Paarl Newsletter 2010 July to December
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

Paarl Newsletter 2010 July to December

on

  • 1,941 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,941
Views on SlideShare
1,941
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Paarl Newsletter 2010 July to December Document Transcript

  • 1. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS Newsletter Rm. 301, The National Library Building, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita 1000 Manila Philippines http://sites.google.com/site/paarlonlineorg e ce mber 2010 July - D ISSN-0N o. 3-4 116--14 Inside Raising the Librarians’ Teaching2 Identity Through Lifelong Learning 4 Whirlwind Tour to Sagada 9 PAARL in pictures Modules and Portfolios3 Karanasang Hello Singapore ng 5 List of Paid Members from 11 PAARL Standards for Academic PAARL, Inc. July to December 2010 Libraries for 2010
  • 2. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 2 News No. 3-4 July - December 2010Raising the Librarians’ Teaching Identity Through Lifelong LearningModules and Portfolios In cooperation with the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP), PAARL sponsored another forum on Raising the Librarians’ Teaching Identity Through Lifelong Learning Modules and Portfolios on July 7, 2010 at the Seminar Room of Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The activity was part of the weeklong ABAP Book Fair which ran from July 6-10. The resource person, Mr. Marcial R. Batiancila, librarian of San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite, gave a backgrounder on information literacy and how it has evolved through the years. He emphasized the need for librarians to understand what information literacy is all about and to possess the needed skills in teaching library clientele to become lifelong learners. Part of the lecture was a sharing of the results of the online survey conducted by the speaker himself from May 12 to June 23, 2010 on The Teaching Role of Librarians: the Filipino Librarians’ Perspective. Mr. Ramos breaks the ice
  • 3. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 News 3Karanasang Hello Singapore ng PAARL, Inc. Ni Roderick B. Ramos Karaniwan na sa mga materyales na nais nilang hiramin. simple ngunit epektibong mensahe na nakapampublikong aklatan sa Temasek o Lubha ring malaki at maluwag paskil: GET 1, LEAVE 1!Singapore ang pagkakaroon ng Customer ang mga espasyo na inilaan para sa mga Mahusay ang paghahanda saService Counter (CSC) na siyang tagatangkilik ng mga aklatan; bagay detalye ng isinagawang benchmarkingbubungad sa iyo pag akyat mo pa lamang na nakatutuwang pagmasdan sapagkat tour ng PAARL sa pamumuno ng chair ngsa eskaleytor at mayroon nito sa bawat bagama’t maraming tao sa loob, nanatiling International Affairs Committee ng nasabingpalapag ng gusali, na siyang nagsisilbing tahimik at subsob ang ulo ng mga kliyente asosasyon na si Gng. Teresita C. Moran. Ditanungan ng mga taga-tangkilik ng aklatan sa pananaliksik. inaasahan ang labis at bonggang-bonggango hingahan ng kanilang mga hinaing. Nakaaaliw din ang mga tinatawag tagumpay ng proyekto ito na dapat sana’yAng CSC ay minomonitor sa tulong ng na elektronikong babasahin o panoorin na sa Hongkong ginanap; ngunit sa hindiCCTV cameras. Isa marahil ito sa mga mas mataas pa kaysa sa tao. Nagkalat ang inaasahang mga pangyayaring dulot ngkadahilanan kung bakit ang sinumang mga ito sa discussion rooms na kumpleto sa Manila Hostage Crisis noong Agosto 23,laybrariyan na uupo dito upang humarap pasilidad at maaring ireserba ng sinomang 2010 ay dagling inilipat sa Singapore.sa mga tao ay nagbibigay ng isandaang nagnais gumamit. Manghang-mangha ang lahatporsiyento ng de kalidad na serbisyo. Di kataka-taka ang pagkakaroon sa kanilang nasaksihan. Mapalad ang Isa pang pamukaw pansin ay ng modernong pasilidad at kumpletong tatlumpu’t apat na sumama (3 mulaang pasilidad na nagbibigay babala sa print at elektronikong resources ang mga sa Bisaya – Biliran, Leyte, at Samar;mga kliyenteng nagtatangkang lumabis pampublikong aklatang ito sapagkat 1 sa Pampanga; 2 sa Baguio; at, 28sa itinakdang dami ng mga pahinang lubos ang suportang inihahandog dito ng mula sa NCR, kabilang ang lima na mgapinapayagang i-download kapag nagbabasa