American Univesity of Beirut

New Library Research Guide about the History of Pandemics in the Middle East

​The University Libraries (UL) are glad to announce a new research guide about the history of pandemics in the Middle East.

The guide includes sections about definitions of a pandemic, as well as a timeline of pandemics in the Middle East. It also lists interesting library material and other resources telling the history of pandemics across the region.

The guide comprises interesting sections that include references to, and depictions of, pandemics in Middle Eastern works of art and literature.

You can access the guide through the AUB Libraries webpage:  

For more information or suggestions related to this guide, please contact Mrs. Nabila Shehabeddine, Head of Jafet Reference and Instruction (, Ext. 2629). 

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