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Librarian Events for November 2008

What : Read Pinoy! : The 12th Philippine Book
Development Month (PBDM) Celebration
Organizer: NBDB, National Commission
for Culture and the Arts (NCCA),
Filipinas Heritage Library,
Ayala Malls, Yuchengco Museum,
Manila Bulletin, Cebu Daily News,
Anvil Publishing, Fuji Xerox
Philippines, University of San Carlos,
Philippine Booksellers Association, Inc.,
Galerie Joaquin, and National Book Store
What : 1st Philippine Congress on
Electronic Libraries
When : November 13-14, 2008
What : Lecture Series on Ethical Accountability
When : November 17, 2008
What : Forum on “Motivating Reading
Interest of Customers
When : November 18, 2008
Where : The National Library
Organizer: Ortigas Center Library
Consortium, Inc. (OCLC)
What : National Conference on
The Multicultural Landscape of
Philippine Librarianship
When : November 20-22, 2008
Where : Grand Men Seng Hotel
Davao City
Organizer: PLAI, NCCA
What : Free Forum on “The Empowered
Support Staff : Library

Paraprofessionals as Teamplayers
When : November 22, 2008 ; 8 am – 12 nn
Where : The National Library
Organizer: PAARL
What : Back-to-Back Seminar-Workshop
on “MS Access in Records
Management
” and
“5S in Records Management”
When : November 24-26, 2008
Where : Brentwood Apartelle
Brentwood Village
M. Roxas St., Baguio City
Sem Fee : PhP 3,700.00
Organizer: Philippine Records
Management Association, Inc. (PRMA)
What : 2008 National Book Week (NBW) Celebration
When : November 24-29, 2008
What : Lecture Series on Professional
Employment Accountability
When : November 26, 2008
Organizer: PLAI-NCRLC
What : Librarianship Day / Fellowship Luncheon
/ Forum on ” The Filipino Librarian:
Today and Tomorrow
When : November 29, 2008
Organizer: PLAI, 2008 NBW Working Committee


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Librarian Events for October 2008

UPDATED as of 07 October 2008

What : Seminar on “From Theories to Practice :
Mastering Key
Areas in Library and
Information Services
When : October 4-5, 2008
Where : Café Hasmin, Polytechnic University of the Philippines,
M.H. del Pilar Campus, R. Magsaysay Blvd., cor. Valencia
St., Sta. Mesa, Manila.
Sem Fee : PhP 1,000.00
Speakers : Prof. Lourdes T. David
Ms. Fe Angela M. Verzosa
Prof. Elvira B. Lapuz
Ms. Jocelyn T. Balangue

Click here for the photos taken during the seminar.

Organizer: PUP-GS MLIS Society
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Theological Librarians
Riding
the Winds of Change Part 2
When : October 12-15, 2008
Where : Mindanao Training Resource Center
Davao Medical School Foundation
Bajada, Davao City
Sem Fee: PhP 3,500.00 (Live-in)
PhP 2,500.00 (Live-out)

This year’s workshop offers three parallel
instructional tracks:

Track 1.
Website Development & Management for Libraries
Track 2.
Hands-on training on the use and management of
ICONIUM/LUNA*
Track 3.
Cataloging & Classification of Book & Non-Book Materials

*Participants of Track 2 are requested to prepare
PhP 5, 000.00 as payment for the copy of the
software/training.
Organizer: Philippine Theological Librarians Association (PTLA)
What : PLAI-BRLC General Assembly and Forum
When : October 14, 2008
Where : University of Saint Anthony
Iriga City
What : ALL Officers Meeting
When : October 14, 2008
Where : San Pablo Colleges
San Pablo City, Laguna
What : NOCEI Library Committee Meeting
When : October 15, 2008
Where : Lyceum of the Philippines-Laguna
Calamba City, Laguna
What : Forum on “Managing the Human Side of Change
When : October 17, 2008 ; 8:00 am – 12:00 nn
Where : Plenary Hall
Kamalayan Bldg.
La Consolacion College, Manila
Sem Fee : PhP 200.00
Organizer: Mendiola Consortium – Committee on Libraries
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Current Trends and
Practices in
Filing Documents
When : October 17, 2008 (Fri) 8:00 – 12:00 noon
Where : Ortigas Foundation Library
Speaker : Dr. Angelina P. Resurreccion
Organizer: Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC) Inc.
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Moving Targets :
Understanding Our Changing Landscape”
When : October 21-22, 2008
Where : Quezon City Public Library Main Bldg.
Quezon City Hall Complex
Diliman, Quezon City
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Organizer: Quezon City Librarians Association, Inc. (QCLAI)
What : Seminar on “Information Access : Techniques
& Strategies
When : October 22-24, 2008
Where : Java Hotel, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Sem Fee : PhP 6,800.00 (Live-in)
PhP 5,600.00 (Live-out)
PhP 4,600.00 (Accompanying person)
Organizer: Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)
What : National Seminar Workshop on “Scaling the
Heights of
Professional Development”
When : October 22-24, 2008
Where : Regency Inn ,Villa Abrille St., Davao City.
Sem Fee : PhP 4,900.00 (Live-in)
PhP 4,000.00 (Accompanying person)
PhP 3,500.00 (Live-out)

