Showing posts from July, 2016

Human Library Session 5 on Reducing Prejudices

The Libraries, in cooperation with Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP), and in partnership with Green Giant FM, ARCHers Network and The La Sallian, held its fifth non-thematic human library last 30 June 2016 at the Exhibit Area, The Learning Commons, 6th floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall. Dr. Elenetia D. Garcia, Full Professor, Department of Philosophy gave the opening remarks. On her response, Sr. M. Roselita T. Geronimo expressed her appreciation of the Human Library session as a venue to discuss prejudices and stereotypes. Dr. Dorothy P. Javier,  Assistant Professor from  Theology and Religious Education  Department formally closed the program. In this session, the nine human book volunteers who are experts in their respective fields, scholars, religious leaders, and teachers are as follows: My Not So Imaginary Friends by  Mikko Martel  This young man is the current director of the university’s ARCHers Network. Enjoying a bachelor’s degree in information

Capability enhancement program for TESDA Learning Resource Centers

As part of its community engagement program, the Libraries adopts the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Learning Resource Centers (LRCs) to provide training on basic library management  and assist in the organization of library materials. A one-day free training-workshop was conducted for the librarians and focal persons of TESDA  held at the Central Office in Taguig on 28 June 2016 . The training aims to help the participants to manage their LRCs and to assist them to standardize their library practices.  A total of 29 librarians and focal persons attended the training-workshop. Ms. Elizabeth B. Padilla, Readers' Services Coordinator, discussed the circulation processes and facilitated the creation of standard library forms. Ms. Marian R. Eclevia, Assistant Director for Support Services, presented a practical guide to shelving and maintaining library collections. Finally, Ms. Karen Cecile V. Natividad, Technical Services Coordinator, ga

Video Pick of the Week: Inside Tract: we are what we eat

In observance of the  Nutrition Month  ( Presidential Decree No. 491, s. 1974 ) ,  the Libraries   proudly presents,  Inside Tract: we are what we eat,  a film produced by Films for the Humanities & Sciences, as ​​ Video Pick of the Week . It will run from 04-09 July 2016 at the TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6 th  floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall​.​ This film “ explains the workings of the digestive tract, describes selected gastrointestinal disorders, and spotlights a variety of approaches to overall wellness through good nutrition ” (School Media Associates).​  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 Mr. Joseph M. Yap, IMS Coordinator, at local 370.