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  • 1. Newsletter Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians Rm. 301 The National Library Building, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita 1000 Manila Philippines No. 1 January – March 2009 ISSN – 0116 – 014 PAARL’s 36th Annual General Assembly and Induction / Awarding Ceremonies at TNL L-R: Prof. Salvacion M. Arlante and the PAARL Board 2009. Fourteen (14) past presidents of PAARL attended the 36th General Assembly with officers’ induction and awarding ceremonies INSIDE THIS ISSUE that took place in the auditorium of the National Library last January 30, 2009 1 PAARL’s 36th Annual General Assembly and Induction / Awarding (Friday). Librarians, book dealers, Ceremonies at TNL publishers and guests also graced the event. 3 Report of the Outgoing President 2008 Mrs. Salvacion Arlante (1987), Guest of Honor, 5 PAARL Financial Statement January to December 2008 challenged and inspired all to keep on embracing the ideals of the Philippine Association of Academic and 6 Inspirational Message of Prof. Salvacion M. Arlante Research Librarians or PAARL as a professional organization. Arlante, UP University Librarian, 7 Miss. Elvira B. Lapuz’s Acceptance Speech officiated the oath-taking ceremony of this year’s Executive Board before a crowd of more than 150 9 FEATI University Opens Doors to PAARL members, guests and exhibitors who were greeted by TNL Director Mrs. Prudenciana C. Cruz during opening 9 Sunga Delights PAARL Forum Attendees ceremonies. She was summoned to accept in behalf of Dr. Marilou P. Tadlip, Director of Libraries of the 10 List of PAARL Paid Members January - March 2008 (Individual) University of San Carlos Library System, Cebu City the Plaque of Recognition and a cash gift for 13 List of PAARL Paid Members January - March 2008 (Institutional) Outstanding Library of the Year Award for 2008. The award is given to an academic or research library 13 List of PAARL Paid Members January - March 2008 (Lifetime) for its outstanding national contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development in 14 Upcoming Events the Philippines. Continued on page 2 January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 1
  • 2. th PAARL’s 36 … from p.1 Ms. Sonia Lourdes L. David (APS) hosted the affair with Ms. Purita P. Uson (PWU) for the invocation PRC BFL Chair Corazon M. Nera (1983) expressed while FEATI University Chorale interpreted Lupang her admiration to the Association for its financial Hinirang and two folk songs at the assembly. The strength and management after Ms. Jocelyn celebration started with preliminary activities namely Balangue (DLSU) reported details and suggested also registration, directory and newsletter distribution, that funds be appropriated to quality controlled call to order, approval of the minutes of the 2008, scholarly, scientific publications and assist members general meeting, president’s report and treasurer’s by stirring more scholarship announcements. report. Ms. Marietta D. Molina (2007) who introduced the Note worthily, 2009 President Ms. Elvira B. Lapuz guest of honor was positively receptive and took the wholeheartedly accepted duties and obligations in initiative to put it on air in the auditorium soon after her speech while Vice-President Mr. Christopher C. acknowledging the presence of former PRC BFL Chair Paras detailed specific activities as PAARL's Ms. Perla Garcia who appeared to be contented and professionals' bests in the months to come. enjoying her retirement. -Roderick Ramos- 1990 President and Committee Chair on NOMELEC 2008, Mr. Rodolfo Y. Tarlit, whose work was to read out 2008 election results revealed that there might be another and the third male president in the next years of PAARL -first, the Outstanding Library Program of the Year Award recipient for his Philippine Library Materials Project Foundation, Inc, Mr. Rogelio B. Mallillin in 1982, himself in 1990 and Mr. Christopher C. Paras who now serves as vice-president and conference chair as well. Sr. Ignatius R. Tal Placido (2006), Committee Chair on Awards 2008, officially presented 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Lolita P. Gonzales (1988) as recipient of the highest recognition given to an academic/research librarian as a hallmark of professional excellence – outstanding service, dedicated career and remarkable leadership. The audience congratulated -was pleased- and expressed best wishes to Dr. Enrique T. Cayaban (Director of Libraries, Saint Mary's University, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya) and Dr. Ma. Teresa P. Baylon (Chief Librarian of the Philippine Normal University- Agusan Campus, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur) for being recipients of the Outstanding Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award for 2008, from Luzon and Mindanao respectively. The award, specifically, gives recognition to an individual librarian who has made an outstanding national or regional contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development. Certificates of appreciation were handed to thirty-one (31) sponsors by Mrs. Loreto T. Garcia (Ex-Officio) for their continued support to PAARL. Other past presidents who graced this important affair were Mrs. Teresita C. Moran (1989), Mrs. Marlo C. Chavez (1993), Mrs. Rebecca M. Jocson (1994), Ms. Belen M. Vibar (1995), Dr. Teresita G. Hernandez (2002), Ms. Susan O. Pador (2003) and Ms. Dionisia M. Angeles (2005). Top-Bottom: 2009 Awardees; Past Presidents and Guests after the General Assembly and Induction/Awarding Ceremonies. January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 2
