General Information

Mission

Our mission is to collaborate in the development and integration of a diverse student population from Puerto Rico, the United States and other parts of the world, within a bilingual environment. By providing the educational resources they need to become Doctors of Optometry who are skilled and knowledgeable.

Vision

A leader library in the Caribbean and Latin America with the most complete resources in eye care, helping our users to be up to date in their field.

Service Hours

Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 9:00pm
Friday 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday

8:00am – 12:00pm

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Holidays CLOSED

 

Fines

Overdue fines for Reserve loans applies only to our students

$ .50 per hour
$ 70.00 maximum overdue fine

Overdue fines for Circulation loans applies only to our students

$.10 per day
$50.00 maximum overdue fine

Bill for unreturned materials applies to all clients

Cost of the book’s or other resource’s most recent edition
Plus billing fee: $20.00

Policies

Loan Periods

Optometry Students and Faculty

  • Reserve Collection: Books – 2 hours and Academic reserves (professor lectures) – 1 hour
  • Reference Collection: Do not circulate
  • Circulation Collection: 15 days
  • Audiovisual Resources: 2 hours
  • Journals (Print): Do not circulate

IAUPR Students and Faculty of all other units

  • Reserve Collection: Do not circulate
  • Reference Collection: Do not circulate
  • Circulation Collection: 15 days
  • Audiovisual Resources: Not available
  • Journals (Print): Do not circulate; articles less than 20 pages long may be sent via mail

 Alumni Association Members

  • Resources are only to be used within the CAI
  • Reserve Collection: Do not circulate
  • Reference Collection: Do not circulate
  • Circulation Collection: Do not circulate
  • Audiovisual Resources: Do not circulate
  • Journals (Print): Do not circulate; articles less than 20 pages long may be sent via mail

Community Users

  • Resources are only to be used within the CAI
  • Reserve Collection: Do not circulate
  • Reference Collection: Do not circulate
  • Circulation Collection: Do not circulate
  • Audiovisual Resources: Not available
  • Journals (Print): Do not circulate

Universities

  • Reserve Collection: Do not circulate
  • Reference Collection: Do not circulate
  • Circulation Collection: By inter library loans
  • Audiovisual Resources: Not available
  • Journals (Print): Do not circulate; articles less than 20 pages long may be sent via mail.