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100,000 Book Campaign for IUG Library

100,000 Book Campaign for IUG Library

To all supporters of education in Palestine
To all supporters of knowledge, science and research
To all supporters and devotees of books and libraries

The central library, labs and most of the recent buildings of the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) were burned down by the so called "Presidential Security Forces" on Feb 2, 2007. This attack has shocked and angered all education lovers inside and outside Palestine.

You are kindly called upon to translate your shock and anger to practical support by participating actively in the 100,000 Book Campaign to redevelop IUG central library.

The books, e-books, references, journals and CDs to be donated will be used by more than 20,000 students enrolled in IUG faculties of medicine, nursing, engineering, IT, Business administration, accounting, education, English language and Arts.

All donations can be sent to one of these addresses:

The Central Library – The Islamic University – P. O. Box 108 – Gaza – Palestine.
Ms Laila Ahmad - Education Aid for Palestine (EAP) - Victoria Court - 376 Wilmslow Road - Manchester M14 6AX - UK
Tel: + 44 161 248 4401 - email:
Mr. Mohammed Abu Awaad - IUG Liaison office - Al-Jubeha - Amman - Jordan - Tel + 962 (6) 354 6203- Fax + 962 (6) 533 5203. email:

Donating more than one copy of the same book is encouraged.
Financial donations can also be sent to one of the bank accounts listed below.
In case of sending any donations, please inform IUG central library at the addresses below.
Donors’ names and their donations will be displayed at IUG Website which is updated daily.
To view the scale of destruction and donations record, please visit the university website at
Bank Accounts (Also available at IUG Website)

Bank of Palestine -Remal Branch - No. 454 - Account Code 1112222 - Swift PAL SPS 22
Jordon Bank-Al-Jubeha Branch - Account code 1080734 Swift: bjorjoaxxxx