Use Internet in the library

The INTERNET use in libraries is creating an environment that is constantly changing. Libraries are using the Internet to provide electronic information resources and services through the library homepages (www.library.uaeu.ac.ae), most of the information resources can be accessible through the internet (e-journals, Manuscript, e-books . . . etc).
Libraries have a number of desktop computers available for Internet usage.


Wireless Access


You can access library's Internet network using your own laptop computer, free access is provided in all public areas in the library during library hours.


Why Use Internet in Libraries?


  • Extend local collections to include information sources on the Internet (Internet as an information source)
  • Integrate different L&I services, local and remote information sources using web browser as the common user interface
  • Deliver information to the desktops of users
  • Efficient information delivery
  • Extend information content to full text, animations and multi-media
  • Enable resource sharing among libraries
  • Internet is forcing libraries to move from 'Holdings' model of information provision to 'Access' model and integrate all resources to which users have access behind a single Web-based interface