Departments

Library

Introduction

The College Library is the hub of the academic activities of the College. It is well equipped and well stocked with books and national and international journals catering to the different courses being offered by the College. The library has an open shelf system which allows the reader to get an idea about the different books which deal with one specific subject. The collection is constantly being updated. The library is committed to supporting the academic work of students by providing access to information that supports learning and research. The library has digital resources which are useful for students and faculty researches.

Facilities & Timing

  • Facilities

    There is a collection of over 16550 books in the College's library useful for research, assignments and reference purposes.

    The services delivered by the library include the following:

    1. Paper-based resources i.e. books, periodicals, professional journals, magazines and daily newspapers. 2. Internet access. 3. Open-access IT, audio-visual and other media.

    The library has a large study area, computers and internet access for the students to use. The library also has an electronic research engine called EBSCO, which aids students in their reference work and research.

  • Timing

    Sunday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
    Friday & Saturday Closed

Guidelines

  • The library is a place of quiet reading and a place of referencing and research.
  • Silence is required in the Library. The use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited.
  • The consumption of food and drink is not permitted.
  • No offensive use of internet or chatting of any kind.
  • Computers are to be logged off after use
  • Newspapers should be returned to their shelf after reading.
  • Bags and suitcases should be left at librarian’s desk.
  • Books should be left on the table after reading.
  • Users are responsible for keeping the Library materials and property in good condition.
  • Keep the Library clean.
  • Users are not allowed to use the Librarian's computer.
  • Closing time of the Library is 8.00 p.m. Users should leave 5 minutes earlier.
Useful links

  • Turnitin

    Turnitin improves the student writing cycle by preventing plagiarism and providing rich feedback to students. To access Turnitin go to: http://www.turnitin.com


  • Bradford Blackboard (for Bradford students)

    Blackboard is a virtual learning environment (VLE) that enables lecturers and students to share learning materials, communicate and collaborate on-line. It is web based and can therefore be accessed from any computer with a web browser and internet connection.
    To access Blackboard go to: http://blackboard.brad.ac.uk

  • EBSCO

    EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users.


    To access EBSCO go to: http://search.ebscohost.com/

  • SBS

    SBS Intranet (for University of Strathclyde's students)
    To access SBS Intranet go to: http://www.intranet.sbs.strath.ac.uk/

  • Ministry of Legal Affairs

    Access the Resources of the Ministry of Legal Affairs.
    To access MOLA go to: http://mola.gov.om/prodgazit.html

  • The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

    DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
    To access DOAJ go to: https://doaj.org/

  • The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

    DOAB is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed Books.
    To access DOAB go to: http://www.doabooks.org/

  • Iraqia Academic Scientific journals

    Iraqia Academic Scientific journals is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
    To access IASJ go to: http://www.iasj.net/iasj?uiLanguage=ar

  • Open Access Theses and Dissertations

    Advanced research and scholarship. Theses and dissertations, free to find, free to use.
    To access OATD go to: https://oatd.org/

  • Open Access Published in European Network

    The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.
    To access OAPEN go to: http://www.oapen.org/home

  • OMICS Internationa

    OMICS International through its Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community.
    To access OMICS go to: http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access-journals-list.php

  • Citethis forme

    This citation generator is great for automatically compiling your bibliographies.
    To access Citethis forme go to: https://www.citethisforme.com/

New Arrival Books

The College’s Library would like to inform you that it has added new books in its collection from Oman Book Fair 2018. To view the list click here