Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Banda Kawayan

The participants were serenaded during dinner by the Jose J. Leido Memorial National High School Banda Kawayan under the direction of Eman Alveyra, special culture & arts coordinator.

Day 1 - Summer Conference Speakers

Welcome remarks by Hon. Salvador C. Leachon, Mayor of Calapan City

Keynote Address by Dr. Araceli R. Salmorin, OIC-Division Superintendent of Calapan

Session 1: Harmonization of Library Standards and Accreditation. Prof. Corazon M. Nera, Library Director, Lyceum of the Philippines

Happy Birthday Ms Gilda Cusi

90+ colleagues and participants descended to Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro to greet a happy birthday to Ms Gilda Cusi, the President of OMLA, as part of the pre-opening activity of the Summer Conference. Happy happy birthday Mam! May you have more natal days to celebrate.

Monday, April 11, 2011

UP College of Engineering Library Use Policy

Thank you Ms Dette Sueno of UPEnggLib2 for the scanned image and we are glad to disseminate amongst our colleagues your new policy for their timely information & guidance.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

ACRC Fellowship

From Mam Lourdes David email dispatch to and re-posted here solely for widest dissemination and timely information of concerned colleagues.

Applications are invited for the Asian Communication Resource Centre (ACRC) Fellowship at the Nanyang Technological University, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Singapore. The fellowship is for a period of 6-12 weeks and includes economy class return air ticket, on-campus accommodation and a monthly allowance of S$600.

Who can apply: Academics, researchers and PhD students in an area of communication or information studies.

Application deadline for the Aug-Nov 2011 semester is: 15 April 2011.

More information and application form for the ACRC Fellowship are available at:

2011 PLAI-STRLC Summer Conference

One week to go before the 2011 PLAI-STRLC Summer Conference on "Pursuing Excellence for Library Service : ACCREDITATION and STANDARDIZATION" at El Pueblo Rhizort, Mahal na Pangalan, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

Click here for CHED endorsement
Click here for DepED Advisory no. 86 s. 2011
Click here for the Travel Advisory
Click here for the Summer Conference Advisory (or here)
Click here for SuperCat schedules & fare
Click here for Invitation and here for the Pre-registration form
Click here for Information about the venue

Application for CPE units have been submitted to the CPEC.

Confirmed Book Exhibitors:

Global International
Library Journal
Rex Book Store
Wiseman Books Trading, Inc.

Confirmed Product Presentors:

C & E
CE Logic

To date, there are around 50+ participants with confirmed pre-registration.

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Travel Advisory - 2011 Summer Conference

Dear Colleagues:

The Organizing Committee would like to make your travel more relaxing and enjoyable. Be aware of the time schedules so that you can be with the group.


You must be at Batangas Pier at least 30 minutes before the schedule departure of SuperCat. Choose your desired Schedule of departure: 6:30 am; 8:30 am and 10:30 am.

Please inform us your preferred schedule thru email. Also, confirm to us if you wish that we will reserve you a ticket for the SuperCat and we will buy the ticket for you ahead.

The conference will start at 1:00 pm, soon after lunch. Departure schedule beyond 10:30 am may not be convenient for you as participants.

Participants are entitled to AM snacks and Lunch before the start of the conference on April 13th.

If you have any question, please call any of the officers listed in your invitation or send us email.Thank you and see you all at El Pueblo Rhizort for our 2011 Summer Conference.



If you are taking regular medicines, please do not forget them because we are in the island of Oriental Mindoro and your medicines may not be available there.

If you have some food allergies or following some dietary management, kindly inform us so we can help you.

Bring your swim wear because we will have time to enjoy the beach as well. For swimwear, colored shirt is not allowed.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Papers Presented @ National Conference on Copyright and the Philippine Film Industry

The papers presented during the recently held National Conference on Copyright and the Philippine Film Industry last March 2-3, 2011 organized by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines are available for viewing/download here.

Some of the papers presented of interest to librarians and information specialist are:

1. The importance of copyright
2. The global finance and distribution environment
3. Global structure of the film industry
4. Copyright in the filmmaking process
5. Philippine film TV, new media industries in a digital environment

Storytelling "Kuwento Mo, Sulat ni Rizal"

Source: National Library of the Philippines

Helping Children Overcome Reading Difficulties

Source: Filipinas Heritage Library