gobyerno ng Singapore. Ang estratihikong opiser ng PAARL (Paras, Ramos, Jose,onlayn. Nakagugulat ang pagpapa-alala lokasyon ng mga ito, na karaniwang Baleva at Lapuz) sa paglalakbay na itong kompyuter monitor na sinasabing malapit sa mga shopping malls ang siyang mula Oktubre 21 hangaang 24 sapagkat“Sorry, you have reached the maximum nagbibigay garantiya na ang mga ito namulat sila sa malaking pagbabago ngdownloadable limit of this material. Please magiging sentral na bahagi ng kulturang sistema ng mga laybrari gayundin ngtry it again tomorrow morning. Happy Singaporean. laybrariyanship. Isang malaking hamonto have served you.” Kasabay nito ay Sa kabilang dako, sa isang aklatang at inspirasyon ang istratehiyang natutunanang pagpapakita ng listahan ng iba pang pang akademiko tulad ng sa Singapore sa larangang LIBRARY LEADERSHIPbabasahin o pagmumulan ng impormasyon Management University, napansin at (National Library of Singapore at Esplanadesa na kapareho ng paksa na sinusubukang pinagkaguluhan ng mga dayuhang bisita Library), COLLABORATION (Singaporei-download ng kliyente. ang isang pakulo-- ang lahat ay binibigyan Management University at Woodlands Gayundin, nakapagtataka ang ng pagkakataon na kumuha ng isang libro Regional) at TECHNOLOGY (Nanyangkawalan ng mga kawnter na hiraman ng sa isang itinalagang sulok ng aklatan, Technological University).aklat na karaniwang matatagpuan sa mga kapalit ng isang personal na libro rin natradisyunal na aklatan. Kaya naman pala iiwanan upang siya namang mapagpilian Ikalabing-isang Bahagi ng Ikatlong Seryeay dahil may mga “self-check counters” ng ibang nais ring makipagpalit. Isang book (III:11, 2010 Nobyembre)kung saan ang mga kliyente na mismo ang exchange program na nag-aanyaya sa lahat, ANG LAYBRARI SA KASALUKUYANGnagpoproseso ng mga libro at ibang pang maging sa mga turista, na may isa lamang PANAHON Participants to the Benchmarking Tour
  • 4. 4 NewsWhirlwind Tour to Sagada by Mary Ann Jimenez-Salvador The group explores Sagada Joining PAARL’s 2010 year-end buildings within the compound of Sagada Paras to make a promise of helping in theoutreach activity held from December Central Elementary School. Looking at the beautification of the library’s interior. After2 to 4, 2010, which aimed at supporting structure of the school buildings gave the which, the group headed to a room whereunderprivileged school libraries and learning participants a glimpse of how much support suman and steaming hot tsaang gubat awaitscenters in Sagada, Mt. Province through the school needed. the group.book donations, were 19 adventurous Students were gathered in one of As the group would also want toindividuals comprising of librarians, a writer, the rooms where the group was brought take advantage of the opportunity to explorea professor, and a representative from a to formally turn over the donations. The the place, they went spelunking at Sumagingcompany that provides products and services excitement on the faces of the students who Caves, peeked at Lumiang Burial Cave,for libraries. witnessed the opening of the boxes of books hiked at Bomod-ok Falls, observed how After a sleepless night travel to was very evident. Also there to accept the skillful the pottery makers can be, witnessedthe place, the group simply had their things donations were the SNHS administration the majestic sunset at Lake Danum, huntedbrought inside their respective rooms at St. and a representative from the school’s the tomb of William Henry Scott and blurtJoseph’s House, had a shower, ate breakfast Parents-Teachers Association who all out emotions at Echo Valley. The beautyand headed straight to Sagada National High gave short speeches thanking PAARL for of these places coupled with the ordealSchool (SNHS), target recipient of book choosing their school as the benefactor of of climbing up and down the mountains,donations sourced by PAARL from different the outreach program. PAARL was amazed hills, and caves brought about a whirlwindlibraries, NGOs and individuals. as to how fluent the students speak English feeling of astonishment, excitement, fear and The school which used to be despite insufficient learning materials. These fatigue.an annex of the Bangaan National High children are indeed blessed for having very The delicacies at Lemon PieSchool but by virtue of RA 8868, became resourceful teachers and parents. House, Yogurt House, Shanghai House,a national high school in 2000, is located The recipients did not allow Masferre Café, and St. Joseph Resto haveatop Bomabanga Hill overlooking the the group to leave without a tour of the also undoubtedly added to the thrill whilemajestic rice terraces of Barangay Demang. library. Seeing the physical condition of the satisfying the group’s cravings for authenticIt temporarily occupies the bayanihan library made PAARL President Christopher Sagada food. PAARL turnz over book donations
