Attainment of education is not a luxury but is a prerequisite for the development of good values, to build the nation, support its achievements and fulfil its aspirations whether they are immediate or long term." ~ The Renaissance of Education in the Sultanate of Oman

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Library

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The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Library features a special collection of Arabic and English language books, periodicals and photographic works on the history, literature, politics and religion of The Sultanate of Oman. The range of resources covers art and architecture, law, Islamic Law, Ibadi Islam, Qur’anic studies, histories of Oman and Zanzibar, Arabic literature in the form of short stories and poetry, literary criticism as well as materials on science, education and libraries.

The collection features many publications not found elsewhere in the United States and includes a wide range of government publications.

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The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman: Highlights

"Field Guide to the Geology of Northeastern Oman" covers the archaeology of Oman from the pre-Islamic to Islamic period, the climate from the beginning of the Quaternary to the present day, and the regions’ varied vegetation of the coasts, desert, Al Hadjar Mountains, and Dhofar Mountains. Portions of the book describe the impact of geological phenomena on the formation of Oman’s landscape features, and the final section is about Geomorphology, the major tectono-stratigraphic units, the main mineral resources and the history of oil and gas exploration and production in Oman. With accurate, updated information and the use of simplified scientific language, this is the ideal field guide to engage both geologists and visitors who are interested in exploring or studying the geology of Oman. Along with the detailed information on the geological field sites, this book emphasizes numerous excursion points throughout northeastern Oman and can be easily found by their coordinates. This guide book includes significant number of colored illustrations, valuable geological maps, and an index of important sites in the region. Authors: Gösta Hoffmann, Martin Meschede, Anne Zacke, Mohammed Al Kindi. Publisher: Borntraeger Science Publishers, Stuttgart (Germany), 2016. Available to check out! here!

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Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Library

Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1100 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
library@sqcc.org
Phone: 202.677.3967 x104