University of the Philippines Open University

Anday, Audrey G. “UP Open University Library: Towards Increasing Access to Learning Resources.” Paper presented at the AAOU Pre-Conference Seminar on “Outreach Library Services for Distance Learners,” February 20, 2002, New Delhi, India. Online. Available:
Since its inception in 1995, the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) has grown from offering six degree programs to 17 degree programs. The objectives of the UPOU and the means by which UPOU delivers its self-study courses are stated along with the mission and vision of the UPOU Library. Seven points to be considered in the development of distance library resources are outlined. These points revolve around: providing an integrated library system, library operations, developing an education technology collection, digitizing support materials, access and use of collections, and computer network resources. J. Wheeler.