  • 5. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 Paid Members 5 List of Paid Members from July to December 2010INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSAbenojar, Aquilino M. School of St. Anthony Canlas, Maria Teresa CastroUniversity of the East Lagro, QC Holy Angel UniversityC.M. Recto, Manila Angeles City Barral, Rosario V.Abletes, Eva Habagat MLQU Canlas, NenitaEaster Samar State University Hidalgo Quiapo, Manila Angeles, University FoundationE. Samar McArthur Highway, Angeles City Barte, Tessie C.Adriano, Lucila San Beda College Library Ciubal, AnnabelUniversity of Santo Tomas Mendiola, Manila Far Eastern UniversityEspaña, Manila Morayta, Manila Basco, Idyl B.Agcaoili, Karen Angelica ICCT-Colleges Cainta Cordova, Cynthia L.St. Lucy Integrated Sch. Of Manila Cainta De La Salle University LibraryVito Cruz, Manila Taft Ave, Manila Bautista, Juvilyn O.Alayon, Stephen B. University of the East Coroña, Janelyn J.Southeast Asian Fisheries Development C.M. Recto, Manila New Era UniversityCenter (SEAFDEC) Central Ave, Quezon CityTigbauan, Iloilo Bonifacio, Roaima Lynn S. Manila Doctors College Corpuz, Laura A.Aliwalas, Annabelle Pasay City San Beda College LibraryDe La Salle University Library Mendiola, ManilaTaft Ave, Manila Borjal, Roderick De La Salle University Library Crisostomo, Lopita O. Taft Ave, Manila St. Marys AcademyAndal, Lutgarde A. Pasay CityBlessed Mary Academy Inc.Gen. E. Aguinaldo Highway, Cavite City Buenaflor, Estela V. La Consolacion College Manila Cruzado, Reden M. Mendiola Manila San Sebastian College-Recolletos De CaviteApuli, Laila Cavite CityManila Xiamen International SchoolChina Bustamante, Leonila A. David, Jose Enrico Miguel D. San Beda College Library Vibal FoundationArtuz, Christopher C. Mendiola, Manila Quezon CitySchool of St. AnthonyLagro Subd. Queaon City Cabato, Florita C. De Leon, Prescilla F. Eastern Samar State University American Intl. Sch. of JeddaBacani, Brigida E. Estern Samar Jedda, KSAUniversity of MindanaoDavao City Cabello, Evangeline D. De Vera, Fr. Paul M. Kalinga Apayao State College San Beda College LibraryBarsaga, Agnes S. Tabuk, Kalinga Mendiola, ManilaDe La Salle University LibraryTaft Ave, Manila Cana, Mercy B. Decinal, Anastancia Malisay T. University of Sto. Tomas Global City CollegeBalangue, Jocelyn T. Espana, Manila The FortDe La Salle University LibraryTaft Ave, Manila Canceran, Gina Del Campo, Godilla UP Manila St. Teresitas AcademyBalicudcud, Agnes M. Manila Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya
  • 6. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 6 Paid Members No. 3-4 July - December 2010Delgado, Eselerna E. Gonda, Jojie Lin, Joan Tang Jen S.Health Science Center, UP Manila De La Salle University Library San Beda College Library-TaytayManila Taft Ave, Manila Taytay RizalDerain, Antonia Gragasin, Corazon Lubao, Estreleita A.De La Salle University -Dasmariñas Chinese Gen. Hospital College of Nursing Colegio de San Juan de Letran-AbucayDasmariñas, Cavite & Liberal Arts Abucay, Bataan Sta. Cruz, ManilaDerpo, Erlinda E. Lucero, MaraUniversity of the East Guarino, Ma. Elsa V. St. Stephens High SchoolC.M. Recto, Manila Lyceum of the Phil. Univ. Sta Cruz, Manila Batangas CityDrezo, Fely Macapagal, Renato M.University of the East Guasch, Juan Martin San Beda College LibraryC.M. Recto, Manila University Manila Mendiola, Manila Sampaloc, ManilaFelipe, Nancy T. Macapia, Myrna P.Elizabeth Seton School Guinsod, Jenny O. Enverga UniversityLas Piñas City San Beda College Library Lucena City Mendiola, ManilaFernando, Purisima B. Manguera, Joan MercadoDe La Salle University Library Guzon, Carolina G. Dominican College of