The Educational Resource Center support the vision of Northwestern University as a premiere Institution of learning in Asia. A library with automated services offering physical and virtual access to information resources. The center for global information, a place to learn, to engage and discover.


Educational Resource Center provide high quality and updated learning resources, teaching resources, both print and digital, and innovative services to support NWU’s mission of developing highly competent individuals and upright leaders.


  • To create an educational environment that encourages the full personal and professional development of those it serves. 
  • To build collections and provide access to information and services to support teaching-learning, research and creative endeavors.
  • To foster acquisition of new knowledge and experiences that enhance critical thinking leadership skills, visual and real sensitivity, and social integrity.
  • To identify, acquire, organized store and provide on-demand access to the available intellectual and research products of scholars worldwide for the NWU faculty and students, as well as, to the greater community of learners beyond NWU.


Readers Services – includes the following services:

  • Loaning of Books
  • Renewing
  • Recalling
  • Clearance
  • Fines and Penalties

On-Line Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
      An electronic database of library holdings. It allows fast and easy retrieval of library resources.
Current Awareness Service
Providing list of new acquisitions, like books, periodicals, DVDs. This is provided monthly to the Deans in all Colleges. This is also accessible through our online Bulletin Board.
Reference Service
      The assistance extended to users on how to find the resources or recommend the best information resources.
Referral Service
      The assistance given by a librarian to a client when there are not enough resources in our own library. This is done by providing referral letter to the client to use other institutional libraries or offices.
Resource Sharing
      A service given to researchers from other Schools/Institutions. They may use the library resources upon presentation of a valid ID and referral letter from the office’s or school’s head librarian. A researcher will pay a research fee of PhP30.00/day.
Photocopying Service
      A service given by the library wherein the photocopying services are availed of right inside the library.
Indexing Service
      Providing index to the articles on particular topics from journals, magazines, newspapers, brochures, and pamphlets. This is accessible through the OPAC.
Bibliographic Listing Service
      A service given by the library to faculty members who need listing of materials in their specific field.
Internet Service
      A service wherein students can use the Internet for their research.