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Author(s) of the winning paper shall receive a cash incentive of Php 10,000.00 and a trophy/plaque of recognition for PAARL's 2015 Best Research Award, while authors of the other two papers shall receive a cash incentive of Php 5,000.00 for each paper and a trophy/plaque of recognition. Details are found here: http://www.slideshare.net/…/2015-call-for-submissions-47955…

Papers shall qualify for the 2015 Best Research Award. Details shall be announced soon. PAARL Research Journal (PRJ) is an annual publication for library research in the field of Philippine academic and research librarianship. PRJ serves as an online repository for the creative works and rese…

PAARL is pleased to invite you to its 4-day international library benchmarking program in Tokyo, Japan dubbed as “PAARL's Japan Endless Discovery Library Tour” to be held on 21-24 October 2015. This event is highlighted with visits to well-selected academic and research libraries, information centers, museums, and cultural heritage sites, like: (1) The National Diet Library, (2) Chiba Institute of Technology, (3) Musashino Art University Library and Museum, (4) Tokyo National Museum, (5) MIRAIKAN “National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation”, (6) Asakusa Kannon Temple (7) and the Imperial Palace from the Nijubashi Bridge. Download the invitation letter from this link:http://www.slideshare.net/…/tokyo-japan-endless-discovery-b…

Paarl (Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc.)'s photo.

Welcome to our new official website: http://paarl.org.ph/

Now online the final issue of PAARL Newsletter for 2014 (October-December) here: http://www.slideshare.net/…/paarl-newsletter-2014-october-d…

'Now online the final issue of PAARL Newsletter for 2014 (October-December) here:  http://www.slideshare.net/PAARLOnline/paarl-newsletter-2014-october-december'

Start marking your calendar!  This is PAARL's 2015 Calendar of Activities

PAARL invites you to its 2nd Marina G. Dayrit Lecture Series 2015 on the topic "Role of Librarians in Digital Scholarship" to be held on 27 March 2015 at 8am-12nn at the 3rd Floor, Mini Theatre, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Intramuros, Manila. Registration fees are P300 for members, P350 for non-members, and P200 for students.

'Large university and research libraries have already begun to support new forms of 21st century scholarship through the creation of digital scholarship centers.  This is the new direction of the future libraries.  How can we retool our librarians towards digital scholarship?'

This RDA Workbook for Philippine Libraries is a joint project of PAARL, the National Library of the Philippines, and NCCA-NCLIS, an offshoot of the RDA training and public consultations held by PAARL this year. Complimentary copies of this workbook shall be sent via courier service to all institutions of PAARL RDA training participants in the Visayas and Mindanao areas, while those in Luzon/NCR may pick up their copy from President Sharon Maria Esposo-Betan at the UP Engineering Library from Jan 5-29, 2015, and at the National Library from Jan 30 onwards.  Download claiming instructions and list of participating librarians entitled to receive copies here.

Articles and Lectures/Presentations
View/Download the most recent articles or lectures presented at recent PAARL seminars and other fora  (also available online at PAARLOnline's Slideshare website and in our PAARLWiki Articles page. 

Renew your Membership
  • The fastest and safest way to pay is to deposit your payment at the nearest BDO branch in your area, and indicate on the deposit slip that the payment is for :  Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians (to be indicated in full, not PAARL) at Banco de Oro - U.N. Avenue, Manila branch,
    Account no. 000-560-295-499
  • Special instructions: Fill-up the membership form and email it with a scanned copy of the  deposit slip to our Treasurer for confirmation. Contact:
                ESTELA A. MONTEJO
                Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University
                Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, QC
                Email: emontejo@ateneo.edu
                Telephone: 426-6001 loc. 5566
  • Ask for your Official Receipt to be mailed to you (don't forget to give your accurate mailing address).
  • For Follow ups: Email: paarlmembershipcom@gmail.com
PAARL thru the Years
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2015 Awardees

General Assembly 30 Jan 2015 at TIP

At the National Folk Museum of Korea

At the National Library of Korea

At Seoul National University Library

For more photos, visit PAARL collection of seven (7) 
albums on our Seoul-searching trip here

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Electronic Resources Quick Links

The Philippine Librarianship Act of 2003 (RA 9246) see also alternate site and the PRC Librarian Portal (PDF)

RA 9246 Implementing Rules and Regulations

PRC Res. No. 2008-466.pdf on Revised Standardized Guidelines and Procedures for the Implementation of the Continuing Professional Education/Development (CPE/CPD) System for All Registered and Licensed Professionals

CHED Manual of Regulations for Private Higher Education of 2008

CHED Memorandum Order No. 08 s.2005 Policies and Standards for BLIS Program  and for the Graduate Program

Digital Library Federation (DLF) Digital Library Standards and Practices

Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (RA 8293)

JobLIST.com (a joint project of the ALA,ACRL,  and ALA's Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment)
LISevents. com (a library community conference and events site)

The Future Librarian (Scoop.it)