Technical Department

Acquisition and Subscriptions Division

This division is responsible for supplying the library with all needs of the library items through purchasing or donating books, and responsible for recruitment of subscriptions in databases. Also, this division is responsible for receiving, organizing, and recording all library materials

All these processes have been computerized by applying the Horizon Information Management System.

Phone 05/3903333 Ext. 4362



Cataloging and Classification Division

This division is responsible for cataloging and classifying all the library materials in an organized way to facilitate access to these materials easily.  This Division uses several such as:

- Descriptive cataloging of library materials according to Anglo-American cataloging rules

- Subject cataloging using Library of Congress Subject Headings for foreign materials, and Arabic Subject Headings for Arabic materials.

- All library materials are automated through Horizon, and these materials are classified using Dewey Decimal Classification.

Phone 05/3903333  Ext. 4375


Systems Division

This division is responsible for technical and computer matters related to library system. The services presented by this division are the following:

- Monitoring and supervising library system

- Maintaining library sub-system  

- Application and development of systems as needed

- Activating subscriptions, creating username, training library staff and coordinating with other library divisions to ensure workflow

- Programming optical reader devices in library divisions in accordance with the system.

- Maintaining and updating library data on library page.


Phone 05/3903333   Ext. 4437



Documentation and Archiving Division

This division is responsible for documenting and archiving rare books , documents, pictures , conference proceedings , theses , university publications and papers ,so that users can access these materials easily .            


Phone 05/9303333   Ext. 4861