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.
Regular opening hours:
Mon-Thu: 09.00–17.00 ( Starting 16-09-2019 OIB Library remains closed on Thursdays until further notice - more info)
Circulation desk phone number: +961 (0)1 359235
Dear Library Users,
o OIB Library remains closed on Thursdays until further notice due to an ongoing inventory.
o The library will be closed on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 (Lebanese Independence Day).
o The library will close on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm due to an event.
The OIB Library Team