  • 3. Report of the Outgoing President 2008 Mrs. Loreto T. Garcia Greetings to one and all! In behalf of PAARL BOARD 2008, I would like to Mona Lisa P. Leguiab, PUP express our deepest gratitude to all of you who Marlo C. Chavez, SBC made our dreams and wishes came true. Rebecca M. Jocson, PLM Likewise, I would like to commend and thank my Teresita C. Moran, APS team mates, our committee members, partners, and benefactors for generosity of their time, BOARD MEETINGS treasures, and talents in order to achieve our Twelve (12) regular monthly meetings were target development plans, activities and goals in conducted. Every first Thursday of the months 2008. with additional three to thresh out emergency matters which were held in different venues and PLANNING WORKSHOP PLAI office at the National Library. To be able to come up and finalize the activities, goals and targets for 2008, the Board held a DEVELOPMENT PLANS planning-workshop at the University of the Tables below show the status of our development Philippines Library Conference Room last January projects and regular activities we targeted to 8, 2008. accomplish during our term. INDUCTION OF OFFICERS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS/ STATUS The 35th Annual General Assembly and 1. Increase of Membership Fee/ Done = From Induction/Awarding Ceremonies was held at the 150.00 to 200.00 Jose Rizal University, Shaw Boulevard, 2. Creation of Membership ID/ Done Mandaluyong City last January 25, 2008. Dr. 3. Database of PAARL members/ Done – Phase Vincent K. Fabella, President of Philippine Colleges one and Universities and of Jose Rizal University, 4. Marketing of CD of Filipiniana Books for inducted the members of PAARL BOARD 2008. College Libraries V.1 Social Sciences/ Done = Partial copies (Available copies for COMMITTEES sale Standing Committees 5. Funding Proposal for V.2 of the above/ Conference Chair: Elvira Lapuz, UP-D Undone Co-Chair: Christopher Paras, SACI 6. Update PAARLNET/ Undone Member: Erlinda Gonzales, Adamson 7. Cooperative Online Database' Subscription - Membership Chair: Veronica Jose, MIT EBSCO/ Done (Partial) Survey was done, Co-Chair Anabelle Aliwalas, DLSU-Mla. Feasibility is high. Member: Sonia Gementiza, DLSU-Dasma 8. Consortium - PULSE (South Manila Inter- Ways & Means Chair: Jocelyn Balangue, DLSU library Consortium/ Undone (Institutional Co-Chair: Purita Uson, PWU Level) Member: Elvira B. Lapuz, UP-D 9. Updated PAARL Directory/ Done Publications Chair: Christine B. Arellano Co-Chair: Lourdes D.C. Roman, SBC OTHER ACTIVITIES/ STATUS Member: Marita Valerio, DLSU 1. Membership, Personal – 403, Institutional 83 Laws & Regulations Chair: Sr. Gloria Pasamba, SPC 2. PAARL Newsletter, Published 4 issues Awards & Scholarship Chair: Sr. Ignatius Tal 3. Three (3) Seminars/ Done (2), Deferred (1) Placido, SPC 4. Four (4) Fora/ Done Nomination & Election Chair: Rodolfo Tarlit, UP-D 5. Outreach/ Done – December 11, 2008, Ad Hoc Committes Kanlungan Ni Maria, Antipolo City Committee on Ethics Chair: Dr. Teresita G. 6. Endorsement of Outstanding Professional of Hernandez, CEU the Year in the field of Library Science / Done Committee on PAARLNET Chair: Loreto T. Garcia, - Mrs. Lourdes T. David JRU 7. Attendance to PRC Outstanding Professional Committee on Special Project Chair: Florenda D. Award Night/ Done Mallari, UP-D 8. Participation in the motorcade in celebration Co-Chair: Sonia Lourdes David, APS of Library National Book Week/ Done Council of Elders 9. Attendance to PLAI Fellowship Luncheon at Salvacion M. Arlante, UP-D Shangrila Restaurant, West Ave., Q.C./ Done January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 3
  • 4. CONFERENCE/SEMINARS –WORKSHOPS professional development. It was held at the 1. April 23-25, 2008 - ―Finding the Library Place National Library with complete package of lecture in the 2.0 Environment: Providing for Interactive, on empowerment and team building workshop Collaborative and Web-Based Technologies, among the 60 participants through the able Resources and Services‖. It was held in St. St. leadership of Ulla Tioseco, Training Specialist of Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality & Development Center, the HRDO of Senate of the Philippines. San Jose, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan in order to prepare the librarians in the next wave of 2008 AWARDEES societal, cultural and Technological changes in the Lifetime Achievement - Lolita P. Gonzales; workplace using the web. About 97 participants Outstanding Academic Librarians - Dr. Enrique T. attended the event. Cayaban (Luzon) and Dr. Maria Teresa P. Baylon 2. October 22-24, 2008 - ―Scaling the Heights of (Visayas/Mindanao); Outstanding Library - San Professional Development‖ was held in Regency Carlos University Library; Outstanding Library Inn, Davao City in order to emphasize the need Program - Philippine Library Materials Project for librarians to manage their career by becoming (PLMP); and Professional Service - Marietta D. active and diverse professionals in this fast Molina changing world of information. Heterogenous group of 108 participants flew all the way to the MEMBERSHIP for 2008 - Ms. Veronica M. Jose, City of Durian to attend this occasion. Chair of Membership Committee, recruited 403 individual and 83 institutional members FORA 1. March 6, 2008 - ―Love: The Foundational Virtue NEWSLETTER - Ms. Christine B. Arellano and Ms. of Service and Commitment‖ was held in Lourdes D.C. Roman, Chair and Co-Chair of partnership with Bridges/Goodwill Bookstore at Publications Committee, were able to publish 4 their Main Office in Glorietta 3, Makati City. It was issues of PAARL NEWSLETTER. attended by less than 50 participants . Melo FINANCIAL STATUS - Ms. Jocelyn T. Balangue, Villaroman, Jr., from Couples For Christ/Gawad treasurer, will report separately on this matter. Kalinga, explored the topic on love and how it affects our personal, relational and professional NOMINATION AND ELECTION - Mr. Rodolfo challenges in life. Likewise, the New PAARL Tarlit, Chair of NOMELEC,will report separately on Membership ID was introduced this matter. to the members and the signing of MOA for discount privileges for ID took place between SPONSORS AND BENEFACTORS PAARL and Goodwill. ABAP ( Association of Booksellers for the Academe 2. July 8, 2008 - ―Reviewing Standards of Library and the Professions), Academic Book Sales, Resources Management‖ was discussed by BFL Alexan, A-Z Direct Marketing, ANVIL