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Faculty Guide for Library Services

Borrowing Options for Faculty

  • GU-Q Library: Borrow unlimited number of items for one (1) year.
  • Main Campus: Request items through the catalog, and they will arrive within 7-10 days.
  • UCL Collection: Borrow unlimited number of items for up to eight (8) weeks.
  • Qatar National Library: Sign up for free membership and review their borrowing rules.
  • Other Qatar Libraries: Ask at our Service Desk how to access their resources.
  • ILLiad: Fill in the form to ask for articles or book chapters not available in GU-Q Library. It will usually take 48 hours to be sent to you.

How to renew

  • My Account: Log in and click on the "My Loans" link under your name.

Request a purchase from the library

Course Reserves:

  • Printed books & DVDs: You can select materials that students can borrow for 4 hours and use them in the library. Contact your librarian for more options or to send your list of items. Your students can find them behind the Service Desk.

Canvas Uploads:

  • Scanned part of printed book (.pdf): The library can scan a part of a printed book (up to 10% of the content or one chapter) which you can upload in Canvas. Please contact your librarian with a request.
  • Electronic resource (journal article, e-book etc): To add a link to library resources in Canvas, you will need to use a permalink. If you cannot locate it, contact your librarian for help.

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