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PLAI-STRLC 2008 Regional Conference and General Assembly

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc – Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) will hold its Regional Conference and General Assembly on September 24-26, 2008 at the Queen Margarette Hotel, Domoit Diversion Road, Lucena City, Quezon Province.

The theme for this year activity is Regional Conference on Empowering Librarians in the 21st Century.” It aims to stress the importance of the involvement of librarians in enabling students and its community to become critical thinkers and effective users of information in all formats and media; strengthen librarian’s understanding of the library’s basic functions and how technology has changed these basic functions; and to empower the administrators, librarians, information professionals and teacher-librarians in conquering successfully the library challenges of the 21st century.

The topics include: ABC’s of Librarians’ Success in the Workplace; Personal and Professional Competencies; Library Administration and Management; Basic Library Functions and Services; Current Trends in Information Technology as Applied to Libraries.

The conference fees are as follows: Live – out: PHP 3000.00 for member*; PhP3300.00 for non-member; (to include lunches/snacks, conference kits and certificate); Live-in: PhP3900.00 for member; PhP 4200.00 for non-member (to include 3days and 2 nights accommodation, with breakfast/dinner, in addition to seminar meals). Accompanying person: PhP 2800.00. General Assembly: PhP 500.00 (to include lunch and snacks).

For particulars and reservations please contact the following: Audrey G. Anday / U.P. Open University; tel.: (049) 536-5998 ; e-mail audreyanday[at]yahoo[dot]com; Marcial R. Batiancila / San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite; tel.: (046) 431-0861; fax: (046) 431-1461 local 740; e-mail: m_batiancila[at]yahoo[dot]com: Rene B, Manlangit/ San Pablo Colleges; tel.: (049) 561-1586; e-mail: rbmanlangit[at]yahoo[dot]com; Rosario A. Villamater / Manuel S. Enverga university Foundation Library tel.:(042) 373-7542; e-mail: rosevillamater[at]yahoo[dot]com; Aurora A. Navela / Sacred Heart College Library tel.: (042) 710-3888 loc 222 email: aunavela012[at]yahoo[dot]com.

Please send/fax to us the Pre-Registration form on or before August 21, 2008

*Member is defined here as registered librarian who has paid his/her PLAI 2007 and 2008 annual membership fee or is an active member of any of the following Provincial Chapters: Cavite Librarians Association (CLASS), Quezon Librarians Association (QLA), Association of Laguna Librarians (ALL), Librarians Association of Batangas (LAB), Oriental/Occidental Mindoro Librarians Association (OMLA) and Rizal Librarians Association (RLA)

April Librarian Events in Pictures/Videos

Igor announced via yahoogroups that pictures of the recently concluded PAARL Summer Conference on “Finding Library’s Place in the 2.0 Environment : Providing for Interactive, Collaborative, and Multimedia Web-based Technologies, Resources & Services ” held at Palawan and the UP-SLIS 16th Summer Institute on Information Science on “Digitization of Documents for Greater Access” held at La Trinidad, Benguet (Librarian Events for April 2008) are now uploaded for everyone to view/download.

PAARL Summer Conference pictures, click here, Fellowship Night here.

16th Summer Institute pictures, click here

Ms Angela Verzosa likewise announced that she already uploaded in YouTube her video of the Summer Conference, click here (i have difficulty locating it as of this posting time but compensated by the other uploaded videos 😀 in that folder) and her lecture at slideshare (ppt link posted here as of March 28, 2008).

Thanks Igor, Bianca and Ma’am Angela. (RBManlangit)

UPDATED as of 3 May 2008

Elvie Lapuz uploaded pictures here
Ma’am Angela video of Underground River tour here

"W.A.V.E." in the Library Workplace

The Librarians Association of Batangas (LAB) has organized a Forum and 2nd General Assembly entitled “Work, Attitudes, Values and Effectiveness (W.A.V.E.) in the Library Workplace” set on April 18, 2008 from 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. at De La Salle Lipa, Lipa City, Batangas. The guest speaker will be Mr. Arnold Capuloy, Director for Linkages and International Relations of De La Salle Lipa.

Registration will start at 7:00a.m. A forum fee of Php300.00 will be collected to cover snacks, lunch, kit and certificate.

