The University Library through the University Librarian and some of its senior staff maintains collaborative projects with national library organizations such as the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), the Philippine Association of Academic and Research Libraries (PAARL), and the XIII Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XIII). The University Librarian is member of the Board of PLAI and member of the Organizing Committee of CONSAL XIII. One staff was Vice-President of PAARL and another, chairs the Documentation Committee of CONSAL XIII. The Union Catalog of Local History Materials on Region I, a collaborative bibliographic project of the PAARL, National Commission for Culture and the Arts-Committee on Library and Information Services (NCCA-CLIS), and the University Library was completed.

On the regional scene, the University Library represents the University in the ASEAN University Network Inter-library Online (AUNILO) Working Committee which aims to promote digital resource sharing, encourage human resource development among AUN member universities.

The Library, in cooperation with the Third World Studies Center (TWSC), University Center for Integrative Studies (UCIDS), Department of Geography and the Office of Sen. Aquilino Pimentel, is building an annotated database of Mindanao sources to facilitate government research on Mindanao. –SMArlante

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