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Part 2: October Happenings

We are posting a part 2 of October happenings after we received email announcements and invites of the activities of other library association. Part 1 are all tentatively set activities for October, while this part 2 are all scheduled activities presented in chronological order.

From the Philippine Group of Law Librarians (PGLL) email:

In celebration of its 26th Founding Anniversary, is sponsoring a Forum on Legal Information Networks : International Experience and Perspective and General Assembly and Induction of the Newly Elected Officers and Board on October 19, 2007, Monday, 8:00 A.M.– 12:00 Noon at the University of the Philippines (U.P.), College ofLaw, Ambion Room, Malcolm Hall, Diliman, Quezon City.

The speaker is Dr. Holger Knudsen, the Immediate Past President of the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) and the Library Director of Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany, will talk about “Legal Information Networks: International Experience and Perspective. “

The forum aims to define the current status and inter-relationships of different types of law libraries and librarians (corporate, special, court, government agency, hospital, institutional, law, newspaper, etc.; to explore the role of law libraries and librarians in the network plan for multi-type library cooperation and resource- sharing; and to assist in furthering the fine-tuning and development of the multi-type library network.

Registration fee is FREE to PGLL members and P200.00 to non-members inclusive of certificate and snack.

Please contact us and confirm your attendance on or before October 15, 2007:

Lily Echiverri, (02) 929-21-80; 920-55-14 loc. 300; lily.echiverri(at)gmail(dot)com;
Nora Rey, (02) 818-98-36; nora_rey(at)cvclaw(dot)com; Sandy David, 899-43-43; sdavid(at)aps(dot)ateneo(dot)edu


From the Ateneo de Manila University Rizal Library (ADMU) email:

The 3rd Rizal Library International Conference with this year theme “From Classroom to Career: Roadmaps to a Library’s Success”. on October 22-23, 2007 at the Escaler Hall, Science Education Complex, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights Campus, Quezon City.

The Conference Program is designed to encourage and appreciate the exchange of ideas and experiences on strategic plans that ensure responsiveness and relevance of libraries, librarians, and information professionals in the information society. Likewise, the conference pursues how library stakeholders create and manage library roadmaps in a constantly changing society. While it is true that some libraries and information centers have accomplished great strides, they should continue to create new roadmaps to meet greater challenges.

To learn more about the Conference, please access the conference website http://rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph/2007conf/index.htm or contact the organizers via email conference_rizallibrary(at)yahoo(dot)com; wcueto(at)ateneo(dot)edu or call: (02) 426-60-01 Local 5817, 5804; (02)426-59-61.

From the Society of Filipino Archivist (SFA) email:

A live-in Seminar Workshop on “Conservation of Documentary Heritage on 22-24 October 2007 at the Pearlmont Inn, Cagayan de Oro City.

Registration Fee is P4,900.00 inclusive of registration, accomodation and meals, instructional materials, kit, cost of conservation supplies and other adminsitrative expenses.

Submit your reservation before 17 Oct 2007.

From the PLAI-NCR Librarian Council email:

4-days study tour to Bangkok, Thailand, on October 23-26, 2007.

The objective of this trip is to benchmark the facilities/services/operations of libraries and museums in Thailand and visit cultural/historical places.

The package tour is $350.00. Open to anyone who wants to have the opportunity to visit Bangkok.

We would appreciate very much if you can reserve and pay on/before September 28, 2007. Reservations are on a Book and Buy Basis Only.

For inquiries/reservation/confirmation, please call:

Marlo Chavez, 7356011; email: caslib(at)sanbeda(dot)edu(dot)ph; Lily Echiverri, 9292180; email: lily.echiverri(at)gmail(dot)com; Fe Abelardo, 5250926; email: feabelardo(at)yahoo(dot)com; Eena Narciza, 9268928 / 9269027; email: island_con(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)ph

If you happen to know other librarian activities set on October 2007, feel free to email us at plaistrlc[at]gmail[dot]com or simply add a comment and we will gladly add them here. Thanks!

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