Publishing, member, Elnora L. Conti, with the assistance of Asiatype Distribution, Inc., BELVIEW, C&E panel of accreditors from PAARL Board and Publishing, CE LOGIC, EBSCO Publishing, EDCA proprietors. The activity aimed to update the Publishing & Distributing Corp., Electronic Info members with the ongoing changes and revisions Solutions, Inc (EISI), F & J De Jesus, FELTA of Philippine Library Standards based on criteria Multimedia, Filmont Academic Solutions, with respect to collection management. In spite of FOREFRONT, Galang, Roel T. (Filbars the limited seats offered for the participants, the International), Global Learning, Golden Books attendees almost reached to nearly 100. The Services, Inc., Goodwill Bookstore, Greatbooks event was held in cooperation with ABAP at SM Trading, Library Journal Services, Linar Megamall, Ortigas, Pasig City on the occasion of Educational Materials, MegaTexts, Phils., New the 12th Philippine Academic Book Fair. Century Books, New Day Publishers, Philippine 3. September 16, 2008 - ―Role of Information Daily Inquirer, Rare Book Enterprises, Reader’s Professionals and Librarians in Combating Knowledge Bookstore, SWETS, and 3M Phils. Plagiarism and other forms of Intellectual CONCLUSION Dishonesty‖ was facilitated by UP-SLIS Dean Vyva To those who are not present with us today; to all Aguirre. The topic drew 178 participants, the our administrators who believed and willingly largest audience among all the other activities for supported our commitments to serve you and our the year. It was held in celebration of the 29th profession and to all who had been a part of our MIBF at SMX Meeting Rooms, Macapagal Avenue, success and failures in one way or the other, our Pasay City. million thanks to you. Lastly, I would like to 4. November 22, 2008 - ―The Empowered Support praise and thank God for giving us all the Staff: Professionals as Teamplayers‖ included the privilege to be of service to PAARL and to one welfare of library staff in the final list of our another, ―My Utmost for His Highest‖. Thank you. January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 4
  • 5. PAARL Financial Statement: January to December 2008 Prepared and submitted by Mrs. Jocelyn T. Balangue - Treasurer 2008 Beginning Cash, January 1, 2008 P 551,324.09 Cash in Bank: Savings BPI 492,002.04 Cash in Bank: Savings PNB 50,383.15 Cash on Hand 8,938.90 Add: Receipts/ Income P 1,278,812.98 Accommodation fee 54,704.75 Advertisement fee (PAARL directory) 60,000.00 Airline ticket + terminal fee 77,037.39 Bank Interest 2,300.84 CD-ROM (PAARL Filipininiana Project) 4,495.00 City tour fee 13,000.00 Donations 5,000.00 Exhibitor's Fee 48,400.00 Food 2,915.00 Forum Fee 63,850.00 Membership fee (individual) 77,650.00 Membership fee (institutional) 41,500.00 Product Presentor's fee 47,000.00 Seminar Fee 780,960.00 Total Receipts for 2008 P 1,830137.07 Less: Expenses P 1,418,792.61 Accommodations 490,407.85 Airline ticket/Terminal fee 323,192.00 City tour 42,000.00 Conference kits 29,500.00 Donations (abuloy) 8,400.00 Equipment luggage 3,799.25 Food/Drinks(for general assembly, forums, meetings, seminars) 186,923.40 Honoraria/ Gifts(for speakers, awardees, etc.) 78,590.00 Insurance 1,247.00 Janitorial services fee (during forums & seminars) 4,900.00 Legal fees (for audit & notarial services) 3,150.00 Mailing of newsletter 16,210.00 Mimeo (Minutes of general assembly) 130.00 NOMELEC expenses 12,061.50 PAARL ID 30,000.00 PLAI Fellowship 4,000.00 PLAI food donation 1,500.00 PLAI NBW 3,000.00 PLAI ticket for PRC 8,000.00 Photocopying/ Xerox 6,063.50 Postage/ tax (for invitations, ID's, certificates, OR's) 17,046.00 Printing of newsletter 81,150.00 Production of CD's Filipiniana Project 5,000.00 Supplies 11,472.95 Tax withheld 460.16 Tip of waiter during forums/seminars 2,000.00 Transportation(chartered bus for seminars, cultural town, etc.) 48,589.00 Ending Cash Balance, 31 December 2008 411,344.46 January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 5
  • 6. Composition of Fund Balance as of December 31, 2008 Cash in Bank: Savings BPI 334,578.72 Cash in Bank: Savings PNB 53,390.47 Cash on Hand 23,375.27 Plus: Time Deposit, BDO Formerly Equitable PCI P 1,040,000.00 Plus Time Deposit, Interest as of 12/31/2008 P 290,106.35 Total P 1,741,450.81 Inspirational Message of Prof. Salvacion M. Arlante University Librarian University of the Philippines – Diliman Delivered during the 36th PAARL General Assembly and Induction/Awarding Ceremonies held at the Epifanio de los Santos Auditorium, The National Library, Ermita, Manila on January 30, 2009. Honored Guests, Past Presidents Since then, professional you are aware how vital it is to of PAARL, 2008 Outgoing associations have traditionally be an officer and must be true to Officers, Incoming Officers for focused their activities in the the pledge of office. My wish for 2009, fellow Librarians, provision of services to all of you is that you keep giving Colleagues and Friends: members. However, this need your concern, your attention and not be their only role. A turnover energy to others and that it will Let us start off with something of responsibilities in an occasion come back to you and to the simple. What’s better than a like this is a good time for taking association a hundredfold. long speech? No doubt, a short stock of how far we in the Membership in the association one. So you guys are in luck association have come and how need not only be paying regular because I am going to try to far we have yet to go in our fees, but being actively involved keep this as short as possible. professional activities. We, in in all the association’s activities PAARL, have chosen to take a without expecting any May I convey, first of all, my proactive approach to changing recognition or remuneration. warmest congratulations to the the ways in providing these Involvement means being at the newly elected officers. I am services—we have embarked on forefront and center of the honored to be invited today. I increasing skills of individual association’s programs and am especially