Inaam CharafLibrary DirectorInaam.charaf@dohainstitute.org<p>​Dr. Inaam Charaf is Library Director at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. She supervises the information services offered by the DI Library and develops the Library’s plans, policies, and strategies as well as its collections in coordination with DI departments. In addition, Dr. Charaf develops strategies to implement a cooperation network with external academic and research institutions, locally, regionally, and internationally.</p><p>From 2005 until 2012, Dr. Charaf taught at Damascus University in the Library and Information Sciences Department. In parallel, she served as the International University of Science and Technology’s library director in Damascus from 2005 to 2009 and director of information services at the British Council in Damascus from 2009 to 2011. Dr. Charaf has many publications in the organization of knowledge and its philosophy and has participated in numerous conferences and seminars.</p><p> She has a PhD in Information and Communication Sciences from Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 (France, 2005).</p>Library Director
Wafaa Al-JmalyLibrarian-Acquisitionwafaa.aljmaly@dohainstitute.org<p>​<span style="line-height:1.6;">​W</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">afaa Aljmaly is a Librarian-Acquisition in the acquisitions function at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library.</span></p><p>Her main duties involve handling the Library's materials through a development cycle, starting from preparing the order lists and communicate these requirements with suppliers as well as preparing the orders pertaining to the library system following up through the receipt and verification of invoice by cooperating with other departments in the library.</p><p>Prior to joining the DI Library, she worked at the College of the North Atlantic in Qatar as a library assistant and formerly she was a public relations supervisor at Stenden University, where she had also worked as a librarian.</p><p>She graduated from Qatar University with a BA in Information Science and Librarianship in 2002 and her interests include painting, watching TV shows and social activities.​</p>Librarian-Acquisition
Saad Ebrahim GewelyLibrarian- Information Servicessaad.ebrahim@dohainstitute.org<p>Saad Gewely is a Librarian- Information Services at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library. His role involves following up on loan operations as well as helping and guiding beneficiaries in their search for sources and facilitates access to them. He deals with the technical operations including ensuring ordered books are correctly indexed and ranked as per their relevant shelves as well as joining in with descriptive and subject cataloguing for library materials. He also co-ordinates with other units in the library such as the reference service, which involves helping researchers find all the resources they need to perform their work.</p><p>Prior to joining the Doha Institute of Graduate Studies, he worked as a library specialist at Alexandria University from 2002 until 2008. </p><p>He graduated from the Faculty of Dar Al Uloom (Arabic Language and Islamic Studies) at Cairo University in Egypt in 1996.​</p>Librarian- Information Services
Mahmoud Sabry Nabawy AllamLibrarian- Cataloguermahmoud.sabry@dohainstitute.org<p>​​Mahmoud Sabry Allam is Librarian- Cataloguer at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library. He has worked in several libraries and information centers, such as the Cultural Center Library in Egypt and the Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai, UAE. He also held a position as a reviser and cataloguer in the technical office in Cairo at Arabian Advanced Systems, within the project of the Arab Union catalog. In addition, he has participated in many projects of indexing, cataloguing and classification at libraries in Arab Universities, most recently at Qatar University.​</p><p><br>His specialization lies in the cataloguing and classification of books received in addition to various other tasks such as participating in the acquisition and receipt of books as well as providing researcher services and communications.​<br><br>He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Department of Library and Information at Menoufia University, Egypt.​<br><br></p>Librarian- Cataloguer
Mahmoud Mostafa ElsharawyLibrarian- Cataloguermahmoud.elsharawy@dohainstitute.org<p>​​Mahmoud Mostafa Elsharawy is Librarian-Cataloguer at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library. He has worked in several libraries and information centers, such as Arabian Advanced Systems, the technical office within the project of the Arab Union catalog in Cairo and he has also participated in many projects involving indexing, cataloguing and classification at libraries in Arab universities, including King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia and most recently at Qatar University.</p><p>His main specialization includes the cataloguing and classification of books received by the library. He also gets involved in other tasks such as participation in the acquisition department.</p><p>He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Department of Library and Information at Menoufia University, Egypt.<br></p>Librarian- Cataloguer
Radwa ZoweilLibrarian- Cataloguerradwa.zoweil@dohainstitute.org<p>​Radwa Zoweil is Librarian- Cataloguer at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library.</p><p>Her role involves creating original descriptive and subject cataloging for various library materials in a variety of languages and subject fields. She follows up all authority files in the Library system, keeping them up-to-date in accordance with their fields within the library. She also co-ordinates with the other units at the library including the referencing service, which helps researchers in locating all the intellectual resources they need.</p><p>Prior to joining the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Library, Radwa worked as a library specialist in a number of the departments within the world-renowned Library of Alexandria, from 2000 to 2008. She later moved to Qatar to focus in her work with the Learning Resources Center at the independent Ibn Sina Model School, moving to the ACRPS in 2010.</p><p>She was awarded a Bachelor's degree from the University of Alexandria's Department of Library and Information Sciences in 2000, later earning a correspondence degree in Library Studies through the French Centre National D'enseignement à Distance. </p><p>Radwa is adept at Arabic, English and French and her hobbies include travelling and handicrafts. ​</p>Librarian- Cataloguer