Showing posts from April, 2016

Lasallian Librarians Attended ALAM 2016

Donna Lyn G. Labangon, Archives Coordinator and Vivian C. Soriente, Filipiniana Librarian attended the 5th Advancing Libraries, Archives and Museums (ALAM) Seminar-Workshop entitled “ Honoring the Past, Honing the Future: Bridging History and Technology through Libraries, Archives, and Museums ” on   13-15 April 2016   at The Bayleaf Intramuros, Manila. This seminar-workshop aims to help libraries, archives and museums (LAMs) recognize their roles in nation building by making the most to harmonize the use of technology and innovative systems in preserving and propagating the nation’s cultural identity. It was formally opened by a keynote address from Professor Brendan Luyt of Nanyang Technological University with the theme, “Returning to the Fundamentals in Libraries, Archives and Museums.” One of the sessions focused on the Philippine experience of p reserving collections and cultural heritage wherein resource speakers discussed the history, mandate and functions of The

The Young Writer’s Workshop 2016

The DLSU Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) in partnership with the Libraries’ American Corner invited interested creative young writers for a workshop. This was held on 16 April 2016, Saturday from 9:00AM - 1:30PM at the 13th floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall. Around 90 children ages 9-17 registered to join the session. The workshop was aimed to assist promising young writers in developing their creative skills and techniques in writing creative nonfiction (e.g., personal essay, journal or blog entry). Invited teacher-facilitators for this workshop were Susan Lara, Timothy Montes and Genaro Gojo Cruz. Young writers ages 15-17 were mentored by  Susan Lara , a writer of fiction and nonfiction. She won a Don Carlos Palanca Award First Prize for her short story, " The Reprieve ," and the National Book Awards for Fiction for her collection Letting Go and Other Stories . She has attended the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa, USA, and

Service Hours for Term 2, AY 2015-2016 Break

The  Libraries  will be observing the following service hours during the  Term ​2​, AY 2015-2016 Break : ​ 18 April to 21 May 2016 Libraries Monday to  Friday Saturday Manila The Learning Commons (TLC) 08:00 to 17:00 08:00 to 12:00 Br. Benedict Learning Resource Center (BBLRC) 08:00 to 17:00 08:00 to 12:00 Science and Technology Complex (STC) College 08:00 to 17:00 08:00 to 12:00 Integrated School (IS) (regular service resumes in June) 08:00 to 17:00 Closed Pre-School (PS) (regular service resumes in June) 08:00 to 17:00 Closed Makati Extension Campus (MEC) 10:30 to 19:00 08:00 - 12:00 Only  clearance requests  (to be processed at the 6F Information Desk), book returns and  Ask LORA services  are accommodated during Term Breaks. Except for the IS and PS, regular  library  hours and services will resume on  Monday, 23 May 2016 , the start of Term 3, AY 2015-2016. Meanwhile, regular hours and services at the AGH-L

"How the Earth Changed History" as Video Pick of the Week (11-16 April 2016)

In observance of Month of Planet Earth (Proclamation No. 1482, s. 2008), the   Libraries   proudly presents, How the Earth Changed History , a film directed by Nigel Walk, as Video Pick of the Week . It will run from 11-16 April 2016 at the TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall. ​"​This groundbreaking series, from the team behind Earth: the biography, reveals the epic tale of how the forces of the Earth have shaped human civilization. With passionate storytelling and extraordinary HD camerawork, this engaging and visually stunning series combines bold ideas with new science to form an original version of human history" (from WorldCat).   Video Pick of the Week   is an initiative to promote media literacy in the academic community. It also aims to promote the audiovisual collection of the Instructional Media Services (IMS) of the  Libraries . For inquiries, you may   Chat with LORA , send an email to   library , or contact

The Libraries and the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia enter into a "Sister-Library" Relationship

The National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, a government organization under the Parliament of Georgia and the main book depository of  the country entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on Friendship and Cooperation with the DLSU Libraries last 01 April 2016 at the Audio Visual Room, The Learning Commons, 13 th  Floor Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. As the primary gateway to information for the community, the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia and the DLSU Libraries desire to develop professional relations and establish a “Sister-Library” relationship based on friendship and mutual benefit and cooperate in the fields of automation of library bibliography processes, electronic exchange and delivery of documents, scientific bibliography, restoration and conservation of rare books and human resources development. The sister-library project is an initiative of Consul Cunanan, working closely with Mr. Giorgi Kekelidze, Director of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. T

Diplomatic Dialogues Series #1 – Women in Diplomacy: Do women make better diplomats?

To celebrate   Women’s Month, Ambassador Delia D. Albert inaugurated her “ Diplomatic Dialogues ” series with the theme, “ Women in Diplomacy: Do Women Make Better Diplomats?” The event took place on the 31st day of March 2016 at the European Documentation Centre. The event also celebrated the first anniversary of the Delia D. Albert collection at the Libraries.  In coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs, four career women Ambassadors were invited and graced the event as panelists; Grace Relucio-Princesa, former Philippine Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates; Maria Rosario Aguinaldo, former Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia; Rosalinda Valenton-Tirona, former Philippine Ambassador to Nairobi, Kenya; and Monina Callangan-Rueca, former Philippine Ambassador to Hungary. The Turkish Ambassador to the Philippines, Amb. Esra Cankorur, was also present during the event as   guest. The distinguished women diplomats shared their impressive experience