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.

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.