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Newspapers and Magazines: -

This guide details the resources available to all members of the KAUST Community for accessing newspapers, magazines, and popular reading materials.

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal, also known as The Journal, is an American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City, with international editions also available in Chinese and Japanese. 

The Wall Street Journal is available here.


BrowZine is an app for Apple or Android smartphones and devices that helps you flip through the scholarly e-journals available through Purdue University Libraries. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse through, read, and monitor scholarly e-journals across disciplines.

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.

MEED Business Review

Meed is a business intelligence covering the middle east and north Africa. MEED provides daily exclusive data, news, and analysis that keeps its subscribers informed about what is going on in the region.  

MEED Business Review is available via EBSCO.

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New York Times Online

U.S. and world news daily newspaper.  Create an account for mobile access while you are on campus and connected to the KAUST network.  Access must be renewed each year in May.  Directions are below.


Digital Full text of  4000+ international newspapers and magazines from 100+ countries in 60+ languages. 

Set up your account while on the campus IP range.  All you need to provide is your email address, password, and name.  You can also sign up using your favorite social network account (Google, Facebook, Twitter).

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

A site license subscription provides unlimited access for everyone at your institution or organization to This site license includes all of The Chronicle’s content, daily news, and data. Searchable access to articles and essays dating back to 1989 are included, as well as special issues such as The Almanac of Higher Education and The Trends Report. 

The Libby App. Magazines, Comics and Novel Graphics


Libby is a newer app and it's compatible with Android and iOS devices and can be used in the browser on computers and tablets.

you need to use your KAUST ID number as your “Library Card Number.”  You will borrow items through the Libby App and then you are able to read your favorite material.  You can borrow a magazine for 7 days and a comic/graphic novel for 21 days, and you can borrow up to 3 items at any one time.  

Libby materials are available to anyone with a valid KAUST ID and they have an active Library account.

Financial Times online -


The Financial Times ePaper is a digital replica of our daily print edition. Download it to read stories exactly as they appear in print, on your smartphone, laptop, or tablet. The ePaper is available to all FT Group Subscription customers with Premium access to Copyright Policy, appropriate use of content.  All KAUST members must comply with the terms of usage found here.

The Financial Times is available 5 days a week plus a weekend edition.  It covers current financial and business news.  To search for issues older than 1 year, use the ABI Inform business database.  In order to get on your mobile device, please register for an account following the instructions below.  You will need to use your KAUST email address to register for an account.

Time Higher Education

THE is the data provider underpinning university excellence in every continent across the world. As the company behind the world’s most influential university ranking, and with almost five decades of experience as a source of analysis and insight on higher education, we have unparalleled expertise on the trends underpinning university performance globally. Our data and benchmarking tools are used by many of the world’s most prestigious universities to help them achieve their strategic goals.

The Economist

The Economist is a popular weekly news magazine published out of the United Kingdom.  KAUST has access to The Economist three ways:   We have a print copy available in the library, we have access to articles through the ABI/INFORM (Proquest) database, and registered users of the OverDrive/Libby app can browse and read issues on their laptops, phones, or tablets.

Access to The Economist via ABI/INFORM (Proquest)

Access to The Economist via Overdrive/Libby  

(Please note that your KAUST ID is your library card number in Overdrive/Libby)