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   Library Help Desk
   Ground floor, AUS Library
   06 5152277
   Help desk open during library hours


For help during academic calendar weekends, final exams & semester breaks, email:

Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

Keyword Searching in WorldCat

Use WorldCat, the AUS Library Catalog, to find books and other items in the library. 

Try the following suggested keywords:

  • Architects
  • Architects -- Biography
  • Architecture
  • Architecture -- Middle East
  • Architecture -- Asia
  • Architectural design
  • Architectural firms
  • City planning
  • Landscape architecture
  • Sustainable design


Subject Searching in WorldCat

A subject search will generally give you more relevant results than simple keyword searching. You can perform a subject search by going to WorldCat and typing in su: followed by your subject term. Alternatively select the Advanced Search feature in WorldCat, go to the Search Index box and select Identifier; Subject from the drop down menu. Suggested subjects include:

su: architectural theory

su: architectural design

su: architectural firms

su: architects

su: architects biography

su: architecture

su: architecture middle east

su: architecture united arab emirates

WorldCat Search

Search WorldCat for books, articles and more:




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