All users shall register in the Follett Destiny library automation system. Registration is done at the Internet section.
All users shall get a barcoded library card.
All users shall present their library card upon availing of the services of the library.
Students can borrow a maximum of 5 books a week.
Faculty and non-faculty can borrow a maximum of 10 books per semester. However, books in the Reserve Section with 1 copy shall be returned after a month to give chance to other users. Borrowed books may be recalled anytime when these are needed in the Library. The faculty and staff are required to return all borrowed books at the end of the semester.
All transactions, except inside reading and internet use, will be issued a receipt. Two receipts will be printed; one for the user and one for the staff which is signed by the user.
Users shall return the books on or before the due date to avoid fines. Fines imposed on overdue books are as follows:
Books in the General Circulation and Filipiniana sections can be borrowed within one week.
Reserve books will be available for inside reading and photocopy only.
Encyclopedias, magazines and other reference and periodical materials are for inside reading and photocopy only.
Thesis in the GS Library is for inside reading only. This is done to protect authors from intellectual property infringement.
Books in the Book Center can be rented for one whole semester. Students will pay 10% of the actual price of book (e.g. if the book cost P300.00, the student will only pay P30.00). Students shall return the book on or before the semester ends. Unreturned books will have a penalty of Php. 100.00.
Users are asked to leave their bags, except valuable things such as wallets, mobile phones, laptop, etc., at the baggage counter before entering the library. Unclaimed bags will be charged Php. 10.00. Lost claim tags will be charged Php. 10.00.
For inside reading and photocopy, users shall leave their library card to the section in-charge before getting the book.
Books and other library materials requested for photocopy outside the library are given 30 minutes to 1 hour time allotment only. Students who fail to return the materials at the given time will be fined.
Students with unreturned books and unsettled fines will be subject to suspension of library privileges.
Any lost or damaged book while in loan must be reported immediately to where it was charged out. The borrower is given one week to retrieve the book but fines continue until it is confirmed that the book is no where to be found. Lost books shall be replaced or paid in cash at their current prices plus Php. 55.00 processing fee. All payments shall be made at the Cashier’s Office. Official receipts must then be submitted to the librarian. Determination of the depreciation of the books will be done by the Supervisor of Libraries.
Students who bring books outside the library without checking-out are fined P50.00 for every offense.
Students who shall mutilate or steal any library material from the Library will be subject to disciplinary action at the Office of the Student Services (OSS). Repetition of such offense will result to suspension of library services.
Outsiders who wish to avail of library services of the University will be charged P50.00 per day. Considered outsiders are the following:
Users shall observe silence at all times when inside the library premise.