Our Library

The OFI Library  is a Philippine study center with a collection of over 23,000 books, serials, images, and documents relating to Philippine history with some dating back to the 17th century.

History

The Ortigas Foundation was incorporated on November 7, 1996, with the goal of creating a center to promote the study of Philippine history, art, and culture. It is our aim to encourage and assist students and the general public in researching and conserving the…

Research Institution

The Ortigas Foundation Library is the cornerstone of our ongoing research and conservation program. The library makes available its unique collection of historical books, periodicals, and photographs in a quiet setting, conducive to study.

Filipiniana Collections

The collections of the Ortigas Foundation Library are housed in two locations within the foundation premises.  The Main Collection Room holds the general collection while the old, rare and delicate materials are kept in the Rare Book room.  Both facilities are…

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News and announcement
Ongoing Others
Ortigas Foundation Library is NOW OPEN!
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Events
Ongoing Exhibit
Peace Time in the Country : An exhibition of Philippine Magazine covers in New York
Ortigas Foundation Library exhibit in New York
Events
Ongoing Exhibit
A Visual Magazine Treat of the Past
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Library Services
Scanning Services

Create digital copies from pages of books or prints

Library Services
Photo Reproductions

Reproduce high quality prints and images

Library Services
Paper Conservation

Our library offers treatment services for restoration and conservation prints and books.

Library holdings
Medical Rizaliana
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Library holdings
The South China Sea arbitration : understanding the awards and debatin…
Class No.: GEN KZA 1692 R63 2018
Finding aids
C - Guide to the Zaide Family Papers
Author: Ortigas Foundation Library - Zaide
Date:
Finding aids
A - Guide to the Morton J. Netzorg Collection
Author: Ortigas Foundation Library - Netzorg, Morton J., 1912-1995
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Finding aids
B - Guide to the ROJR Stereoviews Collection
Author: Ortigas Foundation Library - ROJR
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Library Shop
Expedición a Joló, 1876: Bocetos del Cronista del Diario de Manila

This version with English translations was published by a joint project by Ortigas Foundation…

Library Shop
Calendar 2022

ON SALE!

2022 Calendar

PHILIPPINE MAGAZINE

 In 1925, an American teacher, A.V. H. Hartendorp took…

Library Shop
Scarf - Murillo Velarde Philippine Map

One of the bestselling designs across our different fundraising items—the Murillo Velarde Philippine Map. Regarded as "Mother…

Library Facilities
Rare Books
Library Facilities
Conservation Laboratory

The library has both dry and wet conservation facilities which conduct various processes as well as…

Library Facilities
Library Shop

The Library Shop offers a wide array of Filipiniana books as well as foundation-produced fund-…

Image bank database
Washing clothes on the river bank on Igarod [Igorot], Philippines.
Class No.: OFI-001518
Creator: Three Lions
Image bank database
Zamboanga. "Hello John - you my uncle."
Class No.: OFI-001351
Creator: Kincaid family?