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Research Services: Start Here

KU Libraries supports researchers by providing high quality services and sources of information, including books (E and print), e-journals and databases. In addition, there are librarians to help and support researchers and students.

KU Libraries Search

A discovery service based on unified index. Users can search all library content and materials at the same time.

library catalog OPAC can be searched off campus too, users can also place requests and holds.
A service that enables library users to search all journals issues either by subject or alphabetically.




This subject guide is intended to help you get started doing research with the help from KU libraries resources and materials, and it's designed to match your curriculum and assignments. It introduces you to various types of information sources such as books, e-books, audio visual materials, journals and databases held at all KU libraries, as well as frequently-used sites on the worldwide web.

Please make sure to check out the different tabs and contact your liaison if you have any questions or suggestions. You will be able to find a quick answer for the most commonly asked questions during the initial stage of research process.

If you have any suggestions for additional applicable resources, please contact your librarian through contact information listed on the right. Also, feel free to contact our library staff with any questions regarding resources or research.

We hope you will find this guide useful for learning and studying.

Have a successful research journey!

Research Process Overview

First Step: Think of a topic.

Second Step: Find information.

Third Step: Evaluate and analyze information.

Fourth Step: Write and organize information.

Fifth Step: Citation.


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02-607-5879 Sas Al Nakhl Campus Arzanah Library or

02-607-5802 Sas Al Nakhl Campus Habshan Library