Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Department of Dissertations and Manuscripts

- 2016/03/07

The Department in Brief:

Dissertations and Manuscripts Department receives, saves, classifying, and show UQU's dissertations presented by researchers to be used by the beneficiaries in the traditional or the digitized formats.



Ordering and classifying theses to be easily accessed and used by the beneficiaries.


Qualifications and skills needed for working in the department:

  • Good command of computer skills

  • Good command of English

  • People skills



  • Receiving dissertations

  • Sorting dissertations

  • Filling Availability Form

  • Adding barcode to theses

  • Affixing the library stamp

  • Sending a hardcopy to the girls' branch, adding a barcode, labeling paper copies

  • Guiding the beneficiaries to the steps of necessary information

  • Rearranging packages


Procedures and examples:

  • Receiving dissertations (Dissertations delivery form)

  • Conducting the technical processes including the sorting and the classification

  • Proving hard covering to dissertations (covering and restoring sample) 


Jobs listed under this department:

Dissertation specialist


Manuscript Specialist              


Devices and tools needed to carry out duties assigned to the department:

  • Computer

  • Barcode printer

  • Laser printer 

  • Digital Camera 

  • Computer for researching