Showing posts from November, 2020

IamInfoSMART 2020 : DQ Deconstructed

In line with the celebration of the Library and Information Services (LIS) month this November, the  DLSU  Libraries will be holding its 8th annual information literacy campaign called   IamInfoSMART   with the theme  "DQ Deconstructed” on 24-28 November   2020 .   I amInfoSMART  is a week-long event which aims at honing information literacy (IL) skills and raising awareness on the importance of IL in pursuit of academic and research excellence. This year’s theme focuses on promoting the emergence of  Digital Intelligence Quotient (DQ) , with  Digital Citizenship  as its main thrust, being a vital component of lifelong learning and digital participation. It also aims to create better awareness of the trends and activities related to digital technology in everyday life and identify ways to propagate empathy and build safer communities.  Activities lined up for the celebration includes webinars, trainings as well as fun games and contests - all geared toward fostering digital citiz

Beyond Preservation : DLSU Libraries Launches Animo Repository

Last 28 October 2020, the Libraries launched Animo Repository, a cloud-based institutional repository (IR), powered by Digital Commons, to serve as a one-stop platform to collect, preserve and disseminate the scholarly and creative works of the faculty, students, and researchers of the De La Salle University (DLSU).  The event was attended by DLSU administrators, faculty and staff  led by Br. Raymundo Suplido, FSC. Partners from Elsevier and Digital Commons led by Mr. Jean Gabriel Bankier, as well librarians from other universities, also participated in the virtual launch.  The DLSU Libraries recognizes its role as a knowledge hub for scholarly engagement and digital scholarship. With this in mind, it continues to innovate and reinvent things in the library to better support the Lasallian researchers in their bigger and more meaningful mission to the country and the world. The establishment of the Animo Repository is the Libraries contribution not only the Lasallian community but also