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Ask a Librarian

Our reference staff are available for questions concerning user research needs, library materials, services, and many more. Please don't hesitate to drop us a line and let us know what your wondering about.

In person:

There are reference librarians on each of the seven floors within the main reading hall, as well as all the specialized libraries, ready to assist you with all your needs.

By mail:

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Attn: Reference Services Unit/Library Sector
El Shatby 21526
Alexandria , Egypt

By phone:

General Information Desk (+203) 483 9999 ext. 1575

By email:

When inquiring by email, please send your questions to with Reference Services in the subject heading.

By fax:

When faxing an inquiry, please include a fax cover sheet with the subject Reference Services and to the attention of the Library Sector/Chief Librarian's Office. Our fax number is +203 482 0460.