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Self-service Printing Facility at The Learning Commons

As part of its initiatives to expand its readers' services, the Libraries is pleased to announce that the self-service printing facility is now available at The Learning Commons.
Self-service printing allows patrons to manage their own printing needs from any of the public terminals/laptops or from one's personal device to any of the PaperCut printing stations at The Learning Commons. Printing stations are currently located at the 7th, 9th and 10th floors, Henry Sy Sr. Hall
To begin using the facility, patrons must first purchase and redeem a PaperCut ticket/card available at the service counters at the 6th (Information Desk), 7th (Information-Reference), 9th (Periodicals) and 10th (Archives) floors. Please follow the steps on how to use the Web Printing Service HERE.  
A copy of the Guidelines on Self-Service Printing may be accessed HERE.

Upcoming Event: Human Library (Session 6)

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TheLibraries, is holding its sixth session of the HumanLibrary on 08 December 2016 (Thursday), 1:00pm to 4:00pm at The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.  


The HumanLibrary is a concept that originally started in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is composed of human books that a "reader" can interact with.Humanbooks 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 everhumanlibraryevent in the Philippines was successfully held here at the DLSU on 14 August 2014. More about these sessions can be read HERE.

LORA, the Librarian Gives a Lecture on Media and Information Literacy

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As DLSU Libraries continues to promote media and information literacy (MIL), a free half-day lecture was conducted to 15 teacher-librarians affiliated with the Department of Education Division of Imus City held at the Ortigas Room, The Learning Commons, 13th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall on 10 November 2016, 9:00AM to 11:30AM.
Louie Zabala (Readers' Services Librarian), Joseph Yap (Instructional Media Services Coordinator), and Donna Lyn Labangon (Special Collections Librarian) as resource persons provided an overview and introduction of the basics of media and information literacy.They discussed the MILmodules based from UNESCO's initiative, young people as consumers of media, how to interpret media, integration of media culture and technology, and cooperation and sharing of ideas.
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 primary and sec…

The Libraries Conducts Workshop on Online Surveys and Excel Tricks

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The Libraries conducted reskilling and upskilling workshops for faculty and graduate students held on 12 November 2016 at Phinma E-Classroom, Room 303, Miguel Building. Ms. Janice Peňaflor, Collection Development Librarian of DLSU Libraries conducted two workshops on (1) Surveys 101: tips on improving your online surveys and, (2)Excel tricks for managing and analyzing data. A total of thirteen participants attended the said workshops.

Ms. Peňaflor discussed the step-by-step processes in creating online survey forms, including how to apply aesthetics to personalize the online forms. She tackled the different types of survey questions from questions that require short answers to questions that are answerable through multiple choice grid, and how to create them in Google Forms.
Also, Ms. Peňaflor systematically presented the different features of MS Excel that would help the participants manage and analyze their data.  She further taught them how to use different formula, like the measure…

J. Yap Speaks at the Global MIL Week

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The fifth annual global celebration ofMedia and Information Literacy (MIL) Weektook place from 31 October to 5 November 2016. The Global MIL Week 2016 includes the Sixth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference and the First General Assembly of theGlobal Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy(GAPMIL), which took place from 2-5 November 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil.
The Global MIL Week activities and conference share the latest research, projects, new ideas and information with a diverse gathering of stakeholders involved in information and media literacy, and in print, screen-based and digital media. 
More than 68 papers were accepted and presented including the paper of Joseph Yap entitled, “Defining understanding and promoting cultural diversity through the human library program.”The theme for this annual event is “Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue.”
The four-day conference was sufficient enoug…

DLSU Librarians attend the ALIEP 2016 Conference

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The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice held its 7th International Conference (A-LIEP 2016) at the Nanjing University (Xianlin Campus), Nanjing, China on November 3-4, 2016. Said conference was organized by Nanjing University, China, hosted by School of Information Management, Nanjing University Nanjing University Library, in collaboration with Nanjing Agricultural University, China Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China.
With the theme Innovation in Library & Information Science in the Age of Big Data, this conference had three tracks: LIS Education, LIS Practice and LIS Research with the aim of continuing “the tradition of examining new challenges and developments in LIS, in particular potential paradigm shifts in the age of big data.” (ALIEP 2016) Two librarians, Janice Peñaflor and Justina Garcia, presented their paper entitled Resource Sharing in the Digital Era: Perspectives and Practices in Philippine Academic Libraries …