Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ALAP Forum & 43rd General Assembly

Agricultural Librarians Association of the Philippines (ALAP) invites you to attend its Forum on Quality Management System and ISO in Libraries and 43rd General Assembly, June 5, 2015, CCDL, UP Open University, Los Banos, Laguna, 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Please confirm your attendance on or before May 29, 2015.

For more info please contact Ms. Vangie Alcantara, ALAP Secretary (Cellphone: 09175056120; Telephone: (049) 536-2251; Email: or email :

BPO Courses at the Cavite Provincial eLibrary

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

CLASS Seminar on Application of new Cataloging Policy in Libraries

Dear Colleagues:

Warm greetings from the Association!

The Cavite Librarians Association, (CLASS) Inc. in coordination with the De La Salle University--DasmariƱas (DLSU-D) will hold a seminar on “Application of New Cataloging Policy (RDA) in Libraries” which will be held on May 22, 2015 at Aklatang Emilio Aguinaldo, DLSU-DasmariƱas, Cavite from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 

The main objective of the seminar is to cascade the new adopted cataloging policy statements and RDA guidelines for Philippine libraries in replacement of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2) in the province of Cavite. 

Target participants are Librarians and Teacher-Librarians from the private public schools/institutions in Cavite. A fee of PhP 500.00 will be collected to cover lunch, snacks, certificate of participation, certificate of appearance for public/government employees, and other incidental expenses. For those who want to renew their membership for 2015, a separate amount of PhP 100.00 will be collected. 

For inquiries please get in touch in any of the association’s officers. Thank you very much and may God be with you always.

Very truly yours,

Vice-President / Chair, Conference Committee



Friday, May 15, 2015

PLAI-CeLRLC Seminar on Establishing Libraries, Archives and Museums

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc-Central Luzon Region Librarians Council (PLAI- CeLRLC) in partnership with Baliuag University Library is set to conduct a Seminar on Establishing Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM) in the Creation and Maintenance of Knowledge Communities on 29 May, 2015, Friday at the Bahay na Bato, Baliuag University, Baliuag, Bulacan.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Training-Workshop on Digitization and Digital Preservation for Wider Access

Dear Colleagues:

The Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman, Inc. (AASDI) in partnership with the University Library, University of the Philippines invite you to participate in a Training-Workshop entitled Digitization and Digital Preservation for Wider Access to be held on 20-22 May 2015 at the Main Library, Gonzalez Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

The main objective of the Training-Workshop is to provide participants with the means to move beyond theoretical understanding to implementation strategies adhering to the current and emerging standards, best practices, and sound decision-making in planning and implementing digitization projects.

Specifically, this training-workshop aims to enable the participants to:

1. Understand the basic concepts of digitization and digital preservation;
2. Know the different hardware and software used for image capture, image processing, storage, preservation, and retrieval;
3. Make good choices and to initiate successful digital imaging and digitization programs at their home institutions;
4. Define and design a low cost digitization project; and
5. Implement digitization projects and establish institutional repositories.

Registration fee is Php 5,000.00 (inclusive of meals, kit, and certificate). Interested participants may reserve a slot and pre-register at Payments can be made in cash or cheque payable to Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman, Inc. Payment can be deposited to PNB, U.P. Diliman Branch with Savings Account Number 598967000013.

Due to limited slots, we will accommodate participants on a first-come first-served basis. For more details, please contact :

Ms. Lilia F. Echiverri - 9292180;
Ms. Elvira B. Lapuz - 9818500 local 2861;

Kind regards,

Elvira B. Lapuz
Head Librarian
General Reference and Electronic Resources Section
G/F Gonzalez Hall
Apacible Street
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City

Sunday, May 10, 2015

A-LIEP Call for Papers and Posters

We are inviting paper and poster presenters to the Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice Conference with the theme, "ASIA-PACIFIC LIS: EXPLORING UNITY AND DIVERSITY."

Topics range from global and regional practices in LIS education and the profession; trends in research in LIS; developments in LIS services; management concerns and practices of libraries and information centers; cooperation among libraries and information centers, resource sharing; internationalization of LIS, among others.

The deadline for submission of papers is on the 15th of June 2015. A-LIEP will be held in the Philippines from the 28th to 30th of October 2015. For more information, please visit or email