My Library Account
Open Access Publishing
Facts and Figures
Hours and Location
Meet the Staff
An overall view of our Collections and Subscriptions, Facilities, and Services.
Collections and Subscriptions
E-books: an ever-growing collection of ebook titles from major scientific and commercial publishers in science and technology. Currently, we have over 744802 titles
Journals: over 101544 scientific journals from major scientific and commercial publishers in science and technology.
Databases: over 337 scientific databases contain articles, citations, standards, protocols, reports, theses, videos, and images.
The print collection consists of 16298 titles.
Magazines & Newspapers:
29 print titles in English and Arabic from Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK, and USA (please contact the Acquisition team)
offers online magazines - 4,428 titles from around the globe
offers 3034 newspapers from 150 countries in 66 languages
We also offer NYT, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Financial Times, and others for individual use
Special collections: Red Sea coral collection
Nearly 14,000 square meters of space on three levels.
Comfortable, attractive seating for 132 people.
45 computer workstations throughout the building.
13 group study rooms that offer large flat-screen display panels.
Printing and Stationary Shop where users can print, copy or scan documents.
Staffed information desk during regular work hours.
Personal research consultation with a KAUST Subject Specialists.
Scheduled individual, class, or group training on using library resources.
Reference assistance chat, in person or by e-mail.
Workshops on information literacy, literature research, reference management, plagiarism, open access, profiling, and many more.