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The library of the OIB is a research library. It provides  a collection of books, journals and newspapers that comprises around 130.000 volumes. The collection includes text editions as well as literature related to Middle East studies in Arabic and many western languages. 

The reading room is equipped with electric outlets for laptop computers and with wireless internet access.  Additionally four computers are available to visitors for research purposes.




Dear Library Users,

Kindly note that the library will be closed on the following occasions:

•  On Friday 1st Sept for Eid al-Adha

•  by 3:30 pm on Thursday 14th Sept due to a public research seminar

The Library Team