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         Special Collections:

Tuviyahu Archives of the Negev:

The David Tuviyahu Archives of the Negev are an integral part 
of the Aranne Library.  They contain important documentary 
material about Beer Sheva and the Negev, mainly in the 
Twentieth Century, and include a special collection about the 
Bedouin and several personal archives. In the 1996-1997 academic 
year, there were 950 visits to the Archives' collection.  
Most of the users study in the University's Faculty of 
Humanities and Social Sciences, although the Archives are open 
to the general public.
The Archives are located on the Science Floor (Aranne 4).
Opening Hours:  Sunday - Thursday 8:30-15:30.
08-646-1425
Librarian-In-Charge:  Dr. Yehoshua Bar-On


Amos Oz Personal Archive:

The Amos Oz Archive contains 30,000 items in 33 languages, 
published in Israel and worldwide.  The collection includes 
the author's books and articles as well as criticism and 
personal papers.
The Archive is located on the Humanities Floor (Arannne 3).
Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00-14:30;  
Thursday 9:30-11:30.
Out-of-town visitors are advised to call for an appointment: 
08-646-1831.
Librarian-In-Charge:  Ruthie Kalman


Aharon Appelfeld Archive:

The archive includes about one hundred of the authorís books 
and translations into twenty languages published in Israel 
and worldwide and  about one hundred and fifty short stories 
published in Israeli newspapers and journals since the 1960ís. 

In addition the collection contains articles and reviews on 
his work as well as audio interviews and videocassettes, 
posters and photographs, correspondence and biographical material.
The highlights of the collection are the original manuscripts. The Archive is located on the Humanities Floor (Arannne 3). Opening Hours: Monday 9:00-12:00;   Wednesday 12:00-16:00. Out-of-town visitors are advised to call for an appointment:  08-647-9319. Person-In-Charge:  Yael Kampf kampyael@bgumail.bgu.ac.il The Art Room: The Art Room houses materials on painting, sculpture,  architecture, art history, etc.  It is located on the  Science Floor (Aranne 4) and is open the same  hours as the library itself. The Audio-Visual Room: The Audio-Visual Room houses materials (mainly newspapers and  journals) in microfilm and  microfiche formats, from which  "photocopies" can be ordered.  The library's small collection  of videotapes is also located in this room.  The Audio-Visual  Room is located on the Science Floor (Aranne 4). Opening Hours: 
Sunday            8:30 - 14:00.
Monday,Wednesday  8:30 - 18:00.
Tuesday           8:30 - 15:30.
Thursday          8:30 - 12:00.
Telephone:  08-646-1420


The Rare Book Room:

The Rare Book Room, which houses books printed in the Sixteenth 
through Nineteenth Centuries, is located on the Humanities Floor
(Arannne 3). Materials from this collection should be 
requested from the librarians in the Humanities Reading Room.



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