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June - October 2010

posted May 23, 2010, 9:09 AM by Fe Angela Verzosa   [ updated Oct 28, 2010, 1:12 AM ]
September to October
Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS) will be conducting review classes for the 2010 Librarian's Licensure Exam from September-October 2010. Review fee is P3,300 Pesos while the Pre-board exam is P300.  The Licensure Exam dates for librarians will be on November 10 & 11. The deadline for the filing of applications is on October 22, 2010..
For more information, please contact any of the following:
Dr. Linda Tayona   Email: lmtayona@yahoo.com   Landline: 3027717   Cell no.: 09202661028
Arlene Marzo   Email: aamarzo@up.edu.ph   Landline:  981-8500 ext.3758   Cell no.:  09209119586
Dr. Angelina Resurreccion   Email: angelina_resurreccion@yahoo.com   Landline: 5348267 ext.129  Cell no.: 09162384062

October 22

Forum on “Establishing Library Linkages and Resource Sharing in Region I”
Sponsor: Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Ilocos Region Librarians Council (PLAI-IRLC)
Venue: Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University-Open University System (DMMMSU-MLUC), City of San Fernando, La Union.

The objectives of the forum are the following:
1. To establish inter-relationship among different types of libraries in Region I;
2. To focus on several aspects of networking and resource sharing among libraries;
3. To formulate guidelines for practical implementation of networking and resources sharing among libraries; and
4. To establish mutual consent and written agreements among the libraries on what they wish to share among themselves.

A forum fee of three hundred pesos (Php 300.00) shall be charged, and another three hundred pesos (Php 300.00) for the membership fee renewal for registered librarians. For details and inquiries, please contact: Sonia S. Isip, 09205841991 ; Florence P. Castro, Florence_209@yahoo.com, 09179857252 ; and Ligaya N. Caranay, slc_library@yahoo.com, (072) 242-5535 or 36 loc. 123.

Please download the program, invitation, DepEd Memo, CHED Memo from the PLAI-IRLC yahoo group.

October 22
Forum on “Total Quality Management in Philippine Libraries”
  PLAI-Central Luzon Region Librarians Council!
Venue:  STL Case No. 2, Holy Angel University, Angeles City. 
Resource speaker : Mrs. Africa R. Castillo, a librarian by profession and currently the Executive Director of Total Quality Management of Angeles University Foundation..

October 22
Forum on “Establishing Library Linkages and Resource Sharing in Region I”
Sponsor:  Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Ilocos Region Librarians Council (PLAI-IRLC) )
Venue:  Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University-Open University System (DMMMSU-MLUC), City of San Fernando, La Union
For details and inquiries, please contact: Sonia S. Isip, 09205841991 ; Florence P. Castro, Florence_209@yahoo.com, 09179857252 ; and Ligaya N. Caranay, slc_library@yahoo.com, (072) 242-5535 or 36 loc. 123..

October 21-22 

The Rizal Library's 4th International Conference on “Library Spaces: Building Effective and Sustainable Physical and Virtual Libraries.”
Sponsor: Rizal Library Conference Committee
Venue: Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
Download the invitation letter, program, and registration form as Attachments at the bottom of this page.
wcueto@ateneo. edu, conference_rizallib rary@yahoo. com,
ltdavid@ateneo. edu, lourdesdav@gmail. com

October 21-24
LIBRARY TOUR IN Singapore dubbed “Benchmarking Tour in Singapore Libraries”
Sponsor: Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL)
Specifically, the tour aims to:

1. observe the latest technological progress and infrastructures in selected Singapore libraries;

2. learn new trends and meaningful concepts of library services from selected Singapore libraries;

3. foster professional and cultural exchange between Filipino and Singaporean librarians;

4. establish a linkage among Singapore library associations for future collaborative undertakings in the region.

