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The OICA mini library consists of Arts and Humanities Collection which aims to help students, faculty and researchers. This page provides a list of resources in print available at the UPD-OICA office, for room use/sale.

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Year of Publication
Short Description
Upskilling handbook: Workshop Proceedings and Guide to Developing Modes of Care in CuratorshipCultural Center of the Philippines2024Room Use OnlyA handbook that contains the ideas, conversations, presentations, lessons, and research efforts that were developed and took place during the Upskilling on performance and visual arts curation intensive workshop.
Marcos LiesAriate, Joel F., Jr.
Del Mundo, Larah Vinda
Reyes, Miguel Paolo P.

UP Third World Studies Center (TWSC)
2022Room Use OnlyMarcos Lies is a compilation of thirty-one research essays that discuss in detail the various lies that the Marcoses have either concocted or have done nothing to stifle, lies that aided them in pursuit of power and plunder. This book shows how the lies were crafted, who enabled the Marcoses to foster their falsity on their targeted audience or those who knew the truth but have chosen to be silent. It is one of the outputs of The Marcos Regime Research program of the UP Third World Studies Center (TWSC).
Faces of Faith : Treasures of the Santiago Apostol Parish, Betis, Guagua, PampangaCanta, Marilyn R.
Paulino, Roberto G. (eds.)
2022Room Use OnlyThe publication is a partnership between the Department of Art Studies, College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines Diliman and the St. James the Apostle Parish, Betis Guagua, Pampanga. It highlights 20 objects culled from the church collection.
A History of the University of the Philippines
Volume Two: 1943-1975
Cruz-Lucero, Rosario et al.2021Room Use OnlyThe second book in a three-volume series. This volume is a tribute to the UP Community who were heroes of the Second World War, of the First Quarter Storm of 1971, and of the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic.
Museum Management Training : Directory of HEI MuseumsMuseo Kordilyera2021Room Use OnlyA directory of HEI Museums, not yet a final list and still a work in progress. The HEI list of museums are from the participants of the Museum Management Training (Year 1, Levels 1-3) and online sources.
Museum Management Training for HEIs: Transforming University Museums as Sites of Cultural Education and Creativity Tourism Destinations (Proceedings of Level 2 Museum Management Training February 25-March 31, 2021)Torres, Anna Christie V. (ed.)2021Room Use OnlyProceedings of Level 2 Museum Management Training held on February 25-March 31, 2021.
Museum Management Training for HEIs : Transforming University Museums as Sites of Cultural Education and Creativity Tourism Destinations (Proceedings of Level 1 Museum Management Training October 14-November 31, 2020)Torres, Anna Christie V. (ed.)2021Room Use OnlyProceedings of Level 1 Museum Management Training held on October 14-November 31, 2020. It consists of the first three levels of skills and knowledge needed in establishing, managing and sustaining University Museums.
A History of the University of the Philippines
Volume One: 1908-1943
Fajutagana, Leonora M.
Cruz-Lucero, Rosario
2020Room Use OnlyThis is the first book in a three-volume series. Volume one is a tribute to the contributors and editors of the Philippinensian yearbooks of the prewar era.
ADHIKA: Vision & Legacy The University of the Philippines Diliman CollectionsDe La Paz, Cecilia S.
Guazon, Tessa Maria (eds.)
2020Room Use OnlyThe output of the University Collection Mapping (UCM) Project which began in 2017 under Chancellor Michael Lim Tan; Its main goal is to update the 1986 inventory published in the UAC.
Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, 2nd editionCultural Center of the Philippines2020Room Use OnlyThe most comprehensive source of information on Philippine art and culture.
Volume 1-3 Peoples of the Philippines
Volume 4 Architecture
Volume 5 Visual Arts
Volume 6 Film
Volume 7 Music
Volume 8 Dance
Volume 9 Theater
Volume 10 Broadcast Arts
Volume 11- 12 Literature
Made in QC : The emerging essentialsRPD Publications2020Room Use OnlyMade in QC 3 is a collection of MSMEs who have found opportunity in crisis. This book aims not only to document and highlight them, but to praise their resolve, creativity, and innovation during these ever-changing times.

- Mona Celine Marie V. Yap
Made in QC : The Food EssentialsRPD Publications2020Room Use OnlyThe second edition of QC coffee table book. This edition featured food businesses that includes snacks, main dish, breads, beverages, etc.
Made in QCRPD Publications2019Room Use OnlyA coffee table book that showcase products proudly made in Quezon City. This first edition featured business on fashion, home, commercial and invention.
PASYAL: UP DILIMAN ART TRAILGuazon, Tessa Maria (ed.)2017For Sale
Room Use
A revised version of the Pasyal walking around UP Diliman (2004); UP Diliman as a Pride of place in course of archeology, anthropology, arts and humanities, history, and linguistics
Florante at Laura by Francisco Balagtas, UP Centennial EditionAlmario, Virgilio S. (ed.)2008For Sale
Room Use
The UP Centennial edition is a reconstruction of Francisco Balagtas's text by National Artist Dr. Virgilio S. Almario
Forming Lineage: The National Artists for Visual Arts of the University of the PhilippinesDefeo, Ruben D.F.
Flores, Patrick D.
2008Room Use OnlyAn art book published to commemorate University of the Philippines Centenary—what the Institution has achieved during its first 100 years
Sites and Symbols 2: UP Diliman LandmarksAlfonso, Oscar M. (ed.)2005Room Use OnlyA 2nd volume book that pays tribute to the architects who constructed the buildings that defined the architectural landscape of UP Diliman
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A guidebook that serves as a comprehensive introduction to UP Diliman's historical and stylistic development in Philippine visual arts, landscaping and architecture
PASYAL SA UP DILIMAN (1st Edition © 2002)Writer: Prof. May Datuin
Designer: Prof. Gerard Lico
Editorial Consultants: Prof. Eufracio C. Abaya, Prof. Patrick Flores, Prof. Gerard Lico
2002Room Use OnlyPASYAL SA UP DILIMAN (1st Edition, © 2002) is a mini tour booklet that guides the reader around the University of the Philippines Diliman and takes him/her to some of the public artworks and historical buildings on campus. The booklet is divided into 4 modules: The Academic Oval; Sculptures by Napoleon Abueva; Journey Through Philippine Modernism, and Places of Worship.
Bukod TangiDirector: Prof. Grace Javier-Alfonso
Executive Producer: Prof. Eufracio C. Abaya
2001Room Use OnlyBUKOD TANGI is a Video CD featuring performances by UP’s three premiere choral groups: the UP Concert Chorus, UP (Philippine) Madrigal Singers, and UP Singing Ambassadors. The repertoire comprises of Filipino and foreign songs, running the range of classical, folk, and popular expression set in distinct and cherished places around the University campus.
Sites and Symbols: UP Diliman LandmarksOffice of the Chancellor
University of the Philippines Diliman
2000Room Use OnlyA publication on UP Diliman landmarks and its legacies
Philippinne History in Art: A Promenade to the PastDefeo, Ruben D.F.1996Room Use OnlyA catalogue and exhibit produced by the UP Diliman College of Fine Arts. It pays homage to Filipino people's and struggle for nationhood and independence
The University Art Collection
General Catalogue, Volume Two
The Don Jorge B. Vargas Collection
Art Inventory Committee, Office of the President, University of the Philippines1987Room Use OnlyA catalogue of all the artworks in the Vargas Collection (1987). This also serves as a tribute to Don Jorge B. Vargas
The University Art Collection: General Catalogue
Volume 1
University of the Philippines System1986Room Use OnlyA publication that contains an organized survey and documentation of University of the Philippines artworks