Bulacan State University

City of Malolos, Bulacan

Each academic unit of the University maintains a library. The respective libraries of the different academic units of the University serve as the primary information source for students and other members of the academic community. The Director of Library Service coordinates and oversees these libraries as they collect, organize, maintain and make available print and non-print materials such as books, periodical, audio-visual, multimedia resources and the like.


MISSION

To establish a centralized library system for easy access and retrieval of library resources within the institution.


OBJECTIVES

  1. To provide educational and instructional materials for BulSU community.
  2. To conduct library instruction for both the student and faculty.
  3. To acquaint the users on how to use the Online Public Access Catalog.
  4. To acquire books and other library materials through purchase, gifts and exchange or donation in line with the demand of the curricular programs of the university.
  5. To establish linkages / networking / resource sharing with other institutions and organizations.

USE OF LIBRARY RESOURCES

Library resources include general references, books, periodicals, vertical files, and other multi-media resources. Special services provided by the library such as audio-visual tapes, CD's ad internet access shall be charged with reasonable fees. To avail of library services, the student must secure his own borrower's card from the librarian.

The libraries are open from Mondays to Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Some unit libraries are open from 8:00 to 12:00 in the morning and 1:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon during Saturdays. Libraries are closed on Sundays and holidays.

A student may check out three books at a time from the circulation section. He/She may use the books at a time from the circulation section. He/She may use the books for two days depending upon the demand and the number of volumes of the books available in the library.

Overnight loans of books are checked out during the last hour before the library closes. These must be returned the following working day between 8:00-9:00 a.m. Students must return the books on time otherwise, overdue fine is imposed.

The borrower must pay for lost, stolen or damaged items. Replacement costs for damaged or lost books are to include the cost of the book (if still in print) plus a processing fee; if the book is no longer in print, it shall be replaced with the book acceptable to the librarian.

Reserved printed materials may only be used in the library.

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