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Latest Announcements:

7th International Benchmarking Tour
October 20-23, 2016

ABAP Forum on E-metrics, July 5

The lecture-presentation is now available for download at this link : http://www.slideshare.net/PAARLOnline/emetrics-assessing-electronic-resources

PAARL will be holding the 2016 Summer Conference with the theme "Library Analytics: Data-Driven Library Management" on April 20-22, 2016 at Pearl Manila Hotel, 1155 General Luna St. corner Taft and United Nations Ave., Manila.

Lecture presentations are available here.


We hope you'll consider submitting your thesis, dissertation, or research project by 31 May 2016 for publication in the PAARL Research Journal. After undergoing the peer review process, which can only help strengthen your manuscript, the top three will be asked to present their findings at a forum on 18 November 2016. The Best Research Paper will win P10,000, and the runners-up will win P5,000 each. All will be published in the next issue of PRJ.

The Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 2016 issue of the PAARL Research Journal, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes scholarly articles and other materials on the different aspects of the history, th…

2nd MGDL Series 2016 will be held at Ateneo de Manila Univ on March 11. Download the presentation here.
Paarl (Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc.)'s photo.

1st Marina G. Dayrit Lecture Series 2016 with the topic "Spotlight on Users: an Introduction to Client-centered Collection Assessment" on February 19, 2016, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Asian Institute of Maritime Studies, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.

Download the presentation here.

Congratulations to the 2015 Awardees:
1) Academic /Research Librarian of the Year Award
*Dr. Sonia M. Gementiza (Luzon)
*Dr. Leticia M. Cansancio (Visayas & Mindanao) 
2) Outstanding Academic/Research Library of the Year Award
*Luzon~ Knowledge and Information Resource Network of Saint Paul University, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan 
*Visayas~ Library and Data Banking Services Section of Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Tigbauan, Iloilo City
*Mindanao~ Learning and Information Center of University of Mindanao (Davao City)
3)Outstanding Library Program of the Year Award - STARBOOKS of DOST-STII, Taguig City
4) Lifetime Achievement Award -------- Dr. Teresita Hernandez-Calma
5) Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous)---- Atty Antonio M. Santos 
6) Top Best Research Award - Jonathan F. Santos, Audrey G. Anday and Sharon Ma S. Esposo-Betan
7) 2nd Best Research ----Ana Maria B. Fresnido 
8) 3rd Best Research -----Marita G. Valerio, DLSU
9) Professorial Service --Sharon S. Esposo-Betan

Oath taking of the new 2016 Executive Board

Now online the latest issue of PAARL Newsletter for 2015 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. 

Out Now: Latest Issue of our PAARL Research Journal here.

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2016 Awardees

Library Benchmarking 2014
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Featured websites

ACRL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.pdf

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards & Guidelines

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)