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UNESCO Award Korea

AUC's Rare Books and Special Collections Library Accepts 2022 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize in South Korea

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 2.

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LLT in Motion

AUC Libraries Orientation (English version)

AUC Libraries Orientation (Arabic version)

RBSCL's Cultural Heritage and Digital Research Services


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 4, 2022

LLT External Users Guidelines Bilingual Videos

External Users: Watch these videos to learn about AUC Libraries' collections and services. English VersionArabic Version

June 5, 2022

PhilPapers Added to Database A-Z List

PhilPapers will replace Philosopher's Index in the new academic year. PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. This resource includes research content in philosophy from journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. The index currently contains 2,676,884 entries categorized in 5,826 categories.

May 9, 2022

Computer Studies Resources

A dedicated guide to computer science resources in the Library is now available online.

November 28, 2021

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All you will need is your AUC email to join our next study session. Simply log in, turn your camera on if you like, and start studying with others. You can download one of our library background images to virtually place yourself in the library. Read More.

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

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