The library boasts of its varied collections of books, journals, special collections, audiovisual materials, local and international databases of medical abstracts and bibliographies, and the Electronic Medical Research and Library Database System (EMERALDS ‘71). EMERALDS is a database software of information on medical and other related fields. It is a P6-million dream project of UPM Class 1971 realized through a P3.68-million class donation and a P2.6-million allocation from the CDF of Senator Franklin Drilon. The Medical Library currently subscribes to ClinicalKey, Access Medicine (McGrawHill e-book collections), Medical Teacher Journal, etc.
The library is a center for the study of medical and clinical sciences, and its collections are particularly strong in the subjects of basic and clinical biomedical subjects such as: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Family Medicine, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Surgery, etc.
F. B. Herrera Jr. Medical Library is PAASCU Level III accredited.
This web site introduces the basic activities and gateway to information, providing access to library catalogs, periodical indexes and abstracts, electronic journals and books, reference materials, and many more web-based resources.