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Current Awareness Bulletin Service

Systems Services

The Systems Services (SS) unit is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the computerization and information technology plans and programs of the DLSU Library. It oversees the day-to-day administration of the different computer hardware and software facilities, operations and applications that are essential in the delivery of automated library services. It works closely with the Information Technology Center (ITC) of the university in the provision of computer and network facilities and services that respond to IT requirement of the library.

Use of Computing Facilities

  1. All authorized library users may use the computing facilities in the library building to access the online catalog, databases, electronic journals, and other online reference sources.
  2. Full Internet access is provided only at the graduate corners, Cybernook, IMS viewing room, IMS mini e-classroom, ASRC, EDRC and Ortigas room.
  3. Use of personal laptops is allowed in designated areas of the library for Internet access and for research purposes.
  4. Network cards for personal laptops may be borrowed at Room 203 for wireless Internet access.
    Policies for Borrowing Wireless Network Card
    • The service is only open to DLSU students, faculty and employees who check-in their personal laptop computer in the library building. The laptop should have a PCMCIA slot and be compliant with the IEEE 802.11b standard.
    • The wireless network card may be use inside and outside the library premises.
    • The card can only be checked out at Room 203 upon presentation of personal laptop and ID card. The ID card is kept on file until the card is returned.
    • Borrowing is on a first-come, first-served basis
    • Loan period is for a maximum of six (6) hours.
    • Assistance is provided in installing the network card.
    • Battery-run laptop computers are preferred due to the limited electrical outlets at the designated areas.
    • The loss and damage of the card is shouldered by the borrower.
    • The library is not liable to the loss and damage of the patron's laptop computer.
  5. Library-owned PCs and laptops are installed with specific university and library licensed software. Users are prohibited to install any software or store personal files and data in any computer.
  6. Printing service is available at the Information-Reference, Archives, ASRC and EDRC. Laser printing is charged at Php3.00 per page.
  7. Scanning service is available at the Periodicals Section at P10.00 per scan.
  8. Any technical problem encountered when using the computers should be reported immediately to any library personnel.

Use of Cybernook Facilities

Number of PCs: 32 units

To better service a greater number of students and efficiently monitor the use of the facilities the following policies/guidelines and procedures are observed: