The AUC Library subscribes to a large collection of electronic resources, including electronic journals, books, indexes, abstracts and statistical databases. Authorized users may access most of these resources from any Internet connection in Cairo, Egypt or the world.
The library's license agreements permit off-campus access to the following categories of users holding a valid AUC ID card:
- Currently enrolled AUC undergraduate and graduate students
- Current AUC faculty members
- Adjunct AUC faculty members
- AUC emeritus professors
- Current AUC full-time staff members
- Current SCE Full-time faculty members
AUC graduate students who are actively working on their thesis, but not enrolled, may request off-campus access for one semester. The graduate student’s thesis adviser must submit an email to eResources@aucegypt.edu, stating the student’s name and AUC ID number. The adviser must confirm that the student is working on his/her thesis, though not enrolled. At the end of the semester, access will be terminated. Access will be restored when the student registers again.
AUC faculty and staff members on an approved leave-of-absence may request off-campus
access for up to one year. The requester’s department head must submit an email to
eResources@aucegypt.edu stating the employee’s name and AUC ID number, and confirming his/her last work date and return to work date. The department head must also email if the employee’s status or leave changes.
By license agreement, the library is not permitted to provide off-campus access to
the following categories of users:
- AUC part-time staff members
- SCE part-time faculty or staff members
- SCE students
- Faculty spouses
- Research assistant
- Research associate
- Retired facutly and staff
- Teaching assistant
How to Access
To access AUC subscription resources from off-campus, users will be prompted to
enter the barcode number found on the back of their AUC ID card.