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The STC Libraries successfully ran TakBook: the book drive for victims of calamities

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TakBook– One Million and Counting…: Book Drive for Victims of Calamities, a 3K charity­ run was hosted by DLSU Science and Technology Complex (DLSU­-STC) Libraries in partnership with the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Southern Tagalog Regional Council (PLAI­-STRLC) and Association of Librarians in Laguna Province, Inc. (ALLPI). This activity was held at DLSU-­STC in line with the celebration of the National Book Month and the Library and Information Science Month on November. The activity was held simultaneously in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon on 17 November 2013. For the province of Laguna, the assembly point and book drop registration was done at East Canopy Lobby, Milagros Del Rosario Bldg., DLSU­-STC Leandro V. Locsin Campus, Biñan City. 
This project aims to raise one million books to help those libraries damaged by calamities in the Southern Tagalog Region, Zamboanga, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte and other regions. The project was coordinated to …

IamInfoSMART: "Let's Turnitin"!

As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of “making every Lasallian information literate”, The Libraries invites faculty and students to one-on-one Turnitin tutorials anytime between 8:00am to 5:00pm from 25 November (Monday) to 28 November (Thursday) 2013 in the IamInfoSMART Exhibit Fair at the 6th floor lobby, The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall. 
Students with ready-made academic papers are also encouraged to join the “Let’s Turnitin” Contest. The mechanics of the contest are as follows: Students who wish to join should have an existing Turnitin account and a ready-made paper for submission.All papers must be submitted to Turnitin class “Let’s Turnitin” on 27-28 November 2013. (Class ID: 7309229 / Enrollment password: iaminfosmart)Uploaded paper will be electronically checked based on originality.Students must view the originality report to check whether they got a “Green”, “Blue”, or “Red” square.Students who got “Green” or “Blue” originality report will get a prize.Winners will be …

Fines no More: Zero payment for overdue books

The DLSU Libraries will be offering a Book Amnesty Program dubbed as Fines No More: Zero Payment for Overdue Books. The program covers library patrons who still have with them unreturned books borrowed or loaned  in or prior to AY2010-2011 and will run from November 25 to December 31, 2013.

During this period, fines will be waived for all unreturned books thus clearing the patron of his/her library accountability.

Faculty, staff, students and alumni with unreturned books borrowed in or prior to AY 2010-2011 are advised to take advantage of this opportunity to avail of the waived overdue fines. 

The guidelines of the amnesty program are below:


For inquiries please contact The Libraries at loc. 620 or send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph. You may also send us your queries through the Libraries' Facebook and Twitter pages. Thank you.

IamInfoSMART Amazing Race

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As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of “Making Every Lasallian Information Literate”, the Libraries will hold the IamInfoSMART Amazing Race on 29 November 2013 (Friday), 9:00am with the start line at the 6th floor lobby of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. 
Based on the reality TV series, the contest will lead contestants to different sections of The Learning Commons, where they must perform various tasks in a race against other teams. This activity aims to teach students how to (1) determine the nature and extent of information needed; (2) find and locate the needed information effectively and efficiently; (3) evaluate information sources; and (4) use information ethically and legally. 
The following are the mechanics of the race:



This contest has limited slots only. REGISTER NOW!

For inquiries please contact The Libraries at loc. 620 or send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph .

Thank you.

IamInfoSMART: Demystifying information literacy

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As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of “Making Every Lasallian Information Literate”, The Libraries will conduct a talk and forum entitled “Demystifying Information Literacy” on 26 November 2013 (Tuesday), 9:00am to 10:30am at the 6th floor lobby of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.  

The resource speaker is Ms. Marian R. Eclevia, Coordinator for Readers’ Services of the DLSU Libraries, who has more than a decade of experience in the field of reference and information service. She has earned her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Library and Information Science from the University of the Philippines.

This activity aims to increase participants’ understanding to information literacy as a vital component of lifelong learning, to measure their information literacy skills, and to promote library services and programs. Interested participants are requested to pre-register online not later than 22 November 2013 (Friday) using this Electronic Form.

For inquiries, please contact The Librar…

Exhibit on Sustainable Interventions and Technical Assistance Toward "Greenifying" Philippine Industries

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The University Community is invited to attend the opening of the exhibit on Sustainable Interventions and Technical Assistance Toward "Greenifying" Philippine Industries of the

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)


scheduled on
20 November 2013 (Wednesday), 9:00am at the

6F, The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall Various project initiatives of the UNIDO will also be presented at the 12F of The Learning Commons after the opening ceremony.

The UNIDO Exhibit will run from 20-21 November 2013 (Wednesday-Thursday).

For inquiries, please contact The Libraries at local 620 or send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph

IamInfoSMART Poster-Making Contest

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As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of “making every Lasallian information literate”, the Libraries will conduct an on-the-spot poster-making contest on 28 November 2013, 9:00 am at the 6th floor lobby of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. This activity aims to increase students’ awareness on the importance of information literacy as a vital component of lifelong learning, and at the same time it seeks to consolidate and showcase students’ understanding of information literacy through the creative arts.
The following are the mechanics of the contest:
This contest is open to all members of the academic community, including faculty, staff and students (both undergraduate and graduate) of De La Salle University. All interested applicants must pre-register on or before 27 November through this online form. Contestants are requested to be at the 6th Floor of The Learning Commons before 9:00 AM of 28 November. A short poster presentation will be given by a librarian to the contestants …

Upcoming: IamInfoSMART - Making every Lasallian information literate

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In celebration of the Library and Information Services (LIS) month this November, the Libraries will be running an information literacy (IL) campaign entitled IamInfoSMART with the theme, “Making every Lasallian information literate”, on 25-29 November 2013. 
SMART refers to the ability to: Seek for the right information; Manage retrieved information effectively; Assess information critically; Refer information sources correctly; and Treat and apply information ethically.
IamInfoSMART is a week-long fair of exhibitions, learning sessions and interactive games, which aims at honing students to become information literate by equipping them with the necessary IL skills and raising their awareness on the importance of IL in their pursuit for academic and research excellence.
The line-up of activities during the IL Campaign includes the following: Information Literacy Exhibit Quiz (November 25-29)Tweet and Win (November 25-29)Scavenger hunts (November 25-29)Demystifying Information Literacy - …

TakBook – One Million and Counting…: Book drive for victims of calamities

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UPDATE: Because of projected inclement weather, the Takbook fun run is rescheduled to 17 November 2013 (originally 10 November).

The DLSU Science and Technology Complex (DLSU-STC) Libraries, in partnership with the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Southern Tagalog Regional Council (PLAI-STRLC), would like to invite the community to take part in “TakBook – One Million and Counting…: Book Drive for Victims of Calamities”, a fun-run with a cause in line with the celebration of the National Book Month and the Library and Information Science Month this November 2013.
TakBookaims to donate books and other instructional materials to libraries badly affected by calamities in the Southern Tagalog Region, Zamboanga, Cebu, and Bohol. It will be held simultaneously in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon on 17 November 2013, Sunday at 06:00am. The DLSU-STC Libraries is the host institution for the province of Laguna.
Registration fee is in the form of book donations.…