Facts and Figures
Hours and Location
Meet the Staff
An overall view on our Collections and Subscriptions, Facilities and Services.
Collections and Subscriptions
E-books: an ever growing collection of ebook titles with perpetual access from all major scientific and commercial publishers in science and technology. Latest number shows around 1,232,973 titles.
Journals: over 244,410 scientific journals from all major scientific and commercial publishers in science and technology.
Databases: over 244 scientific databases contains articles, citations, standards, protocols, reports, theses, videos and images.
Printed book and medias: about 9000 titles, including some textbooks, available for check out.
30 print titles in English and Arabic from Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK and USA.
Online magazines - 85 titles from around the globe.
Print collection in English and Arabic from Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK and USA.
Special collections: Red Sea coral collection.
Nearly 14,000 square meters of space on three levels.
Comfortable, attractive seating for 400 people.
150 computer workstations throughout the building including two German and two Spanish keyboards.
20 glass-enclosed collaborative learning spaces (group study rooms).
12 group study rooms which offer large flat-screen display panels.
33-seat computer learning lab equipped with advanced software for various science and engineering subjects.
75-seat Sea View meeting room, featuring dual computer projectors, video conferencing capabilities, and with one of the university's best views.
Copy center where users can print, copy or scan documents.
Exhibit and display areas.
64-seat café offering hot and cold refreshments.
Staffed information desk during regular work hours.
Personal research consultation with a KAUST Science Subject Librarian.
Scheduled individual, class or group training on use of library resources.
Textbook ordering and distribution.
, in the library or by e-mail.
Workshops on information literacy, literature research, reference management, plagiarism, open access, profiling and many more.