Users of the Library: The PRS Library is used mainly by the Academic Staff and students of the Pacific Regional Seminary, who are issued with ID Cards which allows them to borrow materials from the library. Students/staff from the PTC, USP, SPATS, ECREA and other institutions and NGO,s around Suva, are welcome to visit and use our library. However, they may not borrow books unless they are registered users.
External Borrowers: Local parish priests and other Catholic educational institutions may become external borrowers of the library. An arrangement is now in place whereby the two theological colleges, the Pacific Regional Seminary (PRS) and the Pacific Theological College (PTC), may become external borrowers of each other,s libraries, after becoming registered users with the payment of an annual fee of $10.00.
Users may print out their assignments, etc. using the Lexmark printer situated in the librarians, office area. A fee is charged for this service.
A card-operated photocopier is provided for all users of the library. Cards are kept by the librarians and used by the various national /community groups, eg: Fijians; Marists ; Tongans ; Samoans, etc.
Users are able to get laminating done in 2 sizes: ID size & A4 size. A fee is charged for this service.
There are six (6) computers in the library proper for the use of those using the facility. All have Internet access and can be used to access the KOHA Sharing the Word OPAC.
DVD Recorder/Hi Fi Stereo.
DVD,s or CD,s used for the various lectures/classes may be copied for the use of students.
Pacific Regional Seminary has been offering training for the Roman Catholic priesthood for the various dioceses in the Pacific and for religious congregations with houses affiliated to the seminary since 1972.
During this year, 1973, we are celebrating our 40 years at the present site at Nasese, Suva Point. The celebration is centred on the last weekend of August, 23rd to 25th August with three day of presentations on the documents of Vatican II as they relate to seminary formation and to priestly life. All former students and faculty are invited to join in the celebration either by coming in person or joining in spirit from the different parts of the world. The same invitation is expressed to former staff members.
If you are coming, please notify us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org , if possible by early July. [Alternatively by mail which can be sent to Private Mail Bag, 79, Suva, Fiji]