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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 Management

Administration

Automated Systems

Cataloging

Circulation

Collections

Research and Instruction

Planning, Assessment and Business Development

  • 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.

    Lamia Issa El Nakib
    Associate Director, Resource Acquisitions and Management
    lnakib@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3196

    Libraries Learning and Technologies Building, Garden level and first floor

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  • 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. 

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

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

    Heba Sayed
    Director, LLT Planning, Assessment and Business Development
    heba_sayed@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3501

    Dina Hussein
    Director, LLT Administration and Operations
    dinah@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3647

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, Second Floor

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  • The Library automation systems exist 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.

    Huguette Yaghmour
    Director of Library Automation Systems
    huguette@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3616

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, First Floor

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  • 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.

    Usama Salama
    Cataloging and Metadata, Manager
    usama.s@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615. 2864

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, First Floor

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  • 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.

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

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, Plaza Level

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

    Peter Philps
    Director for Collections
    peter.philps@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3608

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

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  • 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.

    t: +20.2.2615.3778 
    library@aucegypt.edu

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, Plaza Level

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  • The Planning, Assessment and Business Development functionality are responsible for managing LLT strategic planning activities, its evaluation and decision support system. In addition to LLT's internal and external assessment activities of its offered services, collection and facilities to provide recommendations based on user's needs and the latest trends to improve the operational performance. Furthermore, managing partnerships and external agreements through promoting LLT's resources and cultural heritage beyond the AUC community via supervision of LLT marketing, digital communications and outreach activities.

    Heba Sayed
    Director of Planning, Assessment and Business Development
    heba_sayed@aucegypt.edu
    t: +20.2.2615.3501

    Library and Learning Technologies Building, Second Level

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