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The Students and Faculty can avail of the library online services thru Virtual Reference Services, and access to Britannica Academic via:

Email: npclibrary2004@gmail.com
Facebook Chat: https://www.facebook.com/npclibrary2004

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  • Library Open Access
    National Library of the Philippines The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) is the repository of the printed and recorded cultural heritage of the country and other intellectual, literary resources and information source
    PHL CHED Connect Platform PHL CHED Connect Platform contains higher education materials in various formats that are useful for teaching, learning and research purposes
    Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas To increase public awareness on various economic and financial issues, as well as promote transparency in its operations, the BSP releases various publications, reports, media releases and other relevant resource materials.
    Philippine E-Journals 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.
    DOST Starbooks Science and technology information is vast and numerous locally and globally. It encompasses and applies to many fields of study. Not many people realize that we live and breathe science and technology everyday—it is in the things we encounter day by day, it is in us. The Science and Technology Information Institute (STII) of the Department of Science and Technology is mandated by virtue of Executive Order 128 on January 30, 1987 generally to promote science and technology information in the country and accomplishes this by maintaining a physical library and producing multi-media promotions (print and video).
    Globe eLibrary The Globe eLibrary is both a web platform and mobile application that provides students and educators with free and quick access to digital storybooks and eLearning videos. It features age-appropriate and engaging educational resources tailored to children and young adults in the Philippines. Users can enjoy free access to hundreds of digital titles and video content through their mobile phones, tablet, laptop, and desktop computer.
    Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 18% of which comes from sponsors and 82% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.
    Directory of Open Access Books Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about people. The last fateful day. The decision that changed everything. The moment of cheating death. The biggest break. The defining opportunity. The most shattering failure. The unexpected connection. With biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter
    Biography: Historical and Celebrity Profiles Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about people. The last fateful day. The decision that changed everything. The moment of cheating death. The biggest break. The defining opportunity. The most shattering failure. The unexpected connection. With biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter.
    Open Access books on JSTOR All journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1924 in the United States and prior to 1876 elsewhere is freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world.
    Library of Congress The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collection
    Bookboon Free textbooks written by professors from the world’s top universities, all on one easy-to-use online ebook platform.
    Open Culture Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyc
    Open Access Button The Open Access Button is supported by SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). SPARC is a global library coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education.
    Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks. Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and his memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today.
  • Notice of Privacy

    The NPC Library is devoted to safeguarding the privacy of its patrons.

    During the chat, users will be asked to provide personal information such as their complete name, year level, organization, and email address. To properly answer a user's query and provide them a response, we'll need their name, email address, and affiliation.

    Our Library server will keep a record of each chat session. This data will be analyzed to determine the quantity and sorts of inquiries we receive.

    Only the librarian has access to the information collected. Outside of the NPC Library, individual chats are not shared with anyone. We do not use information gathered via chat or Instant

    Messaging for commercial purposes, such as market research. Your privacy is important to us, and we will never sell any information about our client.

  • Policy on Correspondence Record

    The Information Services of the NPC Library caters primarily to the reference and information needs of the college students, faculty, and staff.

    The librarian generally responds to general information inquiries; simple search and research of materials in the library’s collection; and inquiries on access and utilization of electronic resources.

    The librarian shall decline requests that are vague, ambiguous, and/or may require extensive research (requires compilation of various materials, searching a broad range of time, and/or accessing other libraries).

    Reference requests are addressed from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM; and on Saturdays, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. operating hours may vary without prior notice. Requests are answered in the order they are received. Only one request per client at any given time shall be accepted. Clients should wait for a reply before submitting another request. A response will typically be sent within 3 to 5 days.

    Reference transcripts are not shared with anyone outside the organization unless otherwise required and proper notification to the concerned requester/client.

    All requests should include the following information about the requestor: (1) full name, (2) affiliation, (3) valid email address; AND the following information about the inquiry: (1) precise details of query (2) scope of the inquiry (3) additional relevant details.

    Academic queries from other libraries, government agencies, and private researchers are also accepted after assessment and approval.

    All inquiries are deemed private and in accordance with the data privacy act.

    All resources sent to the user’s email are covered by intellectual property rights. Thus, recipients of resources should use them for academic purposes only and are expected to cite the source(s) of information properly.