Circulation Section

This section houses and circulates General collection books that support the information needs of library users in their research and studies. Books can be borrowed for home-use.

Easy Books

A collection of library materials that are printed in large, simple typeface aimed at young children.

Fiction Books

A collection of books of any type of literature that's created from the imagination and typically has a narrative. It describes imaginary events and people. Usually, this comes in the form of books and stories.

Textbook Collection

A collection of books used as a standard work for the study of a particular subject.


A collection of enlarged versions of a reading book, usually illustrated and with very large type, generally used by a teacher guided group of students to read together and learn about concepts of print

Filipiniana Section

A collection of books and other materials about or relating to the Philippines, written by Filipinos or non- Filipinos on any subject and all works by Filipino authors including translations. The library will only maintain those useful and relevant to the curriculum.

Periodical Section

The UST Angelicum Library maintains a full range of these services, representing all disciplines now included in the campus curriculum or expected to be included in the foreseeable future. The UST ANGELICUM collection will emphasize indexes; both the basic comprehensive indexes and those that are subject specific. New formats of indexes such as CD-ROM must be considered for selection using the same evaluative criteria as print indexes for content and journal coverage. Other criteria based on the limitations, requirements, and opportunities of the new technology must be considered as well. Abstracting services considered to be of major value to faculty and students will be included in the book collection or available for access and retrieval through online bibliographic retrieval services.

Reference Collection

A collection of extensive general reference materials which are intended to answer queries for specific information such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, manuals, etc.

Reserve Collection

The reserve collection is a collection of materials which have been separated from the larger collection for restricted use. Students enrolled in specific courses have access to materials placed on reserve and the loan period is shortened to an overnight, one day or room use only.

Teacher's Reference

A collection of teaching materials used in pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 classrooms. It provides assistance with the identification and location of various teaching materials related to specific topics and delivers services associated with these materials. It is available at lower and higher levels as a particular section to cater the needs of our faculty for their teaching and learning.

Thesis and Feasibilities

A collection of research copies of undergraduate and graduate theses and dissertations submitted to the Research Development Office or the Library Department. This may include research studies in the form of essay, case study, feasibility study and investigatory project paper. These collections are for room use only.

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OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
An Online Public Access Catalog or also known as OPAC, is an online bibliography of a library collection that i available to the community. The Angelicum College acquired the Destiny Library System that assists users in easily searching the materials using the computer terminal or through Remote Access.

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EBSCO is a research database that houses multidisciplinary full-text journals that help researchers with their research needs.

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Worldbook Online provides learning resources such as articles, videos, educator tools, eBooks, research guides and more. Mainly used by the Lower Level clients to satisfy information needs.

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Directory of Open Access Journals
The DOAJ (Directory of OpenAccess Journals) was launched in2003 with 300 open access journals. Today,this independent database contains over 15 000 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Open access journals from all countries and in all languages are welcome to apply for inclusion.
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Education Resources Information Center
ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
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Springer is a leading global scientific, technical, and medicalportfolio, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions, and corporate R&D departmentswith quality content throughinnovative information, products,and services.Springer has one of the strongestSTM and HSS eBook collectionsand archives, as well as acomprehensive range of hybrid andopen access journals and books under the Springer Open imprint.

Springer is part of Springer Nature, a global publisher that serves and supports the research community. Springer Nature aims to advance discovery by publishing robust and insightful science, supporting the development of new areas of research, and making ideas and knowledge accessible around the world.

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Science Direct Elsevier

Elsevier’s premier platform of peer-reviewed literature. ScienceDirect supports teaching, learning, research and discovery.

From early 2021, users can enjoy faster and easier access to content:

  • Improved search and discovery using more complex queries that feature wildcards, Boolean operators, and other expert searchfunctionality.
  • Even better remote access, including the single-sign on (SSO) option that allows greater flexibility when working with multiple Elsevier solutions.
  • Faster page loading and other platform upgrades.

These developments ensure that users can quickly and conveniently find the literature they need, meaning greater efficiency in their workflows.

