Archiving

This Division contains a valuable and unique collection of knowledge resources in the form of manuscripts, rare books, newspapers and periodicals, ancient and modern documents and records are saved on different forms of microfilms which are prepared, photographed, archived and indexed in the Department of Information. The Division also provides its services to students, and researchers using microfilm and microfiche reading devices, besides the Archiving Division provides information retrieval and photocopying on paper or in an electronic form.

It includes two modules: the first microfilm imaging unit, the second microfiche imaging unit, and a collection of audio-visual materials.

          A wide range of Arabic and Foreign newspapers, both local and international, have been archived electronically and have been available in paper form, dating back to the years (1870 - 1999) in order to provide better service to researchers and library patrons.