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Canadian University Dubai encourages students to use the materials that are available in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) for independent learning, research needs or personal improvement. Access to the LRC, loan of materials or electronic resources is available to all Canadian University Dubai students, faculty and staff. The Learning Resource Center is located at the ground floor of Building A of the university campus.

The LRC houses a print collection of over 12,200 items consisting of books, journals, newspapers, and a wide range of electronic resources: access to over 36,800 e‐journals, over 200,000 e‐books, over 369,000 Company Reports and Data, access to country reports, Thesis and Dissertations, Conference proceedings, videos, etc. These electronic resources are accessible on and off campus 24/7.

The LRC subscribes to electronic databases, such as ProQuest Central, Business Source Complete, Global Data, ACM Digital Library, Ebook Central, Safari Ebooks, Art Source, Oxford Art Online, Communication & Mass Media Complete, GreenFile, Health Business Elite.

The LRC holds a series of information literacy events for all university students and faculty every semester. Canadian University Dubai LRC has an agreement with British Library that provides inter-library loan whenever information required by the students and faculty is not available within the LRC resources.

The LRC use the Library of Congress Classification System. Computers and Wi‐Fi connections are available on the premises.

Computers, Photocopier, and Printer

The LRC computers have access to the internet for research and printing purposes for CUD LRC users. Students can reload their printing and photocopying credits from the Printing Centre. Reload balance card can be purchased at 20AED.

The CUD LRC abides by the UAE Federal Law No. 7 of 2002 Concerning Copyrights and Neighboring Rights and by the International copyright law.

Borrowing Procedure and Policies

All users must present their University ID in order to borrow learning materials from the LRC. Students are entitled to borrow 5 items at a time for the duration of two weeks. Borrowed item(s) are renewable depending on demand.

General collection

These materials can be borrowed for the duration of two weeks (14 days) and can be renewed.

Course Reserve Materials

These are course textbooks or reading materials that are required for the current semester. A University student ID card must be presented at the circulation desk to borrow the reserve collections for LRC use only.


Old issues can be borrowed for the duration of two weeks (14 days) and can be renewed. Latest issues are for LRC use only.


Overdue fines of 2AED per day per book will be levied on all late returned borrowed items.