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Instructions for KAUST graduate students on how to obtain their textbooks from KAUST.

Spring Textbooks 2020

Spring Textbooks 2020
Course ID Textbook Title Instructor Name Available as Price $
Closed Reserves  E-book Purchase
AMCS 252 Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations David Isaac Ketcheson   AV   0
AMCS 390G Probability with Martingales Ajay Jasra   AV   0
AP 228 Modern Quantum Mechanics  Udo Schwingenschloegl       66
B 101 Biochemistry: A Short Course Michael Florian Mette       170
B 104 Lewin's GENES XII Michael Florian Mette       79
B 290B Physical Biology of the Cell Satoshi Habuchi       100
CS 361 Combinatorial Machine Learning Mikhail Moshkov   AV   0
EnSE 325 The Guidebook to Membrane Desalination Technology NorEddine Ghaffour       200
EnSE 325 Pretreatment technologies for membrane seawater desalination NorEddine Ghaffour       40
ERPE 390 Elements of petroleum geology Abdulkader Musa Alafifi       85
ERPE 390 Petroleum geoscienc Abdulkader Musa Alafifi       140
ErSE 202 Modeling Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport Shuyu Sun   AV   0
ME 317 Composite Materials: Design and Applications Gilles Henn Lubineau       120
STAT 250 Stationary Stochastic Processes for Scientists and Engineers David Bolin   AV   80
STAT 250
Probability, random processes, and statistical analysis
David Bolin   AV   0
STAT 260 Generalized additive models Ying Sun       80
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How to Purchase Print Textbooks from KAUST

Follow this 3-step process to get your print textbooks

1.   Order Spring 2020 textbooks online from the KAUST Portal ( starting from January 26 2020.

2.   After you have placed your order online, you will immediately receive a confirmation e-mail listing the books you have requested.

3.   The following business day, you will receive a second email scheduling a time when you may pick up your order from:
University Library, Staff Offices (Level 3) from 12 noon to 2 PM on business days.


  • Order online at least one day in advance of pickup.
  • All textbook requests must be entered via the KAUST Portal. No walk-in orders.
  • The cost of your textbooks will be deducted from your student stipend.  
  • Examination copies of textbooks are available in the Reserves area of the University Library. These are for in-library use only; they may not leave the library.
  • Textbook purchased can be returned until  February 6,2020. Returned books must be in a resalable condition.
  • Books purchased after the Textbook sale period can not be returned.
  • SALE PERIODJanuary 26 2020 - February 6,2020 (Sun-Thurs 12.00 – 2.00pm).
  • Print copies are usually not sold if e-version is available.
  • E-book usage is subjected to Library E-Resource usage policy.

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