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DLSU and UPD Librarians join Australasian International Conference

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Four Filipino librarians from De La Salle University and University of the Philippines Diliman presented their collaborative research papers at the Australasian Information Educators’ Symposium (AEIS) / Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference, with the theme, “Creating and Learning Together: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research” held on 28-30 November 2017 at the University of South Australia (UniSA)– City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.
(L-R) M. Vinzon (DLSU), R. Janio (UP Diliman), R. Maestro (DLSU), J. Fredeluces (UP Diliman) at the Conference venue
RAILS is an international conference that brings together educators, researchers and practitioners within the information profession in the Australasia region. Since its establishment in 2004, RAILS has been building partnerships among educators, researchers and practitioners to ensure that a culture of informed and innovative practice is nurtured in the provision of library and information …

[UPCOMING EVENT] Celebrity Bluff Season 2: Library Edition

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2017 campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, the Libraries will hold the Celebrity Bluff Season 2: Library Edition on 28 November 2017 (Wednesday), 2:00-4:00PM at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6F Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. Mechanics ·The DLSU Libraries Bluff (based on the TV game show Celebrity Bluff) is open to all DLSU Libraries’ members of the staff. ·Teams are from the RS, TS, Archives, and Satellite libraries ·The host will pick a bluffer for each question. ·The host will read each question once which is projected in the screen. ·After reading each question, the library bluffers will either help or trick the contestants by providing answers to the questions. ·Each team must decide whether library bluffer’s answer is either a fact or a bluff. ·The bluffers will give a brief explanation of their answers.
About IamInfoSMART
IamInfoSMART 201​7 is a week-long fair of exhibitions, learning sessions and interactive games, which aims at honing the…

[SAVE THE DATE] Celebrity Bluff Season 2: Student Edition

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2017 campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, the Libraries will hold the Celebrity Bluff Season 2: Student Edition on 28 November 2017 (Wednesday), 9:00-11:00AM at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6F Henry Sy, Sr. Hall.  Mechanics •The DLSU Libraries Bluff (based on the TV game show Celebrity Bluff) is open to all bona-fide DLSU undergraduate students. •Interested participants should form a team of two and sign up. The ways to sign up: osend an email to the library@dlsu.edu.ph ofill out the Online Registration Form oenlist at the Information Reference Desk at the 7th floor of the Learning Commons •Registration will be closed as soon as the slots are filled in. (Limited slots only) •The host will pick a bluffer for each question. •The host will read each question once which is projected in the screen. •After reading each question, the library bluffers will either help or trick the contestants by providing answers to the questions. •Each team …

LORA, The Librarian: Free Training for Public School Librarians

The Libraries, as part of its annual information literacy campaign – IamInfoSMART 2017, will be conducting a free lecture/workshop with LORA, the Librarian with the theme "Gearing Up: Preparing Librarians for Media and Information Literacy (MIL)". This will be held at the Ortigas Seminar Room, The Learning Commons, 14th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall on 27 November 2017, 10:30AM to 12:00NN. This lecture/workshop is open to librarians of public secondary schools in Metro Manila. It aims to assist and aid both school librarians to better facilitate and support MIL instruction in their schools. The background knowledge of participants on MIL will be measured through their pre and post test scores to be conducted during the workshop.
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 l…

IamInfoSMART Amazing Race 2017: Registration is Now Open.

As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, the Libraries will hold the IamInfoSMART Amazing Race on 24 November 2017 (Friday), 1:00pm 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 students, faculty and staff. ·Twelve (12) teams of three (3) members are the participants for this game. Teams are from academic and non-academic departments. ·Participants may register online, call The Libraries at local 620 or send an emai…

[SAVE THE DATE]: RESKILLING AND UPSKILLING RESEARCHERS WORKSHOP

The Libraries
invites all faculty members and students to participate in the
RESKILLINGANDUPSKILLING RESEARCHERS WORKSHOP
on using Mendeley as a reference management tool.
 29 November 2017, Wednesday, 9:00AM-12:00PM ​​Phinma E-Classroom, Room 303, Miguel Building
Facilitator Ms. Marian R. Eclevia Librarian
Registration
Interested faculty members and 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 Monday, 20 November 2017.
About IamInfoSMART
IamInfoSMART 201​7 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. Click HERE for this year's line up of activities. Updates will be announced through the Libraries' Facebook page and the Library Newsette blog.
For further inquiries about IamInfoSMART 2017, you…

[SAVE THE DATE]: IamInfoSMART 2017 Opening Ceremonies

 The Libraries
in ​partnership with the ​​ Chinese Corner
cordially invites the academic community to the Opening Ceremonies of
IamInfoSMART 2017
with the theme
Outgaming Misinformation: Media and Information Literacy Does the Mending
27 November 2017, Monday, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Exhibit Area, The Learning Commons
6th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

​ Keynote Lecture True to One's Word: On Language and Media Literacy Ms. Regine Miren D. Cabato CNN Philippines

About the Speaker
Ms. Regine Miren D. Cabado works at CNN Philippines, where she writes for both broadcast and digital platforms. She has also written stories about reproductive health, religion, and martial law for CNN Philippines Life.
About IamInfoSMART
IamInfoSMART 201​7 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. Click

Invitation to Participate to the IamInfoSMART Symposium 2017

The Libraries
in ​partnership with the ​​ Chinese Corner
cordially invites the academic community to a free symposium
IamInfoSMART Symposium 2017
with the theme
Upscaling: Information Literacy in Transformation
27 November 2017, Monday, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Multipurpose Room, The Learning Commons
12th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

​ Keynote Lecture MILtamorphosis: Inculcating Media and Information Literacy Towards Societal Transformation Mr. Darrel Manuel Marco Knowledge Management Specialist, MIL Advocate

About the Symposium
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 20 November 2017 (Monday) using this http://tinyurl.com/infosmart2017symposium
Registration is free of charge, but on a first-come, first-served bas…