LibNews Snippets (September 2009 to September 2010)

LibNews Snippets (September 2009 to September 2010)

by UA&P News Desk on December 18, 2009 - 2:06 pm

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University Library aligns strategic goals

UA&P librarians geared up for the coming school year with their own strategic themes in line with the more general goals of the University.

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, the Library strives to meet standards and improve in the areas of collection development, services, maintenance of the growing book collection, and staff training. #

Christmas Celebration 2009

The library Christmas party kicked off with a ceremony on exchanging gifts and made more alive by the succeeding raffles and games.

UA&P Library winning belen 2009

The staff also participated in the different Christmas events organized by HRM, PE and OSA, with full support by their most valuable coach and University Librarian, Miss Belen Vibar.

The unit won first place in the Belen Making Contest, second for the Christmas Carol performance, and another second place award for Sports. #

Two new degree holders

Our congratulations to the following staff:

  • Mrs. Lenie G. Parales, Head Librarian, TSD, for acquiring her Master’s Degree in Library Science from the Manual L. Quezon University last April 6.
  • Mr. Edwin Garcia for graduating with Specialization in Library Science at the Philippine Normal University last March. #

Library staff training pushed

Twelve employees of the University Library attended seminars and fora sponsored by different library organizations.

Library Staff Training

Nine other library staff members also benefited from an echo seminar conducted by the attendees. The Section Heads also gave talks on library policies and procedures to improve services offered by the library.

  • Ms. Rachelle Arabit attended “Project Management for Librarians and Information Professionals” — August 27, 2009 by UPLSAA at the Ortigas Foundation, Pasig City.
  • Mr. Reynaldo Aspera, Mrs. Asela Santiano, and Mrs. Edna de Castro attended “The Promotion of Environmental Sustainability Through Libraries and Information Centers” — November 25 to 27, 2009, by PLAI at the Heritage Hotel, Manila.
  • Mr. Edwin Garcia attended “Net Generation Libraries” — September 16, 2009, by PLAI-NCR at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
  • Mrs. Asela Santiano, Mrs. Edna de Castro and Mrs. Lenie Parales attended “The Power and Etiquette and Being Happy in Library and Information Services” — September 18, 2009, by PLAI-NCR at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
  • Mrs. Marivic R. Legaspi attended the forum “Focusing on Our Health: Enhancing Wellness in the Workplace — September 16, 2009, by the Medical & Health Librarians Association of the Philippines, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
  • Mr. Darwin Leongson attended “Book Care 101: Introduction to the Care and Repair of Books” — September 17, 2009, by OFI & UPSLAA, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
  • Mr. Dennis B. Macabudbod attended “Cyber Infrastructure: Library in Focus” — September 15, 2009, by ASLP at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City
  • Mr. Niño Pascual attended “Towards Innovating Technical Services: Viewpoints for Advanced Resource Management” — August 26 to 27, 2009, by PAARL, at the National Library, Manila
  • Mrs. Lenie Parales and Mr. Edwin Garcia attended a national seminar on “Library Automation in the 21st Century” — April 21 to 23, 2010 at the Lay Formation Center, Dagupan City.
  • Mr. Audie Ravina attended a forum on “Digital Debates of Archives, Museums and Libraries” — September 17, 2009, by ASLP, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. #


This school year, the following library staff members were reassigned with new duties:

Mr. Niño Pascual
Past: cataloger of Technical Services division
Present: in-charge, Serials, TSD Extension

Mr. Audie Ravina
Past: in-charge, mechanical processing, TSD
Present: Don Eugenio Lopez Library

Mrs. Edna de Castro
Past: Serials Librarian
Present: Cataloger, TSD

Ms. Rachell Arabit
Past: in-charge, DELL Circulation Section
Now: Multimedia Section

Mr. Edwin Garcia
Past: in-charge, Multimedia Section
Present: Technical Services Division

Mr. Darwin Leongson
Past: in-charge, shelving, Don Emilio Ejercito Library
Present: Don Eugenio Lopez Library #

New staff

The library has welcomed Ms. Florence Renee R. Bacay and Ms. Kristi Ma. Fevie V. Macasaet, both with a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Santo Tomas, as a staff of the Don Emilio Ejercito Library.

Ms. Bacay and Ms. Macasaet were respectively assigned to man the Circulation and Reference sections of the library. #

Thumbnail photo “The Colorful Library of an Interaction Designer” by See-ming Lee on Flickr under CC BY-SA license

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