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DLRC LIBRARY SERVICES


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Research and Product Development



Bibliographic Searching

Use of OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) in searching for library collection.

Indexing Service

Bibliographic access of journal articles though the use of the OPAC.

Internet/Computer Service

Use of the computer and internet access for academic purposes.

Reference Service

A library service that provides the library users with direction to library materials, advice on library collections, services and expertise on multiple kinds of information sources.

Theses Collection

Access of SDCA students’ theses in print format.

Vertical File Collection

Access of clippings of newspaper articles in various subject areas.


Moral and Spiritual Accountability



Book Therapy

Access of inspirational and motivational books for personal development.


Multicultural Advocacy



One Asia Collection

These is publications dealing with the Asia in whatever language and place it were published. These materials are required for studying the Asia as the name of the college suggests.

Language Learning Nook

Access of audio files for basic learning of the different languages.


Understanding the Discipline



Bibliographic Searching

Use of OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) in searching for library collection.

Indexing Service

Bibliographic access of journal articles though the use of the OPAC.

Pathfinder

Access of the compilation of bibliographies of the available references in the library of the specific terms in various subject areas.

Theses Collection

Access of SDCA students’ theses in print format.

Vertical File Collection

Access of clippings of newspaper articles in various subject areas.


Self Directed Learning



Borrowing Service

A service that allow students, faculty and staff to borrow library materials for a certain period of time.

Current Awareness Service

A library service that provides up-to-date information related to: -Current Events. Newspaper Subscriptions
-Subject Specific updates. Periodical/Journal Subscriptions

E-Books/e-Audiobooks Kiosk

Is the new section of the DLRC that promotes reading through books in digital and audio format using the Tablets provided in the Kiosk. All bonafide students and Faculty of SDCA are allowed to use the tablets.

Library Instruction

A library orientation on the use of the library and its services for the new students, faculty and staff.

Pathfinder

Access of the compilation of bibliographies of the available references in the library of the specific terms in various subject areas.


Information and Technology Literacy



Bibliographic Searching

Use of OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) in searching for library collection.

Indexing Service

Bibliographic access of journal articles though the use of the OPAC.

Electronic Resources Collection

Access of STARBOOKS, Electronic Books, Theses and DVD collections.

Internet/Computer Service

A library orientation on the use of the library and its services for the new students, faculty and staff.

Dominican Online Reference Assistant (DORA)

Is a virtual reference assistant that provides instant answers on the queries about about access and retrieval of information. DORA is available in Facebook and Messenger through this link https://www.facebook.com/doraDlrc/


Critical Thinking



Bibliographic Searching

Use of OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) in searching for library collection.

Indexing Service

Bibliographic access of journal articles though the use of the OPAC.

Library Instruction

A library orientation on the use of the library and its services for the new students, faculty and staff.

Pathfinder

Access of the compilation of bibliographies of the available references in the library of the specific terms in various subject areas.

Reference Service

A library service that provides the library users with direction to library materials, advice on library collections, services and expertise on multiple kinds of information sources.

Vertical File Collection

Access of clippings of newspaper articles in various subject areas.


Communication Skills



Language Learning Nook

Access of audio files for basic learning of the different languages.

Human Library

It is composed of human books that a “reader” can interact with. Human books are people who are subjected to stereotyping and prejudices.


Creativity and Innovation



Book Therapy

Access of inspirational and motivational books for personal development.


Collaboration and Community



Referral Service

A library service that provides a request letter for the SDCA students, faculty and staff who would like to access other library and information centers.

DLRC Knowledge Exchange Wall

This new service is an adaptation of “the little free library” that allows students to exchange thoughts and knowledge with other students through leaving a book at the customized shelf near the baggage area .


FACILITIES


Circulation Area

Is one of the key departments of the library. This area is the main public service point of the library. Borrowing, Loaning and Reference Assistance takes place in the circulation desk or loans desk, that can be found near the main entrance of the DLRC. if provides lending services and facilities for return of loaned items.

Reading Areas

DLRC provides reading areas for all library users wherein they can conveniently stay during their research activity. The reading areas are provided with book stands as well as a “Book Trolley” where the library users have to place the books they get from the shelves. The reading areas of DLRC are strictly implementing the policy of “Silent Study Only.”

Faculty Area

Area allocated for Faculty only; for their research and study.


General Circulation and Filipiniana Section

Core collections and Filipiniana books can be found in this section. This area follows the open shelf system wherein library users can access these sections freely.


Reserved books area

Books of high supervision are located in the reserved books area. This area strictly follows a closed-shelf system wherein students and faculty are not allowed to enter its premises. To access collections in this area, ask the librarian for assistance.


Periodical display area

Newspapers, magazines and journals are placed in the periodical display area. Students and Faculty can access the materials in this area.


Technical Section

Is responsible for receiving and organizing library materials through cataloging, indexing and abstracting. It is also responsible for the labeling of library materials and maintenance of the cataloging system.


Graduate Section

Provides quiet and congenial study space for graduate students and faculty. This section also contains collections that supports the graduate curricular offerings of the SDCA.


Thesis Section

Contains undergraduate researches and theses made by the SDCA students. Library users can access this section freely but with limited borrowing privileges.


Reference Section

Contains general references such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, atlas, guidebooks, handbooks and manuals can be found in this section. This section follows an open shelf system but reference materials are not available for loaning.


Computer Section

The DLRC has 20 computer units that are free to use by the bonafide students of SDCA. Computer usage is limited for academic research only.


AudioVisual Section

Contains collection of electronic resources. These resources are E-Books, E-Journals, CDs and DVDs and overhead projectors. To access the materials in this section, ask the assistance of any of the librarians or library staff available in the circulation desk.


Baggage Counter

All library users need to leave their bags and other bulky things in the baggage counter. However, valuables such as wallets or mobile phones need not be left in the said counter.


Bibliotherapy Corner

Itended for library users’ recreational reading interests. The collection in the said section is composed of spiritual and self-help books that are meant for good mental health.


e-Books/e-Audiobooks Kiosk

Is the new section of the DLRC that promotes reading through books in digital and audio format using the Tablets provided in the Kiosk. All bonafide students and Faculty of SDCA are allowed to use the tablets.


DLRC- Knowledge Exchange Wall

Is the new section of the DLRC that promotes reading through books in digital and audio format using the Tablets provided in the Kiosk. All bonafide students and Faculty of SDCA are allowed to use the tablets.


Language Learning Nook

A small space that is used for language proficiency. Students may listen to the audios in different languages such as: Filipino, English, Mandarin, French, Spanish, Japanese, German, Italian, etc.

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