Download the invitation letter, registration form and itinerary in pdf here: https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0ByZSPv8H1dlqZGU1NGVlMTQtNTVjYS00OTFhLTlkMjQtZDNkZmM3ZjhiMjhm&hl=en

October 14-15

4th Phil-BIST Conference and Fair  on the theme : "Sustaining Progress and Development With Global Standards for Networked Philippine Libraries and Information Centers
Sponsor: DACUN Library Committee
Venue: AVR, University of the Immaculate Concepcion, Bonifacio St., Davao City
Fee: 1,800.00 for professionals; 900.00 for students

October 15
 “Assertiveness and Creativity in the Library: 5s Applied”
Sponsor: Quezon City Librarians Association, Inc./Quezon City Science High School
Venue: Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm at the Conference Hall of Quezon City Science High School
Fee: Seven Hundred Pesos (Php700.00)
Contact Person: ALISTAIR TROY B. LACSAMANA, Vice-President/Chair, Educ. Committee

September 29 – 30
National Conference on “Competency Enhancement of Filipino Librarians and Information Professionals in the New Age of
Information Technology”
Sponsor: Master in Library and Information Science Society (MLISS) in cooperation with C & E Publishing, Inc.
Venue: C & E Information and Research Center, 1616 Quezon Ave., South Triangle, Quezon City
Contacts: Mr. Reden M. Cruzado at 0920531044 or email: red_rilib@yahoo.com; Mr.
Benjamin N. Montallana at 0928647600 or email: benjiemontallana@yahoo.com; Prof.
Mona Lisa P. Leguiab at 09193633659 or email: monalisa.leguiab@yahoo.com

September 27-29
Records Management and Archives Administration
Venue: Garden Oases Resort & Convention Center,Porras St., Bo. Obrero in Davao City
Fee is P6,000.00 for live-in participants; Live-out participants, P4,000.00
Contact: Emma M. Rey, House of Representatives, Mobile No.: 09178534609 / 09228637282
Email: emmamrey@yahoo.com; Ma. Teresa S. Bondoc, Senate of the Philippines, Tel. No. : (02) 5526856, Fax No. : (02) 5526764, Mobile No.: 09175660120, Email: dirbondoc@yahoo.com; Candida G. Sarmiento, Tel No.: (02) 931-83-80 loc. 432, Cel No.: 09194171205, Email: aidagsarmiento@yahoo.com

September 24
“Marketing and Promotion of Library Services”
Sponsor: MUNPARLAS Library Association
Venue: 8:00 AM to 12:00 NN at the Conference Room, Olivarez College, Sucat Road, Parañaque City
Contacts: Ms. Marivic Selencio, San Beda College Alabang at 02- 8091793 local 229 or to Mr. Mel Alipo-on, Olivarez College at 02- 829-07-04 loc 151.

September 22-24
Seminar-Workshop on “Building Research Capabilities of Librarians and Information Professionals”
Sponsor:  PLAI-Central Luzon Region Librarians Council
Venue:  Angeles University Foundation, Angeles City.
This activity aims:
To encourage participants to conduct research studies;
To enable the participants to determine research methods that are applicable in Library and Information Studies;
To make the participants aware on the impact of research in the performance of their functions in their workplace particularly in decision-making.
Topics covered include: The Role of Research in Library and Information Studies;Conceptualizing and Developing Research Study; Guidelines for Writing Research Proposals; Strategies for Writing Review of Related Literature; Research Methods for Library and Information Professionals; Action Research and Evidenced-Based Librarianship; Analyzing, Interpreting and Reporting Research Results; and Ethical and Legal Aspects of Intellectual Property in the Philippines.
Registration fee is Php3,600.00 to cover the cost of resource speakers’ fees, handouts,certificates, food (3 lunches and 6 snacks), etc.
Please contact:
Ms. Africa R. Castillo
Angeles University Foundation
Angeles City

September 19
“Enhancing Image and Harnessing Potentials of Individual”
Sponsor: Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC) Inc. in cooperation with National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)
Venue: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at SMX Convention Center (MOA).
Fee: Non-members, P200, members P150, and undergraduate students P 100.00
Contact: Ms. Lesil Lorete M. Tindoc and Dr. Angelina P. Resurreccion at telephone no. 534-8267 loc.129, or email us at: angelina_resurreccion@yahoo.com and eagle_llmt@yahoo.com.

