jikji celebration

Celebrating UNESCO Award to AUC Libraries-RBSCL

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 Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL) for winning the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the Word Prize for its outstanding contributions in preserving world cultural heritage. 

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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 Digitally Driven (Arabic Version)

AUC Libraries Orientation (English version)

AUC Libraries Orientation (Arabic version)

RBSCL's Cultural Heritage and Digital Research Services


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Latest Announcements

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.

February 15, 2023

Trial Access to AM Explorer

Access millions of essential primary source materials for teaching and research! AUC Library has a three month trial to the AM Explorer collection. For further information about AM Explorer, 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.

May 30, 2022

Digital Preservation Coalition

As per the continuous efforts to preserve cultural heritage and secure digital legacy, AUC Libraries join the Digital Preservation Coalition.

May 30, 2022

"Library Catalog System Downtime

The Library Catalog, My Library Account, and some other sources will be down on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 starting at 12:00 pm.

May 24, 2022

Thesis Deadline Submission

The deadline to submit an electronic version of your thesis/dissertation to the Library Digital Repository, the AUC Fount, is Tuesday, May 24, 2022. This is a mandatory requirement applicable to programs with graduate thesis work, and it is a necessary step to complete your graduation. 
In order to submit, log into Fount. Make sure you collect all required documents well in advance.

November 17, 2021

Alumni Library Membership

Alumni can now apply for library membership. For more information and to apply, visit this link.

August 31, 2021

Cambridge EBA Collection

This is now available through the electronic resources A-Z list. The collection includes more than 40,000 titles, with 1,500 new titles added on average each year. EBA access applies to Cambridge Core titles which does not include the full CUP frontlist nor Journals. Read More

August 31, 2021

SAGE Business Cases database

This is now available via the electronic resources A-Z list.

e-Book Collections

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

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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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Research Questions: library@aucegypt.edu
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Database Access: eResources@aucegypt.edu
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