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✎ Posted by :University Library March, 2016 Updated and Revised


To prescribe the guidelines relative to the implementation of the provisions of the University Library Organic Act on the University Library Rules and Regulations regarding library users, resources, and services; privileges of users, and procedures for services and disciplinary action.

Definition of Terms

For the purpose of these guidelines, the following terms shall be construed to mean as follows:

Bonafide faculty/employee. A person who has an appointment either as full-time, part-time, contractual personnel with the Univeristy.

Bonafide student. A person who is currently enrolled either as a full-time, part-time, special (non-credit) of cross registrant in the University.

Borrower's card. A card issued by the Library to its clients for use in borrowing materials for off-premise reading.

Identification card (ID). A card issued by the Registrar and countsigned by the Librarian to student and by the Human Resource Development Officer for personnel or a temporary ID issued by the librarian to a user whose U.P. ID is still being processed by the Registrar.

U.P. Form 5. A U.P. official registration from which is a record of the classes for which a student has enrolled.

Constituent University (CU). Refers to each of the six autonomous campuses (Diliman, Los BaƱos, Manila, Visayas, Mindanao, Open Univeristy) of the University of the Philippine System.

Library Rules and Regulations. Article X of hte Library Organic Act approved in the 1039th meeting of the Board of Regents held on 14 March 1991.

Member of the Order of the Oblation. Donor to the University who has been given the title "Order of the Oblation" by the BOR.

General Guidelines

A. All bonafide and other non-members of the U.P. Mindanao may use the university library resources within the library premises subject to the rules and regulations govering their use.

B. The duly countersigned U.P. identification card is the permit to enter the Library and use its resources. It is not transferable.

C. The borrower's card is the permit to borrow library materials for off-premise reading. It is not transferable.

D. Only duly authorized Library staff may countersign ID's, issue borrower's cards, and sign library clearances.

E. The Librarian may proceed against any person violating any provisions of the University Library Rules and Regulations.