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Library Sections

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Reserved Books/Circulation  Section

Books designated by members of the faculty as required and collateral readings for their subject courses are placed in this section.


General Collection

This section, comprising the bulk of the library collection, includes books of universal or general treatment in all fields such as philosophy, religion, social sciences, languages, pure sciences, applied sciences, fine arts, literature, geography, biography and history.  Unless they have been designated as Reserved Books, these books are loaned at the charging desk for overnight, subject to renewal if not in demand.

Reference Section

This section contains general and specialized reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, gazetteers, guidebooks, yearbooks and almanacs, biographical sources, handbooks and manuals, directories, bibliographies and catalogs.  While these books are on open access, they should be loaned at charging desk.  Reference books are for room use only.


Periodicals Section

This section contains of local and foreign journals, magazines and newspapers.  Current issues are displayed alphabetically by title on magazine racks.

A vertical file (a collection of clippings, pamphlets and other ephemera) is also found in this section.  This is arranged alphabetically by subject in folders in the vertical cabinet. 


Learning Resource Management Center

Learning Resource Management Center "LRMC" is a section within the library containing several information sources to facilitate education for students and staff focusing on e-resources. Users can access the Online Library (Library Online reference Desk) that compiles all subscriptions of e-books, e-journals, and other e-resources, examples of subscriptions are EBSCOhost, JSTOR, TRITECH digital media, 3G E-learning, Vital Source, and other useful websites. It also provides a "ask a librarian Feature " a chat service for the patron & the librarians to communicate. The LRMC also has fifteen computer tablets, four laptops for research and academic purpose. Research, discussion and work room are also available.


Filipiniana/Theses Section

This section includes doctoral dissertations, masteral and undergraduate theses, books on the Philippines and written by Filipinos.  These materials are loaned at the charging desk in that particular section.  Theses are for room use only.  Filipiniana books are loaned for overnight subject to renewal if no prior requests have been made for them.


Depository Counter

This counter is a place where students baggage be deposited before they can enter into any sections of the main library. 

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