Only participants with confirmed reservation on or
before Oct 7, 2008 will be assured of a slot.

Organizer: PAARL
What : 2nd Seminar-Workshop on “Enhancing the
Basic Skills in School Librarianship
When : October 22-24, 2008
Where : Bulwagang Teodulfo Domingo
University of Saint Louis
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Sem Fee : PhP 3,000.00 + 100.00 for Tour
Organizer: Cagayan and Kalinga Apayao (CaAKAp) Librarians
Associations, Inc.
What : Seminar-Workshop on Automating Small Libraries in the Bicol Region
When : October 23-24, 2008 ; 8 am – 5 pm
Where : James O’ Brien Library – Student Internet Center
Ateneo de Naga University
Naga City
Sem Fee : PhP 1,000.00
Speaker : Gerry Laroza
System Admin – Rizal Library
Software developer of the INFOLIB
Ateneo de Manila University

Bernardita Federico
Librarian
Ateneo de Naga University

Organizer: Ateneo de Naga University – James O’ Brien Library
What : Seminar onManaging Library Accreditations
When : October 24-25, 2008
Where : Highlander Hotel, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Sem Fee : PhP 3,000.00 (Live-in; Lodging only)
PhP 2,500.00 (Live-out)

Accommodation is on a first-come-first-served basis.
We would
appreciate it if you can send your
reservation on or before
October 20, 2008.
Organizer: PLAI-CaVRLC
What : Forum on “Panel Discussion with the Board of Librarians :
Standards on Philippine Libraries”
When : October 24, 2008 ; 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where : Olivares College
Dr. A. Santos Avenue,
Sucat Road, Parañaque City
Sem Fee : PhP 800.00
Organizer: MUNPARLAS Library Association
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Updates on Library Operations”
When : October 25, 27-30, 2008
Where : PNU Conference Room
Organizer: PNU Dept of Library & Information Science
What : Seminar onLibrary & Information Updates
When : October 27-29, 2008
Where : St. Mary’s University, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Organizer: Nueva Vizcaya Librarians’ Association, Inc.
SEC Registration No.
A200116145
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Conservation of
Documentary Heritage Collection
When : October 27-29, 2008
Where : Regency Inn, Villa Abrille St.
Davao City
Sem Fee : PhP 4,900.00
Organizer: Society of Filipino Archivists, Inc. in cooperation with
National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)
What : Free Forum on “Internet Access and Internet
Use in Local Libraries
When : October 30, 2008 ; 8 am – 12 nn
Where : The National Library Auditorium
T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila

NOTE : After the forum, GA and election of NCRLC New
Set of Officers will follow.

Organizer: PLAI-NCRLC

UPDATED as of 02 October 2008
UPDATED as of 01 October 2008
UPDATED as of 15 September 2008
UPDATED as of 11 September 2008
UPDATED as of 10 September 2008

Ocular Visit at Queen Margarette Hotel

Last July 1, 2008, some members of the Organizing Committee made an initial ocular visit to Queen Margarette Hotel to finalize the venue reservation for the 2008 PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference. After the visit, we were treated to a sumptuous Chinese cuisine served at the Hotel*.Another ocular visit was conducted last 12 August 2008 being the first part of the agenda of the 7th regular monthly meeting of the 2008 PLAI-STRLC Officers. Majority of the Officers were able to join the Ocular inspection.

Below are some of the snapshots of the said visits.

*Note: Special thanks to Ms. Rosario A. Villamater for the sumptuous food.

