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									ISLAMIC FOUNDATION
 LIBRARY INDUCTION

     October 2009



     By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
         INTRODUCTION
 Set up in 1973 as a special collection in
  Leicester
 Became academic library in 2000

 One of the biggest Islamic special
  sources in Britain



               By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
            THE COLLECTION
1.   English Section (23,441 Books and Reference
     Sources)
    Qur’an, Hadith, Seerah
    Politics, Democracy and Islam
    Islamic Economics and Finance
    Islamic Banking
    Islamic Law
    History (Arranged By Countries)
    Interfaith and Pluralism
    Social Studies
    Economics and Management
    Islamic Art
    Chaplaincy
    Qur’an translated in 42 languages
    Main Reference Section

                         By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
2.   Arabic Section (4880 Books and
     Reference Sources)
    Qur’an, Hadith, Seerah
    Politics, Democracy and Islam
    Islamic Economics and Finance
    Islamic Banking
    Islamic Law
    History (Arranged By Countries)
    Interfaith and Pluralism


                  By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
3.   Urdu Section (3980 Books and
     Reference Sources)
    Qur’an, Hadith, Seerah
    Politics, Democracy and Islam
    Islamic Economics and Finance
    Islamic Banking
    Islamic Law
    History (Arranged By Countries)
    Interfaith and Pluralism

                  By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
4. Journal Section (358 Titles, 96 of
    which are current)
   Unique Titles
    * The Islamic Review (1915-1947)
    * The Crescent (1893-1908)
    * Islamic World (1894-1901)
   Journal Alerting Board
   Current Journals on Display
   Arranged in Alphabetical Order



                   By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
5. Documentation                  Unit
   2274 Articles on Islamic Studies
   2201 Articles on Islamic Economics and Banking
   Arranged by Subject



6. Annual      Reports and Statistics
   Reports from Islamic Banking and Finance
    Institutions
   Statistics on Banking, Stock Exchange, Foreign
    Trade etc.

                   By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
     ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
1.   DATABASES
    Islamic Finance Information Systems (IFIS)
    Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO)
2.   LIBRARY WEBPAGE
    Online Catalogue
    Journal Article Index
    Virtual Islamic Index
    Reading Lists
    Past Exam Papers
3. CD-ROMs
    Index Islamicus
    The Crescent and the Islamic World
    Encyclopaedia of Hadith CD-ROM (Arabic)
    Seerah an-Nabawiyyah CD-ROM (Arabic)



                             By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
HOW TO USE THE LIBRARY
   The Library Catalogue (OPAC)
    * Available in English, Arabic and Urdu
    * General Search
    * Advanced Search
   Arranged by Subject (Dewey Decimal
    System)
   Subjects Guides
   Easy to use

                  By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
     BORROWING FACILITIES
   10 Books at a Time
   Short Loan (One Week), Standard Loan
    (A Month), Reference Books (To be Used in
    the Library)
   Renew
    * By E-mail, Phone, in Person
    * Fine for Overdue Books (30p for Short
    Loans, 15p for Standard Loans)
   Reserve
                 By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
      OTHER FACILITIES
 The Internet
 ILL (Inter Library Loan)
 Photocopying (5p per page)
 Printing Facilities (5p per page)
 Daily Newspapers
 Magazines
 Fictions
 Exhibition
 Lunch Hour Lecture
             By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
       OPENING HOURS
 Monday to Friday 9.30 am-6.30 pm
 Saturdays 11.00 am-3.00 pm

 Sundays & Bank Holidays Closed

 Extended Hours During Exam and
  Assignments Periods



             By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian
      YOUR CONTRIBUTION
        TO THE LIBRARY

   Library E-Newsletter
   Happy Collection Project
   Voluntary Work
   New Ideas and Suggestions
   Market the Library by Word of Mouth



               By Humeyra Ceylan Izhar, Librarian

								
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