American Univesity of Beirut

New LibGuide: Al-Nahda (Arabic Renaissance)

​​​​​​The University Libraries are pleased to announce the publication of their new guide about “Al-Nahda – النهضة العربية” (Arabic Renaissance).

The guide includes a collection of key reference and library items, important timelines, as well as select online resources related to the Arabic Renaissance. It features a number of pioneers and their works, links to prominent societies at that time, books, as well as information about the press during- and covering- that era.

The Guide can be accessed through the following link:

We hope that our researchers and students enjoy the guide and benefit from the valuable information it depicts.

Please do not hesitate to email us your feedback or your suggestions regarding additional resources at the attention of Mrs. Nabila Shehabeddine at

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