Reference Services

Alfaisal University Library provides a range of reference and research services to Alfaisal students, faculty, staff aand visiting researchers. There are many ways to get in touch with us and ask questions relating to library resources and services.

Reference Services staff include librarians, professional staff, support staff and student hourly staff. We work together; consult with librarian, library administrators as well as with other Alfaisal University offices and with experts in the community. If we cannot provide an answer to a question, we will always try to refer you to the resource or individual we think may be able to provide the needed information.

Ask a Librarian

  • The reference desk is located in the Library Building 3rd floor and It is staffed during reference hours.
  • Telephone reference is available during reference hours: 215 8948/ 7845.
  • E-mail a reference librarian via the Ask a Librarian service.
  • E-mail your reference question.
  • When the reference desk is closed or if you are starting your research, try the library subject guides which give an overview of the major works in a field and strategies for further research.
  • Individual research consultations with a librarian are available by appointment to students and faculty working on research projects, such as senior theses, and master's essays.

The reference desk is staffed during regular library hours.

Reference Librarians are ready to help you:

  • Find information on a topic
  • Develop research strategies for papers and projects
  • Search library catalog, e-journal, and databases
  • Locate facts and statistics

We also

  • Answer questions about the services and resources of the Alfaisal library
  • Provide instruction on the research process and the use of the library
  • Refer people to information sources beyond the library

The library is open for in-person visits on the Library Buiilding 2nd & 3rd floor. You can also call us at +966 1 2158948 / 2157845.
You can also contact us by E-Mail

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