Services for Visitors

The library’s print, microfiche, audiovisual and electronic collections and facilities are generally available to community users during all normal operating hours. Reference assistance and computer workstations are also available. Some services are restricted to GU-Q faculty, students and staff. Please ask at the reference desk if you have questions.

Borrowing Materials

Community users who wish to borrow materials for use outside the library must apply for membership. In order to obtain a membership, you must complete and return the borrower application to the library.

Please note we recommend you make a copy of your Qatar ID or passport with Resident Permit prior to visiting the library as Education City security may request you leave the original at the gate when entering.

Community borrowers can have a total of 5 items checked out on their account (no more than 2 DVDs).

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX NUMBER OF RENEWALS
Books 2 Weeks 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days None
Periodicals 7 Days None

Community borrower accounts can be obtained by paying 200QR for a yearlong membership. Application Form available here

Electronic Resources

All visitors to the GU-Q Library can access our electronic resources in the Computer Commons.