Interested individuals can confirm their attendance on or before 14 April 2008. Please contact any of the following for your confirmation:

Lilian C. Rabino /De La Salle Lipa
09198542534, (043) 756-5555 loc 230
lilian.rabino(at)dlsl(dot)edu(dot)ph

Rosita V. Masangkay /Batangas Provincial Library
09194606603, rose.lib06(at)yahoo(dot)com

Cristeta D. Villena / RTC Library
09208361212, tita_villena(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)ph

Edna F. Popan / FAITH
09198790182 / (043) 778-0656
ednapopan(at)yahoo(dot)com

International Conference on Asian Digital libraries

What: 10th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL)

Theme : “Asian Digital libraries: Looking Back 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers”

When : December 10-13, 2007

Where: International Convention Center, 11 Le Hong Phong, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Reg Fee: Click here

Keynote Speakers

Clara M. Chu, UCLA
Kristine Hanna, Internet Archives
Gordon Mohr, Internet Archives
Bjørn Olstad, FAST
Maristella Agosti, University of Padova
Jill Cousins, The European Library

Tutorial Speakers

Edward Fox, Virginia Tech, Tutorial Topic: Introduction to (Teaching / Learning about) Digital Libraries

Ian H. Witten, University of Waikato, Tutorial Topic Introduction to Greenstone Digital Library Software

Peter Jacso, University of Hawaii, Tutorial Topic: Open Access Scholarly Databases

from the ICADL website:

The ICADL meetings draw researchers and professionals from library and information science, computer science, social science, information systems, law and policy, education and learning, and various other academic disciplines. Research topics range from digital library technologies and information systems; to content management, service models, and cost and sustainability issues.


Past ICADL Conferences:

Kyoto, Japan (2006)
Bangkok, Thailand (2005)
Shanghai, China (2004)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2003)
Singapore (2002)
Bangalore, India (2001)
Seoul, Korea (2000)
Taipei, Taiwan (1999)
Hong Kong (1998)

Comment: When will be the time Manila or the Philippines will host this ADL meeting? in 2010 perhaps?

International Conference on Asian Digital libraries

What: 10th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL)

Theme : “Asian Digital libraries: Looking Back 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers”

When : December 10-13, 2007

Where: International Convention Center, 11 Le Hong Phong, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Reg Fee: Click here

Keynote Speakers

Clara M. Chu, UCLA
Kristine Hanna, Internet Archives
Gordon Mohr, Internet Archives
Bjørn Olstad, FAST
Maristella Agosti, University of Padova
Jill Cousins, The European Library

Tutorial Speakers

Edward Fox, Virginia Tech, Tutorial Topic: Introduction to (Teaching / Learning about) Digital Libraries

Ian H. Witten, University of Waikato, Tutorial Topic Introduction to Greenstone Digital Library Software

Peter Jacso, University of Hawaii, Tutorial Topic: Open Access Scholarly Databases

from the ICADL website:

The ICADL meetings draw researchers and professionals from library and information science, computer science, social science, information systems, law and policy, education and learning, and various other academic disciplines. Research topics range from digital library technologies and information systems; to content management, service models, and cost and sustainability issues.


Past ICADL Conferences:

Kyoto, Japan (2006)
Bangkok, Thailand (2005)
Shanghai, China (2004)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2003)
Singapore (2002)
Bangalore, India (2001)
Seoul, Korea (2000)
Taipei, Taiwan (1999)
Hong Kong (1998)

Comment: When will be the time Manila or the Philippines will host this ADL meeting? in 2010 perhaps?

The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialists

The Cavite Librarians Association, Inc. (CLASS) will hold its annual seminar on December 5-7, 2007 at the La Sallete Retreat House, Biga, Silang, Cavite. The theme of the seminar is “The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialists”.

The aim of the three day seminar is to enhance the library personnel’s analytical ability, communication skills, intellectual curiosity and service orientation on the current trends and practices in the library world.

The seminar fees are as follow:

Php 3,000 – live-in ( to include accommodations, breakfast/dinner in addition to seminar meals, conference kits and certificate)
Php 2,700 – live-out (to include lunches/snacks, conference kits and certificate)
Php 350 – for CLASS members who will attend only the General Assembly

For inquiries and reservation, please contact Ms. Charity Mahusay, Conference Chair, Ms. Esmeralda Vinzon, Secretary of the Association or any of the association’s officers/directors. CHED or DepEd Memo endorsing this activity is also available upon request. Alternatively, you may send your inquiries and reservations via email to cavitelibrarians@yahoo.com.
Click here to view program and registration form.

The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialists

The Cavite Librarians Association, Inc. (CLASS) will hold its annual seminar on December 5-7, 2007 at the La Sallete Retreat House, Biga, Silang, Cavite. The theme of the seminar is “The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialists”.

The aim of the three day seminar is to enhance the library personnel’s analytical ability, communication skills, intellectual curiosity and service orientation on the current trends and practices in the library world.

The seminar fees are as follow:

Php 3,000 – live-in ( to include accommodations, breakfast/dinner in addition to seminar meals, conference kits and certificate)
Php 2,700 – live-out (to include lunches/snacks, conference kits and certificate)
Php 350 – for CLASS members who will attend only the General Assembly

For inquiries and reservation, please contact Ms. Charity Mahusay, Conference Chair, Ms. Esmeralda Vinzon, Secretary of the Association or any of the association’s officers/directors. CHED or DepEd Memo endorsing this activity is also available upon request. Alternatively, you may send your inquiries and reservations via email to cavitelibrarians@yahoo.com.
Click here to view program and registration form.