pleased that we members, provide skills to other projects—not being in the have elected librarians from library service providers and receiving end and watching from different institutions with embarked on activities to the sidelines. different leadership roles. We increase advocacy for value and reward people who librarianship. These are its signal Commitment means accepting think big, who make major achievements. The depth and added responsibilities when your commitments and deliver on sincerity of PAARL’s concern with participation and services are them. the preservation and being tapped by the association maintenance of the quality of its in the fulfillment of its mission My involvement in PAARL has professional responsibility has and advocacy. been since its inception in long been evident. September of 1972 when I Let us keep the torch of worked as Research Aide under The secret, I think, lies in a librarianship burning by being the direct supervision of our combination of integrity and reminded of two virtues: Founding President. The flexibility. A combination that involvement and commitment. association was founded to calls for strict adherence to An assembly like this reminds us enhance the professional certain principles and of our continued active capabilities of its members by adaptability to changing involvement that signifies our providing opportunities for conditions. commitment to PAARL. further training and, through organized action, by creating To the newly elected officers, In closing, let me assure you of favorable circumstances for the you are to take an oath my full support and cooperation. practice of the profession. symbolizing scholarship, Let us work together toward our character, service and commitment to add vitality to leadership. Being elected means librarianship. January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 6
  • 7. Miss. Elvira B. Lapuz’s Acceptance Speech PAARL President 2009 We are librarians that guards perceive beyond the daily chores and preserve the platforms of of a librarian. knowledge that define our humanity and being. We see students come and graduate in our colleges or We are the unseen hands behind universities. And we would still the progress of academic be there. We preserve the books teaching and advanced research. that enlighten a reader of who As an organization of academic and what he is, and where did and research librarians, let us he come from. In the end, that remind ourselves of our zealous man would decide where he commitment and flexibility to would go and what should changes. become of himself. Our commitment belongs to the Prof. Arlante, PLAI President readers, researchers, to the Our gift is to disseminate the Mrs. Lily Echiverri, PRC Board for students and to the teachers and knowledge that are slumbering Librarian Chair Mrs. Corazon professors. on the racks and bookshelves. Nera, past presidents of PAARL, friends, colleagues, ladies and Our commitment resides on the Our gift is to make ourselves gentlemen. Thank you all for stalls of books and racks of able to provide efficient and being here, if our number here is materials for whoever finds them effective services to our current any indication, PAARL truly can useful. readers. boast of the most supportive and active membership. Our commitment encompasses I do not consider being your new in helping our fellow libraries president as a curse. But I As I stand before you here, I am and librarians to attain the accepted this responsibility to reminded of a classic superhero excellence required by higher dispel a curse that has crept in movie line and please allow me education. our society. to quote: ―With great power comes great responsibility. This But change is inevitable as it is We may talk of poverty, is my gift, my curse." permanent. The dawn of new corruption, or blame the technologies like computers, the Presidents of the Philippines, I am no Superhero, and I Internet and network systems, past and present for our certainly do not consider being has challenged our profession to misfortunes or hardships in life. your new President of PAARL a higher degree. as a curse. Indeed, it is a One hardship comes from responsibility bestowed to me by The adoption and use of these illiteracy which is more than just each one of you here today. technology by our main not-knowing how to read and clientele—the academic write, but also of not being I would like to borrow the community—presupposes that enlightened by the gift of themes from the lines I have we should be ahead of them in knowledge. just quoted: responsibility, gift understanding and in being The real poverty here is in the and curse. adept with its use and poverty of the mind. Our part is application. to make our libraries a place We talk of ourselves as an conducive for learning. Our zeal organization that collect, This change, therefore, is to create a community of preserve and disseminate challenges us to go beyond what learned professionals. information, not only for these is expected of us. times, but for the ages. Our challenge is to bring back This is our commitment. This is the readers to our libraries, We may not have libraries that our responsibility. which have been pulled away by approach the sophistication of the false glitters of technology. the past library of Alexandria, or Which leads me to the second We are here to fight that curse those of our counterparts in the theme —the gift. This gift is not in our community. Western hemisphere. But we are exclusive to me as your new still librarians. President. Being part of a library As your new PAARL President, I is a priceless gift to anyone who am accepting this responsibility, January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 7
