University Library

The library is located at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor of the LRC Building. With its spacious area and centralized cooling system, it is conducive for learning. The collection includes catalogues and updated books for each college. It has foreign and local periodicals have updated subscriptions. It also provides instructional and informative materials covering various interests.

The Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC) is implemented. Students are given the freedom to read different reference materials and circulation books through the Open Shelf System. It is manned by professional librarians, who assist and supervise students during their research activities.

Sections of the Library

Books related or pertaining to the Philippines, written by foreign or Filipino authors are all in this section.  A Ready Reference File about Philippine literature is already compiled for ready access and location of these resources.

Bound and single issues of professional journals are found in this section.  Current newspapers and magazines, pamphlets, clippings and ephemera are in the display rack. Additional information for research activities, Instructional CDs and DVDs are also placed in this section. 

Latest edition of books are placed in this section.  Access to Reserve materials is limited to students, faculty and staff of the University upon presentation of valid library card.  Use of these materials is limited for library use only.

Old edition and duplicate copies of books are in this section. Library users can at borrow three (3) books at a time for three (3) days of home use.  However, a fine of five (5) pesos (Php5.00) will be charge if said resources are not returned on time. 

It contains general reference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, yearbooks and other materials which fall under the same category. Materials under this section are for library use only.Photocopying is allowed for fifteen to twenty minutes only. 

Undergraduate thesis are also placed in this section, however, reproduction of the said materials is strictly prohibited.

Online Database

Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) by Follett Destiny Library Manager

Follett Destiny® Library Manager is a complete library management system that can be accessed from anywhere, 24/7, helping to strengthen the crucial bond between the library, the classroom, and home. Here, you may search, locate and borrow the materials found at the MCU libraries (College, Graduate Studies, Medical, Grade School and High School).

Search EBSCOhost Academic Search Elite

Academic Search Elite is a rich resource spanning a broad stretch of academic subjects with thousands of full-text journals and abstracted and indexed journals. This database is sourced with PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDFs are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color.  It is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals.

World Book Online

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

Academic Ebook Collection by Ebsco

Gain Access to E-Books Across Many Subjects:

  • Business and economics
  • Education 
  • Language arts and disciplines 
  • Political science  
  • Religion 
  • Literary criticism 
  • Medical 
  • Social Science 
  • Philosophy 
  • Technology and engineering 
  • World history 

MEDLINE with full text

MEDLINE with Full Text is an indispensable tool for medical research providing full text for top-tier medical journals. These top journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields containing information needed by doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.


Healthcare professionals around the world turn to UpToDate as the one trusted reference for answers even when the evidence isn’t clear.

When you face a challenging clinical question or need to confirm your approach, you can turn to UpToDate for trusted answers based on the latest evidence and best practice.

For over 25 years, we’ve been relentless in our quest to bring you the latest medical evidence, best practices and the right technology so you get answers fast. We are committed to you, so you can focus on what matters most: providing the best care possible to your patients.

With more than 25 medical specialties, UpToDate enables confidence and provides clarity in decision-making as you treat each patient—even when evidence isn’t clear.

Philippine EJournals

The Philippine E-Journals (PEJ) is an online collection of academic publications of different higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to easily locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials. Library clients will no longer have to go to other academic libraries to search for related literature and studies. Instead, they will just access the Philippine EJournals.