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IamInfoSMART 2018: Schedule of Activities

Now on its sixth year, the Libraries will be holding its annual information literacy campaign called IamInfoSMART with the theme "InfoLIT in Every Bit on 12-17 November 2018 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 2018 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:

[Upcoming Event] WeAreInfoSMART Think, Create, Innovate: An InfoSMART Make-a-thon Challenge

The Libraries, as part of its annual information literacy campaign – IamInfoSMART 2018, will be conducting WeAreInfoSMART with the theme “Think, Create, Innovate: An InfoSMART Make-a-thon Challenge . This will be held at the Makerspace, 12th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall on 15 November 2018, 8:00AM to 5:00PM. The activity is in coordination with American Corner Manila and aims to teach media and information literacy skills, let participants reflect on the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), and inspire creativity among the participants by making prototypes to address the SDGs. The activity is open to public secondary schools in Metro Manila, with ten (10) limited slots for the DLSU students.


Interested participants are required to register online (fill out the form HERE). For further inquiries, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph, or call local 620.

[Upcoming Event] RIA's Helpdesk

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2018 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 14-16 November (Wednesday-Friday), 9:00am-5:00pm at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6th floor, 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 the 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 bonafide students, faculty, and staff may book a session using this reservation facility. Walk-in pa…

[Upcoming Event] LORA the Librarian

The Libraries, as part of its annual information literacy campaign – IamInfoSMART 2018, will be conducting a free lecture/workshop with LORA, the Librarian with the theme "Learning In Libraries: A Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Seminar-Workshop". This will be held at the Philippe Jones Lhuillier Conference Room, 14th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall on 14 November 2018, 10:00AM to 5:00PM. 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…

[Upcoming Event] Amazing Race

As part of the IamInfoSMART campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, one of the event’s major activities is the IamInfoSMART Amazing Race (Senior High School Students and Balay Edition) which will be held on 12 November 2018. Based on the reality TV series, the contest will lead participants 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 bonafide DLSU senior high school and Balay membersDuring the race, there will be pit stop clues and challenges. Pit stops are the different areas located within The Learning Commons.Team members are to work together to solve each clue and successfully complete each task to earn poi…

[Upcoming Event] #MyMemerableLibrary

As part of IamInfoSMART 2018, the Libraries will hold #MyMemerableLibrary; a meme making contest over at The Libraries’ Facebook page from Wednesday-Friday, 14-17 November 2018. This activity aims to familiarize the DLSU community with the Libraries’ services, facilities, and collection in a creative way.

This contest is open to all bonafide DLSU faculty and all students. Individual and group entries will be accepted. Each individual/group is only allowed to submit one (1) entry per caption


Mechanics:


Meme captions will be announced by the Libraries through the Facebook fan page. Participants will choose a caption and pair it with a photo to come up with a meme. Photos used should be owned or taken by the participants themselves. Participants post their meme using the hashtags #MyMemerableLibrary and #IAIS2018 All photos submitted for this contest shall be the property of DLSU Libraries. Entries will be judged using the following criteria Wit / Humor- 40%Novelty (attractiveness to subj…

[Upcoming Event] Reskilling and Upskilling Workshop with the theme “Measuring your Research impact”

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2018 campaign of making every Lasallian information literate,
The Libraries will hold a Reskilling and Upskilling Workshop with the theme “Measuring your Research impact”
on 17 November 2018, Saturday, 9:00AM-12:00PM, Phinma E-Classroom, M303, Miguel Building.

This event is FREE and open to all DLSU students, faculty and staff.
The  session aims to: to provide faculty and students practical information research impact; to present ways of measuring and tracking research impact using Scopus & Almetrics; and, to learn about creating research profiles (ORCID, etc).
Interested participants are required to register online (fill out the formHERE) due to the limited number of
slots per session. A certificate of participation will be given to all attendees.

