Library Collection


These are the books and collateral reading materials recommended by the VSB faculty members, on closed shelves and may be borrowed for use within the reading room, or for overnight use upon application.

Books and other materials in high demand are for room use only for a maximum of two hours.

Reserve materials with duplicate copies are the only ones issued for overnight use.

For the undergraduate and graduate day programs students, reserve books are issued at 4:00 pm and to be returned the following day on or before 9:00 am. For the graduate evening program, books are issued from 6:00-7:00 pm and must be returned the following day at 6:00 pm.


It includes foreign and Filipiniana books in the fields of social sciences particularly on business administration, accountancy, economics, mathematics and other related fields are available on open shelves and may be borrowed for a period of two weeks by students and staff, one month by faculty.


Includes dictionaries, guides, encyclopedias, directories, handbooks, manuals, indexes, yearbooks, and almanacs. May be consulted for specific or general information. Can be found at the 1st floor. Materials are for room use only

The Periodicals Section

Houses 314 titles of foreign and Filipiniana serials strong in the field of business administration, accountancy and finance. Includes academic and professional journals, magazines and newspapers. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Located at the first floor, and for room use only.


Doctoral dissertations submitted to the School are found at the 1st floor. The collection is alphabetically arranged by author. Works submitted before March 15, 2012, only the abstract and title page may be photocopied, and are strictly for room use only.

For dissertations submitted on or after March 15, 2012, the entire work may be open for public access. Please refer to this memorandum from the UP Diliman Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development for more details.

Other Collections

Faculty Grant/Professorial Chair Lectures
Lawag J. Fonacier Library Collection in International Business
Video Recordings

Library Pages

Online Library Catalog
UP Diliman Main Library
VSB Library Home

Contact Information

For any inquiries and suggestions, please feel free to contact us:

Virata School of Business Library
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City, 1101

(632) 928-4571 loc. 1001
(632) 981-8500 loc. 3454


The Library Staff

Corazon M. Gamboa
Head Librarian

Diosdado G. Cunanan
Reference/Serials Librarian

Teodisa R. Piramo

Cecil Saulo
Anita G. Tiodin

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