Circulation Procedures

  1. For Books, Periodicals, AV Materials
    • A. Borrowing
    • For Students, employees, and visitors except interlibrary users

      StepLibrary Patron
      1Consult the library personnel or search through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).
      2Present and submit to the library personnel the:
      a. Valid Identification Card (I.D.) (as per patron borrowing requirement)
      b. Information (title, author, and call number) of the needed library material. The use of Call Slip is encouraged.
      3Fill out the Book Card (UC-VPAA-LIB-FORM-01) and return to the library personnel.
      4a. For student and employee, receive the library material/s with the valid I.D.
      b. For visitor, receive the library material/s.

      For Interlibrary Users

      StepLibrary Patron
      1Consult the library personnel.
      2Present and submit to the library personnel the:
      a. Valid Identification Card (I.D.)
      b. Referral letter (if available)
      3a. Present the Notice for Payment to the Cashier and pay the computed amount.
      b. Return the accomplished Notice for Payment and present the Official Receipt to the library personnel.
      4Select and present the information (title, author, and call number) of the needed library material. The use of Call Slip is encouraged.
      5Fill out the Book Card and return to the library personnel.
      6Receive the library material/s.
    • B. Returning
    • StepLibrary Patron
      1Present the borrowed material/s to the section where it was checked out.
      2a. Present the Notice for Payment to the Cashier and pay the computed amount.
      b. Present the Official Receipt to the library personnel.

  2. For iPad
    • 1Present and submit valid UC Identification Card (I.D.) to the library personnel.
      2Fill out the Book Card and return to the library personnel.
      3Receive the iPad with the valid UC I.D.
      4Return the iPad.

  3. For Computer Workstation
    • 1Present and submit valid Identification Card (I.D.) (as per patron requirement) to the library personnel.
      2a. Receive the “unit number card” and valid I.D.
      b. Proceed to the assigned computer workstation.
      3Return the unit number card to the library personnel before leaving the Internet Library.

  4. For AV Equipment
    • A. Reservation
    • StepLibrary Patron
      1Consult Media Center personnel for availability of equipment.
      2Present to the library personnel the
      a. Valid UC Identification Card (I.D.)
      b. Approved Student Activity Request Form from the Office of Student Affairs Services as needed.
      3Present the Request for Gate Pass to the LMO personnel if applicable.
    • B. Borrowing and Returning
    • StepLibrary Patron
      1Present the valid UC I.D. to the library personnel.
      2Sign the AV Equipment Receiving Form.
      3Receive the AV equipment.
      4Return the equipment.
      5Receive the patron’s copy of AV Equipment Receiving Form.