TarlacTaft Ave, Manila San Beda College Library Capas, Tarlac Mendiola, ManilaFlorentino, Nestle M. Manzalay, Flordelina A.Holy Child Catholic School Habab, Marie Gene C. University of the EastTondo, Manila School of St. Anthony C.M. Recto, Manila Lagro Subd. QCFrancisco, Annaliza P. Maranan, Charlie B.General de Jesus College Jimena, Helen C. Sta Lucia High SchoolSan Isidro, Nueva Ecija Phil. High Sch for the Arts Novaliches, Qeuzon City Los Bañoa, LagunaFranco, Harold Melendres, Gloria M. Ladlad, JocelynDe La Salle University Library San Beda College Library-Taytay De La Salle University LibraryTaft Ave, Manila Taytay Rizal Taft Ave, ManilaFrias, Willian S.A. Mendoza, Adora C. Lagasca, Karen C.De La Salle University Library St. Josephs Academy San Beda College LibraryTaft Ave, Manila Poblacion, Las Piñas Mendiola, ManilaFruel, Gilberto E. Mendoza, Fairie Ann Lagda, Jocelyn F.La Verdad Christian College Presidential Management Staff Library University of the EastApalit Pampanga C.M. Recto, Manila Malacanang, ManilaGalang, Elisa A. Lagda, Rhymerryzxiamikko F. Moyano, Cynthia A.San Beda College Library San Beda College Library San Beda College LibraryMendiola, Manila Mendiola, Manila Mendiola, ManilaGerardo, Elsa V. Laureno, May Mumar, Laila M.La Consolacion College Manila De La Salle University Library Eastern Samar State UniversityMendiola Manila Taft Ave, Manila Estern SamarGlean, Rowena C. Libao, Ria M. Murillo, PiusSan Beda College Library Asia Pacific College Letran-IntramurosMendiola, Manila Magallanes Village Makati City Manila
  • 7. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 Paid Members 7Navarrete, Phoebe Jane V. Pulanco, Marlyn T. Samaniego, CarinaEaster College Don Mariano Marcos memorial State Manila Observatory ADMUEaster School Rd. Baguio City University Loyola Heights, QC La UnionOdsinada, Yolanda Silan, Vilma O.De La Salle University Library Pulga, Marissa San Beda College Library-TaytayTaft Ave, Manila Taytay Rizal De La Salle University Library Taft Ave, ManilaOllangangi, Jane Kharme L. Simbol, ElviraManila Doctor’s College Far Eastern UniversityPasay City Punzalan, Milagros S. Morayta, Manila Holy Child Catholic SchoolOrdones, Ma. Rosiel C. Tondo, Manila Soriente, Vivian C.Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Abucay De La Salle University LibraryAbucay, Bataan Ramos, Charmaine N. Taft Ave, Manila Colegio San AgustinPaalan, Aleli Mae D. Makati City Sta. Maria, Arlene A.Manila Doctors College School of St. AnthonyPasay City Ramos, Roderick B. Lagro Subd. QC De La Salle University LibraryPadilla, Elizabeth B. Sy, Judith Y. Taft Ave, ManilaDe La Salle University Library St. Stephens High SchoolTaft Ave, Manila Masangkay, Manila Regado, Jennifer M.Palconti, Arlyn E. La Consolacion College Manila Mendiola Manila Talavera, PatriciaValenzuela City General de Jesus CollegeValenzuela City San Isidro, Nueva Ecija Reside, Paul Virgil V.Pande, Marian G. San Beda College Library Teaño, Annalyn P.UP Diliman Mendiola, Manila University of the EastDiliman, Quezon City C.M. Recto, Manila Robles, Rosalinda P.Paran, Marla Honorata San Beda College Library Teodoro, RaymondSta. Rita College Mendiola, Manila University of the EastQuiapo, Manila C.M. Recto, Manila Rosalejos, Rosalie B.Paras, Christopher University of the East Tolentino, Michael John M.St. Paul University, QC C.M. Recto, Manila Concepcion Municipal LibraryAurora Blvd., cor Gilmore Ave.,Quezon City Concepcion, Tarlac Sajona, Anna Lorriza D.Paulina, Crescini Manila Doctors College Valencia, Edna C.ISHRM School System Pasay City Guagua National CollegesBacoor, Cavite Guagua, Pampanga Sajona, Jolmar O.S.Peñaflor, Janice Valerio, Marita G. St. Marys AcademyDe La Salle University Library De La Salle University Library Pasay CityTaft Ave, Manila Taft Ave, Manila Salangsang, Ruth C. Victoria, Karen CecillePeros, Emmylou Wina Asia Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary De La Salle University LibraryUniversity of the East Taytay Rizal Taft Ave, ManilaC.M. Recto, ManilaPlandor, Lennard Salcedo, Charlyn P. Villangca, Jocelyn G.La Consolacion Enverga University Manuel S. Enverga Univ. FoundationMendiola, Manila Lucena City Malabanan North Candelaria, Quezon
