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Elsevier eBooks Online Quiz 2017

TheLibrariesis pleased to announce that Elsevier is running the Elsevier eBooks Online Quiz until 30 April 2017! The quiz is open to all students, faculty and staff of the university. Click this link to register and join. Participants will have to access ScienceDirect  from the Libraries' Databases page and use the search box in order to find the answers.
Participants who answered all five questions correctly will enter the lucky draw for a chance to win these prizes:
1st  Prize: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2nd Prize: 2 sets of Php 500 Starbucks gift card 3rd Prize: 3 sets of Elsevier 2-in-1 multi-charger

Going Great at Eight: Human Library Session 8

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The De La Salle University Libraries, in partnership with American Corner -  Manila (AC - Manila) and Science and Technology Complex (STC) Integrated School Library, held its eighth human library session last March 17, 2017 at the exhibit area, The Learning Commons, 6th floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall. Ms. Maria Theresa Q. Patricio, Associate Principal for Student Affairs, STC-Integrated School gave the opening remarks. Eleven human books were presented during the opening program and sixty eight registered readers (including DLSU students, faculty members and guests from other institutions) interacted and listened to the following human books:



Humayo siya’t nagpakarami  by Ms. Jhoan Dela Vega. Now that she is 40 and a grandma of 2, Jhoan looks back to the small family where she was from. She has 3 siblings. Since age 19 with her childhood sweetheart-turned-husband, Jhoan enjoys her activities raising a brood of 10 offsprings. How happy could it be with a lot of “mini-me’s”?


Gilbert, batang ama …

Human Library 7.0: an Eye-Opener

The Integrated School Libraries at the DLSU Manila Laguna Campus hosted the seventh session of the Human Library on 03 March 2017, from 8:00AM-11:00AM. This session covered human books on the following subjects:​Martial Law victim, LGBT representative, Catholic lay person, tattoo artist, person with ADHD, professional squatter, jobless person, person with tattoo, human rights activist and reformed drug addict.
This specific session targeted students from the DLSU Integrated School, specifically Grade 10 and Grade 11 students.  What sets this session apart from the previous sessions is that, sessions were held in the classrooms and with 25 readers per human book.  Separate sessions were given to each grade level.  Introduction of the books were given by the Teacher Advisers per class.
The Human Books
Martial Law: Never Again. Ms. Nilda Lagman-Sevilla is the sister of disappeared human rights and labor lawyer Hermon C. Lagman. She has been a human rights advocate who staunchly opposed the…

Trial Access to Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)

The trial access to Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) is now available until 19 April 2017.  
EMIS is a platform that brings time-sensitive, hard-to-get, relevant news, research and analytical data, peer comparisons and more for over 120 emerging markets. The information platform provides a unique blend of analysis, data (including financials) and news on companies, industries and countries. EMIS has licensed content from the cream of the world's macroeconomic experts, the most renowned industry research firms and the most authoritative news providers, and is a part of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
Please visit theLibraries’ Trial Databases page to access the database on and off campus via your Internet browser.
Once EMIS 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.

Jianzhi: The Art of Chinese Paper Cutting

TheLibraries  invites you to a free lecture-workshop on Jianzhi: The Art of Chinese Paper Cutting to be held  on 30 March 2017,Thursday, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at the Chinese Corner, The Learning Commons, 9th Floor Mezzanine, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall.  This session will provide an overview of the traditional Chinese visual art in the form of paper cutting. Participants will also be given the opportunity to practice paper cutting with the help of the facilitator.
Yang Wenxia was invited to facilitate the workshop.Yang Wenxia is a Chinese teacher at the Confucius Institute of the Ateneo de Manila University. She is the recipient of theFirst-Prize Scholarship in Qufu Normal University for four consecutive years from 2010-2014.
Online registration is required due to limited number of slots. Interested participants are requested to kindly fill out this online registration form. Registration ends at 5:00 PM onMonday, 27 March 2017. 
For inquiries, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.e…

Extended Service Hours (Term 2, AY 2016-2017)

In anticipation of the research needs of the students for the forthcoming final examinations for Term 2, AY 2016-20​17, the READERS’ SERVICES and ARCHIVES ofThe Learning Commons will open for extended service hours to better serve the community.

The Learning Commons Dates Time Readers’ Services (6F Information Desk, 7F-10F) 29-31 March 2017 01,03-08,10 April 2017 7:00AM​ to 10:00PM​ Archives (12F)
All satellite Libraries (​​BBLRC, Law, MEC, STC-College) will observe regular service hours on these dates.

Video Pick of the Week (20-25 March 2017): El Presidente

In commemoration of the birth anniversary of President Emilio Aguinaldo (22 March 1869), theLibrariesproudly present, El Presidente : GeneralEmilioAguinaldostory and the first Philippine Republic,a film directed byMark Meily, as ​​VideoPick of the Week. It will run from 20-25 March 2017 at the TV corner, The Learning Commons, 6thfloor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall​.​
“During the last days of the Spanish empire and the rise of America as a super power in Asia, one brilliant Filipino general bravely stood his ground and victoriously led the Philippine revolution. He was the legendary hero, the power the glory behind the struggle for freedom and the battle for Philippine Independence"(from source video).
VideoPick of the Week is an initiative to promote media and information literacy in the academic community. It also aims to promote the audiovisual collection of the Instructional Media Services (IMS) of the Libraries.

Training on EBSCO Resources and Services

The Libraries is inviting all faculty members​, students and researchers to participate in the free training session on EBSCO resources(research databases and eBooks collection) and services (Discovery Service and tools), on Friday, 24 March 2017, 10:00AM to 12:00PM at The Learning CommonsAudiovisual Room, 13F of Henry Sy Sr. Hall​
Interested participants are requested to kindly fill out this Registration FormRegistration ends at 5:00PM on Thursday, 23 March 2017. Registered participants are kindly requested to bring their laptop/mobile device to facilitate online searching of the databases (as may be required by the trainor).
For further inquiries, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph, or call local 600.