Faculty Handbook

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The Faculty Handbook collection includes electronic editions of the handbook of principals and procedures for faculty at the American University in Cairo. The handbook is published by the University Senate at AUC. Electronic editions of the Faculty Handbook are collected and described for inclusion in AUC's Digital Archive and Research Repository (DAR Repository). [1] Members of the University Senate may submit items to this collection. All files and metadata are reviewed by the University Records Manager.


The Faculty Handbook collection was created in January 2012. Collection and description of electronic editions of the Faculty Handbook is an ongoing project managed by the Records Management unit of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library. The collection is publicly accessible in the Digital Archive and Research Repository.


The following table instructs staff from the University Senate on how to enter descriptive information about issues of the Faculty Handbook. Some fields in the item submission template are not included in these instructions, and should be left blank.

Label Element Hint Scope Note Example Controlled Vocabulary Required
Title dc.title Enter the title. Capitalize the first word of the title, and enter in lowercase all other words expect proper nouns.
  • Transcribe the title directly from the item cover -- AUC Profile.
  • Follow with a comma (,) and the years covered by the pamphlet, as indicated on the cover page.
AUC Profile, 2012-2013
Contributor dc.contributor.office Indicate the administrative office or academic department responsible for the creation of the document.
  • AUC Profile is created by the Office of Institutional Research.
  • Select this office from the drop-down menu.
Institutional Research
Abstract dc.description.abstract Enter the abstract copied or transcribed directly from this item.
  • Enter the abstract or similar information (introduction, overview, scope, etc.) as transcribed directly from the resource.
  • Transcribe the first paragraph of the pamphlet.
Founded in 1919, The American University in Cairo (AUC) is a premier English-language institution of higher learning. The University is committed to teaching and research of the highest caliber, and offers exceptional liberal arts and professional education in a cross-cultural environment. AUC builds a culture of leadership, lifelong learning, continuing education and service among its graduates, and is dedicated to making significant contributions to Egypt and the international community in diverse fields. Chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt, it is an independent, not-for-profit, equal-opportunity institution. AUC upholds the principles of academic freedom and is dedicated to excellence.
Description dc.description Enter additional descriptive information about the document not included in the abstract.
  • This text is automatically entered.
Annual pamphlet of University data published by the Office of Institutional Research at the American University in Cairo.
Keyword dc.subject Enter keywords or tags that describe the topic of this item.
  • Keywords are already supplied by the Records Manager.
  • Keywords are verified or edited by the Records Manager to refer to Library of Congress Authorities. [2]
  • American University in Cairo--Curricula
  • American University in Cairo--Students
  • American University in Cairo--Accreditation
  • American University in Cairo--Faculty
  • American University in Cairo--Funds and scholarships
  • American University in Cairo--Graduation (Statistics)
  • American University in Cairo--Alumni and alumnae
Date Created dc.date.created Enter the date on which work was completed.
  • Type the year that the report was completed.
  • Select the month that the report was completed from the drop-down menu.
  • Date of completion is indicated on the final page of the pamphlet, above the university contact information.
Type dc.type Indicate the general content type your work. Select all that apply.
  • AUC Profile is a work of text.
  • Select this type from the drop-down menu.
Format dc.format.extent Enter the number of pages when applicable, in ### p. format. End p with a period.
  • Page numbers are usually located at the bottom of each page.
  • Enter total number of pages, excluding the cover.
9 p.
Medium dc.format.medium Select the medium.
  • AUC Profile is a pamphlet.
  • Select this medium from the drop-down menu.
Language dc.language.iso Select all languages that apply.
  • AUC Profile is published in English
  • Select this language from the drop-down menu.
Rights dc.rights.license Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
  • This text is automatically entered.
Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
Copyright Date dc.date.copyrighted Enter the copyright date.
  • Date of copyright is the year of publication.
Publisher dc.publisher Enter the name of the publisher.
  • AUC Profile is published by the American University in Cairo.
American University in Cairo
Place of Publication rft.place Enter the place of publication.
  • AUC Profile is published in New Cairo.
New Cairo

Controlled Vocabularies

Administrative Office

Displayed Value Stored Value
Institutional Research American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research


Displayed Value Stored Value
Text Text


Displayed Value Stored Value
Pamphlets pamphlets


Displayed Value Stored Value
English en

Collection Settings


<p>Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.</p>


I hereby certify that this document is the property of the American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo retains all ownership rights to the copyright of this document.


  1. Digital Archive and Research Repository
  2. Library of Congress Authorities
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