Monday, December 24, 2007

Season's Greetings!

As we remember the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, let us recall in mind all our blessings and give thanks then share the love, joy and peace that comes from Him, to others. And as a new year will start, may we be blessed another year and continue to be united in our endeavors to built a better future, serve as good models and leave great legacy, to those who will come after us.

Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

2007 Paid Members

If you have paid your 2007 annual membership fee and your name is not yet in the list, please bear with us as we wait for the updated list. Thank you.

(As of 10 November 2007-RAVillamater)

Reminder:2007 Membership fee

Austria, Reagan IRRI Library
Andaya, Rowena IRRI Library
Mahusay, Charity San Sebastian College Recoletos de Cavite
Batiancila, Marcial San Sebastian College Recoletos de Cavite
Rufo, Veronica Aurea SLSU, Quezon
Rabino, Lilian De La Salle Lipa
Pascua, Joyce Olivares College, Tagaytay City
Metante, Winefreda Imus Institute, Cavite
Garing, Natalia Lipa City College
Esperante, Adelina UP Los Baños
Darang, Delia Brenda Union College, Sta Cruz
Abad, Corazon LCC, Tanuan City
Ilagan, Caroline Letran-Calamba
Encina, Jhenny Letran-Calamba
Bagis, Louella Letran-Calamba
Alomo, Ana Rita Letran-Calamba
Bebeng, Jane Letran-Calamba
Zapata, Eulalia Maryhill College - Lucena City
Viner, Marisel Sacred Heart College - Lucena City
Nayve, Marietta Sacred Heart College - Lucena City
Ibias, Miled Lucena City Library
Edad, Fhraned Lutucan National High School - Sariaya,Quezon
Popan, Edna First Asia Institute of Technology-Batangas
Navela, Aurora Sacred Heart College - Lucena City
Britannico, Luvimin University of Batangas
Pureza, Marcelita UP Los Baños
Leonen, MarisolLa Salle College Antipolo, Rizal
Sazon, Editha UP Los Baños
Mallion, Editha UP Los Baños
Templanza, Natividad Divine Word College-Oriental Mindoro
Cusi, Gilda Jose Leido Memorial National High School- Oriental Mindoro
Cruzado, Mailen Oriental Mindoro Municipal Library
Macaraig, Gregoria St. Bridget College- Lipa City
Villena, Cristeta RTC Law Library- Batangas City
De Guzman, Francisca Bauan Municipal Library-Batangas
Garcia, Marcelita Batangas Provincial Library
Fernandez, Marita FEU - Sampaloc, Manila
Closa, Marie Paz Batangas National High School
Zapanta, Tess PUP, Lopez, Quezon
Veranga, Manuelita Atimonan Municipal Library
Villamater, Rosario Manuel S. Enverga University-Lucena
De Jesus, Chona Pamantasan ng Cabuyao-Laguna
Soriano, Lourdes Laguna Provincial Library
Manlangit, Rene San Pablo Colleges
Austria, Carmelita IRRI, Laguna
Zamora, Milagros IRRI, Laguna
Laxamana-Lansangan, Emerald IRRI, Laguna
Evangelista, Lelia Lyceum of Batangas
Landicho, Medelyn Lyceum of Batangas
Allilio, Emma Lyceum of Batangas
Silang, Nenita Lyceum of Batangas
Guinto, Teodora CDH Allied Medical College-Calamba
Welgas, Victoria Laguna State Polytechnic College

Lifetime Members

*This was originally posted at the right sidebar of PLAI-STRLC Blog

Thursday, December 13, 2007

2008 PNU-LISAA, Inc Set of Officers

Congratulations to PLAI-STRLC members who were elected and inducted officers of PNU-LISAA, Inc. PRC BFL Chair Corazon M. Nera was the inducting officer last December 8, 2007 during the Association' s 7th general assembly held at the PNU Edilberto P. Dagot Hall, Manila. Below is the list of the 2008 Set of Officers:

Roderick B. Ramos
Philippine Normal University
Vice President
Jocelyn L. Ladlad
De La Salle University
SecretaryFlordeliza Siochi
National Commission for Culture and the Arts
TreasurerNoemi B. Cabantog
St Paul College
Marifi E. Navarro
Elizabeth Seton School
Ma. Merconi E. Fermanejo
Cavite State University
Board Members
Marites K. Chavez
Congressional National High School

Eileen de Chavez Magadia
De La Salle Lipa

Rosalina A. Soriano
General Alvarez School of Arts and Trade

Consuelo J. Estigoy
Educardo L. Jason Memorial College

Antonio R. Resurreccion
Xavier School
Estela A. Montejo
Ateneo de Manila University

In addition previous Presidents of the Association were as follows:

2006: Medina S. De Castro, Sta. Isabel College
2005: Evelyn P. Nabus, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina
2004: Consuelo J. Estigoy, Eduardo L. Jason Memorial College
2003: Medel Vincent N. Bautista, Xavier School /
Consuelo J. Estigoy, Eduardo L. Jason Memorial College
2002: Placida Socorro L. Limpin, presently based in Australia
2002: Elnora L. Conti, Board for Librarians, PRC

The current PNU-LISSA, Inc President, Mr. Ramos, served as speaker at the recently concluded seminar on "The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialist" sponsored by the Cavite Librarians Association, Inc (CLASS) last December 5-7, 2007. In addition, Ms. Fermanejo was the elected President of CLASS during the General Assembly of CLASS members last December 6, 2007 while Ms. Magadia is currently an officer and active member of the Librarians Association of Batangas (LAB).

