Special Collections

The Special Collections augment the instruction and research needs of the academic community. All resources in these sections are for room use only.

The Special Collections are the following:

  • Knowledge Resource Collection (KRC)

The Knowledge Resource Collection (KRC) are publications of books, reports, guides, manuals, primer brochures, online resources of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to disseminate information and provide research assistance to the public. This is a partnership with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and was launched last June 28, 2017 at USLS LRC.

  • American Corner

The American Corner provides a collaborative and innovative resource spaces where a diverse range of people, private and public partners and others can connect, discover, share and be empowered by new ideas, skills and opportunities that can bring positive change to individual lives and communities.

  • Senator Jose C. Locsin Collection

Sen. Jose C. Lacson Collection is a private collection of materials about Rizal, Philippine politics and government and in various subject areas. The memorabilia of the late Senator Jose C. Locsin is exhibited in this section.

  • Asian Studies

Asian Studies are collection of materials about the culture, literature, politics and government of Asian countries such as Japan, China and other neighboring Asian countries.

  • Don Carlos Locsin Collection

The Don Carlos Locsin Collection includes books and journals on Philippine history, literature, politics, government and on various subject areas. Rare materials that date back to the early 1900’s is part of the collection. The sugar industry materials is the prime collection of the late Don Carlos Locsin that is informative for sugar industry research.

  • Negrosiana

The negrosiana collection consists of books, publications, brochures and other materials about the local history of the Negros Province mostly written by local authors and writers.