Library Collections

RCYCI Libraries Search Online Catalog

Search All RCYCI Libraries & Learning Resources (

If you find "Session has timed out. Please click OK to start a new OPAC session".

e-Learning Resources:

Database Name


Free Springer e-textbooks

Free textbooks provided by the Springe Link Publisher special issue during the Covid 19 package.

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

SHMS – Saudi OER Network

SHMS is a National program that aims in enriching the educational content to support education. This program seeks to find a sustainable path to partnership in design, improvement, maintenance, and enhancing the quality of the digital educational content and it will contribute in providing more educational opportunities for those who speak the Arabic language.

edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.

Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.

Udacity began as an experiment in online learning, when Stanford instructors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig elected to offer their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free.

Edraak, is a massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that is an initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF). The new MOOC platform will present the Arab world with unique and vital opportunities that can be part of a necessary revolution in education and learning.

It is a skillset and a way of thinking. It involves identifying needs, brainstorming creative solutions, taking calculated risks, learning from failure, and persevering despite setbacks. In short, it’s about having a vision and making it a reality.

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom

The Open Learning Initiative offers online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. Our aim is to combine open, high-quality courses, continuous feedback, and research to improve learning and transform higher education.

UC Berkeley's Webcast and Legacy Course Capture Content is a learning and review tool intended to assist UC Berkeley students in course work.

Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) expands the Stanford experience to students and educators online and at no charge.

100% Free, Personalized Learning for Every Student Create digital classrooms, customize textbooks, and learn K-12 STEM concepts.


Database Name


Project Gutenberg Free Books On-Line

Project Gutenberg is the brainchild of Michael Hart, who in 1971 decided that it would be a really good idea if lots of famous and important texts were freely available to everyone in the world. Since then, he has been joined by hundreds of volunteers who share his vision. This is for books that no longer have copyright on them.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

New initiative from OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) links to recent free titles from European university presses. See the full list on the website.

World Digital Library Home

The World Digital Library (WDL) was launched in 2009 by UNESCO in association with over 30 other national, university and research libraries and archives. Current partners include: Library of Congress, Bibliotheca Alexandrina of Alexandria, Egypt and National Libraries in Japan, China and Russia. It aims to provide free public access to an online collection of cultural materials These are intended to include books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, sound recordings and film clips covering all areas of the world from earliest times to the present day.

Online Textbooks for Free

Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010.


Database Name


Directory of open Access Journals

This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 4868 journals in the directory.

Open access to 819,149 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Mechanical Engineering Magazine

Contains links of free online Mechanical Engineering Magazine.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).

Enhanced Research Publications

Enhanced Research (ER) Publications is one of the leading International Publishers, Distributors and Subscription Agents of research journals, newsletters and innovative magazines. ER Publications have different types of four International Peer Reviewed/Refereed Journals with good Impact Factor which publishes high quality manuscripts on monthly & bi-monthly basis

The Digital Commons Network

The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work

GSL Open Access

Geological Society Lyell Collection: papers published Open Access are included in this collection and are free to download. All of these papers were originally published in the Lyell Collection Complete.

e-Theses, Dissertations & Manuscripts:

Database Name



It is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here.


ProQuest open access Dissertations and Theses, provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.

Manuscripts of the Muslim World

Manuscripts of the Muslim World will include digital editions of more than 500 manuscripts and 827 paintings from the Islamicate world broadly construed.


The library comprises the high quality selective books related to the RCYCI academic programs and a major part of the library collection is in engineering, science and management. However, the library also has a small collection in the areas of humanities and social sciences. The books are housed at ground floor of the library according to the international classification scheme, Dewey Decimal in the open shelves. The library also provides access to student projects and theses.

Reference Collection


Computer Science






English Language










Mechanical Engineering


Electrical Engineering




Environmental Protection Engineering






Plant Management


Personnel Management


Strategic Management


Chemical Engineering


Industrial Engineering


The Arts (Interior Design Engineering)


Literature & Geography


English Databases:

Database Name






The AAAS fulfills its mission to advance science and serve society through initiatives in science policy, diplomacy, education, career support, public engagement with science, and more.



eBooks & eJournals

Emerald manages a portfolio of over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 teaching cases.



eBooks & eJournals

The content in IEEE Xplore comprises over 160 journals, over 1,200 conference proceedings, more than 3,800 technical standards, over 1,000 eBooks and over 300 educational courses. Approximately 25,000 new documents are added to IEEE Xplore each month.


Oxford University/Oxford Scholarship Online

eBooks & eJournals

OUP publishes over 300 journals in the humanities, social sciences, law, science, and medicine, two-thirds of which are published in partnership with learned and professional societies, Oxford Scholarship Online offers full-text access to academic monographs and easy access to award-winning Oxford University Press scholarship.


ProQuest/ProQuest ebook Central

eBooks & eJournals

21 databases containing scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more.


Sage Journals - Sage

eBooks & eJournals

Publishing more than 1,000 journals, from a wide range of disciplines, SAGE is here to meet your needs.


Science Direct - Elsevier

eBooks & eJournals

Discover more from over 4376 scholarly journals, including over 987 fully Open Access publications and 30,164 reference books.


Wiley Online Library

eBooks & eJournals

Wiley-Blackwell provides Books: 24,365, Journals: 2,714, Reference works: 255, Book Series: 54




Total eBooks & e-Journals