  • 8. this gift and this curse, if that’s activities and efforts to keep it and Libraries during the Manila how we should define operational. International Book Fair leadership. scheduled on September 17 at And talking of activities, our first the SMX Convention Center, SM Watching a segment from CNN activity for the year is in a way, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. as they cover the happenings a response to the continuing during the inauguration of clamour by many members, for International Conference on the Barack Obama as the 44th PAARL to provide a venue to theme: The Power of President of the US, the camera discuss various concerns about Convergence: Linking Libraries zoomed in one of the booths library standards. Thus, in through Cutting-Technologies selling commemorative shirts. cooperation with the FEATI tentative venue is the NISMED Printed on one of the shirts University Library and through Auditorium, University of the being sold are three words: the efforts of Ms. Aida Cruz and Philippines Diliman on October LAUGH, DANCE, CHANGE, and I her staff, a public forum, 21-23. thought, those exactly are the coinciding with the celebration of words I would like to use to the FEATI Library Week, will be Lecture Forum to coincide with define PAARL, at least for this held at the FEATI University the National Book Week year. Laugh, because PAARL is Library on February 5. We are Celebration on the theme: known to conduct activities that extending our invitation to those Tradition in Transition: Blurring not only provide for continuing of you who have specific the Boundaries between professional education and concerns about standards and its Librarians and Support Staff to development but also events implications to your library. We be held at the National Library that are fun filled and truly have invited members of the on November 26. memorable. Dance, because Board for Librarians, Ms. Nera, PAARL has continued to sway to Ms. Peralejo and Ms. Conti, who Aside from all these events and the different tunes of the times are the major proponents of the activities calendared for the and able to step up with the Proposed Standards for year, we shall also focus on demands of its members, Philippine Libraries and other projects to include: Change, because PAARL has Information. We also invited Dr. always been a front liner in Teresita Hernandez and Ms. Fe 1. Campaign for a wider reach of introducing and discussing new Angela Verzosa to further membership. concepts and ideas that should enlighten us on the various 2. Continued issuance of the concern those in the library and concerns all relating to these PAARL ID to members. information profession and that standards. 3. Publish the quarterly issue of in a way should create changes the PAARL Newsletter and in their lives as professionals. A Seminar Workshop to be held encourage contributions from on May, this time in the North members. Being at the helm of one of the since last year, PAARL went 4. Update the membership most prestigious association of south in the Davao Seminar. database, assuring accuracy and information professionals in the With the theme: Librarians at completeness of pertinent country will be never a stroll in Their Best: Envisioning and member information. the park, of this I am sure. Realizing Multilevel and 5. Develop a PAARL website with Progressive Readers Services. its own domain. More than the sincere kudos and PAARL is considering holding it 6. Review and update PAARLNET congratulations, good luck, I at the Lyceum of Aparri and Memorandum of Agreement to supposed is also deemed hopefully we can do a side trip ensure continued relevance of appropriate. With the many to Batanes. the defined benefits and concerns and issues facing the responsibilities of member profession, PAARL shall strive to Other calendared activities institutions. find ways to be involved and be include the following: 7. Continue to market the in the thick of things and to Filipiniana Books for College ensure that the welfare of Public Forum on the ―The Libraries Vol. 1 (both in print members is being prioritized. We Changing Economics of Print and and CD-ROM). shall continue to encourage your Electronic Resources to coincide 8. Propose for the continuation active participation in the with the holding of the ABAP of the Filipiniana Books for various activities of the Book Fair at Mega Trade Hall, College Libraries (Vol. 2 on the association. Let me take this SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City Humanities). opportunity to remind everyone on July 24, 2009 9. Call for scholarships and that the life of any association thesis assistance grants depends on how members are Lecture Forum on Digital applications. able to sustain and support its Debates on Archives, Museums January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 8
  • 9. 10. Start working on the their infancy stage about the my wings and be an active revisions and updates of the efficient and effective member of this association. PAARL Standards which were management of a professional formulated 10 years ago. association. Dean Vyva Victoria Aguirre and 11. Consider for further Atty. Antonio Santos, I may not discussion the requests of Indeed, we are going to have a have told you this before, but members from the South for a busy year. The success of all you are instrumental in my Regional Chapter of PAARL, this these planned and activities lay decision to become a Librarian. might entail reviewing PAARL on all OUR hands. Work with us When I followed your advice to By-Laws and Constitution. in Board. Be visible. Only go up the 3rd floor of Gonzalez through your active involvement Hall and shift to Library Science The paper ―PAARL in the service we can be assured that PAARL from a course in Theater Arts of library and information will be able to continue to exist and then, for allowing me to be professionals in the country‖ will as an organization of responsible part of the UP Law Library staff. be read by yours truly in the XIV and committed professionals. On my very first day as a CONSAL to be held in Hanoi, On a more personal note, let me Student Assistant, it just dawned Vietnam on April 20-23, 2009. give due recognition and sincere on me that Library work is This is perfect opportunity to thanks to the people who are something I can consider as a present to the other