Computers & Laptops

AUS Library’s Information Commons provides a range of computing options for students.

199 Computers Available in the Library

  • 108 Dell All-in-One desktops on ground floor (see specs below)
    • 50 desktops in Information Commons (open area)
    • 4 express terminals
    • 29 desktops in Information Commons 1 (IC1)
    • 24 desktops in Information Commons 2 (IC2)
    • 1 accessibility workstation with braille keyboard. Trackball mouse and audio headset may be borrowed from the Circulation Desk.
  • 40 workstations on 1st floor
    • 27 Dell All-in-One desktops
    • 9 iMac stations
    • 4 express terminals
  • 51 laptops at Circulation Desk (3 hour checkout)

Use Available Computers to find a free desktop or laptop in the Library.

Scanners & Printers

  • 7 A4 scanners – 5 on ground floor, 2 on 1st floor
  • 1 A3 scanner on ground floor
  • 2 Digital senders on ground floor (scan to email, 40 pg/min, double sided scanning, pdf output)
  • Black & white and color printers and photocopiers


Library desktops and laptops are all loaded with a standard software package to meet the computing needs of most students.

Personal Laptops

At peak hours Library computers are very busy so students are encouraged to use their own laptops.

Wireless internet is available throughout the building. When connected to AUS_Wireless network, personal laptops can:

  • Access the internet and network folders
  • Print on Pharos enabled printers (Pharos client installation required)

The IC Help Desk offers help with configuring laptops for network and printing and distributes network cables. For more information please see Information Commons Help Desk.

Laptop User’s Agreement

Please refer to the AUS Library’s Laptop User’s Agreement for terms of use and guidelines for borrowing library laptops.
Borrowers are responsible and fiscally liable for all costs associated with damage, or replacement should a laptop be lost or stolen.

Please refer to the AUS Library’s Laptop User’s Agreement for a schedule of costs.

  • Info Commons Contact

    AUS Library, ground floor
    Open during library hours
    Email: [email protected]
    Tel: +971 6 515 2261
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