Welcome to Henry Luce III Library

Library Hour

Monday to Friday | 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM  (No noon-break Study Area)
Monday to Friday | 07:00 AM to 12:00 NN | 01:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Counter Services)
Saturday              |  07:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Counter and Study Area)


Library Card Application/Renewal
Monday to Friday | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday               | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Graduate School Students Only
Requirements : Just Present  their Registration Form (RF)


Circulation Books
Student – Can Borrow maximum of 5 Books for 7 days
Faculty/Staff – Can Borrow maximum of 20 Books for 1 semester
Requirements : Present  their School ID
With  P1 per day if overdue


Reserve Books
Student – Can Photocopy the Books with 1 hour allotted time
Overnight (from 6:00 PM to be returned 8:00 AM the next day)
Faculty/Staff – Can Borrow maximum of 3 Books for 3 days
Requirements : Present  their School ID
With P5.00  per hour with total of P50.00 per day if overdue



Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni Clearance

At the Circulation Section (2nd Floor)
Requirements : Present Authorization Paper  (not the owner)
Signing of Student Withdrawal



Bags, briefcases, attached cases, umbrellas, large envelopes, and folders, personal books not needed for study should be deposited at the depository counter at the ground floor of the Henry Luce Library.

All materials borrowed from the library must be presented for inspection to the authorized library staff/library student assistant at the control desk.

Books need not to be shelved after use by the user. These should be placed on the table for library assistants to check.

Smoking and eating inside the library are not allowed.

Be considerate with fellow library user/s.

Refrain from making unnecessary/disturbing noise or loud conversation.

Chairs/tables should not be dragged from one place to another.

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The Central Philippine University (CPU) Libraries are composed of Henry Luce III Library  (Main Library) and the following Department Libraries:  College of Law at the second floor of the New Valentine Building, the High School Library at the second floor of the New High School Complex   and the Elementary Library at the ground floor of the Elementary School Building. The Theology Library and the Graduate Studies Library are housed at the Main Library.

The Main Library can seat 1,300 persons; High School Library, 150; Elementary Library, 125; College of Law, 30, and the Graduate Studies Satellite Library, 30. The total seating capacity of the University Libraries is 1,650. The Library follows the Dewey Decimal Classification system. The Sears List of Subject Headings as well as the Library of Congress Subject Headings are the main sources of the subject authority list.

The CPU Libraries have linkages with academic institutions, development agencies, government agencies, non-government organizations, and others for sharing of print and non-print materials.

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