Reading Rooms

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The books and periodicals in the reading rooms are part of the library's open shelf collection arranged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.

Each reading room holds a display of current periodicals filed by subject.

General reference books in various languages are located at the entrance hall.

Reading Rooms
  • 1st floor reading room

     03-6408449

    Head of Section

    Iris Jerassi irisge@tauex.tau.ac.il


    ​Description 

    The reading room on the first floor holds books and periodicals with an emphasis on the following subjects:

    Classics and Ancient History (collection code: CC or CCG); General History; Geography; Middle Eastern and African History (subject scope includes: Arabic Language and Literature, Islam and History); Social Sciences; Psychology; Philosophy.
    In addition, the reading room houses the Assaf Simchoni special collection on military history (collection code: CS).

    In the reading room there is a reference desk and several computer workstations.

    The librarians offer patrons reference services and guidance.  They are also responsible for developing the reading room's collections in collaboration with academic faculty members of the relevant departments.

  • 2nd floor reading room

     

     03-6408747

    Head of Section

    Yona Diker yonad2@tauex.tau.ac.il


    Description 

    The reading room on the second floor holds books and periodicals with an emphasis on the following subjects:

    Religious Studies (Christianity, Religions in Asia and the Far East), Bible Studies, Judaism, Hebrew Language and Literature, Jewish History, History of the Land of Israel, World Literature, Linguistics, Archaeology, Arts (including: visual arts, film and television, theatre), Musicology, East Asian Studies (including a wide array of books and periodicals in Chinese and Japanese

    In addition, the reading room houses two special collections:

    • The Margulies collection of Yiddish literature and culture (collection code: CY).
    • The Faitlovitch collection on Ethiopia and Ethiopian Jews including Dr. Jacques Faitlovitch's personal archive.

    In the reading room there is a reference desk and several computer workstations.

    The librarians offer patrons reference services and guidance.  They are also responsible for developing the reading room's collections in collaboration with academic faculty members of the relevant departments.

    • Yona Diker - Judaism, Bible Studies, Jewish Philosophy, the Faitlovitch Collection. 
    • Daniella Blanca - Religious Studies, Jewish History, History of the Land of Israel, Yiddish, Jewish Biographies
    • Monika Rashish - Linguistics and Hebrew Language, Film, Theatre, Musicology
    • Idit Rosen - Visual Arts, Archaeology

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