Current Pick Up and Delivery Options

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We have three pick Up and delivery options that are available through WorldCat:


1. Pick up at Library foyer (requires campus access)

  • Allow one business day for request processing
  • Items not collected will be returned to the shelves after 6 days
     

2. Deliver to my on-campus housing address

  • Deliveries take place between Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m
  • Delivery drivers cannot accept the return of library materials
     

3. Postal delivery to my UAE home address

  • This service is available only to currently registered students, faculty, staff and AUS Alumni residing in the UAE
  • The library will email you to confirm your postal address and confirm dispatch
  • Delivery time will vary depending on Empost (estimated two working days)
  • Circulation and Reserve materials are not available for postal delivery
  • Items will be automatically renewed
     

How does it work? 

  • Search WorldCat for available print books, DVDs, and music CDs
  • Click on the title of the item you want
  • Click ‘Place Hold’ button (available items only)
  • Select one of the following options: 
    1. Pick up at Library foyer (requires campus access)
    2. Deliver to my on-campus housing address 
    3. Postal delivery to my UAE home address
  • Click ‘Submit’ button

How to return library materials?

For information on book returns, including postal returns, see our Returning Library Items page.