The first issue of the "Arab-American Yearbook: The Resource and Referral Guide For and About Arab Americans" was published in February by TIYM Publishing (www.tiym.com).
Contributors include the Library of Congress's African and Middle Eastern Division, Arab American Institute, ACCESS, the Islamic Society of North America and a host of scholars and prominent figures from across the Arab-American community.
A Feb. 1 reception marking the book's publication was attended by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R-La.), Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Saudi Ambassador HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal and Qatari Ambassador Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad M. Al Khalifa.