Vision & Mission


The Library’s vision at Beirut Arab University is to enhance and develop library services in line with the University strategy of providing quality education and research, to follow up with technological developments to provide international e-service standards, and to support e-learning to enable libraries to become an educational center for users of the University and its community.


The University library administration constantly endeavors to achieve Beirut Arab University’s vision of supporting education and research by providing various information sources that fulfill the needs of users. In addition, the administration strives to supply information through international collaborative sources and networks. It also takes interest in developing human resources to accomplish anticipated future objectives.

Future Plans

To keep up with the latest trends, BAU libraries have devised different future projects including:

a- Library actual and short term work planning

  • Applying the concept of open educational resources that support course materials for professors
  • Increasing the collection development of open access resources
  • Working on virtual tour for library ( library tour)
  • Preparing of photo exhibition (BAU Memory) with the administration of public relation
  • Launching the digital repository online on the library webpage
  • Preserving and digitizing the rest of the rare books
  • Description of the rest of BAU photos (BAU Memory)
  • Cataloguing and digitization of press clippings
  • Digitization of maps

b- Library technology advancement projects ( with the IT Department);

  • Providing students with mobile application library services
  • Applying the big data features in library services
  • Applying cloud-computing features in library services