Tuesday, October 14, 2014

IamInfoSMART Amazing Race is Back for Year 2!

As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign, the Libraries will hold the IamInfoSMART Amazing Race 2 on 14 November 2014 (Friday), 9:00am with the start line at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6F 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.


 

Mechanics:

  • The IamInfoSmart Amazing Race (based on the reality tv show The Amazing Race) is open to all bona-fide DLSU undergraduate students.
  • Interested participants should form a team of three and sign up. The ways to sign up: 
    - send an email to the library@dlsu.edu.ph
    - fill out the Online Registration Form
    - enlist at the Information Reference Desk at the 7th floor of the Learning  Commons.
  • Registration starts on 13 October 2014 and will be closed as soon as the slots are filled in. (Limited slots only)
  • The official list of teams will be announced via email and via the Libraries’ social media sites. Participants will also receive an email notification regarding the details of the event.
  • During the race, there will be pit stop clues and challenges. Pit stops will include the different library areas such as the Cyber Space, Chill at the Fifth, American Corner, Discussion Rooms as well as the different sections.
  • Team members are to work together to solve each clue and successfully complete each task to be able to get the next clue to the next destination.
  • Each team must get a stamp at every pit stop.
  • The first team to reach the final pit stop with complete stamps will be declared winner.

Schedule
Champion: Php3,500
1st runner up: Php2,000
2nd runner up: Php1,500

Schedule

Registration Period: October 15 - November 11, 2014
Meet-the-Team Photo Shoot and Pre-Race Briefing: November 12, 2014
IamInfoSmart Amazing Race: November 14, 2013

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