His Excellency University Rector Launches Electronic Catalog for Almajmaah University Libraries
His Excellency University Rector Dr. Khalid Saad Almuqrin inaugurated electronic catalog of Almajmaah University libraries on Sunday 22 of Jumada II 1433. The catalog was based on "Koha" system for libraries. The celebration began with the Noble Quran, then a speech by Dean of Libraries Affairs Dr. Abdulaziz Ibrahim Al Omran where he extended thanks to His Excellency University Rector, Deans, vice Deans and all attendees of the ceremony. His presentation included a summary of steps of the electronic catalog project and mechanizing nine libraries in the University, the projects and achievements made by Deanship since its inception such as electronic catalog, a list of university libraries, the job description project for clerks at University libraries as well as description of units, sections and departments of Deanship.
Afterwards, engineer Masoud Mohammed Sharif, director of Technical Knowledge Establishment, presented information about the electronic catalog and how to search and retrieve information objects through the catalog in university libraries. Then, his Excellency University Rector addressed the audience where he offered thanks first to people in charge for their support of this new university.
He also praised the efforts Deanship always exerts and accomplishments achieved during the past two years as he noted that there are universities started before us, yet so far they do not have Deanship of Libraries Affairs. The ceremony was concluded with Deanship of Libraries Affairs honoring those who helped the Deanship throughout its history. These are Dr. Abdullah Aldahsh, Dean of Community College, Mr. Nasser Aldahmash, Director of Project Management at University, Mr. Abdullah Alfozan, Director of Administrative and Financial Affairs, Mr. Nasser Alyousef, Director of Public Relations, and Engineer Masood Sharif, director of Technical Knowledge Establishment. At the end of the ceremony, Dean of Libraries Affairs Dr. Abdul Aziz Alomran presented a souvenir to University Rector for his support for the Deanship.