AUB Libraries Digital Collections is a gateway to our digitized and preserved collections featuring manuscripts, maps, photos, posters, books, multimedia and other resources. This online growing repository aims to continuously disseminate knowledge about AUB, the region, our history and cultural heritage for the purpose of research, teaching and education. It is also a hub for collaboration with other departments, faculties, scholars in addition to external partners libraries and institutions to support digital scholarship initiatives.

Travel Books

Travel Books book collection

Travel books were known as early as the 2nd century through the writings of Pausanias' Description of Greece and many travelers who followed him. The geographical coverage of this travel books collection is mainly the Middle East. The collection covers mid-19th c to around mid-20th c.

Refugee Cultural Heritage

Refugee Cultural Heritage oralhistory collection

The Refugee Cultural Heritage digital archive captures homeland memories and creates permanent records of intangible cultural heritage of refugees mainly residing in refugee camps in Lebanon. The content of this archive has been researched and collected by residents of the camps which constitutes a key element of this archive.


Yearbooks book collection

The digitized collection of yearbooks and related documents begins with "The Apothecary 1946" and extends to the current year. The yearbooks collection provides a window to AUB campus life and how it evolved through the years. It documents campus buildings and grounds, AUB culture and students’ vibrant life ...