Showing posts from March, 2014

Trial access to Bankscope

The trial access to Bankscope is now available until 21 April  2014 . Bankscope is a comprehensive, global database of banks’ financial statements, ratings and intelligence. It combines comprehensive data with flexible software for searching and analysing banks.  It contains detailed financial information for top public and private European, North American, Japanese, Russian and other major banks. To access the database in and off campus via your Internet browser, please visit the Library's homepage at Please note that during the trial access the data from Bankscope can only be displayed and cannot be downloaded. When you have tried Bankscope , please click and accomplish this Online Feedback Form (indicate Bankscope in the 'Name of online article/journal/ebook database and/or tool' field). Your feedback/recommendations/comments will truly be helpful in deciding whether or not the Library shall subscribe to this data

The Libraries are now subscribed to SciFinder

We are pleased to announce to the community that  SciFinder  is now available in and off campus. SciFinder  provides easy access to the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of chemistry-related information. It supports research with intellectually analyzed content and tools from the highest quality and most timely scientific information source. Faculty and students using   SciFinder  can explore a wealth of valuable data: More than 60 million organic and inorganic substances with related substance information Information about organometallics, total syntheses of natural products, and biotransformation reactions as well as information concerning reaction conditions, yields, and catalysts 44.3 million predicted C-NMR spectra and 44.3 million predicted proton NMR spectra, in addition to the 3 billion predicted and experimental properties, spectra, and data tags already available More than 46 million single-and multi-step reactions and synthetic preparations, f

MyLegalWhiz Hub MOA signing and launching

The date 11 March 2014 marked the launching of the first law and technology hub in the Philippines, the MyLegalWhiz Hub, Law and Technology Center , at the 6/F, The Learning Commons, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, De La Salle University-Manila. The memorandum of agreement (MoA) between DLSU-Manila and Thinc Office Corp. was signed by Br. Ricardo P. Laguda FSC , President and Chancellor of DLSU-Manila and Atty. Joseph Dexter M. Feliciano , Founder and CEO of Thinc Office Corp. Dr. Myrna S. Austria , Vice Chancellor for Academics; Mr. Edwin P. Santiago , Vice President for Administration; Dr. Leonila C. Abella , Associate Vice President for Information Resource Management; Atty. Jose Manuel I. Diokno , Dean, College of Law; and,   Atty. Jocelyn P. Cruz , Vice Dean, College of Law, also signed as witnesses. The signing of the MoA seals the partnership of DLSU and Thinc Office Corp. on the establishment of a law and technology hub that will host the latest technologies in legal research

K. Natividad attends NCCA’s SCH oath-taking and orientation meeting

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) held the oath-taking ceremony and orientation for all officers and members of the six (6) National Committees under the Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH) last March 6, 2014 at the Kachina Room, Century Park Hotel.  The six National Committees include National Committee on Archives (NCA) , National Committee on Art Galleries (NCAG) , National Committee on Historical Research (NCHR) , National Committee on Library and Information Science (NCLIS) , N ational Committee on Monuments and Sites (NCMS) and the National Committee on Museums (NCM) . Ms.  Karen Natividad , the Coordinator of the Archives of the Libraries, is the academic archives representative of the Executive Council of the NCA. She took her formal oath of office on the said event. A general orientation on NCCA was also held, after which was the break-out by committees where committee rules, regulations and concerns were discussed. K. Natividad will serve as

Vote for your 2013 Library Customers' Choice!

The Libraries' Top Performing Library Personnel (TPLP) Committee is now on its search for the 2013 Library Customers' Choice Awardee . The TPLP is an "annual tradition of the Libraries to recognize its employees that have rendered exemplary service to the academic community". Since the TPLP was postponed last December 2013, the winners will be awarded during the 2014 Library Planning/Workshop.  The Customers' Choice Award is a special award given to the personnel who is most liked by the library users based on their online and paper votes.  The academic community will only choose one from among the 71 candidates. They may base their vote on the following criteria: Demonstrates excellence in providing quality library service. Courteous and attentive to the needs of the library users. Delivers the needed information effectively and efficiently. Visit the online form to vote: Voting ends on March 15, 2014. Thank you.