Mosul University's Central Library-January 2017
Professor Dr. Obay S. Al-Dewachi, President of the University of Mosul has made
an urgent call for the rebuilding of the University of Mosul's Central Library
which was fully destroyed and burned to the ground the past few weeks.
meeting he chaired yesterday, he called on local, national and international
universities, academic institutions, publishing houses, public and private
libraries, and men of knowledge, among others, to kindly participate in
rebuilding the University's Central library by donating whatever is available
in their capacity: books, manuscripts, journals and periodicals, theses and
dissertations in paper form or digital.
Since its foundation in 1967, the University Central Library, and through
its numerous departments and sections, has provided solid and substantial
services for hundreds of thousands of students and scholars from in and outside
the City and University of Mosul.
University President declared that he has already received numerous generous
calls and emails from some of the Bodies above expressing support and readiness
to contribute to restoring and rehabilitating the University Central Library
and the University campus as well. He also stated that the University points of
contact: colleges, departments, and the faculty, which are available on the
University of Mosul's Web site http://www.uomosul.edu.iq/ (it is in Arabic), are prepared to arrange for the reception of
President of the
University of Mosul
31st January, 2017
Mosul University before and after the US bombing in March 2016