Miscellaneous Services

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UP Engglib goes beyond just serving the academic needs of its users. As part of Engglib’s investment in developing new innovative services, the Library also offers extended services such as the lending of umbrellas, reading glasses, calculators, extension cords, and adapters, exclusive to Engineering students and faculty only. Interested users may proceed to the Circulation Section to avail of the miscellaneous services.

Guidelines for Borrowing

Umbrellas

The lending of umbrella service offered by Engglib is a manifestation of its impact on the users to appreciate the library more than as an academic resource. Donated by an Engineering students' organization, UP Pinion and Gears, the lending of umbrella service is one of the many things that distinguish the Library from others.

  • Umbrellas may be borrowed anytime during office hours or until 15 minutes before the closing time.
  • Strictly one (1) umbrella per borrower is allowed.
  • Students and faculty just need to present their ID and fill out the Umbrella Lending Form at the Circulation Section.
  • Umbrellas are treated as part of the Reserve Book section. They should be returned on or before 5PM the following day (except Sundays and holidays). Failure to do so would result in a fine of P50.00 per day.
  • Borrowers with unreturned umbrellas will be tagged on CRS and DLQ database.
  • For lost umbrellas, borrowers should pay P200.00, plus the corresponding fines.

Scientific Calculators

  • Users may borrow the calculators for room use and classroom use.
  • Strictly one (1) calculator per borrower.
  • Students and faculty just need to present their ID and fill out the logsheet at the Circulation Section.
  • Users are allowed to bring the borrowed calculators to class for a maximum of four (4) hours during examination time. If an extension time is needed, students may contact the library at least an hour before its due, or else a fine will be imposed (P10.00 per hour).
  • Extension of time is only allowed once for a maximum of three (3) hours.
  • For lost calculators, borrowers must replace lost item with a similar item. If it cannot be replaced, the borrower should pay the cost of the item on its current price.

Reading Glasses

  • Reading glasses may be borrowed anytime during office hours or until 30 minutes before the closing time.
  • Strictly one (1) pair of reading glasses per borrower.
  • Students and faculty just need to present their ID and fill out the logsheet at the Circulation Section.
  • To determine the right grade for the user, a guide will be provided as a reference.

Extension Cords and Adapters

  • Users may borrow the extensions cords and adapters for room use only.
  • Students and faculty just need to present their ID and fill out the logsheet at the Circulation Section.
  • Maximum of two (2) hours use per borrower. Borrowing can be extended if no request for use has been received.
  • Late return without the advisory from the borrower would be imposed with a fee of P10.00 per hour.
  • For lost extension cords and adapters, borrowers must replace lost item with a similar item. If it cannot be replaced, the borrower should pay the cost of the item on its current price.

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