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Open Library and Publication Platform

OAPEN promotes and supports the transition to open access for academic books by providing open infrastructure services to stakeholders in scholarly communication. We work with publishers to build a quality-controlled collection of open access books and provide services for publishers, libraries, and research funders in the areas of hosting, deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.

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PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

  • PLOS Biology
  • PLOS Medicine
  • PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS Genetics and PLOS Pathogens
  • PLOS One
  • PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • PLOS Blogs Networks
  • PLOS Data Policy
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Nuffield Foundation

The Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust with a mission to advance educational opportunity and social well-being. We fund research that informs social policy, primarilyin Education, Welfare and Justice. We also provide opportunities for young people to develop skills andconfidence in science and research. Our aim is to engage with, and to understand the significance of, new trends and disruptive forces – social, demographic, technological and economic – that are changing the structures and context of people’s lives.

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Freedom of Information Philippines

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Program is the Government’s response to the call for transparency and full public disclosure of information. FOI is a government mechanism, which allows Filipino citizens to request any information about government transactions and operations, provided that it shall not put into jeopardy – privacy and matters of national security.

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Directory of Open Access Books

DOAB is a discovery service for peer reviewed open access books and book publishers that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed books.

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of open access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their open access books to DOAB. DOAB is an open infrastructure committed to open science. It runs on the open source DSpace 6 platform. Metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility, and impact. Aggregators can integrate the records in their commercial services and libraries can integrate the directory into their online catalogues, helping scholars and students to discover the books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in open access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in open access and meet academic standards.

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Open Textbook Library

Peer-reviewed higher education textbook list compiled by Open Textbook Network.

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Open Research Library

The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 14,000 Open Access books. This vital infrastructure is slated to comprise the most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books accessible for everyone. Libraries investing in the Open Research Library contribute to the development of a dedicated infrastructure for the global research community, while participating libraries have the opportunity to benefit from a set of exclusive services.

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Galileo Open Learning Materials

GALILEO Open Learning Materials brings together open educational resources throughout the University System of Georgia, including open textbooks and ancillary materials.

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Cambridge Open Access

We publish Gold OA journals and books, working with publishing partners to develop OA for different communities. We also support social sharing and Green OA (also called Green archiving) across our journals and books programmes, allowing authors to deposit content in repositories and commercial social sharing sites.

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International Children's Digital Library

The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world

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Sa Pagbabasa Hindi Ka Nag-Iisa

Collection of submitted storybook entries from the Philippine National Competition on Storybook Writing with other children's literature pieces from Filipino writers and illustrators.

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Children's E-Books-Covid, University of the Philippines

The Department of Human and Family Development Studies (DHFDS) under the UP Los Baños College of Human Ecology (UPLB-CHE) has published free-to-download children’s e-books about the importance of social distancing and of wearing face masks during this time of COVID-19.

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The CK-12 Foundation is a California-based non-profit organization which aims to increase access to low-cost K-12 education in the United States and abroad. It provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards and real world application over 5000 concepts

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It offers a digital source of free eBooks for any taste, a vast range of titles in digital format and our free eBooks collection is growing all the time. The aim of the site is to give quality, fast and required services for downloading and reading eBooks.

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Let's Read

The Let’s Read library is full of books that explore important topics such as gender equality, environmental stewardship, diversity, tolerance, and STEAM. Everybook can be downloaded and printed for offline use.

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Free Kids Book

Free Kids Books is a growing library of unique children’s books, literary resources, and textbooks for children and young adults, available online and for download primarily in a user-friendly pdf format.

The UST Angelicum College'smany collections of archives as follows

  1. Visual and Multimedia Collection
    • Photographs collection of AC school events
    • Gallery
  2. Angelicum Special Collection
    • Generally an essential reference collection for print, non-print, published unpublished materials about the Angelicum College memorabilla
  3. Institutional and Historical Record
    • Here are found manuscripts and printed documents about Angelicum College from its founding to recent records
    • Interdisciplinary journal that highlights studies, articles , modules and book reviews contributed by the members of the UST Angelicum College community. It also features newly acquired reference materials prepared by the Fr. Ed Lumboy Memorial Resource Center.
  5. Dominican Collection
  6. Yearbooks