Tuesday, May 04, 2010

PLAI-STRLC Summer Conference in Palawan

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. - Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) conducted a 3-day Summer Conference on April 28-30, 2010 at the St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality and Development Center, Brgy San Jose, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

This year's Conference theme is "Towards Librarians' Skills and Competencies Enhancement". The Conference aims to: 1) enhance the librarians skills & competencies and enable them to make their library services receptive, effective and apt to the needs of their constituents; 2) present current issues and concerns affecting Philippine libraries and librarianship and develop feasible plans to address these issues; and 3) provide an avenue to impart to participants professional updates that governs the library professions to include among others an awareness on Philippine cultural, historical and educational heritage.

Topics include: Professional updates on PLAI, NCLIS and BFL/CPE; Disaster Management Readiness of Philippine Libraries; Library Networks and Linkages; Accreditation of Philippine Libraries; Storytelling for Libraries; Online Presence of Philippine Libraries; Library and Staff Development Plan.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Forum on Outsourcing Library Resources

The Cavite Librarians Association Inc. (CLASS, Inc.) is pleased to invite you in a forum and general assembly on January 22, 2010 at the new Session Hall, Legislative Building, Provincial Capitol, Trece Martires City with a theme “Outsourcing Library Resources”.

The objective of the forum includes familiarization on different sources of materials, online information and access to libraries worldwide. The registration fee is Five Hundred Pesos (Php500.00) inclusive of seminar kits, certificate of participation/appearance and handouts for the seminar and for those members/participants who will attend the general assembly only – a Php300.00 fee will be collected.

Also we would like to inform you that picture taking for membership ID will be done upon registration.

For details/inquiries and reservation, please get in touch with the following: Ms. Sonia M. Gementiza 09156059863, Ms. Connie P. Villanueva 09213732255, Ms. Eugene C. Kamantigue 09194632360, and Ms. Jennny U. Cruz 09208008930.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Symbols Used in CLASS Inc. Corporate Seal Interpreted

A committee has been created to interpret the symbols used in the Cavite Librarians Association, Inc. corporate seal led by Mr. Marcial R. Batiancila (Ex-officio Officer). The Committee has come up with the following interpretations:

· The Torch with a Flame in the form of Hands releasing a Dove – Signifies freedom of expression and equal access to information among Cavitenos.
· Open Book – Symbolizes libraries and information professionals in the Province of Cavite.
· Philippine Flag – Symbolizes the historic province of Cavite that plays an important role in Philippine political history.
· Rays of the Sun – Symbolizes the transforming nature of knowledge and the open horizon for discoveries and learning.
· Ropes (Encircling) – Symbolizes strength in unity.
· 1981 - The year that the Association was founded.