Librarian Events for September 2008

UPDATED as of 29 July 2008

What : Seminar-Workshop on “Information Literacy Power
Packages”
When : Septermber 10-11, 2008
Where : Library Conference Room
Edilberto P. Dagot Hall,
Philippine Normal University
Taft, Avenue, Manila
Sem Fee : PhP 3,000.00
Reservation with initial payments of PhP 1,500.00 on or
before July 31, 2008 enjoys a 10% discount.
Speakers : Ms Brinerdine Alejandrino
Thomas Jefferson Information Center

Ms Perla Garcia
former BFL Chair & DLSU-Manila Library Dir

Ms Elvira Lapuz
Faculty member, UP-SLIS & Acquisition Head,
UP Main Library

Organizer: Philippine Normal University-Library and Information
Science Alumni Association, Inc. (PNU-LISAA)
What : 29th Manila International Book Fair
When : September 12-16, 2008 ; 10am – 8pm
Where : SMX Convetion Center,
Bay Area, Pasay City (location map)
What : Lecture-Forum on “The Role of Information Professionals
& Librarians in Combating Plagiarism and Other Forms
of Intellectual Dishonesty”
When : September 12, 2008 (Fri) 10 am (Registration @ 9 am)
Where : 29th Manila International Book Fair
SMX Meeting Rooms 5-6,
SM Mall of Asia, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City
Sem Fee : PhP 300.00 (non member)
PhP 200.00 (PAARL member)
PhP 100.00 (Undergraduate student)
Speaker : Atty. Vyva Victoria Aguirre
Faculty member, UP-SLIS
and former Commissioner,
Philippine Commission on Good Governance (PCGG)
Organizer: PAARL
What : Forum on “Customer Care : Current Trends & Practices”
When : September 13, 2008; 8 am – 10 am
Where :
Sem Fee :
Speaker : Mr. Marc Gaudiel, IBM Call Center Trainor
Organizer : Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC), Inc.
What : PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference on “Empowering
Librarians in the 21st Century
When : September 24-26, 2008
Where : Queen Margarette Hotel
Domoit, Diversion Road, Lucena City
Sem Fee : PhP 3,000.00 (Live-out, member*)
PhP 3,300.00 (Live-out, non-member)
PhP 3,300.00 (Live-in, member)
PhP 4,200.00 (Live-in, non-member)
PhP 2,800.00 (Accompanying person)
PhP 500.00 (General Assembly only)

Pre-Registration form

*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:

Organizer: PLAI-STRLC

Librarian Events for August 2008

UPDATED as of 16 Jul 2008
UPDATED as of 03 Jul 2008

What : Seminar-Workshop on “Library Collection Management in
Theory and Practice”
When : August 4-5, 2008
Where : Mindanao Training Resource Center (MTRC)
Institute of Primary Health Care-Davao
Circumferential Road, Bajada, Davao City
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Organizer: Center for Human Research and Development
Foundation, Inc. (CHRDF)
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Developing Institutional Archives
in Libraries”
When : August 6-7, 2008
Where : Mindanao Training Resource Center (MTRC)
Institute of Primary Health Care-Davao
Circumferential Road, Bajada, Davao City
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Speaker : Ms Iyra S. Buenrostro
Faculty Member, UP-SLIS
Organizer: Center for Human Research and Development
Foundation, Inc. (CHRDF)
What : PLAI-STRLC 7th Regular Meeting
When : August 12, 2008 (Tue)
Where : Queen Margarette Hotel, Lucena City
What : 2nd Phil-BIST (Book, Information Science and
Technology) Conference and Fair

Theme : “Emerging Landscape, Mindscape and
Netscape of the Philippine Books, Information Science
and Technology for Quality Services”

When : August 13-15, 2008
Where : Theater Room, Philippine Women College
University Avenue, Juna Subdivision, Davao City
Organizer: Davao Colleges and Universities Network (DACUN)
— Library Committee and Mindanao Alliance of
Educators in Library & Information Science (MAELIS)
What : Forum on “Customer Care Service : Current Trends and
Practices”
When : August 19, 2008 (Tue) 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Where : Lourdes School of Mandaluyong Library
Organizer : Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC) Inc.
What : 1st Liblink Conference : Be Connected To Go Forward
When : August 21-22, 2008
Where : Filipinas Heritage Library
Makati City
Sem Fee : PhP 3,000.00

Less PhP 500.00 for participants from LibraryLink member
institutions or early bird registrants on or before June 30, 2008.

