AAU Book Fair Promotes Knowledge and Scientific Research
Khalifa Library at Al Ain University organized the Book Fair 2020 in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi campuses. Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President inaugurated the exhibition at Al Ain Campus while Dr. Hani Al Jarrah, Deputy Dean of Students’ Affairs inaugurated the exhibition at the Abu Dhabi campus.
The opening ceremonies at both campuses witnessed the presence of librarians, deans, faculty members, and students. The book fairs lasted for at least three days with the participation of prominent publishers and local distributors such as Taylor and Francis, Routledge, Macmillan, Bibliosmia, Friendship Bookshop, and Zamzam Bookshop.
The visitors had chance to see and purchase valuable and latest publications related to IT and engineering, pharmacy and health sciences, business and management, humanities and social sciences, and general books and references.
In addition, the visitors at Al Ain campus enjoyed the displays of creative fine art paintings presented by a young girl artist, Fantagbe Kaba, from Al Manahil Private School. This special display includes portray of Sheik Zayed, Northern Lights, and other imaginative and aesthetic paintings.
At Abu Dhabi Campus a young pianist, Aditya Biji Krishnan from World of Music and Dance Institute, entertained the visitors with his piano. Moreover, with the presence of Dr. Amer Qasim, AAU Vice President, Dr. Doris Hambuch presented her book entitle “All That Depends According” to Dr. Abdoulaye Kaba, Library Director. Book fairs are opportunities for promoting readings and writings, innovations and creativities, sharing experiences and skills, therefore, AAU libraries are always keen to use this kind of opportunities to support AAU faculty members and students in learning, teaching, and research activities.