American Univesity of Beirut

Services Archives & Special Collections

​The Archives and Special Collections Department offers the following services:

  • Research guidance and access to primary and historical documents.
  • Class visits: Hosting faculty members and their students and displaying primary material tailored to curriculum. Ext: 2610;
  • Occasional exhibits are mounted with primary and secondary sources reliant on Librarians' consent.
  • Limited reproduction of archival collections is permitted for research purposes only.


Requirements for on-site visit:

  • A valid AUB ID-card from the AUB Community; and an official ID and/or passport with a library membership card is necessary for external researchers (for details on obtaining a membership card check the External Borrower Categories).
  • Researchers wishing to visit the Archives and Special Collections Department are kindly requested to fill this Form​. Researchers planning to make extensive use of the collections are strongly encouraged to email the Department with their inquiry to ensure promptness of services, and availability of resources:​

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