The Library's Collection

The collection of books in Arabic, on Islam and on the history of the Middle East is located in two libraries:
1. The Central Library- in the Open Stacks and the Reading Room.
2. The Arabic Seminar Library.
The Central Library collection contains about 25,000 titles / books, distributed among the following subjects:
1- Islam: History, Koran, Hadith, Islamic Law, Theology and Philosophy.
2- Classical and modern Arabic Literature.
3- Arabic Language.
4-The modern Middle East.
The major portion of the collection is found in the Open Stacks, on the basement level of the Central Library, and the remainder in the Reading Room, on the second floor of the Central Library.
In addition, there is an Arabic Language Unit which is part of the Central Library in room 61 on the lower level. This unit handles the acquisition, classification, and cataloging of new books as well as old books which haven't as yet been entered into the computer.
 All inquiries for reference and help in material search for papers and theses can be referred to the Arabic Unit, Sunday – Thursday, between 8:00-17:00.
Unit Director: Dr. Geula Elimelekh
Tel: 03-5317840