The setting up of the UP College of Science Institute Libraries was initially envisioned by Dr. Caesar Saloma in 2007, during the start of his 3-year tenure as CS Dean which was coterminous with then CSLIB Head Librarian, Mrs. Jocelyn Razal. In April 2011, the actual setup of the Institute Libraries happened during the term of the current CSLIB Head Librarian, Mrs. Marie Antoinette Villaflor. Concurrently, it was during this time that most of the new building of CS Institutes were finally built in the National Science Complex; thus, spaces were provided for the Institute Libraries. The initial phase in the establishment of the institute libraries was supervised by Mrs. Susannah V. Deasis until 2013. Currently, Ms. Fraymon Joy P. Cruz is assisting the Head Librarian in supervising and improving the physical and digital learning spaces of the nine (9) Institute Libraries to support the College in its basic functions of instruction, research and extension services.
Library hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m; 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Located at Room 235, 2F Institute of Biology Bldg., National Science Complex, University of the Philippines, Diliman.
NOTE: The physical library is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check our FB page for updates.
Access more than a hundred databases in different disciplines and twenty (20) plus databases with science and technology subjects. Two ways to access OpenAthens:
Access via MyAthens:
Access via Google Apps:
2. CS Libraries eBook Hub
Access IB syllabi references, IB library frequently used books, IB library and other CS institute libraries eBook collection anytime and anywhere.
3. Document delivery
For eBook and Journal article requests, email us using your UP mail account.
4. Borrowing Privileges
Find 936 volumes of our book collection in TUKLAS (ds.mainlib.upd.edu.ph). Book requests must be sent through your UP mail account. Send your request to our official IB library Gmail at email@example.com.
5. Theses and Dissertations
The IB library houses a total of 1801 volumes of undergraduate and graduate theses and dissertations. Check it out at http://abcd.library.science.upd.edu.ph:9090/site/php/index.php.
Request for electronic/scanned/print copy
6. Ask-a-Librarian and Current Awareness
We provide the latest news and updates on the library’s collection, services and other announcements through our IB Library Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail account. Feel free to reach us anytime at our social media and Gmail account.
7. Data Analytics (for IB faculty only)
For faculty publication and citation report requests, email us using your UP mail account.
8. Acquisition of Library Materials (for IB Faculty only)
9. InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
For faculty who need help in obtaining reference materials from other libraries.
10. Library Orientation
For new students and faculty who want to learn some basic information about the IB library, its resources and how to use them.
11. Internet, Wi-Fi and battery charging stations
12. Reading and Discussion Area
13. Printing and Scanning
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