Overview

AU Library is the gateway to finding a wide-range of resources and services put together to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the University community. The library offers quality research services and resources, designed to meet the growing requirements of the University’s diverse academic programs.

Currently, AU has two libraries – namely the Males Library (Student Hub Building) and the Females Library (Students Hub Building) that serve AU students, faculty, staff and community users. Students and other users can use their iPads, laptops, smart phones or library computers to study and search the library wide selection of books, e-books, journals, and databases. The Libraries also provide discovery tools such as EDS, created to make the digital content more discoverable and easily accessible. A team of qualified Reference librarians is available to assist students and other users with their research.

Library collections include electronic resources of high-level scholarly works from the top international academic publishers in all disciplines.  In addition to information resources, the Library provides a range of electronic services through a set of electronic forms on the Library homepage. These services include Ask-A-Librarian to answer reference questions online; Document Delivery to request articles and chapters not found in the Library’s collection; Request a Library Instruction Session by faculty for their students, request new books for purchase, and give feedback on library services and resources. Other electronic services include the mobile library application for use on mobile devices.