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Trial Access to EIKON

The trial access to EIKON is now available until 30 November 2016.  

EIKONis a financial analysis tool which provides easy access to trusted news, data and analytics all filtered by relevance to the users' exact needs and displayed in a highly visual way that is easy to grasp and act on. It provides the broadest and deepest data sets across asset classes, sectors and geography.
Access to EIKON is limited to on-campus network only. Please visit the Information Reference at the 7th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall, to access the tool. Once EIKON 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 database.

Trial Access to EBSCO's One Belt One Road Reference Source

The trial access to EBSCO’s One Belt, One Road Reference Source is now available until31 December 2016.  
​EBSCO’s OneBelt, One Road Reference Sourceis a collection of full text journals and publications to support the understanding and study of theOne Belt One Roadmega region, including parts of Asia, the Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. It provides access to scholarly journals, newspapers and newswires, conference proceedings and hard to find publications covering essential information for studying the people, culture and economies of the 65 countries in the region.
Please visit the Libraries’ homepage to access the database on and off campus via your Internet browser.
Once EBSCO’s One Belt, One Road Reference Source 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 database.

Upcoming Event: TeachMeet with LORA, the Librarian

As part of IamInfoSMART 2016, the Libraries will be conducting a free lecture/workshop with LORA, the Librarianwith the theme "Back to Square One: Understanding Media and Information Literacy (MIL)"to be held at the Ortigas Room, The Learning Commons, 13th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall on 10 November 2016, 9:00AM to 11:30AM. This lecture/workshop is open to librarians of public secondary schools in Imus, Cavite. It aims to introduce the basics of media and information literacy skills (based on UNESCO's initiative) and propose approaches to the evaluation of these skills such as pre and post tests. The scores in these tests will be used to gauge their background knowledge in MIL.

LORA, the Librarian is one of the community extension activities of the Libraries, which aims to provide training on the different aspects of library work, and guide librarians from public secondary schools, community libraries, etc. in sourcing for free library resources.

Upcoming Event: Family Feud (DLSU Librarian’s Edition)

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2016, the Libraries will hold a contest for DLSU librarians based on the TV game show Family Feud on 09 November 2016, 2:00PM – 4:00PM at the Exhibit Area, The Learning Commons, 6/F Henry Sy Sr. Hall. This contest aims to gauge the DLSU librarians’ knowledge and familiarity to the collection, services, and facilities as well as to promote teamwork, camaraderie, and sportsmanship among librarians through competitions. Mechanics
DLSU librarians will be divided into four groups, with five members each: Team Archives, Technical Services, Reader’s Services, and Satellite Libraries. A member of each team faces the other in a face off challenge. The game master reads the question.The team that buzzed in with the correct answer receives control of the board and has the option of playing or passing control to the other team.The team that has the control tries to reveal all of the correct answers to the question before receiving three strikes.If the team receives three…

Upcoming Event: WeAreInfoSMART Poster Making Contest

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2016, the Libraries will conducting the WeAreInfoSMART Poster Making Contest with the theme "The Role of Information Literacy in the UN 2030 Agenda"  on 08 November 2016, 2:00PM – 5:00PM at the Exhibit Area, The Learning Commons, 6/F Henry Sy Sr. Hall. This contest is open to high school students from public secondary schools.

Mechanics
●Contestants must be currently enrolled high school students from secondary schools. ●Before the start of the contest, all contestants need to attend a lecture- presentation on accessing e-Library and open access databases to be given by the librarians. ●All interested contestants must pre-register using online registration form available at http://tinyurl.com/weareinfosmart. ●There is no registration fee to be assessed in joining the contest. ●Each participating high school must only have two (2) representatives. ●The theme shall be "Information Literacy and Access to Information: Roles of Libraries in the UN 2030 …

Upcoming Event: IamInfoSMART Amazing Race (Senior High School Students Edition)

