Mission and Vision
The Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL) documents the cultural heritage of Egypt and provides focused research services according to our mission statement and core values.
Our core values are our guiding principles. They guide us to carry out our mission. We believe in:
RBSCL Service Philosophy
The philosophy of RBSCL Research Services is to engage actively with faculty and students in exploring authentic research questions to promote the development of critical thinking and effective research skills needed for lifelong learning.
In carrying out this philosophy, we adhere to the following principles:
- Accurate of information
- Assisting patrons in locating the needed information
- We do not interpret the law, advise library patrons on legal matters, or appraise materials.
- Intellectual freedom
- Equity of library patrons
- Privacy Statement
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Welcome to the Rare Books and Special Collections Library - Reference and Research Services
The RBSCL- Research Services supports research and teaching by collecting, preserving, and promoting access to rare and unique cultural heritage materials focusing on Egypt and the Middle East. Our library’s robust collections foster new scholarship authored by researchers around the globe.
The aim of this guide is to assist you in your research, and make you familiar with the collections and services of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL).
If you have any comments or suggestions please let us know! You can find our contact information on the right side of the screen.
All materials can be only used inside the third floor except for the course reserves. Please check the RBSCL course reserevs policies
News and Announcements
Stay informed about new projects, services, and collections from the American University in Cairo- Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL).
Senior Officer, Reference and Research Services
Rare Books and Special Collections Library
The American University in Cairo
AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt
Room no.: 2034