For further inquiries, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to

Upcoming Event : Launching of The Lasalliana

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In celebration of the Lasallian Tercentenary
The Libraries
in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission The Museum cordially invites the university community to the launching of
The Lasalliana 21 November 2018 (Wednesday), 3:00 PM Archives, The Learning Commons 12th Floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall
Overview
The Lasalliana is a dedicated learning space that highlights the life and works of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the De La Salle University’s institutional memory. The space is envisioned as a reading/study area where library users and visitors can learn and reflect on the life of St. La Salle and his legacy in the institution. It highlights the Lasalliana collection of the Archives as a rich resource of historical information.
For inquiries, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph, or call local 620.
Thank you.

The Libraries co-organizes NASA's Space Apps Challenge

The Libraries and Animo Labs join the American Spaces Philippines-U.S. Embassy in the Philippines as co-organizers of  NASA's Space Apps Challenge this year. This is an exciting, collaborative scientific exploration of the global hackathon, as we pair data from NASA with problem solvers across the globe. The activity was held from 19-21 October 2018 at De La Salle University (The Learning Commons, 6th floor and Verdure, 4th floor).
The program aims to create an opportunity for mission schools, DLSP students, and students from other institutions to participate in an international competition, bringing Filipino developers and innovators at the global front.
The first day was intended to brief the participants of the key challenges of NASA Space Apps as they engage via videoconferencing with Dr. Patricia Jacobberger (NASA Headquarters, D.C.) and Michael Carroll (Urban Engine/U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama). Another set of virtual panel experts, Dr. Anondo Mukherjee, …

DLSU Troglodyte Wins the Break the Fake Hackathon Supported and Located in American Corner Manila, with Solution to Track Relationships Between Fake News Sites.

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Break the Fake 1st-Place Winners, Carlos Nazareno, Dominic Ligot, Nikko Torcita (front center, left to right) with the judges, event organizers and sponsors
Manila, Philippines - Five or so years ago, “fake news” was a term that no one used. Today, it’s no longer just a term, but a phenomenon, recognized as an urgent global problem and a threat to human life by world leaders and institutions.  
The rise of social media as the main source of news and information by most has made it easier for malicious figures and groups to spread false content, especially in tech-savvy Southeast Asia. 
This led a group of independent youth leaders and professionals in Manila, Philippines to start the “Break the Fake Movement”, an organization that aims to engage the public, especially the youth, through technology-driven media literacy events to combat fake news. 
“Fake news is one of the most pressing issues facing the world today. It will take the ingenuity of our youth, combined with the power of t…

DLSU Libraries Holds 13th Session of Human Library

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In its continuous effort to reduce prejudices, eradicate stereotypes and promote understanding and dialogue, The Libraries held its 13th session of Human Library last 8 August 2018 at the 6F, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. In line with the idea of book renewal in a typical library setting, HL13 has “renewed” some featured human books from HL12@BGC and brought them all the way from BGC Campus to Manila Campus. 



Similar with the HL12@BGC, Manila campus readers were also entertained with six (6) human books: (1) Bagong Buhay, by Mr. Danilo Alcantara (ex-convict); (2) Power of Love and Faith, by Mrs. Teresita Adefin (ex-convict); (3) Tatak Rehas, by Mr. Pedrito Gozo (ex-convict); (4) A Journey to Self-Discovery, by Mr. John Phillip Binondo (mixed ethnicity), (5) Poverty, Facebook, and How to Help a Street Kid, by Mr. Edwin Nombre Pamanian (illegal settler); and (6) Dyosa, by Ms. Rosemarie Olan (PWD). The activity was graced by a total of 109 readers. 
L-R: (Standing) P. Binondo, P. Gozo, E. Pamania…

New Acquisitions (Periodicals) : August 2018

Periodicals Section Newly Received Materials (Current Awareness) August  2018, Term 3 AY 2017-2018

College of Education (CED)
Count Title Volume No. Date Frequency 1 JOURNAL OF TEACHING EDUCATION 69 2 MAR/APR 2018 Quarterly 2