the latest trends and market demands.”

EIBFS has consolidated its library services through a revamped Library Portal and a mobile

application interface compatible with laptops, tablets, smartphones and desktops. Through this

integrated portal and corresponding mobile application, bankers, professionals and students alike

can seamlessly access a wide range of library services, databases, tutorials, online periodicals and

e-Resources as well as directly communicate with librarians.


Keen to establish the first Smart Library in the banking and financial sector, EIBFS will install various

smart technologies, including advanced self-checkout counters and the Library Radio Frequency

Identification (RFID) Management System, a tracking system that ensures secure and more efficient

tracking of library materials. Further to this objective, the institute will upgrade its discovery tool

system. With the Summons Service, a discovery tool that augments the research experience, EIBFS

will offer access to the largest unified index in the industry with wide coverage of highly relevant and

The EIBFS Library collection includes approximately 24,000 printed and 127,0

unbiased results.

covering a wide range of topics and subjects including: Accounting, Banking, F

The EIBFS Library collection includes approximately 24,000 printed and 127,000 online books,

covering a wide range of topics Management, and subjects including: Computer, Accounting, and References. Banking, Finance, Moreover, Economics, the EIBFS Library has a

Management, Computer, and References. English and Moreover, Arabic publication the EIBFS Library titles along has a subscription with key database to core systems, includin

English and Arabic publication Finance titles along News, with key Infotrac, database ProQuest systems, Banking including Information Ebrary, Islamic Service and Thomson

Finance News, Infotrac, ProQuest addition Banking to these Information services, Service EIBFS and Thomson Library Reuters users have Zawya. access In to a variety of prin

addition to these services, EIBFS Library users have access to a variety of printed and electronic

periodicals and magazines related to banking and finance.

periodicals and magazines related to banking and finance.

Library Information Literacy sessions for

Banks and Library members:

RSD has scheduled the following Library PD/orientation Sessions on Library Services and

Online Databases OPEN to Bankers, library members. These will all be held in each EIBFS

campus as per schedule below

BANKING & FINANCE U.A.E February 2017 17

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