Showing posts from November, 2014

SMEC Celebrates 40th Anniversary

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the South Manila Educational Consortium (SMEC), the Committee of Librarians challenged its member to put up exhibits about their respective libraries depicting the theme Celebrating 40 years of Collaboration: SMEC Libraries Through the Years.

DLSU Libraries Holds Second Session of the Human Library

To help fight prejudice, reduce discrimination and break stereotypes, the DLSU Libraries organized its second session of the Human Library with the following volunteers serving as living books:

Library Instruction Make-over: Developing an Engaging Information Literacy Program

Realizing the important role that librarians play in ensuring that their library clients are information literate, the DLSU organized a symposium on Library Instruction Make-over: Developing an Engaging Information Literacy Programwhich aimed to raise awareness on the importance of information literacy being a vital component of lifelong learning; help librarians and LIS students develop new strategies in teaching information literacy skills; and understand the issues and challenges in teaching information literacy skills while at the same time promoting the reference services and programs of the DLSU Libraries

Gamifying the IamInfoSMART 2014

Learning by doing is more fun and interesting. This was the inspiration of the Libraries in gamifying the IamInfoSMART 2014 thus adding a little excitement and engagement among students as they develop their information literacy skills.

IamInfoSMART 2014 Successfully Activates the Learners

The Libraries successfully concluded its Information Literacy (IL) campaign calledIamInfoSMART with the theme,Activate the Learners!: Empowering InfoSMART Lasallians Through Engagement, held on10-14 November 2014at The Learning Commons.

We are InfoSMART: Empowering Digital Citizens through Information Literacy

With the advocacy to provide lifelong learning and engagement through the community of learners outside the DLSU academic community, the DLSU Libraries in partnership with the American Corner Manila has sponsored a free lecture to selected Secondary Public Schools in Metro Manila. This is part of the Community Extension Program of the DLSU Libraries entitled WeAreInfoSMART.

TeachMeet with LORA, the Librarian

As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign, the Libraries conducted a TeachMeet with LORA, the Librarian held at the Ortigas Room of the Learning Commons on 13 November 2014. This TeachMeet is an organized but informal learning activity designed for librarians of public secondary schools in Manila and Mandaluyong, which aims to share ideas and experiences in accessing open access electronic resources. In addition, a one-hour lecture on creating a good pathfinder was given by Ms. Marian R. Eclevia, Readers’ Services Coordinator.

De La Salle University Renews MOU with the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy Manila

Now on its fourteenth year, the American Corner-Manila based in the De La Salle University (DLSU) renewed its partnership with the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy Manila through the ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

ScienceDirect and Scopus National Online Quiz

We are pleased to announce to the community that Elsevier is holding the ScienceDirect and Scopus National Online Quiz from now until 13 December 2014.
This quiz is open to all students, faculty and staff of the DLSU academic community. Answer the questions correctly and get a chance to win any of the following PLUS MORE! 1st Prize – Samsung Tab S8.4 LTE 2nd Prize – iPod Nano 3rd Prize – X-mini Capsule Speaker
Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Quiz period and chosen by Elsevier's internal panel of judges.
To join and for more details, please click this link:

KIRA tells a story to the boys of Bahay Parola

Children have an innate love of stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder. It is with these stories that we learn about life, ourselves and others. Storytelling is one way for children from all walks of life to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures.  It can promote a positive attitude to people from different lands, races and religions.