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Library Trainings Spring 2019


University Library offers workshops to help members of the KAUST community get the most from the University’s wide array of information resources and technology tools and to aid students and researchers in achieving success with their studies and research.

Each class has a maximum capacity of 30 participants. All training sessions will be held at the computer lab, level 3, Library [Bldg 12]. Classes are open to the entire KAUST community, but seating is limited.

The training schedule for Fall semester will be available on September 2019  

Postdocs and Research Scientists - Scientific Writing Support

The Research Publication Services supports faculty members for preparing presentation and publication of their research, which includes editing, proofing text, improving the graphics (illustrations, TOC images, journal covers, etc.) and plagiarism prevention through iThenticate. They also offer the course "Communicating Science: Scientific Writing Course for Postdocs and Research Scientists" time to time. Please refer to the Course details.

Library Specialist Service

Need Personalized Research Help?

For help in literature searching or using University Library resources and databases, training needs, please contact one of the Specialist Librarians listed below:

  • Physical Sciences, Engineering & Effective Literature Search - Mrs. Nevena TomicSubject Specialist (
  •  Library training program and EndNote (Windows) - Mrs. Faten Barayyan, Reference & Instruction Coordinator (
  • Bibliometrics, research impact, suggestions and complaints related to library training program - Mrs.Gordana Latinovic-Rauski - Manager, Collections and Information Services, (
  • Digital Repository, KAUST Theses, ORCiD, PLUMx -  Mr. Mohamed  Ba-Essa, Manager Systems and Digital Services, (mohamed.baessa@KAUST. EDU. SA)
  • Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar (Vijay), Library Director (janardhanan.vijayakumar sa)

Office Location: Level 3, University Library (Building 12).

Questions and training requests can be send to library@KAUST.EDU.SA.

Graduate Students Skills Lab - Writing Center

The Writing Center is offered to analyze and improve your academic writing with drop-in consultations and support sessions. To ensure tutor availability during the above sessions, or to request an appointment outside of the scheduled availability, please email:

Location : University Library (Meeting Room, adjacent to Coffee Republic, Level 2)

Schedule for this semester: Tuesdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm

This service is provided by the Skills Lab. They also provide elective courses in Academic English Skills, Writing Skills etc.

More information on the Skills Lab and the Writing Center

E-mail skillslab @