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Visiting Researchers

Welcome to CLR as a Visiting Researcher

Please read these guidelines to ensure that your visit is productive and meaningful. 

1. Library Hours, Access Requirements, and Fees

  • Visiting researchers can make use of the facilities and resources only on Saturdays, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Visiting researchers must present a referral letter from their institution's library or request one from their librarian at the scheduled appointment.
  • The CLR can accommodate a maximum of twenty (20) researchers every Saturday, regardless of their institutional affiliation.
  • Researchers from member institutions of the consortium are also accommodated on Saturdays.
  • Free access is granted to the first two researchers affiliated with member institutions: South Manila Educational Consortium (SMEC) and Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP). (For researchers beyond the initial two, a visiting researchers' fee is required, payable by scanning the QR code posted at the preferred CLR branch.)

Visiting Researchers’ Classifications and Fees:

  • Secondary Level and Undergraduate/College Students – Php 50.00
  • Other Researchers – Php 100.00
  • Members of De La Salle-Philippines (DLSP) - Free

Special Access for Consortium Members:

  • Members of South Manila Educational Consortium (SMEC) can access CLR on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. They should pay the corresponding fees for access.
  • Members of De La Salle-Philippines (DLSP) Libraries can access CLR on weekdays and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Note: Please settle the visiting researchers' fee by scanning the QR code posted at the preferred CLR branch.

2. Library Resources

  • Access to CLR materials and resources is restricted to room use only.
  • All library materials must be handled with proper care.
  • Photocopying of print resources is not permitted.
  • The CLR Generic Infonet account can be used to access subscribed electronic resources; please ask CLR associates for assistance.
  • Downloaded electronic resources can be printed; payment must be made using Gcash by scanning the QR code (for printing) posted at the preferred CLR branch.
  • Theses and manuscripts from undergraduate and graduate programs of DLS-CSB can only be accessed by the Benildean community.