Learning Resource Center

 

Library Service Update!


From the Librarian’s Desk Guidelines on the Use of the Learning Resource Center Facilities for the 1st Semester of AY 2020-2021 In compliance with the social distancing protocols, and library policies, the following guidelines shall be followed:
  1. The LRC will open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 4:30 P.M. (Monday -Friday) and 7:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. (Saturday), Noon Break (11:30 – 1:00 P.M.)
  1. Only NDU Personnel and Graduate School students who are officially enrolled in the term will be allowed to enter the library.
  2. Ensure to log in every time you enter the library for utilization records and contact tracing purposes.
  3. The library spaces (Quiet Room, American Corner, Discussion Rooms) shall be limited up to fifty percent (50%) of the total seating capacity.
  4. Each user shall observe social distancing at all times.
  5. Food is not allowed inside the library.
  6. The user is requested to vacate/leave at least 15 minutes before its closing to give time for the LRC Staff to check the area.
  7. Report your concern/s on matters relating to library operations, its services, and resources for immediate action.
The Use of the Quiet Room:  The LRC Quiet Room is primarily designed to cater to the students who wish to study individually in a silent room. The area can accommodate up to 58 students in normal conditions. However, due to the online teaching mode and policies forbidding students from accessing the physical library, faculty members can use the Quiet Room temporarily and connect to the hotspot to ensure connectivity for their online classes.  The following guidelines shall be observed:
  1. A maximum of ten (10) persons shall be accommodated in the Quiet Room at one time.
  2. User can bring their extension cord since there are no functional electrical outlets inside the area.
  3. To help conserve the energy, only one air-conditioning unit will be turned-on starting at 8:00 in the morning.
  4. Stay at the carrels without marks to maintain social distancing.
  5. For an emergency, use the exit door fronting the Business Office for your exit point.
Guidelines on Book Borrowings for the Students
  1. Browse the Library's OPAC at http://nduopac.ndu.edu.ph or ndu.edu.ph (under SERVICES menu) for the availability of the title of the book/s to be borrowed.
  2. Prepare a list of the book/s that includes the following bibliographic information: call number, author, title, and copyright date.
  3. Email the titles of the book/s to library@ndu.edu.ph  for the library staff to facilitate in advance the retrieval of the book/s from the shelves.
  4. Wait for the library staff's response to your email on the status of the book that you would like to borrow.
  5. Send a follow-up email if you did not receive a reply or you can chat with us through OLib, (Online Reference Librarian.)
  6. The borrower or an authorized representative (for students below 21 years old) will pick up the books at the Main Library Circulation Desk on the date agreed upon by both parties.
(Note: The authorized representative shall bring and present his/her valid ID to the librarian and the authorization letter from the students with the following information:  Student's complete name, course & year, ISMIS ID number, and proof of his/her enrolment generated from the ISMIS. The LRC management will impose the "No authorization letter, No Issuance of books to the representative".
  1. The students or the representatives are encouraged to return the books on the due date to give other users a chance.
  2. The fine/penalty will be collected for failure to return the books on the due date.
  Guidelines for Faculty: 
  1. Check the Library's OPAC at http://nduopac.ndu.edu.ph or library.ndu.edu.ph  (under the services menu) for the availability of the books to be borrowed.
  2. Prepare a list of materials that include the call number, author, title, and copyright date.
  3. Email the titles of the book/s to library@ndu.edu.ph for the library staff to facilitate in advance the retrieval from the shelves.
  4. Wait for the response of the library staff on the status of the books you wanted to borrow.
  5. Follow-up.
  6. The borrower will pick up the books at the Main Library Circulation Desk on the date that was agreed upon by both parties.
  7. The borrower is encouraged to return the books on the due date to give chance to other users.
  8. The fine/penalty will be collected for failure to return the books on the due date.
Outside Researchers   Services to outside researchers shall be suspended until further notice.