KAUST Library Online Catalog

Find King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Library electronic and print resources -- journals, books, databases, reference works, images, and more.



The online database of full texts of over 43,000 scholarly books. It provides a set of online database collections that combine scholarly books from over 435 academic, trade, and professional publishers. It also includes sheet music (9,000 titles) and government documents.


Access Science

  • Over 8,500 online encyclopedia articles and 15,000 illustrations from the McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th Edition
  • Regularly updated, fully-searchable media-rich content, terms, images and video


Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

  • Instant online access to Oxford’s top-of-the range, unabridged bilingual dictionaries
  • Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish


World Book Online

World Book Web is the most comprehensive and authoritative online solution to meet the diverse information needs of students, educators, public library patrons, and families; and World Book Classroom, innovative and effective teaching resources to improve learning in the classroom setting.



  • Academic Search Premier - 4,500 full text journals (printable articles)
  • NewsPaper Source - 1,520 full text international newspapers TV & radio transcripts, video & podcasts.

Who's Who

Is the leading source of up-to-date information about over 33,000 influential people from all walks of life, worldwide. Containing autobiographical listings of people from around the globe who have an impact on British life, including senior politicians, judges, civil servants, and notable figures from the arts, academia, and other areas, it is seen as one of the world's most recognised and respected works of reference.