About Us

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The Academic Support Department (ASD) mission is to provide quality and comprehensive resources and services in support of the research and scholarly activities, teaching, and learning needs of the ADPoly community through development of a modern Library. The ADPoly Library provides you with multidisciplinary and diverse digital and print resources related to science and engineering technology. The library collection includes online full-text journals, databases, and electronic books. The electronic services of the library are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the library portal, and including: Ask a Librarian, Document Delivery, Suggest a Purchase, and Course Reserves.  

The Library is more than a collection of information resources. It is a place to study, either alone or with friends. Always remember that the ADPoly Library is here for one reason - to help you succeed.

ADPoly offeres the Learning Centers services to allow our students to get help from faculty in English, Math, Physics and Chemistry. Also, Students Clubs services that allow the students to share their common interests, opprtunities to gain leadership and create students' led activities.

Our goals are to help you to find the information using the Library resources and becoming an independent life-long learners.


ADPoly Library

Academic Support Department



The vision of the library is to take a leading role in the fulfilment of Abu Dhabi Polytechnic’s mission, vision and goals through:

  • developing education and training programs to equip staff and students with the skills for lifelong learning
  • structuring systems and developing gateways to provide integrated, convenient and client-friendly access to resources
  • developing staff to become innovative information specialists, skilled in providing exceptional service; and,
  • contributing to the development and enhancement of a knowledge-based society.

The library’s mission is to facilitate access to quality resources and services for excellence in research, teaching and learning by:

  • Delivering a range of services and technologies to enable the retrieval of needed resources, irrespective of their format or location and
  • Providing leadership and expertise in navigating an increasingly complex and diverse information environment.


Library Hours

Standard Term Time Opening Hours for ADPoly Libraries - September to June

Abu Dhabi

Monday - Thursday : 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Friday                     : 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

Al Ain

Monday - Thursday : 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday                     : 7:30 am to 12:00 pm


Saturday, Sunday and designated public and national holidays: Closed


Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday : 08:00 am to 14:00 pm

Friday                      : 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday and designated public and national holidays: Closed





Contact Us

For any questions, information or assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact AD Poly Library at:


  • Abu Dhabi: 02 695 1034
  • Al Ain: 03 799 6490 / 03 799 6491

Email: library@adpoly.ac.ae