The University of Bohol Library System

The UB Library System provides an efficient and responsive service of dispensing resources to the university community: faculty, students, staff and the public.

Vision Statement

The UB Library System envisions in developing students who will become reponsible service-oriented leaders anchored on the trinity of virtues, ably discharging its functions as an information broker and custodian of the university learning resources.

Mission Statement

The Library System provides the UB community with facilities and resources that reflect the attributes of life-long learning, character, and service-orientation of the institution


  1. Maintain the balance and variety of the library collection to support the university curriculum, by continually assessing and enhancing its capabilities.
  2. Render quality and efficient library services by professional personnel.
  3. Adopt appropriate technologies for library automation in accessing information and library management through regular system updates.
  4. Improve library access by the systematic distribution to library resources throughout the campus.

The Library Services

  1. Library Orientation
  2. Book Borrowing/Circulation
  3. Book Display
  4. Vertical File Materials
  5. Current Awareness
  6. Indexing
  7. Stack Services
  8. Bibliography Making
  9. Resource Sharing/ Inter-library Loan
  10. Selection/Ordering
  11. Reference and Information Services
  12. Bulletin Board Display
  13. Automated Circulation
  14. Online Search/Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
  15. E-Journals
  16. Internet


Online Resources

Local Database

Online Public Access Catalog

Open Access Databases

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

HERDIN database provides quick and easy access to more than 50,000 citation and bibliographic information from both published (Philippine health research journals, convention/conference proceedings, international databases and publications) and unpublished (research institutions research reports and projects, theses and dissertations) health researches in the country.

Online Subscriptions

ProQuest is committed to empowering librarians and researches the world over. The company's portfolio of assets -- including content, technologies and deep expertise -- provides for better research outcomes for users and greater efficiency for the libraries and organizations that serve them.

Philippine E-Journals is an expanding collection of academic journals that are globally accessible through a single Web-based platform. It is hosted by C&E Publishing, Inc., a premier educational publisher in the Philippines and a leader in the distribution of integrated information-based solutions.

*Please see the librarian for the username and password for each subscribed database.

Library Hours

Library sections and centers located at the main campus have the following schedule, without noon break.

7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. / Mondays to Fridays
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays

Rosario L. Pabulario
Head, Librarian

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