Library Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 12:00nn; 1:00pm to 5:00pm

About Us
Established in November 2012, the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Library’s mission is to provide top-notch science library resources and services in support to the Institute’s basic functions in teaching, extension, and research activities. It envisions to be part of a world-class network of science satellite libraries comparable with others abroad.

 Policy inside the library

  2. NO food or beverages are allowed inside the library
  3. Electronic Resources Policy
    – Use of database content is governed by copyright and vendor license agreements.
    – Contents should be restricted to academic research and teaching only.

 Services we provide

  1. Ask-a-Librarian
    For any concern, question and/or request, feel free to approach the Librarian in charge.
  1. Document Delivery
    For journal articles and/or eBook requests, please email us at or  approach the Librarian in charge for assistance.
  1. Library Orientation
    For new students and faculty who want to learn some basic information about the library, its     resources and how to use them.
  1. Inter Library Loan
    For faculty and students who need help in obtaining reference materials from other libraries     through Inter library loan (ILL).
  1. Borrowing of books
    For borrowing privileges, students are required to obtain a UP webmail account at the start of the semester, through the UP Computer Center, Located at the UP Alumni Engineers Building, Magsaysay St., UP Diliman, near the Engineering Sundial.

    Undergraduate students
    – 5 circulation books for 1 week
    Graduate students
    – 10 circulation books for 1 week
    Research, Extension and Professional Staff (REPS)
    – 10 circulation books for 1 week
    Administrative Staff
    – 5 circulation books for 1 week
    Non-UP users
    – Room use only

    Note: When borrowing, please make sure you don’t have an overdue loan(s). If so, you may not    be allowed to borrow another book unless you return the book(s) and pays the fine.

 Learning Space and Facilities

  1. Information desk
  2. Readers area
  3. Internet station
  4. FREE Wi-Fi
  5. Printing
  6. Scanning
  7. FREE battery charging station
  8. College of Science Library website –
  9. ABCD In-House Database (Theses/Dissertations) –
  10. University of the Philippines Integrated Library System (iLib) –
  11. College of Science Library Tracking System (For Faculty use) –

Explore our collection

Books 552 volumes
Journal 76 titles
A/V 16 DVDs
eBooks 740 titles
Book Series 4 title series
Electronic Databases Nature, Science, Science in context, Science Direct, Scopus
Theses and Dissertations Undergraduate and Graduate

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