Library Services Section

About Library

The role of the library is indispensable one in the higher education sector to enhance the quality of the education. The HCT Library with sincere commitments plays a vital role to support the teaching and learning process of the college. The library constantly endeavours to increase its resources and has currently 15,400 books for all major disciplines, 332 e-journals (open source) and 11 e-book directories (open source). To further improve its collection, the library now subscribes to ProQuest e-Books, ProQuest Central (e-Journals) and ProQuest Dissertations Databases. Our college has joined as member in OMREN which facilitates us to access Masader – Oman Virtual Science Library. Masader has 22 online databases. Internationally renowned, Dewey Decimal Classification system is used to classify its collections, which paves the way to find the books effortlessly. The library is located in the Applied Science and Pharmacy Department building within the short walking distance from most of the class rooms and laboratories. The total area of the library is 638 square meters which includes Book Bank section and SAC.

Mission
The mission of the HCT Library is to underpin the teaching and learning strategies of the HCT by constantly enriching its educational resources and by providing user-focused services.

Vision
The library envisions developing itself as a state-of-art information centre to bolster the teaching quality, to fulfil the information requirements of the college and to empower the students as information literate.

Library Hours
General Opening Hours
Sunday to Wednesday: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Saturday (during exams): 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: Closed

Ramadan Opening Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Friday to Saturday: Closed

Library Services Section

Top