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DLSU Librarians Invade PLAI National Congress 2016

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Opening of Application: ​STEAM Upcycling Program 2017

The Libraries  in partnership with  US Embassy in the Philippines and Makerspace Manila  announces the call for application for STEAM Upcycling Program 2017. Overview STEAM Upcycling (employing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) skills in repurposing, reusing, or turning of an item into something greater than its present quality, monetary value, or function) is a comprehensive six-month course designed to: Introduce Filipinos to the global maker movement and the positive impact it brings to education (STEAM and non-STEAM), business, and societyEducate Filipinos about being makers and utilizing makerspacesPromote Entrepreneurship and Environmental Protection using a platform and tools via makerspacesCelebrate Filipino ingenuity through tinkering and makingSupport various opportunities for a better quality of life that can be born out of upcyclingBring together local makers and makerspace organizations, non-government entrepreneurship and environmental organizations,…

A Well-Attended Human Library Session 6

The DLSU Libraries held its sixth session of the Human Library on 08 December 2016 (Thursday), 1:00PM-4:00PM at the Learning Commons.This session coveredhumanbooks on thefollowing subjects:​bisexual, hunk and fashion designer librarians, Lasallian brother, person with deformity, person with depressive disorder, queer lovers, scholar, student athlete, and senior citizen call center agent.
Dr. Aime T. Guarino, Director of Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS) gave the opening remarks. Mr. Joseph Yap, Chair of the Human Library introduced the 11 human books. The descriptions below were prepared by Ms. Roselle Maestro, Readers’ Services Librarian.
The hunk librarian, Mr. Edward Vincent Guevarra, is a former athlete, fitness instructor, nutrition and sports enthusiast. He trains to inspire and motivate people to live a healthy and happy life. All of these he does while being a full time librarian at the Ateneo de Manila University Rizal Library.
Ms. Tiffany de la Cruz is currently t…