Library Orientation Program
The Saint Louis University Libraries envision
themselves as a supportive service to the
transformative educational process of SLU
and are committed to providing expedient
and effective access to high quality library
services, collections in a variety of formats
and information resources designed to meet
the curriculum, research, professional,
intellectual, creative and personal needs of
the SLU community.
To provide facilities, technologies, and
customer-oriented services that contribute to
and foster a creative environment conducive
to learning, research and scholarship, and
cultural activities imbued with the Christian
To provide new and traditional academic
discipline-based reference and consultation,
research assistance, course support, document
delivery, and an array of related library services
to the University’s academic support units.
To offer competent and multi-faceted
instructional programs to users with life-long
learning, informational skills and competencies
in pursuit of transformative education.
To promote communication and collaboration
both within and outside the university.
Schedule of Library Service
READER SERVICES SECTIONS
During School Days
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM no noon break (Monday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Sunday)
TECHNICAL SERVICES SECTIONS
7:30 AM - 12:00 NN
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday to Saturday
Books and bound periodicals are arranged on the shelves according to the
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) Scheme.
100-199 Philosophy and Psychology
300-399 Social Sciences
500-599 Pure Sciences
600-699 Applied Sciences
700 -799 Arts and Allied Sciences
900-999 History and Geography
Available Information Resources in the SLU Libraries
maps and charts
• non print
• Theses and dissertations can be
borrowed for room use only.
• A written permission from the author
of the unpublished material should be
secured by the graduate student, if
he/she wishes to photocopy other
contents aside from the abstract.
• The Library Working Scholar will
accompany the graduate student in
photocopying abstracts of
theses/dissertations in any
photocopying center in the library.
• CBT or Computer Based Training
• online databases
– H.W. Wilson Omnifile
– Global Books in Print
• internet links
– Educational Resources in the Internet
A faculty can borrow a maximum of ten
(10) books in the library for their use
during the entire semester subject to recall
anytime when the need arises. He/She
should present his/her official class schedule.
Non-teaching personnel may borrow three
(3) books at a time with a maximum loan
period of three (3) days.
A written communication should
be given by the concerned faculty
member to the Director of Libraries
indicating the time and date of
The Library Working Scholar will
bring the needed CD-ROMs to the
assigned viewing room and will
retrieve the materials after viewing.
A faculty member can avail of the service of this
section according to his official teaching load.
The faculty member should accomplish the form
provided by the Textbook Section.
The textbooks borrowed by the faculty member
are free of charge.
Kinds of Borrowers Card
Library Borrower’s Card
Schedule of Issuance
Any time during office hours
A lost borrower’s card should be reported immediately to the
person-in-charge at the 5th floor of the library building
A fee of Php40.00 is charged for the replacement
of a lost borrower’s card. A borrower’s card is non-
• Accomplished acknowledgment forms of unreturned
books will be forwarded to the Accounting Office for
• Lost books must be paid according to the value
determined by the library or be replaced with a copy of
the same title.
• Processing fee and any accumulated fines will be charged.
• Library books damaged beyond repair must be replaced
with the same title.
At the end of the semester, all loaned books
must be returned to the section head assigned
in the 5th floor of the library building.
Upon returning borrowed books, the faculty
member should secure a clearance from the
Section Head assigned in the 5th floor of the
library building .
General clearance must be secured from the
Office of the Director of Libraries.
Office of the Director of Libraries
Rina Hemedez Diaron
Director of Libraries
Elizabeth DC Gumanlaw
Lourdes L. Llanes Chief Cataloger Ma. Teresa G. del Rosario
Acquisition Librarian OPAC Administrator
OIC, Textbook Section
Agustin G. Kimmayong Abraham D. Robles
Aurelia L. Bang-otan Nimpha T. Valdez
Section Head Section Head
Circulation—4th floor Filipiniana Library
Michelle D. Ambloza
Academic Research Clinic
Gerardo V. Claveria Emily S. Gumangan Adelina B. del Rosario
Section Head Section Head Section Head
Circulation—5th floor 000-499 Law Library
Marilou L. Pasion Joey K. Guanzo
Section Head Section Head
Museum and CICM Archives
Isikias T. Picpican
Curator and Archivist
Gloria E. Ibanez Jovita C. Valena
of the Director of
Office of the Academic
Dr. Wilfried Maurice Albert Vanhoutte
Chief Academic Coordinator
Engr. Ferdinand B. Itliong Darwin F. Casuga
Academic Coordinator Dorothy Joy G. Ireneo Academic Coordinator