Central Library of Prince Sultan University provides a variety of types of study spaces for students, faculty, and staff. Please see the below-given details.
For individual study, libraries have the facility of study carrels. Carrels are available at both the libraries. Loud conversation is not permitted in carrels. Drinks and foods are discouraged.
Research/Group Study Rooms
PSU Libraries have research/group study rooms for students,
faculty and staff. Food and drinks are not allowed in research rooms.
Group discussion and conversation is allowed. Research rooms are
intended to be used for collaborative group study research and may
be booked only for this purpose.
Libraries provide facility of open seating with comfortable sofas
and chairs along with wooden and glass top (round & rectangle)
tables. Noiseless conversations and discussions are allowed. Drinks
and foods are discouraged.
Korean Corner (CL - CW)
The Library boasts a special collection in the Korean language.
The Korean Embassy updates sources of information monthly.
New Arrivals Displays (CL - CW)
The displays of library new acquisitions are geared to enhance
awareness of library holding and promote usage of the library
resources. These displays of new library materials can be found inside
the library in the lobby of building #2.
Book Bank (CL - CW)
All the books on the Book Bank shelves can be borrowed from the
library. Current PSU ID card is required if anyone needs to check out
library materials located on the Book Bank shelves or in the other areas.
Most of the Book Bank books have been donated to the library
thanks to kindness of students, faculty and staff. Books in good
condition can be brought to the library or placed into the containers
designated for donation.
Plagiarism Detection Service (CL - CW)
A service that helps the students to detects and prevents literary
plagiarism. The device examines the advanced research and
ensures that all sources used in the research or projects have been
documented accurately and were not copied or reprint research
and projects already published on the internet.
Referencing & Citations Service
It is a service that helps the students to document references and
sources used in their research. The documentation of references and
sources in a scientific research is a very important step as it gives
importance to the research and enhances the credibility of the
information published on the research.
Sprout Devices & 3D Capture Stage (CL - CW)
Sprout (HP) devices are very useful for those majoring in
Architecture and Interior Design Engineering at PSU. It integrates
more than one feature in a single device such as scanning and
capturing an object with high-resolution camera and modern
applications. In addition, 3D Capture Stage is a device that features
“virtual model” and captures it from all angles in 3D way.
Digital Drawing Tablet (CL - CW)
Digital drawing tablet, a new state-of-the-art electronic device, is
now available through PSU Library (Women Campus). This device
is equipped with a range of features and is a powerful and useful
gadget for PSU students, faculty and staff who are interested in study
and practice in the fields of Graphic Design and Digital Media.
Books On A Kindle (CL - CW)
Hundreds of library books in digital format about various topics can be
viewed and downloaded into mobile devices via kindle e-reader as well.
Access to library materials and Catalog using QR code (CL - CW)
Just aim your smart phone, tablet or other mobile device squarely,
not at an angle, at the center of select QR code of your choice.
Following this, you can start viewing the content (HTML format) that
is downloaded into your mobile device or making a quick search on
the library catalog.
E- Dictionaries (CL - CW)
This online edition of dictionaries can be accessible via the library
tablet installed inside the library. All the major languages around the
world are available through the library device, E-Dictionaries. Come
check out, among other things, this online reference resource.
FACILITIES AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE
PSU Libraries provide computing facilities to PSU faculty, staff and students. Necessary applications and software are installed on computers.
Users can use library computers to:
1- search library OPAC
3- use online databases
4- check LMS
5- check emails
6- prepare assignments and projects
7- other academic purposes
Printing and Photocopying Facilities
By signing in to library computers using PSU username and
password, faculty, students and staff can use the printers at libraries.
Photocopy facilities are also available for library users. Faculty and
students are required to use PSU credentials to use the photocopy
Free of cost and self-service based scanning facility is available at
PSU Libraries. Libraries have acquired hi-tech scanners in this regard.
Scanned documents can be emailed or taken on USB drives. Users
are requested to follow the local and international copyright laws.
Library spaces at PSU are hotspot areas. PSU provided 24 hours
Wi-Fi facility is available in library buildings. Users are able to connect
their mobile phones, laptops, iPads and other handheld devices with
a secure high speed Wi-Fi connection.
To use the audio visual material inside the library, users can borrow
headphones. PSU Libraries have acquired high quality headphones
in this regard.
Apple iPads are available for users interested to read e-books
online. iPads are provided for limited time to ensure that all the
interested students get a chance to borrow. Required and popular
applications are installed.
Laptops and Professional Cameras (CL - CW)
Laptops and professional cameras were added to library loanable
collections. They are distinct and modern services provided to the
university staff, to facilitate the teaching and learning process in
the field of research and study and presentations of scientific and
Library Online Survey (CL - CW)
This is a self-assessment device that has been installed inside the Library. Student, faculty and staff can participate in assessment of the library services through this online survey service.
The Library Survey via the electronic questionnaire system measures the satisfaction of library users regarding the library operations on a daily basis. Feedbacks on the library collections, services and facilities from users are highly appreciated in the hopes of improvement of library operations.