American Univesity of Beirut

Upcoming Event: Library Open Day 2015

​​The University Libraries are glad to announce this year’s Library Open Day. This year’s Open Day will be a tribute to AUB’s 150th anniversary and as usual, will include many games and competitions and a number of prizes, vouchers, and gifts.

We invite all the student body to participate in this day of fun and winning.

When?  Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Where? Jafet Library

Faculty members, Research Assistants, and Graduates are invited to attend workshops offered by visiting speakers in the Antoun Ghattas Karam e-classroom in Jafet.

Below is the full schedule, along with the designated gifts and location of the games, in addition to the e-classroom’s full schedule.

You are invited to meet us at 9:30 am at Jafet’s main entrance to join us in a memorable group photo on the Green Oval. This will only take 30 minutes of your time but will be a memory and ​a team-building exercise to remember forever.

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Looking forward to seeing you all then!


  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am Group Photo with Promax for Adventures & Wellness – Green Oval

  • 10:15 am Opening Ceremony – Jafet Lobby

  • 10:30 am-1:30 pm Libraryopoly – Jafet Lobby; 1st: iPad, 2nd: Tablet, 3rd: Blom Shabeb prepaid card worth LBP250,000, in addition to small gifts for winners and participants

  • 10:30 am- 4:00 pm Book Golf – Jafet Courtyard; Caps for all participants as well as Vouchers for some (random draw)

  • 10:30 am- 4:00 pm Social Media Kiosk – Jafet; External Hard disk

  • 10:30 am- 4:00 pm BLOM Shabeb “Job Matching” game; 4 Blom Shabeb prepaid cards worth LBP250,000 each

  • 11:00 am- 3:00 pm Wanted for Digitization Contest – Information Services; 1st: Instant Camera, 2nd: External Hard disk, 3rd: BackPack in addition to small gifts for all participants

  • 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Perfect Match – Jafet Lobby; Book for the winning team of each round, as well as vouchers (random draw)

  • 10:30 am – 4:00 pm حلها و استحلها – Jafet (different departments); 1st: iPad, 2nd: Blom Shabeb prepaid card worth LBP250,000, 3rd: External Hard disk in addition to small gifts for all participants

  • 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Archives game – ASC; External Hard drive

  • 11:00 am-2:00 pm Quick questions “Board” Game – Jafet Lobby; small gifts for all participants as well as Vouchers for some (random draw)

  • 4:30 pm-5:00 pm Closing Ceremony – Jafet Lobby


e-Classroom Schedule (Workshops for AUB faculty, RA’s and GA’s)

  • 11:00 am-12:00noon: “Where and When to Publish: Define your Publishing Strategy” by Mr. Walid Hassan, Research Consultancy Services Manager, Thomson Reuters

  •  12:30 pm -1:30 pm: “Emerald’s Guide to Getting Published” by Mr. Abdallah Mahmoud, Business Manager- KSA, Levant & Pakistan, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

  •  2:00 pm-3:00 pm: “​Arabic Digital Publishing” by Mr. Rany Baghdadi, President, Techknowledge

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