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.
A collection of library materials that are printed in large, simple typeface aimed at young children.
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.
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
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.
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.
A collection of extensive general reference materials which are intended to answer queries for specific information such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, manuals, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
These developments ensure that users can quickly and conveniently find the literature they need, meaning greater efficiency in their workflows.
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.
PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.
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.
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.
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.
Peer-reviewed higher education textbook list compiled by Open Textbook Network.
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.
GALILEO Open Learning Materials brings together open educational resources throughout the University System of Georgia, including open textbooks and ancillary materials.
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.
The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world
Collection of submitted storybook entries from the Philippine National Competition on Storybook Writing with other children's literature pieces from Filipino writers and illustrators.
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.
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
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.
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.
The UST Angelicum College'smany collections of archives as follows