1. Technical Services
This service area is concerned with the acquisition,
organization (classification and cataloging) preparation
and preservation of materials.
a. Internet/multimedia Services
Internet services are made available to all students, it is strickly for research purposes only.
All student have one hour allocated time per session. Library Internet cafe is not similar
in the College of Computer Science Internet Cafe that if a student has comsumed his/her
allocated time there is a corresponding amount to be paid here in the Library it is completely free.
b. Photocopying services
Photocopying services are available inside the library
to facilitate search of library customers.
c. Promotional Services
This service ensures that library customers are kept up
to date with information of their interest on specific
subject areas, new acquisitions, staff, resources,
facilities and services of the library.
2. Book Area Services
This service area is being supervised by a unit head
and is directly involved in serving library clientele
through its five main sections and branch libraries
a. Circulation Section
It follows the open shelf system. It houses and
circulates the major collection/holding of the library
covering the different areas of discipline. Fiction books
are also found in this section.
b. Reserve Section
This section houses newly acquired books. It also houses
the professional books of newly opened courses or programs
like nursing, midwifery, criminology and tourism . Audio
visual materials and books of limited copies that are very
much in demand are shelved in this section.
c. Reference Section
Materials found in this section are for room use only.
Books found in this section comprise different kinds of
dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, manuals,
atlases, yearbooks, almanacs, bibliographies,
and non-book materials that include maps.
d. Filipiniana Section
This section houses a collection of publications written
by Filipino or foreign authors about the Philippine
society, people, culture, and others.
e. Graduate Section
This section houses and circulates materials for advanced
studies. Theses, dissertations, or research compilations
of the different graduate courses in and off-campus
(Transnational and Extension) are available.
f. CARIANA Section
This section houses literature about the Cordillera
g. Periodical Section
This section houses current and back issues of journals,
magazines, newspapers and other serial literatures.
3. Referral Service
This service provides all bonafide students and faculty
members of IFSU the opportunity to explore/access the
resources of other libraries based on their information
4. Client Supply Service
The library offers the users materials and devices such
as bond papers, clips, staplers, ring bind machine,
puncher, etc. free to use.
5. Lounge Area
The library promotes a relaxing and at the same time
an informative environment through the provision of
comfortable furniture and coffee vending machine.
6. Gifts and Donations
The Library is pursuing collection development through
soliciting donations as an aid in gathering materials.
The libraries also enlist the aid of book programs,
such as those of FAPE, the Asia Foundation, Bridge of
Asia- Philippine Foundations, etc. in building library
7. Interlibrary loan Services
The University library services are open to outside
researchers but they must present first a referral
letter approved by their University Library Director
plus a receipt from the University cashier.
8. University Archives Section
This section houses publications of the university
which includes Graduate and undergraduate theses,
research and University journals.
9. Newspaper Clippings
Library staff prepare newspaper clippings, and shelf
them at the vertical file. The vertical file collection
includes clippings, pamphlets, brochures and booklets
that are arranged in alphabetical order according to
10. Relegation Section
This area stores outdated materials which can still be
used as references by faculty and students. The materials
remain in the area for one year before they are
permanently removed from circulation.