Libraries of educational organizations play a major role in supporting educational activities and enriching the academic life of students and faculty members.
Since its inception in 1972, AASTMT saved no effort in supporting the educational process, and therefore a specialized library was established in order to make use of the information published in different media. The library of AASTMT is considered one of the most sophisticated and specialized libraries in Egypt that serves AASTMT academic community and visiting scholars and researchers. The collection of AASTMT library comprises 20 text databases covering the main fields of interest of the users.
In order to offer a distinguished information service, AASTMT library established an integrated information system. This system enables the users to perform direct search through a computerized catalog, bibliographic databases on CD-ROM’s or through direct connection with the Internet.
AASTMT library also offers photocopying services, either locally or through subscription in the British Library Document Supply Center (BLDSC), in addition to other services like computerized charging and reservation.
The library serves the academic community in all branches of the Academy. It consists of the Main Library, Architecture Library, Nautical Library, Logistics Library, Management Library, Graduate School of Business Library (Alexandria), Library of Graduate Studies in International Transport & Logistics (Alexandria), Sheraton Engineering Library, Sheraton Management & Logistics Library, Dokki Management & Logistics Library, Graduate School of Business Library (Sheraton), and Aswan's branch Library.
The 12 libraries are all connected through online interactive terminals to ensure easy access to centers in-house database. In order to offer a distinguished information service, the Center established an integrated information system that facilitates direct search through a computerized catalog, bibliographic databases on CD-ROMs and through direct connection to the Internet.