Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can I contact the library?

E-mail for information inquiries:
Phone and E-mail to contact individual staff or librarians: See Library Sections page
If you are on Facebook, you can Chat Bertha via the Facebook page CPU Henry Luce III Library.

How can I look for a book?

You can search our online public access catalog at to check our collections. This catalog is open for public and no need for login details.

What are the available online resources?

Go to the Library Online Resources page for the list of paid (subscribed) online resources available for Centralians.

For online resources by subject and open access (free) materials by subject, check out the Library Guides at CPU LibGuides (currently being updated).

How can I access online resources?

Some resources require a username and password. Contact us via e-mail or Chat Bertha for log-in details and procedures. We may require your ID number, college, and a screenshot of your mySOS account or a scan of your RF so we can confirm that you are officially enrolled for the current semester.

How can I register for eLibraryUSA?

Please go to this link and fill out the registration form. American Spaces will provide you with your log-in details via e-mail: eLibraryUSA

Note: Non-Centralians are can also register an account

How can I log in ProQuest?

ProQuest login details are based on your college. Make sure you are an enrolled student. Contact us via e-mail or Chat Bertha on Facebook. Once you have your log-in details, log in at

Are you open to outside researchers?

Please refer to this page for our policy for outside researchers:

Is the library open now?

Now that we have transcended to the new normal. The library is now open for visits from Monday – *Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.


*Circulation section is open and for study area only.

Can I borrow a book?

Currently enrolled students can visit the library to borrow a book.

How can I have a book scanned?

If you need a book scanned, please message Bertha on our Facebook page or use the Messenger icon on the lower right.

I have unreturned books that I could not return due to lockdown. Do I have to pay fines?

Monday – *Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Lopez Jaena St., Jaro, Iloilo City 5000

(033) 329-19-71 local 1011

*Circulation section is open and for study area only.