- Head of Library: Ms. Lily Adar
- Librarian Mr.Yefim Magarill
Phone: 08-6596944 ; 08-6596943
The institute's library has over 40,000 books in such fields as Zionism, Yishuv history, the Zionist labor Movement, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Immigration and settlement, Jews in the diaspora, especially in the United States.
The Library subscribes to 48 journals in Hebrew and other languages.
Acquisitions are made according to guidelines of the institute's Scientific Council in order to estalish a study base as broad as possible for students and scholars.
The Ben-Gurion Data-Base
The data-base contains 33,000 articles, speeches, and letters by and about
David Ben-Gurion, in Hebrew and other languages.
It is made up exclusively of published material from books, articles and daily newspapers.
Most of the material has been indexed according to subject matter. The data-base is constantly updated on-line.
The Bibliography Project
The library staff issued series of chronological bibliographies in Hebrew, that included all of Ben-Gurion's speeches, articles and letter:
- Volume I -
A Bibliography (1904-1948), 1998, [in Hebrew].
- Volume II -
A Bibliography (1949-1973), 2003, [in Hebrew].
- Volume III -
Selection of Articles about Ben-Gurion 1921-1999, (2006).
- A Thesaurus - For the History of Zionism
and the Revival of Israel in Relation to D. Ben-Gurion’s Papers, 2000,
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