librarians in truly instrumental for my being career. It was a decision made the region the many significant here: that early, and truly one of the achievements and best I ever made so far. accomplishments of the Ms. Salvacion M. Arlante, PAARL association. This paper hopes to president, my professor, my Once again, thank you very inspire and give ideas to supervisor, my mentor. Thank much and good day! associations which are still in you for allowing me to spread FEATI University Opens Doors to PAARL Roderick Ramos PAARL’s Public Forum on ―Assessment Techniques Teresita G. Hernandez on Accreditation/ISO and Principles in Applying Standards for Academic Standards; Hon. Corazon M. Nera on IQuaME/CHED Libraries‖ was held at FEATI University Library, RQUAT Standards; and Ms. Fe Angela M. Verzosa on Manila last February 5, 2009. This was attended by PAARL Standards 2000: Is There a Need to Update? more than a hundred participants welcomed by University President Dr. Adolfo Jesus R. Gopez who Specifically, the forum only affirmed what Dr. promised to entertain another collaboration with the Hernandez expressed: ―we cannot afford not to be Association soon. Dr Gopez also received a personal globally relevant…; can enhance not only schools’ donation of a FEATI Magazine from Ex-officio Loreto quality education, but in particular library standards, T. Garcia. raising these to global standards as globalization in education and library service reign.‖ Certificates were given to participants for listening attentively to 3 power afternoon speakers namely Dr. Sunga Delights PAARL Forum Attendees Roderick Ramos C&E Information and Resource Center in Quezon with - as she introduced speech sounds, simple Boulevard welcomed more than a hundred linguistics and better communication skills for participants to PAARL's successful half-day training librarians and other information professionals in workshop on “Oral English Proficiency Skills for workplaces. Librarians and Information Professionals” with the country’s English language guru and trainer, Dr. After the charming lady who demonstrated utilization Nilda R. Sunga as resource speaker. of suprasegmental aspect of speech like intonation, stress, pitch and juncture and iterated to all to BE The forum was cognitively appealing, therapeutic, CLEAR, STAY POSITIVE, LISTEN ACTIVELY, LEARN and top notch brought by non-stop laughters and FROM EXPERIENCE, came Isidro Padpad (C & E applauses going on inside the soon-to-be-launched Senior Manager) who introduced on-line resources state-of-the-art C& E auditorium. and their benefits while Villamor Cabral (ISE Education Consultant) aimed at bibliotheraphy The 2009 PAARL Board was impressed with the way sessions with PAARL members in the future. The she handled her audience - very fun and enjoyable Association's ex-officio, JRU Director Loreto Garcia, afternoon with great learning to take home emceed the affair. January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 9
  • 10. List of PAARL Paid Members – January to March 2009 Based on the Financial Report of Mrs. Jocelyn T. Balangue I n d i v i d u a l M e m b e r s NAME INSTITUTION ADDRESS Kathy A. Padre ABE Int’l. College of Bus. & Eco. Cabanatuan City Joseph M. Yap ACT MALARIA Roxas Blvd., Manila Thelma P. Pescadera Adamson University Ermita, Manila Alona S. Menil Adamson University Ermita, Manila Ma. Eluisa D. Pineda Adamson University Ermita, Manila Nelson Hermogenes Adamson University Ermita, Manila Aira M. Albay Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Ruth R. Fabella Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Nelah M. Miado Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Meonem C. Felices Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Mila H. Sales Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Minda E. Amurao Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Miriam Enriquez Angelicum College Quezon City Sonia Bautista Angelicum College Quezon City Patricia T. Cruz Arellano University Sampaloc, Manila Edna L. Pareno Arellano University Sampaloc, Manila Lourdes Santos Arellano University Malabon City Sonia Lourdes David Ateneo Professional School Library Rockwell Drive,Makati City Carmela A. Bombales Ateneo Professional School Library Rockwell Drive,Makati City Almasita Mojados Ateneo Professional School Library Rockwell Drive,Makati City Paulita De Guzman Ateneo Professional School Library Rockwell Drive,Makati City Alicia C. Esguerra Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Sheila P. de la Cruz Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Nerissa M. Valencia Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Rosita S. Lalic Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Ma. Ruchiella T. Jimenez Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Wilsie Santos Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Jean Ann Ramos Bulacan State University Malolos, Bulacan Analiza P. Dilidili Cavite State University Indang, Cavite Lydia M. De Vera Centro Escolar University Mendiola, Manila Amor Daligdig Colegio de San Juan De Letran Brgy. Bucal Calamba City Evelyn Bacud Colegio de San Juan De Letran Brgy. Bucal Calamba City Jhenny Encina Colegio de San Juan De Letran Brgy. Bucal Calamba City Caroline Ilagan Colegio de San Juan De Letran Brgy. Bucal Calamba City Bernadette D. Sueno College of Engineering Lib. II UP Diliman, Quezon City Reyna M. Parman College of Engineering Lib. II UP Diliman, Quezon City Lea N. Carreon College of Engineering Lib. II UP Diliman, Quezon City Jennifer B. Bolina College of Engineering Lib.II UP Diliman, Quezon City Sharon Ma. S. Esposo College of Engineering Lib.II UP Diliman, Quezon City Raymond Melvin S. Chua College of Engineering Library UP Diliman, Quezon City Dina Valenzuela Dep-Ed Quezon City Quezon City Maria Teresa M. Cabence Dept. of Labor and Employment Intramuros, Manila Joy M. Perez DLS – HIS Dasmarinas, Cavite Mary Ann D. Estadillo DLSU – Dasmarinas Dasmarinas, Cavite Vanessa Visitacion DLSU College of Saint Benilde Taft Avenue, Manila Julieta F. Olivar DLSU-Manila Taft Avenue, Manila January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 10
