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Library Training Program


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.

Library Training Program

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.

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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 and Engineering Division (PSE) program support Dr. Nevena TomicSubject Specialist -
  • Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) program support Garry Hall, CEMSE Subject Specialist
  • Biological and Environment Science and Engineering Division (BESE) - Subject Specialist Mr. David Oldenkamp, BESE Subject
  • Citation Management Tools Mrs. Faten Barayyan, Reference & Instruction Coordinator
  • Digital Repository, KAUST Theses, ORCiD, PLUMx Mr. Mohamed Ba-Essa, Manager Systems, and Digital Services, (

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

Questions and training requests can be sent to

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Faten Barayyan
University Library
Building 12, Room 3113
4700 KAUST, Thuwal 23955-66900
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+966 12 808 3622

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 Tom Hortinz, 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