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DMU Dubai: The Library

Library Opening Times

During university working days:

Monday – Thursday

8.30 AM to 10.30 PM


8.30 AM to 5.00 PM  

Closed on National Holidays


During university closed days:

Monday – Friday

8.30 AM to 5.00 PM

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays 

You can also contact us:

by Phone+971 4 4358665

by Email:

or Meet the Librarian

Dr. Sivakumar, R.


De Montfort University Dubai, Dubai International Academic City, P.O. Box: 294345, Dubai, UAE

Contacting the Library in the UK

If your query relates to online access to resources, contact our JustAsk helpline at the UK campus

Borrowing from the Library

  1. Borrowing of print books will be done upon only producing your university identity card.
  2. Identity cards are not transferable. Library staff may refuse to issue books to anyone who users cards of others.
  3. Two books for a period of 7 days each will be issued. 
  4. Books borrowed should be returned on or before the due date. The books can be renewed if there is no demand by others. 
  5. The borrowed books on your card are your responsibility. Please do not lend your card or any borrowed library books to anyone else. 
  6. Any damage to the book or unwanted marking found in the books will lead to the replacement of the book by the borrower. 

Computing and printing

❖ A 32 computer systems and software to access the online resources and to use for their academic purposes.

To access the PC, the username is your P Number and default password

scanning facilities for students to use.

❖ A centralized network printing, photocopying and scanning facilities for students to use

❖ User your PC username and password or

❖ Tap your university ID card for printing, photocopying and scanning.

Safety Precautions

As per the KHDA, please follow the below protocols in using the library and its resources

General Safety Precautions

1. Entry: Staggered entry to the library.  Please follow the separate entry and exit for the library.

2. Hand sanitizer is mandatory before entering the library. Hand sanitizer is made available at the entrance of the library.

3. Wear face masks all the time inside the library.

4. Maintenance of the 2-meter social distancing.

5. Students are encouraged not to share the books/ devices/ any materials.

6. Use only the designated tables and chairs. Avoid moving hairs from one place to another place.

7. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow, not your hands.

8. Throw used tissues/ waste papers/ used masks and gloves only in the dustbins.

Using Print Resources (Books, Magazines, Newspapers)

1. After reading the books, magazines and other library resources, kindly drop them in the designated box kept. Please do not replace them on the shelves.

2.Search over the DMU Dubai Library Catalogue to find the books. 

3. Return of books: drop the book(s) in the designated "Return Books Dropbox"

Use of Library Computers / Photocopiers

1. Students should use the designated computers only.

2. Use hand sanitizer before using the computer/ photocopier, Hand sanitizer is made available at the entrance of the Library/ photocopy area. Avoid standing in a group near the photocopy area.

3. Students are encouraged to use their own devices (Laptops, Mobiles, Tablets, etc.) to search DMU Dubai Library Catalogue and to access online resources.

DMU UK Library

The DMU UK Campus main library is the Kimberlin Library. If visiting the UK, students and staff can access all facilities within the library. Information is available from the DMU UK Library webpage