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Library Services




circulation desk       reference desk


The library presents many services to the users such as:


Circulation :

All the library materials can be loaned except periodicals , references , and original dissertations .
The table below shows circulation policy for different categories of users :


Users
Borrowing Card
Items that Can Be Borrowed
Loan Period
Requirements

Faculty: Professors, assistant prof., visiting prof., language teachers

* (Black Card)

issued at college library & libraries admin. in the case of language teachers

15
books

One Semester

- Application Form
- KU ID
- Photo


Teaching assistants, lecturers, graduate students, scholarship students

* (Navy Card)

College Library

10
books

One Month

- Application Form
- KU ID
- Photo

KU. students , KU staff ,
Non-KU individuals

* (Yellow Card)

College Library
Libraries Administration

5
books

2 Weeks

- Application Form
- KU ID
- Photo
- Non-KU individuals working in the gevernment sector must deposit 40 KD.
- Non-government sector must deposit 80 KD.



Information Services :

Where Can the User Get the Information From?

These services are to facilitate the researcher's access to information :

1- Bibliographic Instruction :

It aims to acquaint the users with the library , and how to use its resources.

2- Referenc Services :


The specialists of the library are available at the reference desk to meet the users needs .

3- Electronic Services :

A- CD-ROMs ( Compact Disk Read Only Memory ):

A bibliographic databases where the users can obtain the information as an abstract or full-text articles such as:

* ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center):

The primary database for identifying journal articles and other materials on education research and practice, including education-related topics in psychology, cognitive development , educational administration , curriculum development and much more. Since 1966, nearly a million education-related documents, journal articles, and books have been cataloged, indexed, and abstracted by the ERIC Clearinghouses. That figure is growing by more than 30,000 items per year. This information is sent to the ERIC Facility where it is compiled into the world's largest repository of education information. The ERIC Facility prints the database in monthly abstract journals an provides it in electronic form to various commercial vendors and academic institutions, which make it available to the public via online, CD-ROM , and Internet systems .

*Information covered from 1966 - current.

* Education Index :

Contains bibliographic abstracts on education administration and supervision , teaching methods , multicultural / ethnic education and much more. In addition to citations to articles , interviews , reviews of books , and editorials .

*Information covered from 1966 - current.

B- Internet Service:

Users can get any needed information via internet search . Inaddition to E-mailing the library.


Interlibrary Loan :

What's This ?

The library cooperates with The British Library Document Supply Center inorder to provide the users with the unavailable materials .
Loan fees are 6.250 KD. per book , 3.500 KD. for photocopies of 10 pages. The faculty members have 150 pages free of charges per year.


Current Awareness :

Aims to provide the faculty members of recent books , periodicals...etc.


Photocopying Service :

Faculty members and users can make use of this service. Paper charges 20 Fils per page , 150 Fils for coloured A4 paper , and 200 Fils for coloured A3 paper.
The library policy forbids photocopying of entire books or periodicals.


Other Services :

- Training the students of how to use the library's information resources.
- Special rooms are available to view the educational films.