University Library

Malano UPHub

About the Hub

In the Meranaw language, “Malano” translates to “beloved” or “special.” The Malano UPHub, located within the University Library, serves as a wellness hub that promotes shared responsibility among library users for the care and upkeep of library materials, facilities, and equipment. Its serene and disciplined atmosphere helps students to focus on their studies.

The hub was officially launched on December 1, 2022, as part of the “I need. I value. I love my Library” campaign by the University of the Philippines Diliman – College of Engineering Library.

Rules and Guidelines

The user must present and comply with the requirements upon availing of the hub services. No Library ID card, No entry. Food and beverages are strictly prohibited.


  1. Valid Library ID card
  2. Socks
  3. Facemask

Lap Table

  1. Each user will be assigned with one lap table.
  2. Vandalism on the table and in the hub premises is strictly prohibited.
  3. In case of any loss or damage, users must report to the in-charge immediately.
  4. There will be a replacement cost of ₱1,000 for every loss or damage reported and an Affidavit of Loss signed by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) or MSU Legal Services Division must be secured and presented to the in-charge. The user shall be suspended from the utilization of the space for a week.

Printing and Photocopying Services

Anyone may avail of the printing and photocopying services with or without the requirements.
  1. Proceed to the E-Resources section.
  2. Present your USB flash drive to the in charge.
  3. Prices are the following:
    ₱2/page – Letter/A4/Legal paper size
    (Additional ₱5 for colored printing)


  1. The users must have a Library ID card valid for the next two semesters.
  2. Visit the E-Resources Section to initiate the process.
  3. Each user will receive one locker assignment. Sharing of locker is prohibited.
  4. E-Resources Section personnel will issue a locker key, and it is the user’s responsibility to safeguard it until the end of its usage period.
  5. Rental fees are as follows: three hundred pesos (Php 300) per semester, fifty pesos (Php 50) per week, and the one-day use fee is waived. This fee structure supports the University Library’s income-generating project, which maintains and sustains its facilities and equipment.
  6. There will be a one hundred pesos (Php 100) replacement cost for each reported lost key. Users must obtain and present an Affidavit of Loss signed by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) or MSU Legal Services Division. In case of key loss, users will face a one-week suspension from locker use.
  7. Users bear full responsibility for items stored in the lockers. The University Library assumes no liability for any loss or damage to property stored in the lockers, regardless of the circumstances.
  8. In the event of loss or damage, users must promptly report to the E-Resources Section.
  9. Storage of illegal items that could pose health hazards, security risks, physical danger, or nuisances to the environment or fellow school members is strictly prohibited. Moreover, the storage of food and beverages is prohibited due to the potential for attracting pests such as ants.
  10. Violations of locker regulations by users may result in the termination of locker use.

Contact Us

1st Street, University Library
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines

Service Hours

Monday to Friday (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

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