  • 8. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS8 Paid Members No. 3-4 July - December 2010Vinzon, Minette R. Maxima St., Villa Arca Subd., Proj. 8, Mendiola St., ManilaInfant Jesus Academy Quezon CitySilang Cavite City Reyes, Adela G. Coscos, Edna D. Bataan Peninsula State UniversityYap, Merly C. Mater Dei College Dinalupihan, BataanUniversity of the East Tubigan, Bohol 6329C.M. Recto, Manila Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State Roman, Lourdes San Beda College UniversityYoung, Gloria Mendiola, Manila La UnionSt. Stephens High SchoolSta Cruz, Manila Salangsang, Ruth C. Fresnido, Ana Maria B. Asia Pacific Nazarene TheologicalZapata, Eulalia De La Salle University SeminaryMaryHill College Taft Ave., Manila Taytay RizalLucena City Grace Guillermo Serraon, Voltere B. Lourdes School of Mandaluyong Pamantasan ng San Mateo Mandaluyong City San Mateo RizalINSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS Guillermo, Grace St. Therese MTC Colleges Magdalo St. La Paz Iloilo CityAIMS Lourdes School MandaluyongPasay City Mandaluyong City St. Therese MTC Colleges M.H. Del Pilar St. Iloilo CityAlmario, Elizabeth Bernardo Navela, Aurora A.Bataan Peninsula State University- Sacred Heart College St. Therese MTC CollegesOrani Campus Lucena City Brgy Tan Pael Tigbauan Iloilo Pacino, Luisa G. STI College-CubaoOrani, Bataan SEAFDEC Aquaculture Dept.Library 2/F Opulent Bldg., EDSA cor. Gen.Angeles University Foundation Roxas St. Databanking Services DivisionAngeles City, Pampanga Araneta Center, Cubao, QC Tigbauan, IloiloBisares, Angelita A. University of Manila Pascual, CarolinaHoly Cross of Davao City University of Manila Tomas Del Rosario CollegeSta. Ana Avenue, Davao City Sampaloc, Manila Balanga City, Bataan Vinzon, Esmeralda R.Botictic, Corazon Plandor, Lennard A. NCST, DasmariñasAMA Computer University La Consolacion College Manila Cavite City
  • 9. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 PAARL Gallery 9 PAARL in pictures
  • 10. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 10 PAARL Standards No. 3-4 July - December 2010 Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL) Standards for Academic Libraries for 2010Preface short-and long-term goals and objectives in fulfillment of the library’s mission, in consultation with appropriate“Standards are not a celebration of mediocrity nor intended to representatives from the following groups (wheneverprovide a level of comfort by showing activities or statistics that rep- applicable):resent a hypothetical average. Rather, the standards provide a path, Administration officialssometimes difficult, to an ideal.” – Illinois Library Association Faculty Library Staff Students PAARL Standards for Academic Libraries for 2010 is a Trustees or regentsdocument generally intended to apply to libraries supporting aca- Advisory Boardsdemic programs at institutions of higher education, specifically, at State or other governmental units associatedthe bachelor’s degree level (for college libraries), and master’s and with the institutiondoctoral degree levels (for university libraries). 1.5. A process of review and revision is required to keep the library’s mission, goals and objectives current and rel- These standards are designed to help these academic evant.libraries and their parent institutions in determining priorities andevaluating the library performance in terms of the mission and goals 2. Administrationof the academic institutions they serve. 2.1. The supervision and control of the academic library shall While standards are needed in the evaluation of library be clearly defined within the organizational structure ofperformance, they cannot be prescriptive to apply equally to all the parent institution.types of academic libraries, and still be useful. Although some 2.2. The library director/head should report to the presidentmeasures of quality and quantity are necessary to provide guidance or to the appropriate chief academic officer of thefor assessing each element of library operations and the provision institution. The responsibilities and authority of theof library services, and to offer guidelines for their improvements, library director/head should be defined in writing.these standards are designed for the primary need of determining 2.3. The library, under its head or director, should beand establishing