The Library Systems Department is committed to acquiring and making information and communication technologies readily available in order to enhance library services, while also supporting the goals of not only the Deanship of Library Affairs, but the goals of Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University as well. This department provides library users with state-of-the-art equipment, a variety of networks, on and off campus access to the library’s resources along with informative orientation programs.

Functions

  • Support students and faculty in teaching, learning and research, while identifying and addressing their academic needs.
  • Provide timely, secure, reliable and ubiquitous access to information and online services.
  • Support the University’s education, research and community service goals.
  • Acquire and provide access to IAU’s library information resources.
  • Recommend solutions to address library IT related requirements as articulated by students, faculty and staff.
  • Provide library staff with the necessary skill sets to support and teach technology to the patrons.
  • Provide state-of-the-art information technology for all users.
  • Explore new technology and media for innovative delivery of services and resources.
  • Formalize the e-resources’ hosted services.
  • Sustain Library 2.0 technologies.
  • Investigate and implement new discovery tools.
  • Implement and manage integrated library systems.
  • Create, implement and manage IAU’s institutional repository.
  • Implement and manage library security systems.

Staff members:

Dr. Manuel Raj Peter
Assistant Professor
Head of Library System
Main Central Library
Phone: 00966-133332810
Email: mrpeter@iau.edu.sa
 
Asif Ali Bao Muhammad
Lecturer
E-Resource Manager
Main Central Library
Phone: 00966-133332811
Email: abmohammed@iau.edu.sa
 
Rana Muhammad Iqbal
Lecturer
System Manager
Main Central Library
Email: miqbal@iau.edu.sa