**Updated as of 05 September 2022
The library is now open for limited face-to-face service beginning 1st Semester, A.Y. 2022-2023. Library users (students, faculty, staff)
who wish to visit the library to do research are required to set an appointment by accomplishing an online appointment form
. Vaccination card or RT-PCR test result, and UP ID shall be presented at the triage center upon entry.
Standard health protocols are observed as follows:
» Everyone is obliged to use a face mask and face shield and must observe safe physical
distancing of at least 1 meter.
» A thermal scanner with disinfectant is installed at the library entrance to monitor temperature not
exceeding 37.5 degrees.
» An online log-in system is also available where employees can log in by scanning their UP ID card in the barcode scanner.
» Returned books will pass through the disinfection machine before re-circulation.
» Computers and other library equipment are disinfected every after use.
» Everyone is required to bring and use their own writing implements when transacting.
» Reading areas will be available with safe physical distancing (by appointment).
» Regular disinfection for the whole library is conducted everyday, 7:00AM - 8:00AM.
» Resumption of overdue fines will take effect beginning this semester.
» No automatic renewal of books effective 1st Semester, A.Y, 2022-2023.
» Request for e-copy of selected pages or chapters from a copyrighted book (Resources On Demand) in the physical collections should not exceed 10% of total pages - excluding preliminary pages.
» Use of materials requested through document scanning is subject to the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines and the Intellectual Property Policy of the UP System.
» Requests made after office hours, work suspensions, and during holidays shall be served on the next working day.
» The following are the suspended library services until further notice: use of discussion rooms;
outside researchers; conducting face-to-face reference services; and conducting library