Library

The Women and Memory Library and Documentation Centre (WMLDC) and the Egyptian Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Egypt (EUL)  have collaborated to build a fully automated library cataloguing system. This system aims to provide scholars and researchers with optimum interactive information services to fulfill their diverse academic needs.

The WMLDC houses a specialized collection which includes the following:

  • Grey literature produced in and about the Arab world (publications and material of limited circulation not readily available via conventional venues)

  • Rare books and journals published in the Arab World

  • Private papers relevant to women and gender studies

The WMLDC and the Egyptian Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Egypt (EUL) have collaborated to build a fully automated library cataloguing system. This system aims to provide scholars and researchers with optimum interactive information services to fulfill their diverse academic needs.

      Research facilities

      The following research facilities are available through one platform/ portal when using WMLDC

 This is governed by international guidelines and standards made available through Future Library System Development, which is a multilingual international standard system that enables the use of both English and Arabic.

     Services Provided

  •  Library staff available five days a week to assist users in their search activities

  • Free in-situ wireless access to the Internet, with computers and workstations to facilitate the research process

  • Scanning and printing facilities for a minimal fee, provided that your request complies with international laws and regulations of IPR and copyrights

  • Training researchers in the use of the EUL system

  • Keeping researchers up-to-date about the latest developments in the field

  • Providing publication information: The WMLDC electronic catalog includes abstracts in English and Arabic, as well as the table of contents for all items in the collection. These are accessible through the MARK field, which includes all available information on publications.

  • E-mail document delivery: The WMLDC staff welcomes photocopying and scanning requests for articles and sections of articles -sent via email- for a minimal fee, provided that your request complies with international laws and regulations of IPR and copyrights.

  • Possible acquisitions: The WMLDC staff welcomes suggestions for acquiring material related to its field of interest; these suggestions can be sent by email.

    WMLDC rules and guidelines

  • The collection at the WMLDC is available for internal use only and not for loan

  • Please send your email to saraelkady@wmf.org.eg in order to use library

  • ID cards should be produced upon request

    Library opening hours:

  •  Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (closed Fridays and Saturdays).

         

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