The role of the Library as an indispensable member in the academic world is interwoven with the objectives of the PATTS College of Aeronautics and that is to support the academic program and to provide the best materials for academic advancement.
The Library visualizes itself to be the most dynamic library in the Region as its contribution to PATTS’ pursuit of becoming the Centre of Excellence in aviation education.
The Library is committed to excellence and innovation in providing equitable access to information by continuously acquiring high quality library resources in support of the academic curriculum of the institution.
The general objectives of the Library is to gather, organize and provide quality information for the clientele. Specifically, it endeavors to:
Collect and provide access to a universe of materials which correlate to the curriculum and research of the College;
Deploy and improve the utilization of information technologies to support the clientele and staff;
Encourage and provide on-going development opportunities for library staff;
Engage in appropriate partnerships with other units and agencies to reinforce services and pursue organizational effectiveness.
4. LIBRARY SECTIONS
Information Section - This is where students secure the PATTS School ID and Library Cards. Referral letters are also issued to students who will visit other libraries for extension of their research works. Students may inquire about any library related concerns from this section.
Circulation Section - This section contains the main bulk of the library collections to supplement the basic textbooks of the different courses including the Filipiniana Collections.
Reserve Section - This section contains the basic textbooks prescribed by the instructors for shared use of their students.
Periodical Section - The non-book materials which include newspapers, journals, magazines, annual reports, vertical files such as Newsweek clippings, proceedings, and some private and government publications are located in this section. The reading materials in this section are strictly for room use only.
Reference Section - General reference books which include aeronautical books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, almanacs, bibliographies, biographical sources, geographical sources such as maps, globes and atlases and one of PATTS College priceless possessions, the Engr. Jose Eduardo S. Valdez Technical Books Collection are kept in this section.
5. LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS
In borrowing book, fill up the book card found at the back cover. Submit to the Library Staff with the validated library card. Selected books are labelled for overnight use; but must be returned on or before 12:00 noon of the following day; failure to return the book on time will mean a fine of ten (10) pesos per day of delay; students are allowed to borrow only one (1) book per day for overnight use. Unpublished materials such as Theses, Research Papers, Feasibility Studies, Case Studies and the like are strictly for library use only.
In case of loss, replace the book with the same title and author. If lost book is out of stock / print, the corresponding amount of the book shall be charged with additional processing fee. Corresponding payments shall be made at the Cashier’s Office. A letter of apology should be submitted to the College Librarian. A fine of Php 100.00 shall be paid at the Cashier’s Office for the second (2nd) offense aside from replacing the lost book. The same procedure shall be applied should a third (3rd) offense be committed.
Students who are caught stealing and committing any form of damaging library books and other reading and instructional materials shall be dealt with according to the school’s system of discipline and guidance.
Falsification, tampering and using the library card of another person shall be dealt with according to the school’s system of discipline and guidance.
Silence should be observed at all times inside the library. Any student who engages in creating any unnecessary noise shall be dealt with according to the school’s system of discipline and guidance.
Bringing and eating foods (including chewing gums) are strictly prohibited inside the library. Violators shall be dealt with according to the school’s system of discipline and guidance.
6. PROCEDURE IN SECURING SCHOOL ID AND LIBRARY CARD
Fill out the necessary application forms.
Submit a recent 1X1 ID picture for library card.
Claim the school ID and library card from the Information Section of the library.
7. PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF LOST SCHOOL ID AND LIBRARY CARD
Submit a notarized Affidavit of Loss
Fill out the necessary forms
Pay the necessary fees at the Cashier’s Office
Present Official Receipt (OR) of payment at the Information Section of the Library
Submit recent1x1 ID picture for library card
Claim the school ID / Library Card from the Information Section of the Library
8. VALIDATION OF SCHOOL ID AND LIBRARY CARD
Present the school ID and/or Library Card and the Certificate of Enrollment (C.O.E.) to the Information Section of the Library
Fill out the validation form
Claim the validated school ID and/or Library Card from the Information Section of the Library.
9. SECURING A REFERRAL LETTER
For research in another library:
Present a Letter of Intent to the librarian together with the validated library card.
Include the following in the Letter of Intent:
Library to be visited, address and the name of Librarian if available.
The name(s) of the student(s), year level and their topic for research.
The PATTS Publications Office is branched into two sections namely, the Aeroscope Magazine Publication Office and the Contrails Yearbook Publication Office.
The Aeroscope Magazine is the official publication of PATTS College of Aeronautics. It is published quarterly to provide the readers with the latest updates in aviation and related industries and inform them about school-related activities. It operates independently from all other units in the school campus. It is essentially a technical magazine and is published in English and Filipino.
The Contrails Yearbook is a priceless souvenir of the PATTS graduates. Photographs and precious mementos are gathered to form a book of lasting memories. They capture the most momentous and touching periods of the students’ lives specially the graduating batch of every school year. For all PATTSeans it is the thrill of having been part of PATTS where memorable student days were spent, where one’s greatest dream is achieved, the graduation.
*Both publications are geared towards their aims of training staffs to develop their skills and creativity in the field of writing and responsible journalism. The Publications Office helps the students enhance their leadership capabilities as well.
The Discipline Office is responsible for promoting discipline and maintaining peace and order inside the campus. It ensures the implementation of rules, regulations and policies of the school. It develops the values formation of the students/ faculty/ employees to become responsible citizens.
To develop moral character and self-discipline among students, in particular, establish and maintain orderliness in the school campus, and implementing discipline in order to protect and preserve the name and reputation of the College.
To develop moral character and self-discipline among students.
To provide an atmosphere conducive for learning and dealing with all cases in the light of compassion, mutual respect and understanding.
To enforce and monitor student discipline in accordance with the contents and provisions of the Student Handbook;
To promote an environment imbued with discipline, security, peace and order, mutual respect and concern among the members of the community.