  • 11. Viola M. Merza DMMMSU San Fernando, La Union Marilyn T. Pulanco DMMMSU San Fernando, La Union Mindanao B. Gallardo DMMMSU San Fernando, La union Consuelo J. Estigoy Eduardo Joson Memorial College Nueva Ecija Marilen Angeles Elizabeth Seton School Imus, Cavite Bernie M. Castillo Enverga Institute San Antonio, Quezon Isabel Noreen Rairata Manuel Enverga University Candelaria, Quezon Jocelyn A. Gabriel Manuel Enverga University Candelaria, Quezon Rhodora S. Odanga First City Providential College San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan Donelyn Sibayan Odanga First City Providential Odanga San Jose del Monte, Bulacan Dominga Sibayan Odanga First City Providential Odanga San Jose del Monte, Bulacan Corazon D. Simon First City Providential Odanga San Jose del Monte, Bulacan Clarita B. Prasas Good News Christian Acad. of Ifugao Banawe, Ifugao Mila M. Ramos International Rice Research Institute DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila Carmelita S. Austria International Rice Research Institute DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila Mercedes D. Dizon Jose Rizal University Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City Magdalena Martin Jose Rizal University Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City Noemi R. Bugarin Jose Rizal University Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City John Reginald L. Santos La Consolacion College Manila Mendiola St. Manila Regina Flor T. Opu-An Lyceum of the Philippines University Intramuros, Manila Rosemarie C. Reyes Manila Central University Caloocan City Grace M. Logan Manila Central University Caloocan City Ophelia Enriquez Manila Central University Caloocan City Cecilia Atienza Manila Central University Caloocan City Yolanda S. Puzon Manila Central University Caloocan City Maylene Ibardolasa Manila Central University Caloocan City Hazel Anne B. Tavora Mapua Institute of Technology Makati City Roseny Flora D. Luna Maria Ernesto A. Luna Arabian Bemo P.0. Box 3143 Jeddah 21471 KSA Aimee M. Molina Mercedarian School Lagro, Novaliches, Q.C. Divina R. Lavadia Meycauayan College City of Meycauayan, Bulacan Emilia C. Diaz Meycauayan College City of Meycauayan, Bulacan Judith U. Roque Meycauayan College City of Meycauayan, Bulacan Shirley Eva Marie Mangaluz National Teacher's College Quiapo, Manila Edlyn Aquino National Teacher's College Quiapo, Manila Dolores Cullano National Teacher's College Quiapo, Manila Cherrie S. Peletina New Era University New Era, Quezon City Ma. Cecilia V. Farillas New Era University New Era, Quezon City Isabel P. Ducat New Era University New Era, Quezon City Ofelia Galang New Era University New Era, Quezon City Bernardo L. Santiago New Era University New Era, Quezon City Janelyn Julio Corona New Era University New Era, Quezon City Doris Amigo Galamay New Era University New Era, Quezon City Paolo F. Gervacio Our Lady of Fatima Mc Arthur Highway, Bulacan Ryan Jay H. Angala Our Lady of Fatima University Antipolo City Corazon B. Monroy Our Lady of Fatima University Valenzuela City Jae Anne Alueta Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Camarin, Caloocan City Anabel Caballes Our Lady ofFatima University Mc Arthur Highway, Bulacan Maria Fe A. Sandoy Paco Catholic School Paco, Manila Juanita B. Cuizon Pamantasan ng Cabuyao Cabuyao, Laguna Valeriana E. Rubio Pamantasan ng Cabuyao Cabuyao, Laguna Fe Haico Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Intramuros Manila Grace M. Mauricio Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Intramuros, Manila January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 11
  • 12. Erlinda Barredo Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Intramuros, Manila Roxanne A. Jocson PAREF Woodrose School Alabang, Muntinlupa City Estrella E. Yago Phil. State College of Aeronotics Villamor Airbase, Pasay City Maria Arcilla Orendain Philippine Normal University Taft Avenue, Manila Purita Uson Philippine Women's University Taft Avenue, Manila Carmina G. Joson Philippine Women's University Taft Avenue, Manila Katherine M Salvo Philippine Women's University Taft Avenue, Manila Perla T. Garcia retired c/o DLSU Library Las Pinas City Anabelle T. Carbonero Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya David Cabonero Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Febie Lanzuela Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Eva Rose A. Bugoiling Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Fely C. Baliton Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Catherine Baguiran Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Marjorie M. Lucquiao Saint Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Stephen B. Alayon Southeast Asian Fisheries Dev't. Ctr. Tigbaun, Iloilo Rowena A. Manalo St Joseph School San Jose City, Nueva Ecija Shandee Chua Balenbin St. Scholastica's College Malate, Manila Olivia R. Aler St. Scholastica's College Malate, Manila Leslie Bellosillo St. Scholastica's College Malate, Manila Simeona C. Delfin St. Scholastica's College Malate, Manila Lailani P. Inciong St. Scholastica's College Malate, Manila Nora C. Lucero St. Stephens HighSchool Sta. Cruz, Manila Judith Y. Sy St. Stephens HighSchool Sta. Cruz, Manila Gloria Young St. Stephens HighSchool Sta. Cruz, Manila Jacquelene G. Austria Statefield School Inc. Bacoor, Cavite Teodina Palattao Statefield School Inc. Bacoor, Cavite Genevine Gabayaran Statefield School Inc. Bacoor, Cavite Delia B. Calimag STI - Global City Fort Bonifacio, Taguig Arman M. Bitancur STI-College Cubao, Quezon City Liza F. Riosa Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Cherry ann G. Wail Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Anthony A. Atibagos Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Juby Lacasandile Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Fatima Montanez Tomas Del Rosario College Balanga Bataan Lilia F. Echiverri U.P. Law Library UP Diliman, Quezon City Reysa Alenzuala U.S. Embassy Roxas Blvd., Manila Edna B. Castro University of Asia and the Pacific Ortigas Center, Pasig City Asela U. Santiano University of Asia and the Pacific Ortigas Center, Pasig City Victor M. Arguelles University of Batangas Batangas City Frank A. Miranda University of Batangas Batangas City Joanna O. Siapno University of Perpetual Help Rizal Las Pinas City Rosario A. Lizada University of Perpetual Help Rizal Las Pinas City Almira P. Baon University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Molino, Cavite Manilyn L. Miranda University of Sto. Tomas Espana,Manila Edward H. Puzon University of Sto. Tomas Espana, Manila Roselily A. Medrano University of the Philipines UP Diliman, Quezon City Fresca B. Conejo University of the Philipines UP Diliman, Quezon City Helen I. Vidal Bulaklakan, Lipa City Ruby Lyn C. Narra San Fernando City, La Union Roxanne Gabriel 237 Bldg.3 GSIS January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 12
