What time does the library open?

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm **IGSL Library is not physically open for now. But we will be happy to assist you online!

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?

P10.00 pesos per day **For the meantime, your fines will be kept on our library record. Kindly settle them as soon as the library opens or when you're completing your exit clearance.

How can I get in touch with the library staff?

You may connect with us through the following platforms: -Messenger ( -Email ( -Website chat ( -Telephone (02) 3454 4546 If you wish to inquire with the library staff through video call (Zoom or Google Meet), you can book an appointment through our FB page ( and click the "Book Now" button or go to our website ( and click “Book an Appointment”. On the booking site, you will be prompted to sign in, however, you may skip this part by clicking "skip login process", then fill out details. Next, choose a preferred time slot. You may book up to two (2) slots per day (one slot in the morning and one slot in the afternoon/evening). Each slot has a maximum of fifteen (15) minute time limit (tentative, subject for re-evaluation) Then, library staff will send the Zoom/Google Meet details and invitation for a one-on-one meeting.


How can I access the library catalog?

Click "Library Catalog" on the menu tab or go to this link: For the tutorial, go to Watch the following videos: -Library Collection and Book Access -Basic Library Catalog Search -Advance Search Techniques


How can I borrow books?

Follow the instructions here:

How can I return my borrowed books?

Books to be returned should be placed on Book Drop located on strategic places within IGSL compound including one in the gate. For patrons living outside IGSL: Please be reminded that you do not have to enter IGSL to return the book/s you borrowed. You can place the book(s) on the Book Drop located outside the gate of IGSL. All books in the book drop will be collected every morning at 8:00 AM and in the afternoon at 3:00 PM.

The books I want to read are available in the library catalog, but I’m currently living outside IGSL. How can I borrow these books?

You may arrange a courier service or pick them up yourself. **Please also note that the courier service fee will be shouldered by the borrower.


How can I request a book scan?

Follow the instructions here:


I lost the access details to the subsribed databases. What should I do?

You can contact us or you can visit this link: Scroll down and send a request to the library staff using this link.

How can I create an account in Perlego?

Go to https: Click “Link here” below Perlego. Use your email address in creating your account. Then, create your own password. And finally, provide the code that the library staff sent via email.

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:

I am a degree student/faculty member and I haven't received the access details to the subscribed databases - what should I do?

You neeed to contact us through the chat portal we see at the bottom right of the screen. You can also email us at, or message us using our Facebook page

Frequently Asked Questions