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Visitors are welcome to visit the UOB Libraries during the regular opening hours.

  • Visitors may consult materials (books, serial, references ...) inside the libraries. 
  • Visitors may access the library databases on the library premises.
  • Visitors may benefit from scanning services. Photocopying service is available for a charge.

 

Membership Services

Alumni, researchers, scholars and community users who would like to have additional privileges can subscribe for a membership according to the four categories below:

  1. Researchers coming from other institutions and community users:
    • Researchers coming from other universities or abroad must provide a proof of affiliation with another institution (the letter must include the topic of the research and the duration of stay).
    • Requirements: Photo ID – Statement of purpose.
    • Membership fees: 20$/month – 80$/6 months – 120$/year + VAT + Deposit* of 100$
    • Privileges: Borrowing up to 3 books for 2 weeks; 1 article/month through Inter-Library Loan (ILL-DDS).

  2. Alumni:
    • Requirements: Photo ID – Proof of previous affiliation with UOB, or letter from the Development Office.
    • Membership fees: Free membership + Deposit* 100$
    • Privileges: Borrowing up to 3 books for 2 weeks; 1 article/month through ILL-DDS.

  3. Donors and trustees:
    • Requirements: Photo ID – Letter from the Office of Development.
    • Membership fees: Free membership + Deposit* 100$
    • Privileges: Borrowing up to 3 books for 2 weeks; 1 article/month through ILL-DDS.

  4. Institutions:
    • Requirement: Statement of purpose from the institution.
    • Membership fees: 400$/year + VAT + Deposit* 150$
    • Privileges: Borrowing up to 10 books for 2 weeks; 3 articles/month through ILL-DDS.

*Deposit is reimbursed by the end of the membership period and after returning all borrowed materials. 

Please click on the following link to apply for membership: Form 
 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For further information, please contact:
Access Services Department, 
Ground Floor Room 013

Tel. +961 6 931 958 , 931 962/ 964 Ext. 4066
E-mail: circulation@balamand.edu.lb