  • 13. I n s t i t u t i o n a l M e m b e r s NAME OF INSTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE ADDRESS Adamson University Library Helen A. Ordonez Ermita, Manila All Nations College Mayamot, Antipolo Bulacan State University Cielito Santos Malolos, Bulacan Colegio de San Juan de Letran Jane Bebeng Brgy. Bucal Calamba City DMMMSU-MLUC Liceria Enteria San Fernando City, La Union Dr. Yanga's Colleges, Inc. Jorge Manuel Bocaue, Bulacan Manila Central University Karen Salamat EDSA, Caloocan City Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific Ethel Capellan Mariveles Bataan National Library of the Philippines Prudenciana Cruz T.M. Kalaw St., Manila National Teachers College Helen Correa Quiapo, Manila OB Montessori Center Inc. Maria Nora del Rosario Greenhills, San Juan City Saint Anthony College of Technology Rocelle Tabonor Mabalacat,Pampanga Saint Mary's University Enrique Cayaban Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya San Pablo Colleges Rene Manlangit San Pablo City Southern Phils. Inst. of Science & Technology Wilma Bitmal Imus, Cavite St. Jude College Liza Puno Sampaloc, Manila St. Therese-MTC Colleges La Paz, Iloilo City St. Therese-MTC Colleges Molo, Iloilo City St. Therese-MTC Colleges Tigbauan, Iloilo Technological University of the Philippines Olga Ong Ermita, Manila Technological Institute of the Philippines Sonny Boy Manalo Cubao, Quezon City University of Perpetual Help System-Calamba Merlita Castro Calamba,Laguna University of the Assumption Rodolfo San Agustin San Fernando, Pampanga University of Batangas Marta Magsino Batangas City University of North Eastern Philippine Herminigilda Salazar Iriga City University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Glory Tamayo Las Pinas City University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Maria Juliana Noces Aurora Blvd, Quezon City L i f e t i m e M e m b e r s Esperanza A. Sta. Cruz Belen M. Vibar Irene D. Amores Zoraida E. Bartolome Rogelio B. Mallillin Mona Lisa P. Leguiab Corazon M. Nera Loreto M. Seriña Theresa B. Cruz Veneranda O. Sajorda Sarah C. de Jesus Fe Angela M. Verzosa Salvacion M. Arlante Maribeth D. Aguila Lolita P. Gonzales Teresita G. Hernandez Teresita C. Moran Susan O. Pador Rodolfo Y. Tarlit Dionisia M. Angeles Celedonia R. Cayaban Sr. Ignatius Tal Placido, SPC Erlinda F. Flores Marietta D. Molina Marlo C. Chavez Loreto T. Garcia Rebecca M. Jocson For correction(s), please inform the Membership Committee Chairperson: Miss. Aisa dela Torre. JOIN PAARL / RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO PAARL TODAY! JOIN THE PAARL YAHOO E-MAIL GROUP: PAARL@YAHOOGROUPS.COM TO JOIN US AT FACEBOOK: HTTP://WWW .FACEBOOK.COM/GROUP.PHP?GID=62984064 607 January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 13
  • 14. UPCOMING EVENTS STAFF BOX APRIL 29 - MAY 1, 2009 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF CHRISTINE B. ARELLANO SEMINAR ON “LIBRARIANS AT THEIR BEST: ENVISIONING AND REALIZING MULTILEVEL AND PROGRESSIVE READER’S ASSOCIATE EDITOR SERVICES” - LYCEUM OF APARRI, CAGAYAN VALLEY RODERICK B. RAMOS JULY 24, 2009 CIRCULATION MANAGERS VICTORIA P. BALEVA Forum on “The Changing Economics of Print and CHRISTOPHER C. PARAS Electronic Resources” – SM MEGAMALL, LOURDES D.C. ROMAN MANDALUYONG CITY CONTRIBUTORS This event is in cooperation with the Association of Booksellers JOCELYN T.BALANGUE for the Academe and the Profession (ABAP) on the occasion of LORETO T. GARCIA ELVIRA B. LAPUZ the Philippine Academic Book Fair. SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 FORUM ON “DIGITAL DEBATES ON ARCHIVES, MUSEUMS AND PAARL BOARD 2009 LIBRARIES” – SMX MALL OF ASIA, PASAY CITY President Elvira B. Lapuz This event is in cooperation with PrimeTrade Asia, Inc. on the Vice President Christopher C. Paras occasion of the Manila International Book Fair. Secretary Lourdes d.C. Roman OCTOBER 21-23, 2009 Treasurer Jocelyn T. Balangue NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “THE POWER OF CONVERGENCE: LINKING LIBRARIES THROUGH CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES Auditor Veronica M. Jose – UP DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY P.R.O. Roderick B. Ramos November 26, 2009 Directors Victoria P. Baleva FORUM ON “TRADITION IN TRANSITION: BLURRING THE Aisa M. dela Torre BOUNDARIES BETWEEN LIBRARIES AND SUPPORT STAFF” Sr. Ma. Gloria Pasamba, SPC – THE NATIONAL LIBRARY, MANILA Ex-Officio Loreto T. Garcia Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians ENTERED AS THIRD CLASS MAIL (PM) Rm. 301 3/F The National Library Building AT MANILA POST OFFICE T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila 1000 Under Permit no. 1295-00 PHILIPPINES Date Granted: February 15, 2000 Valid until: December 31, 2009 Postage Paid. Subject for postal inspection. TO: ____________________________________ ____________________________________ PAARL Newsletter is published quarterly in print and online ( Subscription is free to all members. Contributions come from Executive Board and Committee Members. For comments and suggestions, please contact Mr. Roderick B. Ramos at 3027717. January – March 2009 PAARL Newsletter 14