Past Events

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الدعم عن بعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Need some help with your math or science homework? The Library can help! Join us online and get the support you need. The support will be extended online via Microsoft Teams.
الضوابط العلمية لرؤية الهلال
In Arabic
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Seeing the lunar crescent is a mandatory requirement for determining the beginning of the Hijri months. The beginning and end of every Hijri month depend on the moon's orbit around the Earth. Every year, we have variation among Arab and Islamic countries in terms of determining the beginning or end of some Hijri months, especially Ramadan. Why does this variation occur? What are the scientific principles for observing the crescent? What are the factors that control the visibility of the crescent? We will learn the answer to these questions and many others in this online lecture via Microsoft Teams Platform. 
نادي الشطرنج
In English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem-solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most important, kids have fun playing. Join us on Chess.com to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
تحدث والعب: تطبيقات لأطفال التوحد
In English
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In this online workshop via Microsoft Teams, we'll introduce you to vocabulary apps that can help children with autism develop their language skills. 
إنشاء صفحة مهنية احترافية على موقع لينكد-إن
In English
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Join us in this online session via Microsoft Teams to learn how to create a profile on LinkedIn, the most popular platform for professional networking. This session will also cover how to write a good CV that you can incorporate into your LinkedIn profile. 
مقدمة للبحث العلمي
In Arabic
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Join us in this virtual lecture that introduces you to scientific research and its procedures, including choosing a problem or hypothesis and designing a systematic plan for investigating it. Participants will learn about research samples and measurement tools such as surveys and observations. This lecture is an opportunity for those who want to learn the basics of research and write a research paper in Arabic.
منتدى الكتاب العلمي: الكوارث الطبيعية في زمن الأوبئة
In Arabic
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This special online session of the Science Book Forum will be conducted via Dr. Essam Heggy's Facebook account and will discuss the environmental impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown in Qatar and how the vulnerability to natural disasters such as storms, earthquakes and tsunamis increases during pandemics. We will also discuss the cross-relation between pandemics, climate change and natural disasters. 
برنامج مايكروسوفت إكسل: تجنب الأخطاء الشائعة
In English
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Microsoft Excel is the most common spreadsheet program and has many useful capabilities. It can also be frustrating for users. If you're struggling with Excel or want to find out how you can get more out of the program, join us in this online workshop via Microsoft Teams that will give you more insight on how to avoid common mistakes in Excel.
القراءة لذوي الإعاقة البصرية مع BookShare
In English
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Join this online session via Microsoft Teams to learn more about Bookshare, a free online database offering ebooks and audiobooks for the visually impaired and print disabled. It includes items in a number of languages, including Arabic. 
ورشة عبر الإنترنت حول صناعة النماذج ثلاثية الأبعاد
In English
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In this introductory CAD modeling workshop, you will learn how to design 3D models using an open-source platform. Then, each participant will do one 3D model. We will be using Microsoft Teams for this online workshop. After you register, we will send you a link to join the meeting a day before the workshop and a reminder on the day of the workshop.