Electronic Resource Services
PSU Central Library’s OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) contains bibliographic records of library holdings. The OPAC contains various formats: books, theses, ebook, Coop Reports, and audiovisual materials.
Please access our catalog by clicking the following link;
Off - Campus Access (EZproxy gateway)
Central Library provides access to its online resources on campus and off-campus. Users are required to login via EZproxy to access library subscribed databases, in case they are away from the university.
Please note that access to the databases is restricted to PSU users and subject to copyright and licensing agreements.
Please click the following link for EZproxy
The databases subscribed by PSU Libraries:
- ACM Digital Library
- Arabic Legal Decisions Encyclopedia
- ASCE Library
- Emerald Insight for (E- Journals، E-Books)
- LexisNexis Academic
- Oxford Reference
- Gulf Legislation Network
- KSA Lawyer Website
- Taylor & Francis Online
On this page, PSU Library has made available the electronic theses which are digital versions of theses submitted to Prince Sultan University. Theses can be searched at Dspace interface by the author, subject or the year. Hard copies with CD-Roms are located in the Theses Corner, at the 1st floor of the Central Library( Building101- 2nd floor)
For queries related to PSU Electronic Theses, please feel free to Contact DSpace Administrator at the below-given address;
Mr. Abid Iqbal
Click on the link below to read the full text:
Users with Disability (CL - CW)
The Library provides support to its users with special needs in line
with PSU and library mission. Library facilities are readily accessible to
the service population in general, users with disabilities in particular.
Desktop Video Magnifier (CL - CW)
PSU Library has recently purchased a new device Desktop Video
Magnifier, which comes with a range of features and is very easy to
Desktop Video Magnifier is very helpful for those who prefer large
print of reading materials or have visual challenges.
Library Mobile Book Service (CL - CW)
Do you plan to read more library books after the library has closed?
The library is pleased to announce that the mobile bookshelves with
reading materials are accessible to library users who want to browse
or read outside of the regular library hours. Moreover, the mobile
bookshelves with fiction and non-fiction books are located near the
entrance of the library and available to the public outside the library
Circulation Services at PSU Libraries provide PSU community
with the facility of borrowing and returning of their required library
material. Circulation material is checked out and checked in using
self-check machines placed at CL-MC and CL-CW. Reference sources
and reserve material is checked out manually for limited time.
Current Awareness Service
It is important for academic community at PSU to remain up-todate
with latest information resources added at PSU Libraries. We at
PSU Libraries regularly update our website with fresh arrivals lists;
rout the table of contents of journals to faculty; update our social
media networks, display the newly arrived books at fresh arrivals
corner to keep our users informed about the latest developments
and additions at libraries.
Information Literacy Service
Information literacy is set of skills needed to find, evaluate,
interpret and use information. PSU Libraries are committed to
enhance information literacy skills of PSU community to equip them
with the skills to find, evaluate, and use information easily, correctly
and ethically. PSU libraries arrange trainings, orientations sessions,
prepare brushers, and guides in this regard. Tailored information
literacy sessions are provided throughout the academic year.
PSU Libraries feel pleasure to help faculty and students in fulfilling
their information, research and teaching needs. Professionally
qualified reference librarians provide reference services ranging from
quick help to in-depth assistance at CL-MC and CL-CW. Reference
librarians at men and women campuses libraries are available
for consultations during the working hours of libraries. During
the working hours when reference desks at CL-MC and CL-CW are
unattended, users should feel free to contact the other librarians
available nearby. The service is provided to PSU affiliated faculty,
students and staff on site, through emails, and on telephone.
Document Delivery & ILL Services
At PSU Libraries, Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan service
provide the users with books, research papers and other materials form
other libraries that are not available in PSU Libraries’ print & electronic
collections. Users are requested to search library catalogue and online
databases prior to sending the DD & ILL request. PSU faculty, graduate
& undergraduate students, and staff can use the DD & ILL service free
of cost. On arrival of the requested material, the users are notified.
At PSU Libraries, internal borrowing service is available for noncirculating
materials. The non-circulating material like reference
sources and journal volumes can be borrowed to use inside the
library premises. Users are requested to place the borrowed material
on the tables and not to shelve the borrowed items.
Information Resource Management Librarians offer textbooks services to PSU undergraduate and postgraduate students: men and women; they collect data, and prepare lists of required textbooks ahead of each academic semester, and submit to our local dealer Al-Shegrey Bookstore to provide in time and at reasonable prices, together with their accompanying manuals and disks, librarians keep following up textbooks requests, and deal instantly with out-of-print, out-of-stock, and market restricted items, and would submit alternative textbooks instead when needed; in addition, librarians check the availability of required textbooks, their numbers, quality, and prices, and coordinate with Al-Shegrey staff to supply instructors’ and students; manuals, and provide the library with copies of each textbook for students and faculty use.
In case you have any issue regarding the availability of textbook(s) after the start of the semester, please write to email@example.com
Please click the links given below to check the status of textbooks.
First Semester, Academic Year 2020/2021 [Term 201]
College of Business Administration (CBA)
College of Engineering
Communication & Networks Engineering
College of Law
Department of Law
College of Humanities
University Level English
Deanship of Educational Services
Report (for Library Staff Only)
Al-Shegrey Bookstore Contact Details
Mr. Moataz Abdulrahman
Retail Department Director- al-Shegrey & PSU Account Manager
Al-Shegrey Publishing and Information Technology
PO Box 8833, Riyadh 11492.
T: 2170227 ext. 134 (Al-Shegrey)
T: 494-8664 (Al-Shegrey PSU Branch)