(Note: Taken from an email sent by Roderick Ramos dated 12 December 2007).

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Induction of 2008 STRLC Council Officers

(L-R: PLAI President Susima L. Gonzales, Marcial R. Batiancila, Audrey G, Anday, Rene B. Manlangit, Freya Faye Perez, Jhenny P. Encina, Michael John Tolentino, Charity R. Mahusay, Joyce Pascua and Rowena Andaya)

The first set of 2008 PLAI-STRLC Council Officers were inducted to office last December 7, 2007 during the CLASS annual seminar entitled "The New Face of the 21st Century Libraries and Information Specialists" held at the La Sallete Retreat House, Biga, Silang, Cavite. The PLAI President, Ms. Susima L. Gonzales served as inducting officer.

The following were inducted to office that day: Marcial R. Batiancila (Chair), Audrey G. Anday (Vice-Chair), Rene B. Manlangit (Secretary), Freya Faye Perez (BOD), Jhenny P. Encina and Michael John Tolentino (STRLC HOD), Charity R. Mahusay (Chair, NOMELEC ), Joyce Pascua and Rowena Andaya (Members, NOMELEC)

UPDATE (January 2008)
Some of the elected officers who were not able to join the December oathtaking were inducted by PLAI-STRLC Chair, Mr. Marcial R. Batiancila during the Council officers' first meeting last January 15, 2008 at the St Thomas of Billanova Libraries, San Sebastian College de Cavite, Sta Cruz, Cavite City.

Included in the second batch of inductees were: Rosario A. Villamater (Treasurer), Jenalyn Pancho (Member, NOMELEC), Aurora A. Navela (QLA representative) and Ma. Merconi Fermanejo (CLASS representative).

(L-R: PLAI-STRLC Chair Marcial R. Batiancila, Jenalyn Pancho, Ma. Merconi Fermanejo, Aurora A. Navela and Rosario A. Villamater)

Hopefully by the February meeting, the rest of the other elected PLAI-STRLC Council Officers would be inducted to office. (AGAnday)

Friday, December 07, 2007

Induction of CLASS New Set of Officers

The Cavite Librarians Association, Inc (CLASS) held its General Assembly and Election of Officers last December 6, 2007 at the La Sallette Retreat House, Biga, Silang, Cavite. The new set of officers were then inducted into office on December 7, 2007 with Ms. Susima Gonzales, PLAI President, as inducting officer.

The new set of CLASS Officers are as follows:

Ma. Merconi E. Fermanejo
Cavite State University - Cavite City
Vice President
Sonia M. Gementiza
De La Salle University - Dasmariñas
SecretaryEsmeralda R. Vinzon
NCST - Dasmariñas
TreasurerConcepcion P. Villanueva
Cavite Provincial Library
Eugene C. Kamantigue
Imus Institute Inc.
Reden Cruzado
Rosario Institute
Board Members
Charity R. Mahusay
San Sebastian College Recoletos de Cavite

Jenny Cruz
University of Perpetual Help Rizal - Molino

Milagros Pangilinan
Cavite Provincial Library
Marcial R. Batiancila
San Sebastian College Recoletos de Cavite

Saturday, December 01, 2007

MV Doulos in the Philippines

The world’s largest floating bookshop MV Doulos is in Manila, it's final visit to the Philippines, from November 30-December 23, 2007. It is docked near the historic Manila Hotel selling quality books at affordable prices. Doulos carries a stock of half a million books and around 6,000 titles that covers a wide range of subjects such as science, education, cookery, technology, dictionaries, sports & children's books among others.

Doulos has 350 volunteers on board coming from over 50 different nationalities with the common goal of bringing Knowledge, Help and Hope to the people of the world.

Bookshop Opening Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
10 am - 9 pm
Sunday & Monday
2 pm - 9 pm
* Closed on Monday, December 10, 2007 only.

Entrance Fee: P 10.00

Children under 16 are free of charge but must be accompanied by parents or guardian.

For more information please phone or text the Doulos in Manila info line: 09267024342 or Doulos representative Ms. Sofie Eriksson at 09053323547 or email Doulos(dot)manila(at)gbaships(dot)org