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The Main Library includes the departments listed below. The departments of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library are listed separately.

Resource Acquisition and Managemen

Administration

Automated Systems

Cataloging

Circulation

Collections

Research and Instruction

Resource Acquisitions and Management

Location: Garden level + First Floor, LLT Building

The resource acquisitions and management department places orders and processes payment for all print and electronic resources, including monographs, audio-visual materials, maps, periodicals and databases.  This unit also manages the processing of donations and the bindery process.

Staff Members
Lamia Issa El Nakib
Associate Director, Resource Acquisitions and Management
Email: 
lnakib@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.3196
Other Contacts: See 
Library Directory

 

Administration

Location: Second Floor, Library and Learning Technologies

The AUC Library’s administration is overseen by the dean of libraries and learning technologies (LLT) and is executed by her office management and administrative staff members. 

Staff Members

Daniel Ortiz
Dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies
Email: daniel.ortiz@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.2360

Lamia Eid
Associate Dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies
Email: lamiaeid@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.3043

Sahar Sobeih
Assistant Dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies
Email: sahar_s@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.3648

Dina Hussein
Director, LLT Planning and Administration
Email: dinah@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.3647

 

Automated Systems

Location: First Floor, LLT Building

The Library automation systems exists to provide direction and support to the computing needs of the AUC Libraries. It supports almost 470 PCs and laptops and manages more than 10 servers. It is responsible for coordinating, installing and maintaining all computers, software, and related equipment in both the Main Library and the Rare Books and Special Collection Library. Moreover, it manages the integrated library system and discovery layer.

Staff Members
Huguette Yaghmour
Director of Library Automation Systems
Email: huguette@aucegypt.edu
Tel: 20.2.2615.3616
Other Contacts: See Library Directory

 

Cataloging

Location: First Floor, LLT Building

The cataloging department organizes the knowledge contained in the resources, both print and online, collected by the library so that it is easily accessible to the users looking for this information, and presents this via the online Catalog.

Staff Members
Usama Salama
Cataloging and Metadata, Manager
Email:
usama.s@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615. 2864
Other Contacts: See 
Library Directory

 

Circulation

Location: Plaza Level, LLT Building

The Circulation and Reserve department, provides circulation services, such as book checkout, book searches, fees and recalls. The department also administers the course reserves and handles reserve requests for faculty members. 

Staff Member
Mary Shoukry
Associate Director, Library Services
Email: marys@aucegypt.edu
t+ 20.2.2615.3776 )

 

Collections

Location: First Floor, LLT Building

The collections department's role is to ensure that current and future faculty and students have access to the scholarly content they require to successfully complete their learning, teaching and research. Collections consist of cataloging and resource acquisition and management.

For further information visit our Collection Development Policy. Statistics about our Library holdings can be found in the current issue of the AUC Factbook.  

Staff Members
Peter Philps
Director for Collections
Email: 
peter.philps@aucegypt.edu
t 20.2.2615.3608
Other Contacts: See 
Library Directory

 

Research and Instruction Department

Research and Instruction Services provides assistance to all AUC Main Library users in accessing and using library materials and services. See the reference assistance guide for details on the services and resources available.

Location: Plaza Level, LLT Building
t 20.2.2615.3778 
library@aucegypt.edu
Other Contacts: See Library Directory