The IamInfoSMART Amazing Race is back for year 4! As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, the Libraries will hold the IamInfoSMART Amazing Race (Senior High School Students Edition) on 11 November 2015 (Friday), 1:30pm - 3:30pm with the start line at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6th floor 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 contest is open to all bona-fide DLSU senior high school Grade 11 students.Each SHS section should form a team of three as class representatives. During the race, there will be pit st…

Upcoming Event: IamInfoSMART Symposium on Information Literacy: Strategies and Challenges

The DLSU Libraries will be holding its annual information literacy campaign called IamInfoSMART with the theme "InfoSMART Plus” on 08-12 November 2016, 9:00AM-5:00PM at the Exhibit Area, The Learning Commons, 6F Henry Sy, Sr. Hall.
​One of the activities is a free symposium entitled Information Literacy: Strategies and Challenges" to be held at the 12th Floor Animo Labs, The Learning Commons on 10 November 2016 (Thursday), 1:00PM – 5:00PM.
This symposium aims to bring together librarians, LIS teachers, researchers, media specialists, educators and students to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current practices, developments and challenges in information literacy, both in practice and theory.
Interested participants are required to pre-register online not later than 07 November 2016 (Monday) using this http://tinyurl.com/infosmart2016symposium. Registration is free of charge, but on a first-come, first-served basis. Certificate of participation will be given to th…

Upcoming Event: RESKILLING AND UPSKILLING RESEARCHERS WORKSHOP

The Libraries
invites all faculty members and graduate students to participate in the
RESKILLING AND UPSKILLING RESEARCHERS WORKSHOP
12 November 2016, Saturday, 9:00AM-11:00AM ​​Phinma E-Classroom, Room 303, Miguel Building

​​ Workshop Description:
​​​The workshop aims to​ ​help faculty and graduate students create online surveys using Google form and analyze research data using MS Excel. 
​Workshop topics:
·​Surveys 101: tips on improving your online surveys ·Excel tricks for managing and analyzing data
Interested faculty members and graduate students are requested to kind​​y fill out this Online Registration Form to register. Forty (40) slots are available for this workshop. ​Registration ends at 5:00PM on Thursday, 08 November 2016.

For further inquiries, patrons may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph, or contact Ms. Minette Vinzon, Readers' Services Librarian, at local 620.​

Upcoming Event: RIA’s Research Help Desk

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2016 campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, the Libraries will hold a special session of the Face-to-Face with RIA (Roving Information Assistant) service called RIA’s Research Help Desk on 09 November (Wednesday), 9:00am-5:00pm and 12 November 2016 (Saturday), 9:00am – 12:00pm at the 6th floor Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.
Similar to the concept of “book-a-librarian”, Face-to-Face with RIA is available for a 30 to 60-minute, one-on-one instruction on topics such as formulation of search strategies, subject database searching, evaluating sources of information, referencing, citation management tools, and Turnitin. However, the following will not be covered: (a) computer configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting; (b) provision of investment, legal, or medical advice; (c) tutoring or homework help; and, (d) job interview preparation.
Mechanics: All bona-fide students, faculty and staff may book a session beginning…

Upcoming Event: IamInfoSMART 2016

Now on its fourth year, the Libraries will be running its Information Literacy (IL) campaign called IamInfoSMART with the theme, "​InfoSMART Plus”, on 08-12 November 201​6 at The Learning Commons. This activity is in line with the celebration of the Library and Information Services (LIS) month this November.
SMART refers to the ability to: Seek for the right information; Manage retrieved information effectively; Assess information critically; Refer information sources correctly; and Treat and apply information ethically.
IamInfoSMART 201​6 is a week-long fair of exhibitions, learning sessions and interactive games, which aims at honing the IL skills of students and raising awareness on the importance of IL in their pursuit for academic and research excellence. Activities include:
Run Dates Activity Time Venue 08-12 November Information Literacy Exhibit ​​ SMARTarium Pokemon Hunt! Twister Chinese Checker/Connect Four Dominoes 8:00AM – 5:00PM Exhibit Area The Learning Commons