Learning Resources


The library is the primary information source for both faculty and students. It provides a wide range of information, which is made available through printed books, e-journals, e-resources, and e-library. Library strives in improving its collection and services to achieve excellence.  Library provides the following services:


Automated Circulation System

The Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) provides automated records of all learning resources. The Library users can search by title, author, subject, call number, keyword, etc. and, it allows easy and fast borrowing and returning of Library materials.  The Library adopts the open shelf system.


Online Library

The E-Library is connected with wide range of international databases through UK universities which are affiliated with Gulf College. Students will be given an individual username and password to gain access to the online library.


Internet Services

The CLR is equipped with computers for internet workstations to gain access to information on the World Wide Web. Wireless internet connection is also provided for laptop and mobile users.


Discussion and Quiet Study Rooms

Located on the first and second level of the learning resource centre are 11 rooms that can be used by faculty and students for group discussions or for quiet study.


CLR Orientation

The CLR provides orientation to all students at the start of each semester to acquaint Library users to locate, retrieve, select, and evaluate information.


Printing Services

A registered student of the College is allowed to print 600 Pages/semester, free of cost.


Photocopying Services

The students and staff of the College are allowed to photocopy CLR books free of charge, this is subject to the terms and condition of Library

CLR Opening Hours

During the semester, the Library timing will be

  • Sundays-Wednesdays, 8:30am-7:30pm
  • Thursdays, 8:30am-5:30pm


 During semester breaks, the Library timing will be

  • Sundays-Wednesdays, 8:30am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursdays, 9:00am-4:00 pm