- Upon entering, the students are required to deposit their things (bags, folders, umbrellas, and the like) at the depository section.
- The library practices the “NO ID, NO ENTRY” policy.
- The library is the place only for silent reading, studying and researching. Group discussion, project making, tutoring, eating, and sleeping are strictly prohibited.
- A user showing misbehavior (i.e. talking aloud, disturbing othes, vandalizing, littering, mutilating library materials, etc.) is subject to disciplinary action.
- Users are expected to keep things in order before leaving the place.
Borrowing Procedure For Students
- A student must present his/her ID upon borrowing.
- Borrowing of books should be done only at the circulation counters situated at the 1st and 2nd floor of the LRC building.
- Every student has the following privileges:
The library practice the open-shelf system wherein researchers could go directly to the shelves and pull out the books needed.
Students can borrow a total of 2 books from each collection except books with location symbol (Ref) for one week.
- Reserved books can be borrowed at 4:00-5:00 pm and to be returned at 7:00 am of the following day.
- Students should voluntarily present the borrowed books to the person on duty at the exit door for rechecking.
- Borrowed books are to be returned at the Reader’s services counter only; thus leaving them elsewhere does not relieve the borrower of his/her responsibility.
- LRC imposes (2) two-peso fine per day for overdue books, journals and non print materials.
Borrowing Procedure For Co-Workers
- A co-worker must present his/her ID upon borrowing any material from the LRC.
- Teachers’ reference materials i.e. print and non-print (except for CD-ROMS) may be borrowed at the start of the school year; renewal is on a quarterly basis. Fiction and general interest books may be borrowed for two (2) weeks only.
- “Reserved” books may be borrowed for overnight use from 4:00 pm and to be returned at 8:00 am of the following day.
- Books with location sysmbol “Ref”, which stands for “reference” are for inside reading only. Bringing them outside the LRC premises are allowed only if the books will be used as visual material for a particular class, and should be returned within the day.
- Current periodical materials (magazines, newspapers, journals) are for inside reading only, but the old and back issues of magazines may be borrowed for a period of one (1) week.
- LRC imposes (2) two-peso fine per day for each overdue book, journal and non print material.
GSLRC accommodates (1) one class, HSLRC accommodates (2) two classes at a time, while AV Center accommodates 6 classes. Reservation on the use of the 3 LRC’s should be placed one (1) week or (3) three days before the scheduled date of use.
- The subject teacher must stay with the class for the duration of library work or film viewing activity.
- Borrowed materials and equipment, if found damaged, will be the responsibilty of the last borrower. Damaged or lost book, materials and equipment must replaced with the same latest edition or model.
- It is important that a teacher knows how to use the equipment before his/her presentation.
Sections, Collections and Classification
SECTIONS IN THE LIBRARY
- Depository Section
where researchers deposit things before going to the reader’s area.
- Readers and Reference Service Counter
where the borrowing and returning of books take place.
- Conference Room
where small meetings take place.
- Information Technology Room (IT room)
the area for CD-ROM searching and internet surfing.
- Periodical Section
for information file of magazines and newspaper articles, pamphlets, loose or bound issues of magazines and journals.
- Viewing Section
the area where students have their film viewing and powerpoint presentation. Students are allowed to go to this area only if they are accompanied by their subject teachers.
- Reading Loft
is one of the reading areas of the LRC where students are free to stay while reading a book or making their assignments. (GSLRC)
- General Collection
contains the most number of the library collection. All the non-fiction books which may be borrowed for home use are found here.
- Filipiniana Collection
contains all materials or publication about the Philippines, its people and culture.
- Reference Collection
contains the general reference books which researchers consult for facts and information. Examples are encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, almanacs and others. Books under this area are not intended for home use.
- Professional Collection
contains professional reading materials which are intended for faculty use only.
- Lasalliana Collection
contains materials and publications about St. John Baptist De La Salle and other Lasallian saints and brothers. These are published by La Salle schools and other institutions.
- Easy Book Collection
contains easy reading materials for children like picture books and coloring books, wordless books and others. (GSLRC)
Location Symbol of the Collection
- Gen. – General Collection
- Fil – Filipiniana Collection/
- Fic – Fiction Collection
- Ref – Reference Collection
- Prof. – Professional Collection
- LC – Lasalliana Collection
- E – Easy Book Collection
CLASSIFICATION AND ARRANGEMENT
The LRC uses the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC) which classifies all materials as follows:
- 000-099 General Works
- 100-199 Philosophy and Psychology
- 200 – 299 Religion
- 300 – 399 Social Sciences
- 400 – 499 Languages
- 500 – 599 Pure Sciences
- 600 – 699 Applied Sciences and Useful Arts
- 700 – 799 The Arts
- 800 – 899 Literature
- 900 – 999 History, Biography and Geography
Audio Visual Center
Mr. Edgar Garcia
Audio Visual Librarian
Mr. Cris Torres
Audio Visual Technician
Monday – Friday
Tel. No. 756-5555 loc. 260
General Guidelines in the use of AV Resources
- Use of all AV resources, (equipment, non-print materials AV Rooms) is on a first come first served basis. Only faculty members or subject teachers are allowed to borrow AV materials and equipment. Students who wish to use these materials should secure consent from their subject teacher. However, the teacher takes full responsibility of the borrowed AV materials.