September 17

Lecture-Forum on “Reference and Information Services in the 2.0 universe” with Marian Ramos as speaker
Sponsor:  Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS)
Venue: Meeting Room 4, SMX Mall of Asia, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City, 8:30 A.M. -110:30NN
There will be a forum fee of Php150.00 for members, Php200.00 for non-members, and Php75.00 for undergraduate students. For more details, check the PATLS website

September 17
Forum on Knowledge Management Strategies and Best Practices
Sponsor: U.P. Library Science Alumni Association in cooperation with Primetrade Asia, Inc.
Venue: Meeting Room 5, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, 8 AM – 10:30 AM
Speaker: Ms. Myrna A. Binamira, Capability Development Manager, Accenture
Registration fee: Members - Php100.00; Non-members - Php200.00 Students - Php50.00.
For inquiries please contact our UPLSAA Hotline at 0915-9564285 or email us at

September 16
Forum on "E-books & the new dynamics of publishing" with Mr. Johannes Scherer as speaker
Sponsor:  Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines, Inc. in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Philippinen
Venue: 8 AM – 10:30 AM at Meeting Rooms 5 & 6, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
Forum Fee:  Php200.00 - Non-Members    Php150.00 - Members      Php100.00

September 16
Forum on "Office ergonomics: key to a safe and healthy workplace" with speaker Prof. Aila Nica J. Bandong, PTRP of UP College of Allied Medical Professions
Sponsor: MAHLAP
Venue:  8 am-12nn SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City, Meeting Room 4.
Formal invitation, program and registration form can be downloaded here: http://www.mahlap.org/

September 15
(This event is in cooperation with PrimeTrade Asia, Inc.. on the occasion of the 31st Manila International Book Fair)
Venue: Meeting Rooms 5 & 6, 1-5pm; SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Fee: 300 pesos for members; 350 pesos for non-members, 100 pesos for students

September 15
"Read, Connect and Innovate"
Sponsors: Philippine Librarians Association Inc. (PLAI)/National Capital Region Librarians Council (NCRLC)
Venue: 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 a.m.; Functions 5 and 6, SMX Convention Center (MOA)
Fee: Php 75.00 for students; Php 100.00 for members; Php 150.00 for non-members
Contacts: Lily Echiverri, lily.echiverri@gmail.com, 9292180; 9205514 loc. 301; Jo Ladlad, jocelyn.ladlad@dlsu.edu.ph, 5244611-21 loc. 602/265; Fe Abelardo, feabelardo@yahoo.com, 5250926; Nora Claravall, nora04claravall@yahoo.com, 09278417048, Marlo Chavez, marlochavez_capricorn@yahoo.com, 5259401, 09273027474.

September 15-19
The 31st Manila International Book Fair
Venue: SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.  For more details, go to: http://www.manilabookfair.com/

September 13-14

The Future of the Book –the first conference on digital publishing in the Philippines
Sponsors: National Book Development Board (NBDB), Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP) and the Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL), in partnership with Vibal Foundation
Venue: UP- Ayala Technohub, Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City
Registration fee is five thousand pesos (PHP 5,000) which will cover admission for the entire conference, a participant's kit, and free meals. For the second day, the registration fee is for five hundred pesos (PHP 500), which only covers admission to the second day of the conference, a  articipant's kit and a free meal. Students may avail of a discounted fee of three hundred pesos (PHP 300) by presenting their school IDs upon registration. For further information, please email us at future.book2010@vibalfoundation.org
or call us at 416-8460 or 0906-2437714 and look for Ms. Karen Lucero. Please visit www.vibalfoundation.org for event updates. 

September 8-10

"Building the Culture of Research Partnership between the Librarians and the Administrators"
Sponsor: Philippine Normal University Library and Information Science Alumni Association (PNULISAA), Inc.
Venue: Function Room106 –Local Government Academy Training Center, UP Los Baños, Laguna
Fee: 4,000.00
Contacts: Marites K. Chavez, President, Congressional National High School, City of Dasmarinas, Cavite.Tel. 09192822867, mkchavez5@yahoo.com; Arturo O. Morales III, Vice-President, Local.Government Academy’ Pasig City/UPLB, morionart@yahoo.com
Download the program in the list of Attachments below this page.

