Library Policies

READING ROOMS

Reading rooms are designed to provide a comfortable working space for library patrons. Reading rooms are designated in two zones, the Quiet Zone and the collaborative group study zone area.

GROUP STUDY LOUNGE

Study lounges are designed for use by all Academia, Faculty, and Residents of MBRU to facilitate research, collaboration and discussion. Bookings for these rooms may be made at the Information desk. Study lounge 1 is designated for silent study. Two private study rooms are available on the 2nd Floor for Faculty. A collaborative area and seven study pods are available on the second floor for student use. Bookings may be made at the Information desk

TRAINING MULTIMEDIA ROOMS

The training room is designed to meet general instruction needs including activities such as meetings, tutorials, lectures and seminars. Patrons may reserve the rooms subject to availability and using the online booking form. Requests will be honoured on a first-come, first-served basis. Notice of cancellation should be made as soon as possible.

FOOD AND DRINK

Food consumption is not allowed in the Library. Drinks are allowed in the designated areas and only in covered lid containers.

EXHIBITS AND DISPLAYS

Occasionally, exhibits from sources within the MBRU and DHCC community may be displayed in the Library. All exhibits considered for space within the Library must align with the mission of the MBRU and DHCC.

LOST AND DAMAGED RESOURCES

Books must be returned to the library in the same condition in which they were borrowed. There is a replacement fee for any library resource which is not returned, lost or damaged. A standard fee of AED 500 applies for lost books. To note that the Al Maktoum Medical Library will not be liable for any items left in the Library.

EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

Patrons are to follow guidelines and directions provided by designated emergency personnel in case of emergency.