SY 2013-2014 (revised edition)

The library is a place for study and research only. It has an open shelf system, which encourages teachers and students to browse and read freely and independently. It provides materials for all subjects in the curriculum.

Readers Services

  1. Circulation or loan-out services
  2. Library instruction and orientation
  3. Reference service
  4. Book display
  5. Bulletin Board display
  6. Bibliographic guidance
  7. Interlibrary loan
  8. Reader’s advisory
  9. Current events awareness
  10. Library guided tour
  11. Photocopier services
  12. Internet services
  13. Wifi zone

Technical Services

  1. Classifying and cataloguing
  2. Periodical Binding and Indexing
  3. Organizing Vertical File Collection

General Guidelines

A. Schedule for library services

For Regular College: : 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (Monday to Friday)

For Weekend College (Saturday Classes): 7:30 am – 5:00 pm (Sunday Classes): 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

B. Borrower’s Card

Borrower’s card is issued to all ACD students every beginning of the school year.

All students should have a borrower’s cards with a recent I.D. picture attached to it before they can avail of the library services.

Any book borrower who has damaged his/her borrower’s card may secure a replacement free of charge from the librarian provided he has submitted a recent ID picture.

Borrowers should fill-up the needed information in the borrower’s card every time they borrow a book for home study.

All borrowers’ cards are deposited and are filed in the library circulation counter.

C. Behavior inside the Library

Observing SILENCE is the first and foremost rule inside the library. Staying along the corridors, talking loud and making unnecessary noise must be avoided.

Eating, sleeping, and doing industrial/vocational work is not allowed in the library.

Library users should always keep the library materials in order. Chairs must be pushed back against the table. Books and bookstands must be arranged after use.

The library should be kept clean. Writing, marking, or destroying any library materials and facilities are prohibited.

Books and other library materials (magazines and newspapers) should be handled with clean hands and extra care.

Personal things and bags must be deposited at the baggage counter before entering the library premises.

All things are subject for inspection by the library staff assigned at the checkpoint counter before and after the students use of the library.

Library users shall turn off or put to silent mode their mobile phones. When calling or taking a call, library users shall go out of the library where they cannot be heard by those inside the library.

D. Rules on Circulation

Students must present their school I.Ds when borrowing any library material in the charging counter.

Circulation books : non-fiction books written by foreign authors and are not published in the Philippines can be borrowed for one (1) week only.

Fiction books : novels written through the product of an authors- imagination can be borrowed for one (1) week.

Filipiniana books : all books written by Filipino authors or written by foreign authors but the subject is pertaining to the Philippines can be borrowed for 3 days only.

Reserved books : books that support the subjects taught by the teachers. These books are deposited in the Reserved Books counter, and can only be used within the library premises. They cannot be borrowed for home use.

Library Rules


1. General Reference : books such as encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, handbooks, yearbooks, gazetteers, directory, dictionary, and all books marked “GR” in their call numbers.

2. Newspapers and Magazines : publications usually issued daily or weekly, containing current news editorials, feature articles, and usually advertising. One single issue is available within a specific period of time and there are no duplicate copy/ies unlike books.

3. Vertical File Collection : clippings, pamphlets, reprints, and other miscellaneous materials relating to persons, places, organizations, and topical subjects relating to the courses offered and also articles relating to the VMG of ACD.

4. Reserved Books or books set aside or withheld for a specific use, cannot be borrowed for home use so that students of all courses can make use of these books within the library.

A. Fines for Overdue and Lost Books:

The following fines are imposed for unreturned overdue books:

For Circulation, Fiction, and Filipiniana books: P2.50/day

B. For Lost/Damaged Books

a. When a borrowed library book is lost, inform the librarian/library staff immediately to avoid accumulation of fines.

b. The borrower is given one week to locate the missing book. If it is really lost, an exact replacement copy is required. An additional of P25.00 is charged for the technical/ reprocessing of the book.

c. Damaged books and periodicals will be charged against the last borrower.

d.An amount of P5.00 is charged per damaged/torn page of the material.

C. Delinquent Borrower

A delinquent borrower is still allowed to use the library and its resources provided he/she has settled all accounts due with the library.

D. Number of Books to be borrowed

A maximum of three (3) different titles of books can be borrowed by a college student.

E. Sanctions on Stealing or Attempting to Steal from the Library

For first offenders: Any or all of the following sanctions given after due process by the Student Discipline Committee

    1. Discipline probation
    2. Assessment of Php 1,000.00 fine for each book/multimedia material stolen.
    3. Suspension

Analou G. Abina
College Librarian
Rm. 316, 3rd flr., Queen of Apostles Bldg.
Assumption College of Davao
J.P. Cabaguio Avenue, Davao City
Telephone Number: 225-0720 to 23 local 1024

Riza P.Magno
IBED Grade School Librarian
2nd flr., Queen of Angels Bldg.
Assumption College of Davao
J.P. Cabaguio Avenue, Davao City
Telephone Number: 225-0720-23 local 1016