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Ang Paglalatag ng Pilipinas sa Mapa: An Exhibit

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The   Libraries , in cooperation with the Philippine Map Collectors Society (PHIMCOS) , invite the academic community to visit the cartographic exhibit entitled " Ang Paglalatag ng Pilipinas sa Mapa = Putting the Philippines on the Map " at the 6 th  floor Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.  This roving exhibition displays reproductions of important maps of South East Asia and the Philippines. These maps, dating from 1525 to 1760, not only show the historical importance of cartography, but also how the Philippines emerged in maps over the centuries.  The exhibit will run from 20 to 29 June 2016, 7:00AM to 8:00PM.

"The Philippine environment: fighting for our world" as Video Pick of the Week (20-25 June 2016)

In observance of the  Philippine Environment Month  ( Proclamation No. 237, s.1988 ), the Libraries proudly presents,  The Philippine environment: fighting for our world , a film directed by Milo Alto-Paz, as ​​ Video   Pick  of the Week . It will run  from 20-25 June 2016 at the   TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6 th  floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall​.​ This film   "describes the state of the Philippine ecosystems and the role transnational corporations played in environmental degradation."   (Source   Video )   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.

D. Labangon Attended the American Spaces Workshop I in Vienna

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The American Spaces worldwide are seen as essential partners for engaging local audiences in conducting public diplomacy and exemplifying democracy through ensuring every citizen has free access to information. The De La Salle University Libraries is a proud home to this dynamic space   — the American Corner (AC) Manila. The said space is one of the fourteen (14) AC’s spread throughout the key cities in the Philippines. American Spaces staffs are primarily responsible for planning and executing projects and activities that are anchored to foreign policy goals of mutual concern in the United States and the Philippines. Managing dynamic spaces requires knowledgeable and skilled staff. With the continuous support of the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Public Affairs Section, AC Manila’s reference librarian, Ms. Donna Lyn G. Labangon was recommended to attend the American Spaces Workshop I — Introduction to Management, Programming and Digital Outreach from June 06 —10, 2016 at Amerika Haus in V

Upcoming Event: Human Library (Session 5) on 30 June 2016

The Libraries, in cooperation with Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP), is holding its fifth session of the  Human Library  on  30 June 2016  ( Thursday ),  1:00pm  to 4:00pm  at  The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall .   The  Human Library  is a concept that originally started in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is composed of human books that a "reader" can interact with. Human books are people who are subjected to stereotyping and prejudices. They have volunteered to be public representatives of their respective groups so they could share with others their personal stories to break down stereotypes and prejudices. As part of the Libraries' aim to cultivate an image of sensible and sensitive community of Lasallians towards social issues, this activity is an alternative way of learning, which may promote dialogue, reduce prejudice and encourage understanding of people from different walks of life.  The first ever human library event in the Philip

Kira Tells Stories About Vegetables in Natipuan Elementary School

As part of the DLSU No Impact Experiment, the Libraries and the American Corner-Manila joined the LEAP class of Dr. Carla Pacis to teach the school children basic vegetable gardening and to tell stories about eating green leafy vegetables. This outreach activity was held at the Natipuan Elementary School, Natipuan, Batangas on 14 June 2016.  One hundred (100) children in grades K-2 listened to storytelling sessions conducted by Candy May Schijf, STC Library Coordinator. A total of 180 children in grades 3-6 participated in the vegetable planting workshop. Lanie Espiritu from Home Gardening was invited to give a lecture and demonstration on vegetable gardening.  This activity was also attended by seven student volunteers from DLSU Manila as alternative learning class. 

Peñaflor Presents at the AL4 Conference

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Green practices and sustainability in libraries was the underlying theme of the recently concluded two-day conference entitled  "Academic Librarian 4 - Sustainable Academic Libraries: Now and Beyond,” held on 2-3 June 2016 at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. Designed as a green conference , it focused on four major themes – sustainable environment, sustainable resources, sustainable technologies and sustainable services. Ms. Janice Peñaflor, Collection Development Librarian, was one of the speakers under the theme Sustainable Technologies with her presentation that tackles social media engagement entitled “ Beyond ‘Likes’: an assessment of user engagement in Facebook among Philippine academic libraries.” The Academic Librarian Conference series was conceived and initiated by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (AL1 and AL3) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (AL2). This year, the AL4 was jointly hosted by the two unive

Bayani as Video Pick of the Week (06-11 June 2016)

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In observance of  Ling go ng Kalayaan  (Proclamation No. 914, s. 1992), the   Libraries   proudly presents,  Bayani,  an educational program produced by ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc., as ​​ Video Pick of the Week . It will run from  06-11 June 2016  at the TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6 th  floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall​.​   The show follows the adventure of Noli and Aya as they travel back to historical time to know more about the lives of our great heroes. ​ 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 -ims@dlsu.edu.ph , or contact Mr. Joseph M. Yap, IMS Coordinator, at local 370. 

Availability of Wiley Online Library (Engineering e-books)

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The   Libraries   is pleased to announce that access to the  Wiley Online   Library   (Engineering e-books)  is now available on and off campus. The   Wiley Online   Library  serves as a portal to access 388 e-book titles (to date) covering the engineering discipline and other allied subjects, selected by the Consortium of Engineering   Libraries -Philippines (CELPh) of which DLSU is a member. To access the e-books, please visit the   library ’s  E-books Databases page . For further inquiries, you may  Chat with LORA , send an email to  library @dlsu.edu.ph , or call local 600.

Stay in Shape. Make an Impact! : an Exhibition on Eating Habits of Filipinos

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A new exhibition entitled,  Stay in Shape. Make an Impact!   is currently on display at the 6th floor Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.  As part of the DLSU No Impact Experiment, the exhibition features the eating habits of Filipinos by using the Libraries' collections of recipe books, films, and literary works.   Stay in Shape. Make an Impact!   tackles the importance of eating healthy foods and reducing foodprint to save the environment. It also includes powerful  digital posters that encourage every Lasallian to eat local foods, save the food and share the extra.  The exhibit will run from 6 to 18 June 2016, 7:00AM to 8:00PM.

Trial Access to WSPC eJournals

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The trial access to   World Scientific Publishing Company’s   (WSPC)   eJournals   is now available until  30 June 2016 . WSPC ,   one of the leading independent STM publishers in the world, provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students with access to   more than 100 e-journal titles (2012-2016) that span across wide variety  of subjects as follows:   Asian Studies Business & Management Chemistry Computer Science Economies & Finance  Engineering Environmental Science Life Sciences/Biology Material Science Mathematics Medicine Nanotechology & Nanoscience Nonlinear Science Physics Social Science Please visit the  Libraries ’ homepage  to access the database on and off campus via your Internet browser . Once  WSPC  has been tried, kindly click and accomplish this  Online Feedback Form . Your feedback/recommendations/ comments will greatly help in evaluating whether or not to officially subscribe to this service. For further inq

"Information Age" as Video Pick of the Week (01-04 June 2016)

In observance of the  National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Month  ( Proclamation No. 1521, s. 2008 ), the   Libraries   proudly presents,  Information Age ,  a film produced by Shannon McWhirter, as ​​ Video Pick of the Week . It will run from 01-04 June 2016 at the TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6 th  floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall​.​  This film discusses the “history of   information dissemination, from the printing press to the telegraph, radio, television, satellites, and the Internet” (source video). 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 -ims@dlsu.edu.ph , or contact Mr. Joseph M. Yap, IMS Coordinator, at local 370.