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About the Libraries

Facilities

The Khalifa University Libraries has four branches:

  • Main Campus Library
    The Main Campus Library is on the 1st and 2nd floor of the Main Building. It features computers, scanners, photocopiers, study rooms and study carrels. The library staff provide comprehensive instruction on the use of resources and finding information for individuals or classes. The library has a collection of  approximately 22,000 items.
  • Masdar City Campus Library
    The Masdar City Campus Library is located in the Knowledge Center building and houses a wide range of electronic information resources, and has approximately 7,500 items.
  • Habshan Library - Sas Al Nakhl Campus
    Habshan Library is located on the ground and first floor of the Habshan building. It has computers and group study rooms for student use, and a collection of more than 74,000 items.
  • Arzanah Library - Sas Al Nakhl Campus
    Arzanah Library is located on the first floor of the Arzanah building. It has computers and group study rooms for student use, and a collection of more than 16,000 items.

Arzanah Library is limited to female students. All the others are open to everyone.

Loan Rules

 

Undergraduate

Graduate

Staff

Faculty

Alumni

General Collection Books

10 items /
14 days

20 items /
1 semester

10 items /
14 days

20 items /
1 semester

5 items /
14 days

Multimedia

3 items /
3 days

3 items /
3 days

3 items /
3 days

3 items /
3 days

Not allowed

Maps

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Periodicals

Not allowed

3 items /
3 days

3 items /
3 days

3 items /
3 days

1 item /
3 days

Reference

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Theses

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

1–Day Reserves

10 items /
1 day

10 items /
1 day

10 items /
1 day

10 items /
1 day

Not allowed

2–Hour Reserves

10 items /
2 hours

10 items /
2 hours

10 items /
2 hours

10 items /
2 hours

Not allowed

3–Day Reserves

10 items /
3 days

10 items /
3 days

10 items /
3 days

10 items /
3 days

Not allowed

Hours

When classes are in session, the libraries follow these hours:

Branch Sunday-Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Arzanah Library
Sas Al Nakhil Campus
8am-7pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
All Other Branches 8am-9pm 8am-5pm Closed 12pm-8pm

During semester breaks and the Holy Month of Ramadan, the libraries will alter their hours. Be sure to check the home page for the current timings.