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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time does the library open?
    We are open from Monday-Friday, 7AM - 5PM.
  • How many books can I borrow at a time?
    10 Books **Reference books, thesis, and dissertations are for ROOM-USE only
  • How much is the fine if I return the book(s) late?
    Circulating Materials: P10.00 pesos per day, including weekends and holidays Reserved Materials: P10.00 pesos per hour Audio-visual Materials and Periodicals P10.00 pesos per day, including weekends and holidays
  • How can I get in touch with the library staff?
    You may connect with us through the following platforms: Messenger Email ( Website chat Telephone (+632) 82600041, 77171755, 89841217, 89841210
  • What are the available online resources the library offers?
    The library has subscribed to databases that prioritize IGSL degree students and faculty members. Access details are forwarded to them at the beginning of the school year. Nevertheless, IGSL Library compiled a list of quality open access resources that everyone can use anytime. You will find this list here:
  • How do I log in to the library databases and ebooks?
    Access details are sent to students at the beginning of the school year through email. If you haven't received it, you may send us a request here:
  • How can I create an account in Perlego?
    1. You should have received an email (like below) which includes a link to access your Perlego subscription. If you haven’t received an email, contact us. 2. Complete the sign up flow.. That's it! You can now start reading Perlego!
  • It says 'The email address you’ve entered already has an account' in Perlego, what should I do?
    Make sure you've received an email inviting you to access your Perlego subsription (like in the screenshot below). If you’re seeing a message that says you already have a subscription with Perlego, you’ll need to log into your Perlego account, cancel your subscription in your settings and delete your account. Once deleted, you can return to the invitation link provided by the library and complete your new subscription.
  • How do I search for a book in the library?
    To search for books and other items in the library, you'll need to use our library catalog. Click Library Catalog on the menu tab or go to this link:
  • How can I borrow books?
    1. Carry out a library search. You can browse the Library Catalog by visiting this link: or click 'Library Catalog' on the menu tab. Make a note of the title, author and call number. Call numbers tell you exactly where the item will be located on the shelves. 2. Locate on the shelves. The library adopts the “open shelf” system, so you can go directly to the shelf and choose the books you would like to browse or use. 3. Borrow the book Take the book to the loan desk with your school ID. Make a note of the book's return date which can be located on the back of the book.
  • How can I return books?
    Books can be returned in the drop box/book bin or directly to the librarian. Do not put on the Book truck or just leave them anywhere in the library. Reserved materials should be returned directly to the librarian to avoid penalty.​
  • How do I renew a book?
    In-person: You may bring the book to the Loan Desk to renew or extend your books. or Contact us Facebook's Messenger: Email: Webchat
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