Donate now to UPD University Library!

Receiving of walk-in donations suspended until further notice as of July 2022.

How to donate books and materials?

The Library accepts donations of books, DVDs, and CDs in good condition. All donations must be brought to Acquisitions and Gifts and Exchange Section, Environmental and Energy Engineering Building, T.H. Pardo de Tavera St., UP Diliman. For further questions about donating materials, please contact (632) 8-981-8500 local 2853 or send an email to

Read more:

  1. REVISED DONATION POLICY, integrated in Collection Development Policy Version 3, as of January 2020
  2. DECREE ON LEGAL AND CULTURAL DEPOSIT, Presidential Decree No. 812 October 16, 1975

Section 2.
(a) Within one month from the date any printed book, as this term is defined herein, is first delivered out of the press, the publisher of such book shall furnish, free of charge and in the same finish as the best copies of the same are produced, two copies thereof to the National Library, and a copy each to the University of the Philippines Main Library, the University of the Philippines Library at Cebu City, the Mindanao State University Library, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines Library. Upon receipt of the respective copies, the Chief Librarian concerned shall issue an acknowledgment receipt therefore to the proper person and shall keep a copy of such receipt for record purposes.

(b) The heads of the various departments, bureaus, offices, and branches of the government, including the provinces and municipalities, and government-owned and government-controlled corporations are likewise required to furnish the National Library two free copies of any printed book published by them, and a copy each to the aforementioned libraries, within the period specified in paragraph (A) of this Section.

Thank you for your interest in donating materials to UPD University Library!