1. General reference books: Books such as encyclopedias, manuals, directories, etc. are referred to as general reference books. They are placed on open shelves but are for room use only.
  2. Theses and dissertations: Theses and dissertations are placed on closed shelves, are for room use only and cannot be photocopied (in compliance with IPR).
  3. Periodicals: Journals, magazines, and newspapers are referred to as periodicals. These materials are for room use only, but can be borrowed for photocopying. There are ten (10) titles of periodicals in the library.
  4. Circulation books: Other reading materials include the vertical files and reading supplements required or provided for the students by the faculty of UPOU. These materials are for room use only but can be photocopied.