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: 8:00 am to 12:00nn, Monday to Fridays. Closed on weekends and holidays.
Location: NSRI Building or Miranda Hall along Quirino Street Corner Velasquez Street.
NSRI Library has books, journal articles, theses, and dissertations covering topics of forensic DNA technology, criminal investigations, casework, population genetics, Philippine indigenous peoples, ethics in research, molecular biology, human rights, and rule of law.
Note: For the meantime, the above mentioned services are for NSRI staff and researchers only. Library services for non-UP researchers will be available upon the official launching of the library.
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:
Access NSRI library frequently used books, NSRI library and other CS institute libraries eBook collection anytime and anywhere.
For eBook and Journal article request, email us using your UP mail account.
Find NSRI book collection of the NSRI library at TUKLAS. Book request must be sent through your UP mail account. Send your request to our official NSRI library Gmail at email@example.com
The NSRI library houses a total of 52 undergraduate and graduate theses and dissertations. Check it out at this LINK.
Request for electronic/scanned/print copy
We provide the latest news and updates on the library’s collection, services and other announcements through our NSRI Library Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail account. Feel free to reach us anytime at our social media and Gmail account.
General Descriptive Analysis (for NSRI researchers only)-For Publication & Citation Report, CS Newsletter, CS Historical Publication and Certification Request, email us using your UP mail account.
For researcher publication and citation report requests, email us using your UP mail account.
8. Inter Library Loan (ILL)
For faculty who need help in obtaining reference materials from other libraries.
9. Library Orientation
For new students and faculty who want to learn some basic information about the NSRI library, its resources and how to use them.
10. Internet, Wi-Fi and battery charging stations
Note: Register your electronic devices (laptop, cell phone, etc.) with the Librarian if you want to charge them and pay the energy use fee of P35/hour.
11. Reading and Discussion Area
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