Category Archives: SLIS

17th SLIS Review Program for Librarians

The UP School of Library and Information Studies, Diliman, announces the offering of review classes for librarians who will take the Licensure Examination for Librarians scheduled in November 2009.

The review program will be as follows:

1st – August 9 – October 25, 2009 (12 Sundays)
2nd – October 18-29, 2009 – Intensive (12 days)

The reviewers are teachers of library and information science and practicing librarians from academic, public, special and school libraries who are experts in their respective fields.

Interested parties are requested to place their reservations early. The number of reviewees to be accepted is limited to 100, on a first come, first served basis. Registration fee for the 12 Sundays and Intensive Review is P3,700.00, excluding food. For reservations and further information, please call 981-8500 loc. 2871, 2869 or 2870, CP# (0922) 6473378 – Ms. Josie

Promoting Research and Scholarship through Open Access and e-Publishing

The UP School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) and the UP Library Science Alumni Association (UPLSAA) will be having its third lecture, as part of the SLIS 2007 lecture series, entitled “Promoting Research and Scholarship through Open Access and e-Publishing” on August 15, 2007, 10:oo am at the Computer Laboratory, SLIS, 3/F Gonzales Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

The speaker will be Ms. Fides Datu-Lawton (BLS 1971) who is currently the Director of the Library Resources Unit of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Below is an abstract taken from an email communication sent by Ms. Mila M. Ramos to PLAI-STRLC yahoogroups dated 27 July 2007 :

The lecturer will provide an introduction to Open Access (OA), the major OA initiatives worldwide and some key imperatives that underpin them. In addition, she will discuss its benefits to researchers, parent institutions and to the society in general by opening up research and scholarly outputs.

Drawing on her experience in developing their own publishing programs in the University of Technology, Sydney, the lecturer will demonstrate the ways in which OA and online publishing can facilitate access to research and scholarship. Also, she will discuss the impacts of implementing digital repositories and online programs on librarians, academic and research staff and editorial teams.

Key implementation issues and policies will also be highlighted to open discussion with delegates.

*Note: There is a previous posting related to this topic, to view it, click here.

Digitization of Documents for Greater Access

*Note: I got this invite from UPLSAA2002 yahoogroups from Ms. Grace Marie Gonzales’e email dated April 4, 2007

After 7 years, the Institute of Library and Information Science(ILIS) now School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS), will finally hold a Summer Institute on Information Science. This year’s topic is on”Digitization of Documents for Greater Access.” This will be most beneficial to participants from organizations who are planning to digitize their print collections, or who are in the early stages of digitization of documents.

The seminar-workshop will be held on May 7-11, 2007 (5 days) at SLIS Computer Labs, 3rd Floor Gonzales Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Seminar fee is P6,000.00 inclusive of meals and e-handouts. Click here to view survey/registration form. You will have to bring your own materials for scanning (1 book, 1 serial issue, 10 pcsmanuscripts, 10 pcs loose leaf documents, 5 black and whitephotographs, 5 colored photographs).

For interested parties, please contact Ms. Grace Marie Gonzales: gmbg62674@yahoo.com or grace_marie.gonzales@up.edu.ph since the seminar-workshop is limited to 35 participants only. (RBManlangit)