Rabdan Academy’s Students Visit MBRL and Learn about its Unique Services

Rabdan Academy’s Students Visit MBRL and Learn about its Unique Services

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  • Aims to inform the students of the UAE scientific and cultural renaissance along with enhancing their skills and creative abilities
  • Sheds light on Future Foresight areas, such as emerging technologies, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and robotics engineering

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Abu Dhabi – 21 September 2022: Rabdan Academy’s students visited Mohammed bin Rashid Library (MBRL) in Dubai, a new cultural edifice and beacon of knowledge in the region and the world, as part of the Academy’s efforts to enrich the students’ knowledge and creativity in Safety, Security, Defence, Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management Sectors.

Students from different Academic Programs participated in the visit, which comes as part of an initiative from Rabdan Academy’s Strategic Affairs & Performance Management Office. The students showed great interest to discover MBRL’s Treasures of Knowledge, which include more than a million books in Arabic and foreign languages.

The students explored MBRL’s nine specialised libraries including the General Library, the Emirates Library, the Young Adults Library, the Children’s Library, the Special Collection Library, the Maps and Atlases Library, the Media and Arts Library, the Business Library and the Periodical Library.

During the tour, the students were briefed on a wide range of books, periodicals and audio-visual publications in an interactive experience that combines learning and fun, with a focus on Emerging Technologies, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Engineering.

The students also learnt about the library leading role as a knowledge platform for creative minds in the region and the world, investing in human capital, embracing intellectual, scientific and creative projects, together with providing access to its various paper and digital resources in an integrated and advanced framework.

This visit comes as part of Student Tour Series organised by the Academy to inform its students of the UAE scientific and cultural renaissance along with enhancing their skills and creative abilities.

It is worth noting that MBRL includes more than 1.1 million printed and digital books, over six million dissertations, around 73,000 music scores, more than 5,000 historical print and digital journals, in addition to about 35,000 print and digital newspapers from around the world.

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