Access and Reference Services

UP Manila students, faculty & staff, researchers and members of the U.P. Oblation are allowed to use the UPMARD after proper identification and registration. To preserve the uniqueness and value of the archival and manuscript materials, researchers are requested to observe the following rules governing the use of University Archives:

  1. Users must SIGN IN the logbook to use the archives. 

  2. A valid ID and/ or borrower’s card is required to use archival material. 

  3. Bags, envelopes and umbrellas must be placed in the bag counter (Ground Floor). 

  4. Researchers and their possessions are subject to search when entering or leaving the library. 

  5. Smoking, eating, or drinking is not allowed in the reading area of UPMARD and restroom. 

  6. Notes, notebooks, and PENCILS only are allowed in the reading room. 

  7. All users are asked to refrain from all forms of conversation.

  8. Manuscripts and archival materials must be used at designated tables.

  •    Only one folder will be provided at a time. 

  •    Do not remove items from the folders. 

  •    Do not rearrange items.

  1. Please leave materials on the tables when finished. 

Note:  Violation of the rules may result in denial of access to archives.

Photocopying of Archival Materials 

Material may be photocopied in accordance with the limits of the copyright act and the Archives' policies. Users should submit a Photocopying Request form. Archives staff takes care of the photocopying.