Showing posts from April, 2021

#CreativeTuesdays: A Digital-Readiness Workshop for Libraries

A program of the Makerspace @ the Libraries, #CreativeTuesdays focuses on using tools and applications to create projects that foster creative thinking and behavior. In its first run, the sessions were held virtually from 16 March to 20 April 2021 through the conduct of an intensive digital readiness workshop for libraries. The workshop is a  joint venture of the DLSU Libraries’ American Corner Manila, Makerspace, and Social Engagement committees. The workshop covered 11 learning sessions encompassing timely and relevant topics. Each participant was expected to submit a pre-determined output set forth by the trainers which were graded using a rubric. A  total of 816 attendees nationwide joined the first run of the workshop.  Workshop schedule: To recognize participants with the best output, one participant was selected for each output category and was given the " Most Creative Project” award. The recipients were as follows: Infographic/ Event Poster - Mr. Mark Bacordo of Jose Riza

The Last Man Off Bataan : A Virtual Exhibition of the Romulo Room

T oday marks the 33rd anniversary in commemorating "Day of Valor" or known as "Araw Ng Kagitingan", a tribute to the unsung heroes of Bataan for showing their strong patriotism and undying heroism during World War II against the Japanese Imperial Army. Executive Order No. 203 further proclaimed April 9 as “Araw Ng Kagitingan” on 30 June 1987. Let us take a trip down memory lane and browse through the #DLSULibraries virtual shelves on some unprecedented works on the Battle of Bataan here: BattleofBataan Visit the Romulo Room through this virtual exhibit here: v=G3rmzpCthT0 The Romulo Room is located at The Learning Commons, 10th floor, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. The room was conceptualized with future generations of leaders in mind as it showcases the life and works of Gen. Carlos P. Romulo, also known as "The Last Man Off Bataan" - a Filipino diplomat, soldier, journalist, author, and National Artist for Li

Call for Papers | Conference on Library and Information Studies (CLIS) 2021

The De La Salle University Libraries and the Philippine Normal University Library and Information Science Alumni Association (PNU-LISAA), Inc. issued a joint call for papers for the Annual Conference on Library and Information Studies (CLIS 2021) with the theme  Libraries in the Period of Uncertainties: Transitioning, Transforming,  Upskilling , to be held on July 1-2, 2021 via Zoom. The call is open to librarians, information professionals, researchers, faculty, and graduate students of library and information science (LIS). The conference aims to: (1) Find out how libraries are coping with the demands of online learning; (2) Determine innovative practices, programs, facilities, and services introduced by libraries in response to the instructional and research needs of clients, remotely; (3) Present the different trainings carried out to prepare both the library personnel and the clients to adapt to emerging technologies; and (4) Prepare libraries to gear up for the post-COVID world