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about library

The Library, a part of the University, was founded in 1991 with the purpose of providing different sources of knowledge to all academic specializations. It also aimed at serving both students and staff members, in addition to researchers.

 The paper holdings of the library amount to (67,000) Arabic and foreign titles and that is equivalent to (99.000) volumes. The library subscribes to (140) Arabic and foreign paper journals and (26) electronic ones. It also subscribes to the English EBSCO electronic books comprising 130,000 titles, in addition to the EBSCO English. Periodicals comprising (27) database besides Adala program of the faculty of law.

  The library also holds a good amount of non- paper holdings   (Audio – visual aids videos tapes, tapes, CD, Floppies and  DVDs). It might constitute a care for establishing a multimedia Center, in addition to a collection of theses and research papers of graduating students.

Vision:  

The library of Isra University plays a pivotal role in serving the academic community within the large geographical are to which it belongs.

Mission:

Supporting the teaching process and consolidating scientific research, through facilitating access to the various sources of knowledge to university members and the community.

Aims:

1. To facilitate access to knowledge sources from within and from outside the university.

2. To Increase equally the holdings of the library in all fields.

3. To organize knowledge sources in order to cope with the most updated means of technology.

4. To develop the capabilities of library cadre incessantly.

5. To cooperate with Universities and knowledge canters and with people of concern in the Kingdom and neighboring countries.

 

Library Sections:

1.     Supply Section:

It is one of the technical sections in the library responsible for the following up of whatever information was published that could be realized through buying books, references and several audio- visual aids, in addition to the procedures of presenting and exchanging books besides binding materials that meet the needs of library users.

Phone extension No. : 2279

 

2. Indexing and Classification Section:

Books in the Library once classified and organized according to the international well known standards, Indexing is done according  to the Anglo- American rules of indexing based on Dewey's Decimal System which divides knowledge into ten major headings with their methods of  indexing.

Phone extension No. : 2265

 

3. Section of Electronic and Computerized Database:

This section is concerned with the correct use of computerized material available in the Library. In addition, it cares for regular maintence of sets. Internal service is provided free for all beneficiaries regarding academic and research purposes. The employee in charge trains and helps in preparing research for all concerned.

Phone extension No. : 2278

 

4. Section of Circulation and Returns:

It is the section concerned with helping those of concern to have access to sources of knowledge. It also helps in checking out of books to students and staff members through the university identification card.

Phone extension No. :  2267

 

5. Periodicals Section:

This sections holds the in-use and bound periodicals. The periodical room holds scientific accredited Arab and foreign periodicals in all majors, in addition to general periodicals and  previously  bound ones.

Phone extension No. : 2241

 

* Rooms:

1- Reference Room:

Phone extension No. : 2262

 

2- Arabic Books Room:

Phone extension No. : 2280

 

3- English Books Room:

Phone extension No. : 2242

 

* Archives students' research studies and Xeroxing

Ph. Ext. No. : 2261