August 25-27
"Web Technologies: Training for Development of Library and Teaching Resources"
Venue: National Library of the Philippines, T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila.
Fee: 4,500.00
Contacts: Ms. Connie Lea - Tel. no.: 5250926; Email add: elea285@yahoo.com;
Ms. Tina - Tel no. : 525-3196; Email add: tina_d1272@yahoo.com

August 25-27 
2nd LibraryLink Conference on "Preservation: Trends and Challenges"
Venue: Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City
  • To raise Librarian awareness of the significance of archival work
  • To emphasize the role of the librarian in preserving, conserving, and protecting the natural cultural heritage, paper-based materials, and other materials like photographs and audio-visual records
  • To hone the librarian's skills in basic paper preservation and conservation
  • To show the librarians that they play a big role in "preserving" the impact of the library and books in the business of gathering, organizing, and storing information and data
  • To explain the issues related to digital archiving and the preservation of library/archival materials
Conference Fee: PhP 4,500.00*
Attached are the invitation letter, brochure, registration form and poster (attachments are at the bottom of this page). For more details, please visit

August 19-20 
Sponsor: PAARL, Inc. /Holy Angel University-Angeles City (Pampanga)
Venue: Multifunction Hall and Audiovisual Rooms of Holy Angel University, Sto. Rosario St., Angeles City, Pampanga
Parallel session/workshops’ themes will specifically evolve on the following objectives:
1. To provide leadership, through libraries as media centers, in building and engaging community of learners with a mindset for authentic learning;(READER SERVICES);
2. To explore intensely public and private collaboration as a design and select, classify, organize and access resources available not only throughout one’s library building but from the global community; (TECHNICAL SERVICES)
3. To alter policies and procedures to meet changing needs; (ADMINISTRATIVE/ARCHIVES SERVICES); and,
4. To ensure online & deliverable library services and best practices for clients’ information needs to read, speak, view, listen, evaluate and learn. (WEB-BASED SERVICES).
Fee of Php 2,500.00 will be charged inclusive of meals and snacks, seminar kits, handouts and certificates. CHED or DECS memo endorsements and 20 CPE credit units are being applied.
Contact: Roderick B. Ramos, Vice President/Chair, Conference Committee
Christopher C. Paras,President

August 17-19
Seminar-Workshop on Management of Electronic Records
Sponsor:  National Archives of the Philippines (NAP)
Venue:  Grand Men Seng Hotel, Magallanes-Anda Streets, Davao City.

The workshop aims to design sound and electronic recordkeeping practices within the organization in order to develop an affordable, manageable, and effective electronic records access program in each government agency.  Target participants to this activity include records officers, records custodians, clerks, secretaries and other personnel involved in handling/maintaining records.

A registration fee of PhP3,900.00 will be charged each participant inclusive of course materials, lunch, snacks and Certificate of Completion. This is a live-out seminar. Payment in cash or checks shall be payable to NAP on or before the registration. Payments will also be accepted at the NAP Training and Information Division, TNL Building, TM. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila.

For more information, please contact Ms. Marietta R. Chou, Executive Director, NAP Training and Information Division, TNL Building, T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila at telephone nos.: (02) 521-6830/(02)524-2054/(02)525-1 828/(02)522-8418.
DepED endorsement may be downloaded from this site:

August 16
Forum on "Report Writing Made Easy... & Fun"
Sponsor:  Mendiola Consortium Committee on Libraries  
Venue:  1-5 p.m. at Pamanang Bedista, San Beda College in Mendiola, Manila
Resource speaker: Dr. Rodolfo "Dups" de los Reyes
The forum aims to:
1. share with participants the methodologies and best practices of report writing.
2. develop the needed skills in writing effective reports.
3. instill in the participants that report writing can be easy and fun.

Participants will be charged two hundred pesos (P 200.00) to cover certificates and snacks. Invitation may be downloaded from the Attachments below this page.  For further inquiries and reservations, please contact any of the following:
CEU Dr. Teresita G. Hernandez-Calma
Ms. Victoria P. Baleva – 735-94-06
SBC Fr. Paul Ma. M. de Vera, OSB
Mrs. Lourdes d. C. Roman – 735-60-11 ext. 6135
CHS Mrs. Rosette E. Nuera – 735-60-21 ext. 210
LCC Mr. Lennard A. Plandor – 736-02-35 ext. 165
SJC Mr. Makk O. Junio – 735-63-93 ext. 150

August 14
WHEN: AUGUST 14, 2010 8:30a.m.-4:00p.m.
FOR MORE INFO FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US: 4878254 ; 4100066 ;09063505088

August 13
Seminar on “Hybrid Library for the New Generation of Library Userswith Dr. Johnny Buenrostro as speaker
Sponsor: University of the East Library Science Alumni Association, Inc. (UELSAAI)
Venue:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Instructional Room, 2nd Floor Education Building, University of the East, C.M. Recto, Manila

A Seminar fee of Php 600.00 and a special rate of Php 300.00 for LIS students to cover the certificate of participation, lunch and snacks.

