The National Archives Enriches Its Library With More Than 2,000 Specialized Books

The National Archives Enriches Its Library With More Than 2,000 Specialized Books

The National Archives Enriches Its Library With More Than 2,000 Specialized Books


The National Archives of the United Arab Emirates enriched its specialized library, Emirates Library, with more than 2,000 new releases from dozens of local, Arab, and international publishing houses, with titles of important issues relevant to its interests, objectives, and to its vision and mission.

Emirates Library seized the chance at the 25th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and increased its collections by more than 2,000 of important titles on the cultural and scientific areas. The new Arabic and English books covered topics most notably on the history, culture, and heritage of the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf region in particular and the neighboring countries in general. Some  of these books deal with history, oral history and genealogy studies, popular proverbs, biographies and autobiographies, travelers’ books, written by those who explored the Gulf region such as: Encyclopedia of Norms and Customs of the Tribes of the Arabian Peninsula, Social Values in the Popular Emirati Proverbs, Multilingualism in UAE Society, The Political Developments in the Emirate of Sharjah 1914-1971, Banu Yas and their Role in The Emergence of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 1761-1914, Winds and Airs in UAE Popular Heritage, Walili Onaiza Tribe in the Writings of the Travelers and Orientalists, The Sultanate of Oman in the Gazetteer of the Gulf, Britain's Policies in Southern Arabia, and others.

Emirates Library strives constantly to increase its collections with publications that suit the interests of the researchers from within and outside the National Archives who use it to complete their research and specialized studies about the affairs of the Emirates and the Gulf region.

It is noteworthy that Emirates Library was established in the National Archives, an affiliate of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, in 1968 and since that time, it has played a vital role in achieving the objectives of the National Archives. It present its services to the clients of the decision-makers, researchers and graduate students from and outside the UAE, and provide them with the information that include the aspects of interest to the National Archives. The library also provides internal borrowing services to researchers and external borrowing services to employees, in addition to the search service in its electronic index, the access service to the electronic resources, the photocopying and reproduction service in accordance with the copyright laws, and bibliographic search service; as it believes that the services it offers to its audience determines its success.