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BESE Research Guide: Keeping Updated

Guide for the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division


PressReader is an online newsstand with over 1,900 publications from 92 countries in 43 languages. It can be viewed on your PC, or you can download the PressReader app on your mobile device(s) to start reading.


For instructions on setting up PressReader on your device(s), refer to these Guides:

Register for an account with your KAUST email here.

To access content on your mobile device(s), download the appropriate app:

Download app Go to 

The New York Times

To enjoy full access to, create an account with your KAUST email address here.

To access on your mobile device(s), go to the appropriate app store to download the app:



To start using BrowZine from your desktop or laptop, simply go to

To access BrowZine from your mobile device(s), download the BrowZine app from the appropriate app store.


After you have downloaded and installed the app, select King Abdullah University of Science and Technology from a list of libraries. Follow the instructions to log in to BrowZine.

To organize and track your favorite journals and personalize your bookshelf, create a separate BrowZine Account. Your account will be synchronized across the web and mobile services.

For help, access the BrowZine Knowledge Base or email your questions to the Library.

RBdigital Library

RBdigital Library gives you access to over 200 magazine which you can read online or download to your mobile device(s) to read offline.

1. Create a New Account in RBdigital Library.

2. Browse and Check Out a magazine using the  button. Start reading.

3. To read on a mobile device, download the app from the appropriate app store. 


4Log in to your account in the app. When prompted, Select Country>Saudi Arabia, Select Library>King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, key in your account details (created in Step #1)

5. Magazines you have selected on your laptop/desktop will appear in your mobile app. Note that the apps are for reading only. Check out magazines from your laptop/desktop.