The library provides materials and resources for information, intellectual development, enrichment and entertainment of the researchers both inside and outside the institution. The library exerts effort to:
- Select, organize and, make available necessary books and materials.
- Provide guidance and assistance to patrons.
- Develop and provide services to patrons with special needs.
- Maintain a balance in its service to patrons of all age groups.
- Provide service during hours which best meet the needs of the client, including summer classes
- Regularly review library services being offered
|Library Orientation||An orientation program is given to all new students during the start of each semester. Students are welcomed and introduced to the Library, including its staff, services, policies, rules and regulations.|
|Reader’s Guidance/ Reader’s Services||Patrons are personally attended to by guiding them in their research and instructing them on the proper use of library materials, bibliographic tools and facilities.|
|Information Retrieval||The process, method, and procedure used to selectively recall recorded information from a file or data.|
A type of reference transaction in which a patron with an information need is directed to a reputable person or agency outside the IFRS library, better qualified to provide assistance.
Referral letters are provided to the students for free, to be presented to the institutions where they will be conducting their researches. The students will be subject to the rules and regulations of the referred institution.
Requests for referral letters should be made a day before the intended day of visit.
|Printing and Photocopy Services||IFRS Library also provides printing and photocopy services with corresponding fees. Books, except the theses, may be photocopied.|
|Related Space||Discussion: A Place for group study –Carrels: Places to study alone; Lockers: where personal things can be kept.|
A discussion room is available for currently enrolled students. Inquiries for the use of this room should be made at the Library Circulation Counter
Students who want to use the Discussion Room are subject to the following regulations:
• The use of the Discussion Room is free for library users.
• Reservation maybe made one (1) hour before use.
• Maximum of 6 PERSONS ONLY. The group may stay for a maximum of 2 hours.
• Eating & drinking are strictly prohibited.
• When leaving the room, the users are required to turn off the lights and fan.