Library

The main mission of the Library at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is to support teaching, learning and research at the institution while striving to be one of the region’s best academic libraries. Through the Library, users can access physically and virtually comprehensive educational and research resources, as well as use different services offered by the Library to meet the users’ information needs.

Library Opening hours

Semester hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Semester break:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

The Library will be closed on official holidays.


Facts & Figures

  • Total number of print collection: 106,937
  • Total number of purchased electronic books: 5,434
  • Total number of subscribed databases: 42
  • Access to electronic journals and books through subscribed databases and open access content:
    • Total Unique Titles: 517,214
    • Books: 513,839
    • Journals: 56,890
    • Videos: 485
  • Seating capacity: 270
  • Computers: 32
  • Printers/Scanners/Photocopiers: 3
  • Self-check stations: 3

Borrowing Privileges and Fines

Check our borrowing privileges and overdue fines information.


My Account

Please login in to your library account, using your SUAD email and password to check the list of the items you currently have on loan and their due dates. You can also renew your items online for one time only, and put a hold if you are interested in a book that is currently on loan. You will be notified as soon as the book is available.


Suggest a Book Purchase

Request a book purchase to be added to our collection.


Document Delivery

Request an article that is not available in our collection.


Room Reservations

You like to study in groups? We offer four rooms on the Library’s first floor that you can book and use for your convenience.


RefWorks

RefWorks is an online research tool to help you manage your references when writing and collaborating with fellow researchers. It organizes, stores, and shares all types of information and can instantly create citations and bibliographies. Please watch “RefWorks Basic Functionality” video to know more.


Institutional Repository

The Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Repository is a digital archive of scholarly intellectual and research outputs of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. The repository provides access to books, book chapters, research articles and international conference papers produced by the SUAD Research Community.


Electronic Resources

Find the best library databases for your research at library guide where you can search by subject, database type or provider.


Print Collection

Search our large print collection of more than 100,000 items by title, author, or keyword. Remember to use the filters (date, subject, language) on the side menu to narrow your search.


eJournals/eBooks Finder

If you are looking for a specific eJournal or eBook, please use this service to check if it is part of the Library’s electronic collection. You can also browse eJournals and eBooks by subjects.


Institutional Repository

The Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Repository is a digital archive of scholarly intellectual and research outputs of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. The repository provides access to books, book chapters, research articles and international conference papers produced by the SUAD Research Community.


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