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Information Resources

Books in the LRC are classified according to the Library of Congress classification scheme. To locate a book in the LRC you can use the Search LRC Catalogue and search by author, title or keyword. For more inquiry, please refer to the LRC staff.

Borrowing Resources

  • To borrow items, you must register with the LRC and have a valid student card.
  • You will be allocated a borrower registration barcode number.
  • Select the items you wish to borrow and ask the LRC staff to record your loan.

Period loan is given in the table below:

Category

Total no. of items

Period

Academic staff

15

4 weeks

SU staff

15

4 weeks

Postgraduate

8

2 weeks

Students

4

week

External users

3

week

Orientation

Orientations are conducted by faculty librarians and are designed to introduce the students about the LRC wealth of resources and to strengthen their research skills.

Workshop

LRC offers a range of workshops for current students, researchers and other members of the SU. These workshops include search skills on electronic resources that have an impact effective and rich with information which benefits students and researchers. LRC Workshop:

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Reference desk

The Reference desk of LRC is a public service counter where professional librarians provide LRC users with direction to LRC materials, advice, collections, services, and expertise on multiple kinds of information from multiple sources.

  • Answer questions about the library and its services
  • Answer basic information questions
  • Help users locate resources for assignments and research projects
  • Provide assistance in using online, print indexes and resources
  • Suggest approaches for defining research topics

For help with reference and research questions:
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Recommend a Book

Recommend a Book gives students, researchers and other members easy direct way to tell the LRC which resources you need. To use this service, you simply fill out the form.

Photocopier

The LRC offers photocopying services to all staff, students and researchers. You will be given a card charged for 1.500 OMR per 100 A4 sheets.

A study room

The LRC provides book a study room for all students and faculty members at Sohar University. The LRC has nine classrooms in the first floor.
How to book a study room?

  • You can book a study room for 1-2 hours only by visiting the reference service desk on the ground floor
  • The rooms can be used for groups consisting of 3-5 members.
  • You have to bring your University ID card for booking.
  • The booking will be cancelled if the group didn’t come for the first 20 minutes.
  • Please do not leave personal belonging in the rooms. The LRC is not responsible for the loss of personal items.
  • Reserve study rooms are only available during the LRC opening hours.
  • It is not allowed to eat, drink (expect water) inside the room.
  • Groups are not allowed to move chairs outside the room, or add other chairs from neighboring rooms.
  • Please don’t throw waste and clean the room before you leave.

Computers and Wifi

The LRC offers a number of computer LRC users that enable users to access the internet and search the LRC catalog and electronic resources. Also, the LRC users can use their personal laptops and connect to the Wireless network anywhere within the LRC.

Electronic Resources

Provides a range of electronic resources including e-books, newspapers, magazines, databases, full-text journal articles and indexes ...etc to support LRC users to achieve success and academic excellence.

Ask a Librarain

LRC offers a range of workshops for current students, researchers and other members of the SU. These workshops include search skills on electronic resources that have an impact effective and rich with information which benefits students and researchers. LRC Workshop: