Library

USP Library Vision

Empowerment through excellence in library and information resources and services for the sustainable development of Pacific Island peoples.


USP Library Mission

To advance the University Mission by providing equitable access to excellent library and information services, resources and facilities for students, faculty and the wider Pacific community.


Samoa Campus Library

The Samoa Campus Library holds approximately 20,000 books to support agriculture-related studies as well as other subjects offered via the flexible learning modes. The collections are classified according to the Library of Congress scheme.

The Library has seating for 60 readers.

There is a mini computer lab comprising of 10 PCs. The Library also offers laptops for use in the Library.


Savaii Centre Library

The Savaii Centre Library holds approximately 2,000 books to support subjects offered via the flexible learning modes. The collections are classified according to the Dewey Decimal scheme.

The Library has seating for 10 readers.

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Membership and Borrowing Services
Borrower Category Fee (Tala) Membership Period No. of items

(General Collection)

Loan period

(General Collection)

USP Undergraduate Student Per Semester 10 14 days
USP Postgraduate Student Per Academic Year 20 30 days
USP Staff Contract 20 90 days
Visiting Academic As specified 20 90 days
External borrower $80 Five years 1 14 days
External borrower $300 Five years 5 14 days
Alumni $65 Five years 1 14 days
Alumni $250 Five years 5 14 days

 

Collection and Borrowing Periods
Collection Borrower Category Loan  Period
General Collection UG Student, External Borrowers, Alumni 14 days
PG Student 30 days
Staff & Visiting 90 days
Reserve Collection All borrower categories 2 hours
Pacific Collection All borrower categories 3 hours
Reference Collection All borrower categories In-library use only
Periodicals Collection All borrower categories In-library use only

 

 

Printing, Photocopying & Scanning Services
Service Cost (Tala)
Printing & Photocopying  
·         A4 black & white (one sided) $0.20 per page
·         A4 black & white (both sides) $0.30 per sheet
·         A4 colour (one sided) $2.00 per page
Scanning $0.10 per page

 

Laminating & Ring-Binding Services
Service Cost (Tala)
Laminating
·         A4 $1.50 per sheet
·         A3 $2.00 per sheet
Ring-Binding
·         Small $2.50
·         Medium $3.50
·         Large $5.00

 

Samoa Campus Library

Semester

Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 6.30pm

Saturday & Public Holiday: 9.00am – 3.00pm

Sunday: Closed

Study & Exam Weeks

Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 10.00pm

Saturday & Public Holiday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday: Closed

Mid-Semester & Semester Break

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed


Savaii Centre Library

Semester; Study & Exam Weeks; Mid-Semester & Semester Break

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Samoa Campus Library

Ms. Shirley Devi | Librarian | Tel: (+685) 21671 Ext 299 | Email: shirley.devi@usp.ac.fj

Ms. Betty Pinati | Senior Library Assistant | Tel: (+685) 21671 Ext 301 | Email: betty.pinati@usp.ac.fj

Mr. Sonny Alatise | Library Assistant | Tel: (+685) 21671 Ext 302 | Email: sonny.alatise@usp.ac.fj


Savaii Centre Library

Mr. Tuvale Tuvale Aiiloilo | Library Assistant | Tel: 51776 | Email: tuvale.aiiloilo@usp.ac.fj

USP Library Vision: Empowerment through excellence in library and information resources and services for the sustainable development of Pacific Island peoples.