For reservations and details, please contact the following:     Mrs. Zenaida Q. Macalawi (UPSHD) – 871-0639 loc 180; email: zhemac@yahoo.com;     Mrs. Fely A. Diego (UE) – 735-5471 loc 391; email: felyta@yahoo.com; Ms. Joy V. Vienes (UE) – 735-5471 loc 418; email: jhoy_v@yahoo.com or please contact any of the Association’s officer.

Aug 2-4 
Seminar and Book Fair on the theme "Strategic Advantage of Emerging Trends and Technology"
Sponsors: Davao Private School Libraries Assn and Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines
Venue: Apo View Hotel, Davao City (View/download invitation, program, and CHED Memo at the bottom of this page)

July 29-31
An Intensive Course on the Conservation of Books and Paper with Facilitator Loreto Apilado, to be held at Ortigas Foundation Library (Course fee is P4,500. Fee includes snacks, lunch and materials).
A three-day book and paper treatment and repair class that will focus on: Common treatment, stabilization, binding structure rehabilitation, image integration and partial restoration of single sheets and bound printed materials. To register and for more information please call 631.1231 locals 222 and 228 or email ortigasfoundation@ortigas.com.ph

July 28-30
"Enriching the Culture of Collaboration Among Educational Institutions and Their Libraries"
Sponsor: The Philippine Librarians’ Association (PLAI) in cooperation with its Region 02 Council, the Cagayan Valley Region Librarians Council (CaVRLC)
Venue: Sacred Heart Center of Saint Mary’s University of Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Fee of P3,800.00 for live-in and P3,000.00 for live-out; a site seeing tour to Banaue is being planned; please prepare for an additional amount of P350.00 for this activity.
Contact: ENRIQUE T. CAYABAN, President, CaVRLC; Mrs. Lilia F. Echiverri, President, PLAI

July 28
Half-day seminar on "Booktalks on Research and Children's Literature"
Sponsor: Book Talk Society of the Philippines (BTSP)
Venue:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon to be held at the Epifanio Delos Santos Auditorium, 6th Floor, National Library of the Philippines, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila.
We have invited Luis P. Gatmaitan, M.D., a medical doctor and an award-winning children's literature author; and Allan B. de Guzman, Ph. D., a research professor, University of Santo Tomas as our resource speakers. A registration fee of Php 350.00 will be charged to each participant to cover lecture papers, seminar kit, snacks and certificate of participation.   For inquiries, please contact Ms. Rosela Del Mundo at 531-8031 local 51, Ms. Melba A. Tablizo at 525-0926, Ms. Blesila P. Velasco at 5250356, or email btspi@yahoo.com.

July 24
Seminar workshop on “Visual Storytelling”
Sponsor: U.P. Library Science Alumni Association (UPLSAA)
Venue: 8am-12nn, The Learning Commons, U.P.College of Engineering Library, Diliman, Q.C.
This workshop is designed for people interested in learning videography and visual storytelling. Attendees will learn basic videography skills and techniques in shooting.
Speaker: Jill Iris Marcelo-Ramos is a graduate of the U.P. College of Mass Communication and currently teaches Video Production at Assumption College, Makati. On the side she owns and manages her own video production and editing company.
Joining Fee: P200 (For Member, Non Members) & P150 (Students) inclusive of handouts and certificate.

