Purposes

Goals:

  • Supporting university education system and servicing employees of Saudi universities through providing information resources and services on the digital library portal.
  • Developing a digital environment that copes with technical developments in electronic publishing industry, which in turn will increase the speed of communication between researchers in the field of production and scientific publishing.
  • Acquisition of digital books produced by the prestigious global universities, as well as books produced by global commercial publishers in various specializations.
  • Saving searching efforts of faculty staff, researchers and others spent on searching for information and accessing it in the digital environment.
  • Sharing the electronic information resources between digital library members.
  • Converting paper-based information resources produced by the Saudi universities (i.e. books by faculty staff, MA and PhD theses, scientific magazines, research and conferences papers, and publications of Saudi universities) to digital sources.
  • Contributing to the enrichment of the digital Arabic content through electronic publication of value-added books and serious researches.
  • Finding one negotiating party that negotiates with publishers and gets the best quotations.