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WorldCat search

WorldCat lets you find everything you need with one simple search interface.  It’s a way for you to locate books, articles, journals, videos and other items of interest in your library or other libraries.  You can search the WorldCat database and, if your library makes them available, other specialized databases. Refer to the quick guide on how to use WorldCat

Learn how to create your library account. This will allow you to download articles and eBooks, renew, reserve, and recall library items.

Borrowing privileges

Know all information about borrowing, renewing, returning and reserving books.

Subject guides

Designed to help you find information and access materials relevant to your subject. It highlights the key resources for your subject and help with databases, referencing and finding and assessing information. 

Interlibrary request 
 Cannot find full-text? We can provide you resources that are not available within our resources via Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service. Request it via WorldCat ‚Äčor email
Find the textbooks recommended for a specific module



Information on how to use the print services
Details on how to get connected to the BUiD Wifi
Library computers
Use your Blackboard account to log in to the library computers.

Reserve a room for group study to work on your presentations and assignments or projects.

Request for an individual library session

We are happy to help you find the best resources for your research. 

Note: This is only for booking a session for individual support.

Get help & support (ASK A LIBRARIAN)
Note: This is for any general queries and assistance. 

Research Help

Subject guides

How-to guides

Video tutorials

Reading list

Referencing help  




Library Services

Borrowing services

Reference services

Article request service (ILL)

Request for individual library session

Group study room

Print, copy, scan services

Off-campus access

Wireless connection

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Dubai International Academic City (DIAC)

United Arab Emirates

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