A large collection of knowledge in both Arabic and English

Dubai Public Libraries: cultural portals with smart electronic services

  • Dubai Culture operates a network of branches of the Dubai Public Library, which includes eight libraries for adults and seven for children.

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The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), through its public libraries, provides important cultural portals for all segments of society, citizens, residents and visitors, and based on the authority’s keenness to implement the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai For the future government, it launched and activated a range of services for customers and facilitated their access to all segments of society, providing efficient, easy and flexible electronic and smart services to meet the requirements of every thirsty for information and research.

"Dubai Culture" manages the network of branches of the "Dubai Public Library", which includes eight libraries for adults and seven for children, in addition to multi-purpose halls and study halls, providing community members with sources of knowledge in light of efficient services and advanced technologies, and all library branches are linked to each other and to other modern libraries Through the latest connectivity and networking technologies, allowing easy access to a wide range of books covering a wide range of topics, in both Arabic and English.

Dubai public libraries provide the public with many services, including the basic ones, which include subscribing to the library membership, which enables subscribers to borrow knowledge materials outside the library, use the Internet for free, and obtain a reduction in fees when using library services, which can be obtained through the authority’s website dubaiculture.gov. .ae or through the Dubai Public Library smart application, through simple and quick steps that do not take more than 15 minutes. Membership subscription can also be renewed or canceled through electronic services on the Dubai Culture website or the smart application.

Public libraries in Dubai also provide many support services, the most important of which is the provision of spaces for classrooms and multi-purpose halls, where these spaces can be booked with ease and ease through the website or the smart application, as it only requires the user to go to the service and submit the application, with the required documents attached. And pay the fees, to get approval.

The package of services provided by Dubai Public Libraries includes: guidance and direction, electronic search (automated indexing system), periodicals and newspapers, issuance of a To Whom It May Concern certificate, printing, photocopying and scanning, facilities for people of determination, thermal and spiral packaging, and DVDs to save documents from computers. in the Library.

The Dubai Public Libraries network consists of Al Ras Public Library, Al Twar Public Library, Al Rashidiya Public Library, Hor Al Anz Public Library, Al Safa Art and Design Library, Al Mankhool Public Library, Umm Suqeim Public Library, and Hatta Public Library. The branches of knowledge, according to the Dewey Decimal Classification, include general knowledge, philosophy, psychology, religions, social sciences, languages, pure sciences, applied sciences, arts and literature, economics, management, history, geography, translations, and others. Books are available in Arabic and English, as well as stories for children in other languages ​​such as French and Chinese.

The Dubai Public Library includes libraries for adults and children, in addition to multi-purpose halls and study halls, providing community members with sources of knowledge in the light of efficient services and advanced technologies.

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