LIBRARY SERVICES

The library offers the following direct library services to UERM students, faculty and employees.

  1. Reading / Study Areas / Discussion Room – Library clients are provided with big tables for collaborative study and individual study carrels and modular tables for quiet study. A discussion room is also provided for group discussion.
  1. Circulation Service or Library Resources Loan – The library has a vast number of books, periodicals, and other print and non-print materials that caters to the library clients' (Students, Faculty and Employees) information needs.
  1. Bookstand and Headset Loan – The library provides bookstands and headsets which can be loaned or borrowed for a day (strictly for room-use only).
  1. Photocopy, Printing & Binding – To augment the limited number of some library materials, photocopying service is available in the library from 8:00am-8:00pm, Monday-Saturday. (Outsource – Blessings Copy Center & Book Binding Services, Inc.)
  1. DDS (Document Delivery Service) – This service is utilized when requesting copies of journal articles, historical documents, or other documents that are housed in the library. This can be given within the day or with a maximum of three (3) days depending on the number and availability of requests.
  1. Referrals – Students, Faculty and Employees who need to consult other information centers may request a Referral Letter/s from the office of the Chief Librarian.
  1. Information Literacy – Is designed to introduce the library patron to the library services and resources (print, non-print, electronic or online). The orientation is being conducted by the Chief Librarian and/or the Assistant Chief Librarian and Librarian every semester of each school year. E-Resources orientation is being conducted in each department during departments’ conferences or as requested.
  1. Current Awareness – The library provides current awareness to library users by means of an AVP presentation presented on a television located at the entrance of the library. The library is consistently posting newly acquired books, journals, databases, video tutorials and announcements. Infotext and e-mail alert are also utilized in this service.
  1. Selective Dissemination of Information – The library informs the head of each department when new materials in their areas of specialization are acquired. On the other hand, the library informs the faculty members through the department heads about the new materials acquired that might be useful for their courses of study.
  1. E-library services – The library currently has 20 units of computers that are available to students, faculty, employee and alumni. Users are expected to use this service for academic or research purposes only.
  1. Interlibrary Loan –Interlibrary Loan borrowing is provided to any member of the institution (faculty, students and staff). If a user needs a book or journal article/s that is/are not available in the Medical Center Library collection, the library staff will facilitate the retrieval and borrowing of the materials from another library. This is usually done through a consortium.
  1. Online Resources – This service provides access to newspapers and magazine articles, journals, e-books, videos and much more. The library currently subscribed to ClinicalKey, EBSCO (CINAHL with Full-text and MEDLINE Complete), UptoDate Anywhere and Cochrane Library. Aside from this, the library also subscribed to some individual titles of e-books and e-journals.
  1. Ask-a-Librarian / Reference Service – Library users may ask the help of the librarian or any library staff personally, through a phone call or e-mail. Various reference queries can be answered efficiently through this service.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Library Hours
November 4 - December 12, 2019
Monday to Saturday
6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

JOMI - Journal of Medical Insight
On Trial Until November 22, 2019 How to access? click here!

Journal of Medical Insight (https://jomi.com) is a peer-reviewed surgical video journal / virtual operating theatre. The goal of JOMI is to improve healthcare by creating a window into the practice of the best surgeons around the world.

Updated Rules for Reserve Books

To encourage the value of discipline and sharing of resources among our students, the policy for the reserve books has been updated. Starting April 11, 2019, the updated library fines for reserved books will take effect.

Reserve Book Fine :

Php 5.00 per hour if returned after the due date/time

Overnight Use Borrowing Time :

12:00 NN

Overnight Use Returning Time :

10:00 AM


The Office of the UERMMMCI Library and OnStrike Library Solutions Implement Koha

The UERMMMCI Library entered into a one year contract with OnStrike Library Solutions for the implementation of locally hosted Koha Integrated Library System. The contract included services from installation, migration, customization, design, training and 1 year support.