the Education and Social Work Library
three libraries, Education, Jewish Education and Social
Work, amalgamated in July 2003 to form a unified library
at the Mount Scopus campus, as part of the Libraries
multi-disciplinary collections include education, social
work and related fields such as psychology, psychotherapy,
sociology and anthropology, connected to different
age groups and population types. The unified library
holds some 200,000 books and an extensive collection
of multimedia resources such as videocassettes and
educational games. The Jewish Education Library houses
one of the most comprehensive collections of publications
and audiovisual materials in the field of Jewish education.
It includes textbooks for Hebrew language instruction
and Jewish studies in Israel and the Diaspora.
an aid to the student, academic staff and researcher,
the library holds some 800 current journals. Many of
these have electronic access to abstracts or to full-text
as an enrichment to research and learning tools.
library houses a media center consisting of two video
rooms, equipped to allow individual and group viewing
of the collection of videotapes and DVDs by students
and teaching staff.
reference librarians are at the disposal of the readers
and assist the students, researchers and instructors.
Library orientation and database searching courses
are given as part of the students' curriculum.