July 21-24
"The WEB: From Design to Utilization"
Sponsor: Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines, Inc. (ASLP)
Venue: Coron Village Lodge, Coron, Palawan
Seminar fees are: P 6,800.00 -- for live-in participants; P 6,000.00 -- for live-out participants; P 6,000.00 -- for live-in non-participants/accompanying guests; P 6,300.00 -- for early bird who will pay not later than June 30, 2010, and/or paid ASLP members
Contact Persons: Wilhelmina D.P. Lopez (DTI) Tel. No. 890-4660, 890-4721; Shirley I. Cruz (CA) Tel. No. 834-2709; Aileen S. Realeza (DTI) Tel. No. 890-4721 loc. 115; Teresita Casio (NSO) Tel. No. 713-7090

July 19-20
”Raising the Quality of Library Service Through Open Access, and Open Source System (OSS)"
Sponsor: Baguio-Benguet Librarian’s Association (BBLAI) in cooperation with the University of the Cordilleras Library
Venue: University of the Cordilleras Library, Baguio City
For more information, please contact Ms. Marilou L. Pasion at malousyat@yahoo.com, pasionmarilou@gmail.com or call 09154917940 or 09236584305

July 18
Forum on LIBRO System (Automated Library System).
Sponsor:  Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Master in Library and Information Science Society (PUP MLIS Society)
Venue: Manila Room, 7th Floor Graduate School Bldg., Marcelo H. Del Pilar Campus, PUP-Sta. Mesa, Manila.
The LIBRO System is an alternative library information system developed by Mr. Romeo A. Sebastian of Miriam College. The Library software is competitive with foreign information system and is one of the most dynamic, comprehensive, and easy to use system ever built to computerize and manage information center, libraries, and databanks.

A registration fee of Php300.00 will be collected to all participants to cover food (2 snacks, lunch) and certificates.
For inquiries and reservation, please get in touch with the following: Mr. Robert Vallente (09395304516); Mr. Reden Cruzado (09205301044); Ms. Pops Marie Santos (09165008284); Ms. Nescita Avorque (0196090451)

July 13, 17 
National Bookstore invites you to its launching/book-signing of Luis H. Francia's History of the Philippines at its Superbranch Cubao, beside Gateway Mall at 6pm, and at Ayala-Cebu on July 17 at 6pm.

July 10
PATLS  Seminar on “Library Education and Practice"to be held at Mega Trade Hall, SM Megamall Building B, Ortigas Center,Mandaluyong City. Registration starts at 1:00 p.m. while the forum starts at 1:30 p.m. The PATLS General Assembly will follow at 4:00 p.m.  The seminar aims to enlighten all stakeholders in the education and practice of library and information science. Four topics will be discussed.
These are:

1.The new curriculum for Bachelor of Library and Information Science
2. The syllabi for the new curriculum
3. The Philippine Librarianship Act of 2003 otherwise known as Republic Act No.9246
4. The Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program

There will be a seminar fee of : Php 200 for non-members, Php 150.00 for members, Php  75.00 for undergraduate students

July 9
“Increasing Your Collections With Limited Budget”
Sponsor: Ortigas Center Library
Consortium (OCLC) Inc. in cooperation with Rizal Technological University
Venue: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM; SM Megamall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City
FEE: Non-members will be charged P200, members P150, and undergraduate students P 100.00
Contact: Ms. Lesil Lorete M. Tindoc and Dr. Angelina P. Resurreccion at telephone no. 534-8267 loc.129, or
email us at: angelina_resurrecci on@yahoo. com and eagle_llmt@yahoo. com

July 8
Forum on “Digital Library Initiatives : its Impact and Challenges” 
Sponsor: PLAI- Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC)
Venue:10 am – 1 pm at Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City

The forum aims to provide an introduction about digital libraries and present the current issues, impacts and challenges of digital library initiatives in the country today. The forum fee is Php 300.00 and a special rate of PhP 150.00 for LIS undergraduate students.
Registration starts at 9:30 am.  For particulars and reservations, please contact the following: Audrey G. Anday / U.P. Open University;
tel.: (049) 536-5998; e-mail audreyanday@yahoo.com; Rene B. Manlangit/ San Pablo Colleges; tel.: (049) 561-1586; e-mail: rbmanlangit@yahoo.com; Rosario A. Villamater / Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation Library tel.:(042) 373-7542; e-mail villamaterrose@yahoo.com

July 7
"Raising the Librarians’ Teaching Identity Through Lifelong Learning Modules and Portfolios"
Sponsor: PAARL, Inc. /Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP)
Venue: 1pm to 5pm on July 7, 2010 in the Seminar Room of Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Pasig City on the occasion of the 14th Philippine Academic Book Fair

