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Sas Al Nakhl Campus Libraries Service: Library Holdings

A guide on library services at Sas Al Nakhl campus libraries


Self Checkout/ Self checkin

KU libraries now offers self-service checkout system. This service enables all library users to checkout materials without the help of library staff. Self-checkout machines are available on all KU libraries.


Library Collections


The library's book holdings currently number nearly 100,000 volumes, as well as hundreds of maps, CDs and thousands of multimedia items. You can search for these items using the library catalog. The catalog has two modes for searching: basic and power. The basic catalog search lets you find items by words or phrase, author, title, subject, series, or periodical title. You can also limit your search to a particular branch. The power search lets you search by the previous options as well as ISBN or ISSN. It also lets you combine searches with Boolean operators as well as limit your search by item type. Last, you can browse the collection by call number.

Online library catalog



The library offers a rapidly expanding collection of:

books, eBooks, academic journals, electronic resources, popular fiction titles and magazines, as well as a growing collection of maps and DVDs.

Users can search the library collection on-campus at the intranet page or from any location off-campus using our library website.


Number of books:  76,322

Number of e-Books (estimate):  at least 100,000

Number of print journal titles: 1044

Number of e-Journal titles: 25,972

Number of maps: 971

Number of online databases: 169