Anis and Yousef Sayegh Book Exhibition Opens

The Anis and Yousef Sayegh Book Exhibition, which holds collections recently donated to Birzeit University by the Sayegh family, opened on campus on January 20, 2014.

"The library has been continuously making every effort to remain a haven for all researchers and seekers of knowledge,” said Library Director Diana Sayej Nasir. “Today, our library stands at the forefront of Palestinian university libraries and includes vessels of thought and treasures of literature, as well as incubators for science, culture and the arts. "

She said that the Birzeit University library contains more than a quarter of million electronic and printed items, bringing the number of printed materials up to 150,487 titles, of which 39% are gifts given to the library.

Birzeit University President Khalil Hindi extended his thanks and appreciation to the Sayegh family, underscoring its exceptional efforts to maintain the strides of Palestinian economic and political thought.