The UAEU Libraries Deanship has established a new Manuscripts section, providing access to 423 rare manuscripts, including originals and copies on paper, CD and microfilm, to the University community and researchers. These manuscripts were restored by conservators from Jumaa El-Majid Centre for Heritage and Culture in Dubai, and cover such disciplines as Islamic Law (Shari’ah), Arabic Language and Literature, and several items each in travelogues, Philosophy, Education, Medicine and Astronomy from the 1800s and later.

In addition, assorted print and electronic publications related to the collection are available to aid researchers, including a Manuscript Directory, which can be browsed in the library website. In addition, 51 manuscript titles are cataloged and included in the Millennium online catalog.

For more information, please contact the Reference staff at Zayed Central Library at:

Telephone: (03) 7132-406