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Q. I am new to the university. How do I borrow library materials?
In order to use the library and borrow materials, students/faculty/staff need to have a current, valid AUK ID. Checking materials in and out is a self-service using the Self-Check machine.

Q. Do you offer training sessions on how to conduct research and use online resources?
Yes, the AUK library runs Library Instruction and Information Literacy sessions. One-on-one sessions are also offered by appointments with Instruction Librarians via email. Walk-ins are welcome too!

Q. How many books/DVDs can I borrow, and what is the loan period?
Please refer to the circulation policy

Q. How can I renew library materials?
You can renew the borrowed materials by using the self-check machine in the library, by telephone call or email to Library@auk.edu.kw.

Q. Can I eat & drink in the library?
Eating is not allowed in the library. Drinks are allowed only in covered cups. Please have a look at Library Rules and Guidelines.

Q. If I have a library hold can I register for a class?
No you cannot. If you have any library holds you have to come to the library to clear your account.

Q. Can I use the library online resources remotely?
Yes, You can. For off-campus access or any connection via Wi-Fi, please login to the University Portal.

Q. How can I connect my laptop to the wireless service?
Select Zajel or AUK WIFI. For Zajel no need to enter any password. For AUK WIFI you have to enter your AUK username & password.

Q. Can I search all the resources of the AUK Library in one search?
Yes. Use "Search All" - library's discovery tool.



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