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Umbrellas are available to be borrowed at the Circulation/ Reserve sections of UP EnggLib. This service is exclusive to UP College of Engineering students and faculty members only.  #tarasaEnggLib

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Ms. Sharon Maria S. Esposo-Betan, Head Librarian of the UP College of Engineering Library, was awarded the Irmgard Lankenau Poster Award for winning the Best Poster during the 38th Annual IATUL Conference. Her poster“Advocacy Towards User Responsibility and Lifelong Learning”, presents the UP College of Engineering Library’s advocacy to promote shared responsibility among users in the care, upkeep, and maintenance of library resources and facilities through the “I Need. I Value. I Love My Library” campaign. It describes the eight-year experience and transformation of this library innovation – from a simple library awareness campaign to helping rebuild Philippine libraries stricken by natural disasters.

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) is a prestigious international library association that aims to provide a framework of support for library decision makers by conducting a series of workshops for leadership training and forums for the exchange of ideas relevant to librarianship. This year, the Conference was hosted by the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano University Library last June 18-22, 2017 in Bolzano, Italy.

The University of the Philippines Diliman College of Engineering Library II provides computer laptops for borrowing - exclusively for the use of enrolled UPD COE students - on a first come, first served basis.




  1. Actively enrolled UP COE students may borrow a laptop for room-use only.
  2. A duly countersigned ID and Internet Use Card (pink card) are required to borrow a laptop.
  3. A liability agreement, as part of the Laptop Lending Form, should be fully understood and signed by the user before the equipment is lent out.
  4. Only one (1) laptop is allowed per user. A user is not allowed to borrow a laptop from another student.
  5. Only the laptop will be lent to the user. The charger and other accessories will remain at the Circulation/ Reserve section. In the event that battery is exhausted, user must return the equipment to the Circulation/ Reserve section for replacement.  


Loan Periods


  1. A laptop can be borrowed during library hours for four (4) hours and must be returned to the Circulation/ Reserve section after the loan period. Borrowing may be extended if the equipment is available.
  2. A laptop may be used within the premises of the UP COE Library II only. Bringing the laptop outside UP COE Library II is prohibited and will be considered a violation.




  1. The laptop should be returned at the Circulation/ Reserve section of the UP COE Library II only.
  2. Users are not allowed to give the laptop to a third party to return.


Fees and Damages


  1. Users are responsible for the security and prevention of damage to equipment while it is in their possession. Users are responsible for any laptop that is lost, damaged, or stolen.
  2. In the event that a user would fail to return a laptop during the day it was lent out, the user would be penalized by having less/ no opportunity to borrow next time.
  3. A user is also responsible for the replacement costs for laptops given to a third party to return which are damaged or stolen. The user would be informed of the necessary replacement costs for lost or stolen laptops.
  4. Contact the library at library@engglib.upd.edu.ph if item is lost or damaged or immediately file a report at the Circulation/ Reserve section.

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