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Miguel de Benavides Library




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Ecclesiastical Library



Education High School Library

Health Sciences Library

UST Junior High School Library

UST Senior High School Library

Ground floor, right wing, Father's Residence


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About Our Collections

New Acquisition

The Library is located at the Ground Floor Lobby, Right Wing of the Fathers Residence.  It is called “Ecclesiastical” because it pertains to the sciences which are necessary for the formation of those who will serve the church.


It provides collection of books and periodicals mainly on Philosophy, Theology and Canon Law. It also holds volumes of rare books.


The Ecclesiastical Library has adopted a mixed system of Classification of its materials: Lynn’s Alternative Classification for Theology and Canon Law books, Library of Congress Classification for Philosophy books.


The Lynn’s Classification follows the division of Theology:  BQ, Christian Literature, BQT for Theology Books, BQV for Canon Law Books, BQX for Church History.  The Library of Congress follows the Division for Philosophy: B for Philosophy in General, BC for Logic, BD for Speculative Philosophy, BF for Psychology, Parapsychology, Occult Sciences,   BH   for Aesthetics and BJ for Ethics.



The purpose of the library is to serve the needs of the faculties and students of the UST Ecclesiastical Faculties.



Special Policies:


Only students and faculty members of the Ecclesiastical Faculties and Institute of Religion are allowed to borrow books from the library.  However, faculty members from other colleges who are writing on their thesis and dissertation may also avail of the library materials.


Only faculty members and students of the Ecclesiastical Faculties are allowed to use the Internet stations for a maximum of one hour.



Library Schedule :  8:00-12:00 ; 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Monday – Saturday (Regular School Days)





4th floor, St. Martin de Porres Building

The Health Sciences Library is found at the fourth floor of the Saint Martin de Porres building. This library serves primarily the needs of the students of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, College of Nursing, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, faculty members, alumni of UST and off-campus researchers.


Its collections cover the field of medical arts and health sciences that are available in print and CD formats.


*Opens from Monday to Saturday, 7:00am to 7:00pm.




Ground floor, Albertus Magnus Bldg.

The library caters mainly to EHS students, Faculty members and practice teachers.


The library houses a vast collection of up-to-date resources of books and periodicals and non-print materials (CDs, DVDs, maps, posters, etc.)


An Activity Area is situated inside the library offering a venue for various activities like contests, film showing, talks, performance tasks, presentations, and other related activities. Reservation of the Area is required.


The library has a seating capacity of 87 while the activity area has a seating of 87 while the activity area has a seating capacity of 30.


Students from the UST Senior High School (SHS) and other colleges are allowed to use the EHS Library if they have a permission slip from the SHS Library or from the General Reference Section of the UST Miguel de Benavides Library.


*Opens from Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 12:00nn and 1:00pm - 5:00pm.





2nd floor, Benavides Bldg.

The UST High School Library is located on the second floor of the Benavides building. It has substantial collection of print and non-print materials covering a wide array of subjects, academic or literature in nature. This library generally serves the needs of the students under secondary curriculum, as well as faculty members and student researchers who are in need of relevant reference materials.


*Opens from Monday to Friday, 7:00am - 5:00pm.



9th floor, Buenaventura G. Paredes, O.P. Bldg.

The Senior High School Library (SHSL) offers relevant print and online collection of resources that supports the new curriculum. The Library is currently in the process of modernization to respond to the needs of the 21st century learners to become effective and critical users of ideas and information. It provides a range of both traditional and modern resources and references that can be used for research, study and leisure activities.


*Opens from Monday to Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm

Miguel de Benavides Library

España, Manila 1015 Philippines

Tel: (632) 731-3034;

Fax: (632) 740-9709;


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