The Library System
Agriculture Library (Annex Building 4th Floor)
The Agriculture Library consists of books and journals needed by the students and faculty of the College of Agriculture. It has a seating capacity for 100 persons.
American Corner (Annex Building 5th Floor)
The American Corner houses a special collection of materials for use in courses with American content and to those interested in American culture, institutions and society. Collections number close to 3,000 volumes, 31 periodical titles plus an assortment of electronic resources, article alerts, brochures and pamphlets.
Audiovisual Section (Main Building 3rd Floor)
More than 5,000 titles of multimedia materials and a variety of equipment are provided to support the academic needs of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. Reservations for the use of the viewing rooms are made here.
Business Management & Accountancy Library (Annex Building 2nd Floor)
The Business Management & Accountancy Library houses books and journals intended for the students and faculty of the School of Business Management & Accountancy. It has a seating capacity for 100 persons.
Computer Studies Library (Annex Building 4th Floor)
The Computer Studies Library houses the collections for the students and faculty of the College of Computer Studies.
Engineering Library (Annex Building 4th Floor)
The Engineering Library provides the materials needed by the students and faculty of the College of Engineering.
Filipiniana Library (Main Building 3rd Floor and Annex Building 5th Floor)
The Filipiniana Library consists of materials about the Philippines and its peoples. It has close to 8,400 volumes, 386 periodical titles, and 16 subscriptions to local and national newspapers. The library also includes collections of baby theses done by undergraduate students in the area of biology, chemistry, business management and engineering. It is also a depository of the National Statistics Information Center.
Fr. Miguel Bernad, S.J. Memorabilia Collection (Annex Building 5th Floor)
The Fr. Miguel Bernad, S.J. Memorabilia Collection includes books, serials, 5,000 envelopes containing articles, 579 monographs, 431 selected writings and cover research materials in history and language. It commenced acquiring in 2009 and formal stamp ownership, listing and processing of the collection began in 2010 with several artifacts. It also houses the books of Fr. Nil Guillemette, S.J.
It seeks to continuously collect, organize, preserve and maintain control of its artifacts and resources. Recipients of these information are Xavier University community and wide users from Mindanao Area.
Graduate Library (Main Building 2nd Floor)
The Graduate Library supports the Graduate School. It holds more than 6,500 volumes and 800+ titles of theses and dissertations. It has a seating capacity for 65 students and faculty.
Law Library (Main Building 3rd Floor)
The Law Library provides the special materials needed by the students and faculty of the College of Law. Its up-to-date collection of 4,200 volumes includes a complete set of Philippine Reports, Supreme Court Reports Annotated, as well as copies of the Official Gazette, law and case digests periodicals, plus the CD-ROMs Phil Juris and Lex Libris. It has a seating capacity for 140 students and faculty.
Medical Library (Jose Rizal School of Medicine Building 5th Floor)
The Medical Library supports the College of Medicine. It has over 4,500 volumes in the basic and clinical medical sciences, and public health and 256 periodical titles. It maintains a Cyber Library that has internet connections, Online Medical Multimedia Catalogue (courtesy of XU-JPRCM), a number of CD-ROM databases and various interactive CDs. It is also a depository of the World Health Organization.
Nursing Library (Annex Building 5th Floor)
The Nursing Library provides the books and journals needed by the students and faculty of the College of Nursing. It has a seating capacity for 100 persons.
Office of the Director of Libraries (Annex Building 2nd Floor)
The office formulates and exercises the executive functions of planning, administration and enforcement of the library’s policies and regulations. It manages, organizes, directs and supervises the overall operations of the library.
Serials Library (Main Building 3rd Floor)
The collection supports the academic needs of undergraduate and graduate students. There are 1,328 serial titles as well as 2,653 titles from FAO, 662 titles of government publications, 56 titles in microfilm, and 219 titles in microfiche. Back issues (starting 1994) of national newspapers are available in microfilm. The Serials Library also houses the Xavieriana collection.
Technical Services Section - Workroom (Annex Building 1st Floor)
This section provides mechanical and technical services such as acquiring, cataloging, and processing library collection materials in both hard copy and electronic formats before they are included in the collection for circulation.
The Undergraduate Library consists of the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Library Annex. The 2nd floor houses Current Books (last 5 years of publication) while the 3rd floor houses books related to the core courses and course offering in the Arts & Sciences and Education.