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The MBRSG library aims to be a comprehensive knowledge resource center for the region on issues related to public policy and administration. Its mission: to support teaching, research, and lifelong learning by utilizing the best possible resources and latest information technologies available.
This is achieved by:

  1. Developing a core collection of materials, including print books, periodicals, and electronic resources that cater for the academic and research needs of the School.
  2. Employing highly qualified and experienced staff to effectively manage its resources and services.
  3. Creating and nurturing strong relationships with local and regional libraries for inter-library resource sharing.
  4. Responding to the diverse and changing needs of its faculty, staff, students and researchers by utilizing the best information technology infrastructure and knowledge resources.
  5. Providing information literacy programs that enhance lifelong learning in a knowledge-based economy.

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You can search the MBRSG library catalog using our online application, available on both iOS and Android.

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ONLINE CATALOG

Library Collections

The library has a wealth of very specialized, high quality, and up-to-date resources and collections covering many subject areas related to public policy and public administration, including:

  • •      Public Policy
  • •      Public Administration
  • •      Electronic Government
  • •      Public Finance & Economics
  • •      Ethics in Public administration
  • •      Research Methods
  • •      Political Science
  • •      Leadership
  • •      Human Resource Management
  • •      Organizational Behavior
  • •      Knowledge Management
  • •      Middle Eastern Studies

We also have a dedicated section covering leadership, consisting of the finest texts from leading publishers.

Lending Privileges

Students

6 books each for 2 weeks

 
Faculty

8 books each for 1 month

 
Research Associates

8 books each for 1 month

 
Staff

4 books each for 2 weeks

 
Lending Rules
  • A valid MBRSG ID card must be produced when borrowing books
  • Periodicals, current and back issues, are not to be issued
  • Reference books cannot be borrowed and taken out of the library
  • A user may renew a book if it has not been requested by someone else
  • A fine of AED 1.00 per day may be imposed if an item is not returned by the due date
  • Returned within the due date.
  • Lost or damaged material must be paid for by the user
General Rules
  • The library is designed for quiet study and research. All users are expected to be respectful of others by observing silence and keeping mobiles on silent mode.
  • Copyright laws should be adhered to while making photocopies of any materials.