Speakers : Emelina S. Almario
Ma. Antonia C. Ortigas
Marianne G. Quebral
Christine Joycelyn L. Buensalido
Patricia May B. Jurilla
Corazon M. Nera
Atty. Andrea Pasion-Flores
Suzanne G. Yupangco

Organizer : Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL)
Download invitation here
What : Forum on Research and Libraries
When : August 29, 2008 ; 8 am (Fri)
Where : Holy Angel University
Sem Fee : PhP 200.00
Organizer: PLAI-CLRLC

Librarian Events for July 2008

UPDATED as of 11 June 2008
UPDATED as of 06 June 2008

What : 2nd Philippine Academic Library Suppliers (PALS)
Bookfair

Theme : Preparing Libraries for the 21st Century

When : June 30 – July 3, 2008 ; 8 am – 6 pm
Where : UP Alumni Hostel
Diliman, Quezon City
Organizer: Philippine Academic Library Suppliers
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Effective Management of
Library’s Electronic Resources to Increase User Access”
When : June 30 – July 1, 2008
Where : UP Alumni Hostel
Diliman, Quezon City
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Organizer: Center for Human Research and Development
Foundation, Inc. (CHRDF)
What : Seminar-Workshop on “Library Collection Management
in Theory and Practice
When : July 2-3, 2008
Where : UP Alumni Hostel
Diliman, Quezon City
Sem Fee : PhP 2,500.00
Organizer: Center for Human Research and Development
Foundation, Inc. (CHRDF)
What : 12th Philippine Academic Book Fair
When : July 8-12, 2008 (10am – 9pm)
Where : Megatrade Hall 1
SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
Organizer: Association of Booksellers for the Academe and the
Professions (ABAP)
What : Forum on “Reviewing Standards of Library Resources
Management”
When : July 8, 2008 (Tue); 1:30 – 4:30 PM
Where : Megatrade Hall 1
SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
Sem Fee : PhP 300.00 (Regular Forum Fee)
PhP 200.00 (PAARL Member)
PhP 100.00 (Undergrad Students)

Reservation Fee: PhP 100.00 (non-refundable)
and only 75 participants will be accommodated

Speaker: Dr. Heracleo D. Lagrada
Director, Office of Programs and Standards
Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
Organizer: Philippine Association of Academic and Research
Librarians (PAARL) in cooperation with the Association
of Booksellers for the Academe and the Professions
(ABAP)
What : PLAI-STRLC Regular Meeting
When : July 15, 2008
Where : Batangas Provincial Library
Batangas City
What : 25th National Children’s Book Day
When : July 15, 2008 (every third Tues of July)
Organizer: Philippine Board on Books for Young People
What : International Conference on “Information Access :
Internet and Libraries”
When : July 23-25, 2008
Where : City Garden Suites
1158 A. Mabini St.
Ermita, Manila
Sem Fee : PhP 3,700.00 (Live-out)
Speakers : Prof. Paul Sturges
Chair

Dr. Barbara M. Jones
Secretary

Ms. Loida Garcia-Febo
Member

Hon. Adel A. Tamano
President, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila

Prof. Antonio M. Santos
Law Librarian and Professorial Lecturer
U.P. College of Law & School of Library & Information Studies

Organizer: PLAI and its National Capital Region Librarians Council
in cooperation with the International Federation of
Library Associations and Institutions / Committee on
Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression
(IFLA-FAIFE)
What : PLAI-STRLC 4th Year Anniversary Raffle Draw
When : July 27, 2008
Where : UPLB Main Library Lobby

ABC’s of Librarian’s Success in the Workplace

The Rizal librarians have scheduled an organizational meeting with forum on Saturday, May 17, 2008, 8am – 5pm at the IMC, Siena College Taytay (E. Rodriquez Avenue, Taytay, Rizal). The morning session would be devoted to the organizational meeting and election of Rizal Librarians Association officers to be followed by the Forum on the “the ABC’s of Librarian’ Success in the Workplace” with Fr. Paul M. de Vera as Resource Speaker in the afternoon.

The forum is open to all librarians and information professionals in the Province of Rizal*.

Registration fee is PHP 250.00 per participant. It will cover the cost of two snacks, lunch and the certificate.

For inquiries, please contact the following:

Loida J. Cordoba 658-87-65 / 660-47-62 loc. 125
Cellphone No. 0915-271-2547
Email balongtonialen(at)yahoo(dot)com

Wilma A. Luna 658-87-65/660- 47-62 LOC. 118
Cellphone No. 0917-375-8690
Email wilmaluna_11(at)yahoo(dot)com

Maria Loida E. Dolores 658-87-65/660- 47-62 loc. 122
Cellphone No. 0910-360-0690
Email marialoidadolores(at)yahoo(dot)com

Roselyn Madia 658-87-65/660- 47-62 loc. 122
Cellphone No. 0906-534-2648
Email rosemadia(at)yahoo(dot)com

*one of 10 provinces that comprised the PLAI-STRLC.