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How to Locate Books and Other Library Materials

The library operates on an open-shelf system. The library uses Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LCCS).

The following are the types of reference materials:

  • FIL - Filipiniana Collections
  • R - Reference Collections
  • THE - Theses Collections
  • SP - Special Projects Collections
  • DIS - Dissertation Collections
  • ARCHIVES - Archives Collections
  • GS - Graduate School Collections
  • BTH - Bachelors Theses
  1. The library collections are arranged according to LCCS which can be accessed from the OPAC.
  2. Books, theses, dissertations, and special projects are arranged alphabetically, then numerically according to call number based from the LCCS.
  3. Serials and clippings (vertical files) are arranged alphabetically by subjects.