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DLSU Librarians present papers at the IFLA WLIC 2014

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The 80th World Library and Infomation Congress (WLIC) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) was held on 16-22 August 2014 at the Lyon Convention Centre in Lyon, France. This year's theme is Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge. This 7-day Congress saw a delegation of nearly 2,000 library and information professionals from all over the world, where it became a venue for knowledge sharing, collaboration and networking.

IFLA is the international organisation for library and information associations, institutions and librarians and the trusted global voice of the library and information community, and drives equitable access to information and knowledge for all (IFLA, 2014). It holds an annual conference, general assembly and trade event attended by information professionals coming from 150 countries.
Seven (7) Filipino librarians presented their research papers and poster in various sessions during the conference. Among th…

The Libraries formally launches the Chinese Corner

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On September 12, 2014, the De La Salle University Libraries formally launched the newest addition to its Special Collections -- The Chinese Corner.
The Chinese Corner is a generous donation from China Hanban in Beijing. Hanban (also known as Confucius Institute Headquarters), is a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide, responding to the needs of foreign Chinese learners.
The Corner primarily aims at supporting Chinese language programs in educational institutions of various types and levels, and promoting cultural exchanges. As such, the collection is strong in CLT or Chinese Language Teaching and makes available a great deal of information on Chinese customs, tradition, arts, history and literature.