Objectives: aimed generally for an intense campaign for information literacy programs to all ages with library and information professionals who have high embrace towards strong information literacy among and in both public and private domains. Specifically, it also intends to: (1) raise the librarians’ teaching identity through lifelong learning modules and portfolios; (2) adapt and take on a healthy culture of teaching- pedagogies, lesson planning & evaluation methods- while designing library services as personnel in library workplace; and, (3) take full advantage of technologies in and out of the web engaging both librarians as teachers and clients as learners perpetually beyond introduction to university life.
Fee: P300.00 for members, P350 for non-members and P100 for students to cover the snacks and certificates
Contact: Roderick B. Ramos, Vice President/Chair, Conference Committee
Christopher C. Paras, President

July 6
Forum on "Formulation of Collection Development Policy in the Philippine Setting"
Sponsor:  CEAP – NCR Tertiary Library Committee
Venue:  2:30 to 6:00 P.M. at the Megatrade hall Bldg. B, SM Megamall, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
There is a registration fee of P200.00 for librarians and P150.00 for students for this forum. Registration begins at 1:30 P.M. For inquiries and reservation, please contact Ms. Lourdes Sangil of San Beda College Alabang at 850-8898 loc. 207 or Willian Frias, DLSU Manila at 524-8835.

July 6-10

The 14th Philippine Academic Book Fair, the annual five-day event sponsored by the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP) will be held at the Megatrade Hall, 5th Level, Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, with the theme on Minds in Progress through Quality Books and Learning Materials, 2010 and Beyond.

June 25
Rizal Librarians Association's forum on "Library at its Best: Marketing and Promotion that Works" to be held at the Learning Resource Center, San Beda College - Rizal (Taytay) Campus from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. The resource speaker is Dr. Maria Victoria C. Ac-Ac.  The forum fee is Php350 to cover snacks, lunch and certificate of attendance. Click here to download the invitation.

June 23 - 25
“Sharing Culture and Service Learning through Digital Tools" (a workshop on best practices on Web 2.0 for Local Knowledge)
Sponsor:  Asian University Digital Resource Network (AUDRN) and the United Board for Higher Education
Venue:  Caritas Seminar Room, Miriam College, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Contacts Persons:
Mr. Joel Yuvienco at 4076971 and 0908-8922500.
Ms. Sheila Dingcong at 4333929, 0920-2577491 and 0922-8577491
Ms. Abigail Lesaca at 09175202229
Ms. Emma Igos at 0929.563.2826 and 0926.627.6875
Ms. Mindy Ordonez at 09166769282

June 17-19 
“Web Technologies: Training for Development of Library and Teaching Resources”
Sponsor: The National Library/Philippine eLibrary Project

Venue: Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Davao City
Registration fee: 5,000.00
Contact: Ms. Connie Lea - Tel. no.: 5250926; Email add: elea285@yahoo. com
Ms. Tina - Tel no. : 525-3196; Email add: tina_d1272@yahoo. com

June 18
“CONSORTIUM: Adapting to Change in Systems of Information Transfer"
Sponsor: Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines, Inc. (ASLP)/Economic Financial Learning Center (EFLC) of the Bangko Central ng Pilipinas
Venue: EFLC Auditorium, BSP Manila
Fee: P250.00 for active ASLP members, P300.00 for non-members and P100.00 for students
Contact Persons: Wilhelmina D.P. Lopez (DTI) Tel. No. 890-4660, 890-4721
Shirley I. Cruz (CA) Tel. No. 834-2709
Aileen S. Realeza (DTI) Tel. No. 890-4721 loc. 115
Teresita Casio (NSO) Tel. No. 713-7090

June 18 
PAARL Forum on "Technical Preparations - Requirements for Book
Prescription Shops: Starting Pace for Bibliotheraphy Sessions in Philippine Libraries to" be held at National Bookstore, Makati City
There is a registration fee of P300.00 for members, P350 for non-members and P100 for students to cover the snacks and certificates. 
(see PAARL Events to view the invitation)

June 2-4
"Reinventing Libraries and Librarians"
Sponsor: Agricultural Librarians Association of the Philippines (ALAP)
Venue: College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) Library, UPLB.
Seminar fees: P3,500.00 (live-out) and P4,200.00 (live-in) include snacks, lunch, fellowship dinner, and kit.
Contact: Elaine E. Joshi, Conference Chair
Concepcion DL. Saul, President