Al Yamamah University Library is dedicated to maintaining excellent service in providing information and resource materials to support the informational needs of its community. The Library is committed to ensure free and open access to information for all members of the Al Yamamah community. In support of YU‘s mission and values, the library wishes to offer the YU community, information and materials in a variety of formats to enable them to continue their educational and professional experiences, and to keep them up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in their specific field of interest.
With an area of 1,500 square meters, the library is located on the main campus of the Al Yamamah University next to the main auditorium and opposite the Sport facilities Center. The library is on the first floor of the building and the Student Activities Center is on the ground floor.
The library opened in late 2004 and has a stack capacity of 35,000 volumes and a seating capacity for 200 users. The library currently uses Horizon Library Management System for automation, the 22nd edition of the Dewey decimal classification for classification, and AACR 2 for cataloguing of library material. All books in the library are shelved in order by call number. The present book collection is primarily in the Arabic and English languages with emphasis on Business Administration and Information Systems. In addition to the present collection, the library holdings include periodicals, database subscription, DVDs, CDs, etc. The Library provides computers with internet access capabilities and also wireless networking.
The women’s branch of the library opened its doors to users in 2007. It is located in the college basement and it has a seating capacity for 200 users. There is a media room with audio visual equipment. Individual and group study rooms are also available. There are sixteen computer work stations with internet capabilities for the library users. Students also have the opportunity to buy text books from the library reception area.