The Library

The Main Library of the Islamic Educational College was found in 1947. There are other seven branches on its venues in Jabal Amman & Jubaiha.

The mission of the library is to provide access to the information resources available to all students, teachers, staff, and to those interested from the local community. It instructs students on how to find, evaluate and use information.

The library acquires information resources which respond to the needs of students and teachers. These materials meet the goals and objectives of the curricula.The library collections consist of both print and non-print learning materials. There are around 71 thousand volumes of books in the libraries. The library is subscribed in 12 somnifere periodicals Rrecognizing the potential role of technology in improving education, the main library provides access to the Internet through several workstations. The Internet allows students to access important information and communicates with others within the academic community. A collection of 385 CD-Rom is also available. Such a collection covers topics related to the curricula.

The collections are well-organized according to international standards. The Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification, and Anglo-American Cataloging Rules. In order to provide easy and quick access to the bibliographic data and information, a bibliographic database (computerized catalogue) is available, using WINISIS, a software developed by UNESCO and Arabized by ALDOC in the Arab League.

The library provides information services to the users, such as circulation, current awareness, reference services, library instruction, and access to the internet. It provides assistance to the users to promote full utilization of all sources in order to facilitate the teaching/learning process. The Library seeks to instill a love of reading in all students.

The library collaborates with teachers to ensure that students have gained the necessary skills to use information sources.

The Library seizes every opportunity to serve the local community, in terms of the organization of workshops, book exhibitions, reading competitions… etc.