- A borrower should present and leave his/her ID upon claiming the reserved material or equipment.
- Borrowed materials/equipment, if found damaged, will be the responsibilty of the last borrower. Damaged or lost materials and equipment will be replaced with the same latest edition or model.\
- Borrowed material or equipment should be returned to the AV Center office after use at the end of the day.
The use of AV Rooms, materials and equipment is limited to classroom instruction (film showing, powerpoint presentation) and teaching purposes only. However, use of these materials aside from the abovementioned purpose is subject to availability and approval of the LRC head.
The following are some of the academic related activities that may be held in the AVRooms.
- Quiz bee
- Departmental meetings
- Seminar workshop
- Activities that require use of facilities (dim light, sound system)
For proper care and maintenance of the AV rooms, the following should be observed and followed:
- AV rooms must not be used by the students without the presence of their teachers. Students should immediately leave the rooms after their subject period.
- Users should always observe proper decorum in using the AV rooms. Silence should be observed.
- Loitering/littering, eating and vandalizing are prohibited.
- Students should not operate any equipment without permission from the AV Center staff.
Users should push back the chair after use.
- In case the equipment/material is damaged due to the users negligence, the teacher or student using it is liable.
- Bringing any material/equipment and supplies outside the AV room is prohibited.
On Filmshowing/Powerpoint Presentation/Filmslide/Filmstrip viewing
- Check for the availability of the desired service, on the planned date of use.
- Reserve the room two weeks before the scheduled date of activity. One week for pre-reserve and the other week is allotted for confirmation of the posted schedule.
- Fill out the reservation form available at the AV Center office and have it noted by the Curriculum Coordinator.
- Submit the completed form to the AV Center office and have it approved by the staff at least 3 days before the scheduled date of use.
- The requestor should secure the duplicate copy of the approved request.
- The requestor should test the equipment or material before the presentation. If it is a Power Point presentation, the teacher or the student should save it in the PC or laptop a day before the scheduled date.
- In case the activity is scheduled during weekends, a letter of permission noted by the Principal should be attached to the reservation form together with the Memorandum of Agreement. Requestor is accountable for any damage or problems occured on the duration of his/her activity.
- Unreserved schedule use of AV room is discouraged. Walk in reservation is subject for approval of AV Center personnel and availability of equipment.
Overhead Projector installed in the Classroom
- Teachers are to log-on in the monitoring sheet attached to the OHP cart every time they use the OHP.
- Users should unplug the cords and return the equipment on the cart after use.
- If the equipment is not functioning , the AV Center personnel should be informed immediately.
- Return the monitoring sheet at the end of the last period in the afternoon at the AV Center office.
On AV Materials
- AV materials include VHS tapes, cassette tapes, slides, transparencies, CDs, DVDs, maps, charts, posters and pictures.
- To borrow any material for classroom purposes, borrower should have the request approved by AV Center staff.
- Borrower should present the approved request form upon claiming the reserved material.
Materials that will be used for classroom instructions like VHS tapes, DVD, CD, may be borrowed for previewing at home for a maximum of one week; provided these materials may be borrowed for home viewing only during Friday and to be returned the following Monday.
LCD and Laptop, Lapel and Wireless Personal PA Amplifier (Mi-Pro)
This equipment may be borrowed for the following purposes: IS faculty meeting, departmental meeting and other school related activities usually a major events held in large venues, such as SENTRUM and gymnasiums. For instructions and teaching purposes, the use is limited to AVRs. Borrowing of these equipment for classroom use is discouraged.
The Integrated School has three Learning Resource Centers. GSLRC is the library for the Grade School Community (Preschool to Grade 6); HSLRC is the library for the Junior and High School Learning Communities (Grade 7 – Grade 12) and AV Center is the repository of all the audio-visual materials.
The LRC aims to serve and meet the demands of students, researchers, and educators in their quest for knowledge and information to become more Literate, Resourceful, and Cognizant to the changing times, leading them to become Doers, Learners, Sharers and Leaders.
- To provide materials and resources of varied topics and interests that contribute to lifelong learning. To support the school’s curriculum by providing the needs of both teachers and students for all print and non-print materials.
- To provide consulting assistance in the use of instructional communcations media and the new emerging information technologies.
- To offer updated information among the library customers.
Ms. Ailene R. De Leon
Grade School Librarian
Mr. Rex J. Quinto
Grade School Library Staff
Monday – Friday
Tel. No. 756-5555 loc. 336
Ms. Emelita Sagbang
IS LRC Head
Ms. Analiza Frane
High School Librarian
Ms. Marytess Dimaculangan
High School Library Staff
Monday – Friday
7:00am – 5:00pm
Tel. No. 756-5555 loc. 250