Saudi Digital Library

Consortial Abbreviation: 
SDL
Slogan or Motto: 
Your Gate to the World of Knowledge
Brief Description: 

The Saudi Digital Library (SDL) was established by the Ministry of Education in 2010 to provide the consortium of all Saudi governmental universities with a variety of the latest scientific collections such as books, journals, theses, reports and multimedia via online subscriptions
SDL provides access to more than 169 global and Arabic databases for faculty members, researchers, and students to reach the e-resources that cover many disciplines from local and international publishers
SDL expanded recently to serve the whole academic sector in Saudi Arabia, including private colleges and universities

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Storage facilities
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Digital Archives Digital Repository of Saudi dissertation Reference srevices
Mailing Address: 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Riyadh - Ministry of Education
Country: 
Saudi Arabia
Generic Phone Number: 
+96614753000-52302
Staff Contacts: 
SDL Assistent Director General Mohammed AlMuhaiza Email: mmuh@sdl.edu.sa Digital Content Manager Talal AlJalfan Email: taljalfan@sdl.edu.sa Office Manager of SDL Director General Abdulmajeed AlFayez Email: abdulmajeed@sdl.edu.sa
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
37
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
28
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Other Types of Members: 
Govermental sectors Private Universities and colleges
Number of Staff: 
25.00