The Circulation and Reserve Sections

The Circulation and Reserve Sections houses and circulate an adequate collection of books covering a wide variety of subject areas and titles prescribed by Faculty members as textbooks for their particular courses.

  1. Objectives
    • to provide guidance to students and other readers in the selection of materials for their particular book needs.
    • to facilitate quick and accurate charging and discharging of books.
    • to maintain the efficiency of circulation service by keeping the books in good condition, shelving books properly in their particular places, and locating books quickly when needed by users.
    • to place books assigned by Faculty members as designated textbooks in their particular subjects on Reserve.

  2. Collection

    Circulation Books

    Circulation books are books supporting the curricular offering of the university. All subject fields are covered by the collection. These books are arranged in the stack area according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. Five (5) books can be borrowed by non-graduating students for three days and can be renewed for another three days unless needed or reserved by other users. While graduating students may borrow seven (7) books for one week. A fine of Php 15.00 per day per books is charged for late returns.

    Reserve Books

    Reserve books are required and collateral readings for a particular subject. Two (2) reserve books can be borrowed for one period and can be renewed for another period if not needed or reserved by other users. A fine of Php 5.00 per hour per book is charge for late returns of Reserve book.

  3. Services

    Reader’s Assistance Service- Provides assistance to users in locating needed materials.

    Current Awareness Service- Newly acquired books are displayed for a while, so that students can see what is new as far as their material needs are concerned.

  4. Access to the Collection

    Circulation books can be searched through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) located at the 2nd and third floor of the University Library.

    The library adopts the open shelf system where users have access to the stack collection, thereby, they can choose by themselves the books they would like to borrow/use.


Nadia K. Mauricio
Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-12:00nn
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3rd Floor University Library
San Francisco De Javier Building
Regular Term
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Monday-Friday
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday

Summer Term/Semestral Break
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday