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Collections


General Collections

 

The KFCRIS Library's General Collections include books, periodicals, conference papers, and university theses.

ACQUISITIONS

 Total

 2020

 
Latin Arabic Latin Arabic  
42,495 145,792 45 130 Books
3,039 2,687 0 14 Periodicals
1,688 25,587 81 67 University theses

221,300

304

Total

INDEXING AND CATALOGUING

Total

2020

 
Latin Arabic Latin Arabic  
42,495 145,792 45 130 Books
23,485 483،115  27 1,045  Periodical articles
0 59,227 0 844 Conference papers
1,690 154,993 81 527 University theses

910,797

3,871

Total

 


 

Special Collections

 

               

 

The KFCRIS Library’s Special Collections were launched in 1986 with the creation of the Library. Since then, the Library has been collecting original and pictured manuscripts and documents, photos, paintings, rare maps, postal stamps and others. The key duties of the Special Collections Department are the followings:

1. Collecting original and pictured manuscripts and documents through purchasing them after the assessment by experts

2. Indexing original and pictured manuscripts and documents, and entering the data into its own database

3. Indexing the printed copies of the Holy Qur’an owned by the Center, and entering the data into its own database

4. Preparing exhibitions organized by the Center

5. Collecting the manuscript indexes of global libraries, and entering the data into its own heritage database

6. Providing services to researchers and receiving visitors who wish to view the collections

7. Helping individuals and entities evaluate the manuscripts and documents owned by them which they do not intend to sell

8. Issuing indexes of manuscripts after classifying them into categories

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Riyadh 11543
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966114555504
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