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CIRCULATION UNIT – Books in the Circulation Unit may be borrowed for Home Use.

        1. Period of loans

 

            Regular Semester: Three (3) days for undergraduate students and one week for graduate students and faculty

            Summer session: One week for both graduate and undergraduate students.


    2. Loans of any books are renewable for the same period if not needed by other students or borrowers. 

        3. Number of Loans

            Undergraduate students -Two (2) books at a time, or more on meritorious cases

            Graduate students and faculty - Five (5) books at a time or more depending on need

   Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


        Summer Session

        Monday-Friday     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

RESERVED BOOK COLLECTION – These books are requested by the faculty members as listed in the required readings of the course syllabi. The course reserve books are available in the Circulation Unit. Its use is limited within the confines of the library.

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH COLLECTION (URC) – A collection of undergraduate theses and feasibility studies submitted by the graduating students to their respective school/college and turned over to the library for use as references by incoming 4th year students. These materials are for ROOM USE only.

 

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 nn.

                                     1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday – Friday     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

PERIODICALS UNIT – Periodical collections of print and online subscriptions include local and foreign professional journals and magazines, newspapers and serial subscriptions.

The Library subscribes to the following foreign and local online databases:

                    Foreign                                                                                          Local

              1.    Clinical Key                                                                                1. Acta Medica Philippina

              2.    Credo Reference                                                                         2. CIPPA (Computerized index to Philippine Periodical Articles

              3.    Dental Education in Video                                                            3. HERDIN (Health Research and Development Information Network) – The National Health Research Repository of the Philippines

              4.    Emerald e-journal                                  

              5.    Gale Cengage Expanded Academic ASAP                        

              6.    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Philippines A&I                                        

                                

  • Computer workstations are available in this Unit for online databases. Articles found may be printed out for Php 5.00 per page.
  • All current and bound periodical materials are for library use only. However, selected articles from printed periodicals may be photocopied within 15 minutes only and is required to be checked out & checked in at the Librarian’s desk of the Periodicals Unit.

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday – Saturday  7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday – Friday      8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


CYBRARY (Internet Room) – Supplements the existing print collection of the University Library. Students are given twenty-five (25) hours free use of internet per semester. Researchers present ID at the Cybrary (Internet Room) counter; for first users, create password to be used everytime one logs-in and logs-out.

 Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday – Saturday  8:30 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday – Friday      8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

REFERENCE AND INFORMATION UNIT – Reference collection includes reference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, atlases, almanacs, handbooks and guidebooks. These are available in both print, electronic and/or online formats. eBooks include Credo reference database. Reference books in print are limited for ROOM USE only.

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday – Saturday  8:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday – Friday      8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FILIPINIANA / SCIENCE UNIT – Materials available in this Unit are:

Filipiniana Collection

  • Collection of books about the Philippines; books written by Filipinos and books published in the Philippines.
  • Filipiniana books with more than one copy may be borrowed for Home Use; other titles with only one copy are limited for room use.
  • Filipiniana Reference books such as Philippine Yearbooks, encyclopedia, dictionaries, biographical sources, almanacs, are for Room Use and may be photocopied for 15 minutes only.

Allied Science Collection

  • Collection of books about Pure Science and Applied Science. This collection supports the curriculum of Nursing, Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Optometry, Nutrition & Dietetics and HRM. All the books in this Unit can be borrowed for HOME USE within three (3) days.

1.    Period of loans

 

          Regular Semester: Three (3) days for undergraduate students and one week for graduate students and faculty

          Summer session: One week for both graduate and undergraduate students.

 

  2. Loans of any books are renewable for the same period if not needed by other students or borrowers.

      3. Number of Loans

           Undergraduate students -Two (2) books at a time, or more on meritorious cases

           Graduate students and faculty - Five (5) books at a time or more depending on need

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


        Summer Session

        Monday-Friday     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

GRADUATE SCHOOL UNIT LIBRARY - Materials available in this Unit:

       1. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations submitted to CEU Graduate School

       2. Abstract and indexes

       3. Professional journals and periodicals of general interest.

       4. Professional books of the different course offerings in the Graduate School which may be borrowed for home use for one week. Reference books and periodicals can be borrowed for library use only.

       5. Internet and online resources

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday - Friday     10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

        Saturday                8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday - Friday     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

MEDICAL UNIT LIBRARY – School of Medicine students can avail of the print and online resources of the Medical Library which is composed of print professional books, professional medical journals with online subscription to Clinical Key, Acta Medica Philippina and HERDIN (Health Research and Development Information Network).


  • Medical books can be borrowed for home use within three (3) days.
  • Medical Reference books are for library use and may be photocopied for 15 minutes only.
  • Resources of the Medical Library are intended for use of Medicine students.

 Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday - Friday     10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

DENTAL UNIT LIBRARY – Professional books and periodicals in the field of Dentistry are available in this Unit.  Except for reference books and periodicals, they may be borrowed for home use for three (3) days. The Unit has internet facilities exclusive for use of the Dental students. The library subscribes to Dental Education in Video which is a video collection of dentistry and dental techniques, delivering instant access to hundreds of high definition videos featuring world renowned clinicians and educators. The Unit has Internet and Online resources intended for the use of Dentistry students.

1.    Period of loans

 

        Regular Semester: Three (3) days for undergraduate students and one week for graduate students and faculty

        Summer session: One week for both graduate and undergraduate students.


2. Loans of any books are renewable for the same period if not needed by other students or borrowers.

 

    3. Number of Loans

        Undergraduate students -Two (2) books at a time, or more on meritorious cases

        Graduate students and faculty - Two (2) books at a time or more depending on need

Service Hours:

        Regular Semester

        Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

        Summer Session

        Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Reminders:

1.   The Identification card is non-transferable and must be presented to the librarian every time a home reading book is borrowed or renewed.

2. The Identification card is necessary every time a student enters the library.

 

 

Fines and Penalties

 

1.     A fine of Php 5.00 a day is charged for failure to return a circulation book on its due date.

2.     For failure to return a reserved book on overnight loan at 8:00 a.m., the following class day, a fine of

Php 5.00 for every succeeding hour.

3.     A book that is lost should be reported at once to library service desk where it is charged.

4.     A book not returned within seven (7) days after due date or recall shall be replaced within thirty (30) days.

5.     Any library user who shall deface, mutilate, or steal any library material or property shall be required to replace the same and in appropriate cases be referred to the Student Affairs Office.

6.     Lending of the identification card and with book borrowed on it will subject the owner of the card to suspension of library privileges for two (2) weeks.

7.     A library user who fails or refuses to settle his outstanding library account shall not be:

a.     allowed to register

b.     permitted to use the library

c.     given clearance from the library

8.     Making noise or loud conversation and eating within the library premises are strictly prohibited.

9.     Using a cellular phone inside the library is prohibited.  Any student violating this rule shall be penalized according to the University's system of discipline.

10.  Violation or infraction of the rules and regulations of the library shall not be excused on the plea of ignorance

 

 

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