Library Memo

To: The University Community
From: University Library and Audio-Visual Center
Memo: 2020-003

To continue providing services to the ADDU Community in this time of pandemic, we wish to inform the community of the following:

  1. Library Service Hours:

The Fr. Mateo Gisbert, SJ Library, The Miguel Pro Learning Commons, and the Law and Business Graduate Library will open Monday – Friday, 9:00AM – 4:00PM to serve the faculty members of the community.

      II. Library Services:

Since students have no access in the campus during this time, and in order for the library to continue supporting their information needs, the following services will be offered by the library.

           II.1 Borrowing of Books

A Book Borrowing Drive-Thru facility will accommodate students who will borrow print materials at the tertiary libraries. This will be located at the ADDU Law School Gate (E. Jacinto Street, Davao City), and is open from 9:00AM – 4:00PM only, from Mondays to Fridays effective July 16, 2020. The guidelines are as follows:

  1. Students are encouraged to browse the library collections in the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) at

Log in to the OPAC to place a hold on a certain library book. Follow the steps below.

  • For your Library Card Number, key in your complete barcode characters.

Ex. 8201300123456N    or    8201300012345N

  • For your PIN, use your patron code, which is the last 5 or 6 digits of your ID Barcode, excluding the last character. Please change your PIN immediately.

Ex. 8201300123456N    or        8201300012345N

  • Start searching for items. Enter Keyword, Subject, Title, or Author’s name in the search box. Click the Search button or press Enter.
  • Click on the title of your choice to view its bibliographic information and place a hold by clicking on the PLACE HOLD button. For the detailed procedures, please see
  1. In case placing hold is not possible, students may also send an email to ahead of time for the list of materials to be borrowed. Use email to speed up transaction. List of books should include the following information:
  • Title
  • Author
  • Copyright Date
  • Call Number
  1. Librarians and AAs will retrieve the requested materials from the shelves and will send an email once the books are ready for drive-thru Students will be notified to sign up the library drive-thru borrowing form to schedule the date and time of pick up.
  1. Only the borrowers or parent/guardian for students below 21 years old are allowed to pick up books at the library drive-thru area. Bring student ADDU ID/Encoded Registration Form and any government ID for parents/guardians for verification.
  1. All enrolled students who may wish to re-borrow books currently on their  possession may renew the books online through Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) at Please find the procedure on how to renew library materials on this link
  1. All borrowing patrons are encouraged to return the books on the due date to avoid fines and penalties. Please see the procedures on how to return the book via Book Drop.

           II.2 Returning of Borrowed Books

All borrowed books may be returned via LIBRARY BOOK DROP. Guidelines are as follows:

  1. Fill out the book drop form. Download form here or at the library’s website
  2. Take a photo of the books to be dropped as proof of return and send as an attachment to an email to or at ADDU Libraries FB Messenger.
  3. Place and secure the form together with books in a paper/eco bag.
  4. Drop the books in the BOOK DROP boxes provided at the entrance of Rodriguez Hall near the guard station. Book dropping schedule is from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
  5. Wait for the acknowledgment receipt sent through the ADDU email.

For more information and concern, please contact:

Ateneo de Davao University Libraries and Audio-Visual Center
E. Jacinto Street, 8016 Davao City

Telephone: (082) 221-2411 local 8229.
FB Page: @ADDULibraries
Twitter: ‎@ADDU_Libraries

Please email us at or use our online chat service Ask-a-Librarian.

For verification purposes, only queries sent using official ADDU email will be answered.

Category: Covid19 FAQs

Renewing borrowed books can be done online using your ibrary account.


To view your Circulation Record, click on Log In on the upper right portion of the screen.

* For your Library ID, key in your complete barcode characters.
Ex. 8201300123456N or 8201300012345N

* For your default PIN, use your patron code which is the last 5 or 6 digits of your ID Barcode excluding the last character. Please change your PIN immediately.
Ex. 8201300123456N or 8201300012345N

After entering your Barcode and PIN, click Log In. If you cannot log in after several attempts, please ask the Librarian for assistance.

Once logged in, select the materials you want to renew by checking the boxes in the RENEW column and then click the Renew Selected button. If you want to renew everything, click the Renew ALL button.

If you cannot renew items, a message will appear on the screen. If you are successful, a new due date will appear in the “STATUS” column. Always check the STATUS column for information on the success or failure of your renewal.

Click on Log out before leaving the OPAC Stations to prevent other users from viewing your record.

Category: Covid19 FAQs
Go to to learn more. Sign in to your Grammarly account by selecting "Sign in with Google." Fill in your AdDU email address and password. After signing in using your AdDU email, you will be directed to your Grammarly Education account dashboard.

To request an instructor account, please send an email to from your ADDU email address. Include “Instructor Account Request” in the subject line.



Check your inbox for a confirmation email, and follow the link in the email to verify your account.

Set up your account by following the steps outlined below.

Alternatively, after receiving the Turnitin email notification, select the “Sign in with Google” login option and enter your AdDU email address.


Login using your AdDU email address

Remote Library:

Daigler VLE:

Category: Covid19 FAQs

On-campusanyone (all visitors, students, faculty, staff) on any of the ADDU campuses can access these resources through computers/devices connected to the ADDU network including campus wi-fi.

  • Visitors can inquire at a library Information Desk about using computers.

Off-campusonly current ADDU students and current faculty and staff can connect by logging in through the Remote Library Portal and Virtual Learning Environment