The library offers its services to University of Petra students, teaching and administrative staff, UOP alumni, and scholars from outside the university. These services include:
Lending books to students and to teaching and administrative staff.
Offering library services to scholars from outside the university in all subjects for an annual fee.
Reserving books on-shelf for the use of teaching staff.
Evening loan services.
Search and Guidance Services:
The sub-librarians in the Arabic section, the foreign section, and in the periodicals section are prepared to offer guidance and answer questions concerning the library instructions, how to use references, and location of periodicals or publications related to a certain topic. They are also ready to instruct students on how to use electronic devices and the Internet.
Databases and Electronic Library:
The library offers services concerning its database systems for books and periodicals via the university's Internet. The library possesses specialized laboratories for these services, offers the use of equipment on the various floors, and guides students in the best way on how to use these services.
Printing and Copying Services:
The library offers copying services for library publications that cannot be borrowed, such as references and periodicals, on the condition that this does not infringe on intellectual property rights. The library also offers printing services to students and university staff in computer laboratories, in return for a minimal fee. Printing of research materials and articles obtained from the web is offered free of charge.
The library provides students with a number of reading rooms where they can read freely and in a quiet atmosphere.
Ask A Librarian:
Researchers can request chapter or part of a book or article from our collections and databases and we answer these request through email, Ask a librarian link.