Facilities

Information Desk

This section serves as the central information hub for students, faculty, and researchers located on the ground floor level right across the library’s main entrance door in between the individual study section and the circulation section.

The Information desk is designed to guide you during your visit to the library.  Questions about research, using the library, call number locations, and finding a specific book or journal are answered at this desk.  A TV screen can be found where library service announcements, current news and updates about the library and the College of Science are posted.  This is also where the Library’s Online Student Record is being housed which is maintained and updated every semester.

Readers Area

This area houses the Reader’s services which oversees the day-to-day operations of the different sections and programs of the library.  It’s function is to facilitate mainly the task of searching and retrieving the collection.

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Individual Reading Area​

Located at the ground floor level, adjacent to the Information Desk.  There are 50 carrels for individual studying.  Drinks with spill cover and use of electricity is allowed.  

Atrium

Located at the basement level of the building.  This section can be used for group study, collaborations, group projects, and individual studying. Food and drinks are allowed in this area. 

Group Reading Area

Located at the second floor lobby. This section can be used for group study, collaborations, group projects, and individual studying. Drinks with spill cover and use of electricity is allowed. Maximum capacity allowed is at 50 persons. 

Circulation Section​

Located at the ground floor level, adjacent to the ID Validation Desk. This is the lending section of the library.  Books available in this section can be borrowed for two weeks. Renewal of materials and payment of fines are also handled in this section.  Drinks with spill cover and use of electricity is allowed. Maximum capacity allowed is at 50 persons.  

Reference Section

Located at the second floor lobby. This section can be used for individual studying, reading or browsing. Drinks with spill cover and use of electricity is allowed. Maximum capacity allowed is at 30 persons.  

Internet/Computer Section

This is located at the ground floor level of the library adjacent to the Information Desk. This section has six (6) computers available for students, faculty, and staff. There are printers and scanners available.

For information about free wireless computing or (Wi-Fi), please see our ID Validation desk staff. Strict observance of the Approved Acceptable Use Policy for Information Technology (IT) Resources of the UP System is encouraged. For more information about this policy, please see https://upd.edu.ph/aup/.

Printing

Located at the ground floor level of the library, printing services provides access to black and white and colored printers. 

Printing rates:

    • P3.00 per page (B&W)          
    • P5.00 to P15.00 per page (color)

Scanning

Do you want your desired images and any articles scanned without the hustle of getting outside the library? YES, you can! We provide scanning service for images and article of your choice. Just proceed to the Internet/Computer Section and ask for assistance. 

Scanning rates: P3.00 per image which can be saved to your own flash drive or any storage.

Technical Section

Located at the second level of the library. This section is responsible in processing new books for circulation. Professional librarians should experience working in this section since it requires their technical skills. Tasks involves securing and processing of materials like receiving, accessioning, and cataloging or classifying the materials accordingly. A centralized technical work among our Institute libraries is being observed.

Donate a Book

The library will gratefully acknowledge any offer for donation that will enhance its collection in support of teaching, learning and research. Interested parties should contact the library to discuss possible gifts of books, journals and other materials before sending them to the library. Gifts and Exchange librarian may be sent in advance about offers of such kind. However, the library may decline such offers if the subject matter is outside the scope of its collection and if they unnecessarily duplicate existing holdings.

Grab a Book

The Library is giving away certain books and materials. Kindly visit us at the Technical Section second floor level or you may call the Gifts and Exchange Librarian for more information at (02) 981-8697 for the updated listing of books for donation.

Bindery Section

Located at the basement level of the library. The Bindery section is responsible for simple mending and binding of all print materials housed at the College of Science Library and its Satellite libraries. Bindery procedures are being done by a well-trained personnel under the supervision of the Head of the Technical Services Section.

Institute Libraries

Subject specific library in biology, chemistry, environmental science, forensic science, geological science, mathematics, marine science, material science, molecular biology and biotechnology, and physics dedicated to support the teaching, research and extension activities of each CS institute.

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