassador of South Korea and representatives from the Egyptian National Commission of UNESCO joined AUC Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT) faculty and staff in a celebration to recognize this winning the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the Word Prize for its outstanding contributions in preserving world cultural heritage.

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Databases are selected upon faculty recommendations and are reviewed annually by librarians and faculty liaisons. Database use is subject to copyright laws as well as provider terms and conditions.

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September 21, 2023

The AUC Libraries is offering a series of workshops for AUC Faculty on a range of topics

The AUC Scheduled workshops will take place in person and on Zoom. Details for each session can be found on the workshop schedule. Check out what the workshops include. Read More.

September 19, 2023

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization: Metadata and Digitization Training, September 13-14 , 2023

As per the mutual cooperation with cultural institutions, AUC Libraries have successfully conducted the Metadata and Digitization Training over two days with the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC). Read more.

September 10, 2023

New Access to Library Online Resources

To offer seamless access to Library Online Resources, the Library is now using the AUC Single Sign On (SSO). Once you have signed in to your AUC email, you will not be prompted to enter your credentials again. For more information, click here.

August 30, 2023

Looking for a space to study for extended hours? The AUC Library has got you covered!

Effective September 3, 2023, the AUC Libraries will introduce rooms P015 and P016 at the side library entrance on the Plaza level; as your exclusive study spaces on weekdays and weekends, 24/7. For more information, click here.

March 6, 2023

MyLibrary! - AUC Library App anywhere, everywhere.

MyLibrary! Is an iOS and Android application that provides instant access to all library resources, which is a perfect response to the mobile nature of library users.
MyLibrary! helps patrons to engage no matter where they are. For the complete guide, click here.

January 30, 2023

AUC Library A-Z Databases

Check out the new Library's A-Z Databases list. The new platform has enhanced features for locating the electronic resources you require for your study and research.

e-Book Collections

Search our growing collection of over 500,000 e-books.

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Contact Numbers

Main Library and Circulation Desk: t +2.2615.4827
Main Library Help Desk: t +2.2615.3770
RBSCL Library Reference and Help Desk: t +2.2615.3676

Library Directory

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To contact an RBSCL subject specialistclick here.

Email Contacts

Research Questions: library@aucegypt.edu
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Database Access: eResources@aucegypt.edu
Instruction Services: library@aucegypt.edu
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Login Problems: autosys@aucegypt.edu

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