measurable expectations within the context of responsible for managing its own affairs.their institutional goals. An underlying principle of this document is 2.4. This autonomy, however, only reinforces the library’sthat each library is unique, and therefore should determine its own responsibility to maintain effective relationships withcriteria for performance and evaluation, a process which should be administration and faculty to achieve its purposes. Theundertaken within the framework of the institution’s mission and library should also adhere to institutional protocols,goals. procedures, and practices as they are stated by the appropriate agencies within the institution. When applying these Standards, it is best to be reminded 2.5. The library shall be administered and supervised bythat rapid changes in information and technology in recent years a full-time librarian with at least a master’s degree ininvolve increasing expectations. With the increase in the availability library science and the desirable managerial skills andof information in multiple formats and the revolutionary changes in experience.library operations and services, academic libraries are reasonably 2.6. The college/university librarian shall have faculty orexpected to rise above these standards. academic status, and shall participate actively, and interact with the faculty, on curricular and instructional matters,1. Mission, Goals and Objectives and research activities. 2.7. A library committee, comprising of representatives of the 1.1. The library should have a mission statement and goals to student body, the faculty, and the college or university’s serve as a framework for its activities. administration, shall serve as an advisory body on matters 1.2. The library’s mission and goals should be consistent with pertaining to collection development and use. those developed by the parent institution. 2.8. The library shall maintain written policies and procedures 1.3. The overall mission of the academic library is to provide manuals covering its internal administration and information services in support of the teaching, research, operational activities, such as a cataloging manual, and public service missions of the parent institution. The circulation procedures, collection development policy, primary goal of the library is to select, collect, organize, and the like, which shall be reviewed regularly. and provide access to all varieties of information for users. 2.9. Through formal planning procedures and methods, Library programs should be developed with that goal in such as strategic planning, the library shall formulate mind. a development plan which shall include a program for 1.4. The head of the library is responsible for developing a continued development and improvement of library
  • 11. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 PAARL Standards 11 resources and services. Corollary to this, it 3.3.1. Librarians shall be given faculty or academic shall maintain a systematic and continuous program for status with corresponding privileges, compensation evaluating its performance, identifying and applying and other benefits comparable or equivalent to performance measures that will reveal the extent to which those of the faculty members (in accordance with it has been successful in fulfilling its mission. institutional policies). 2.10. The college/university librarian shall submit a written 3.3.2. Where faculty rank exists, professional librarians annual report informing the administration and its users shall meet the same requirements for promotion on its activities, accomplishments, problems and needs, and tenure as other faculty. and its plan of development. 3.4. Recruitment, Selection, Promotion and Compensation3. Human Resources of Staff 3.4.1. The library staff should be covered by a written 3.1. Size of Staff policy that clearly establishes their status, rights 3.1.1. The library should be staffed in such a way as to meet and responsibilities, consistent with sound personnel demands and expectations. Staff size is determined management. Such a policy should cover the by many factors, such as the programs offered,size areas of recruitment, hiring, appointment, contract and scope of collection, the number of buildings, renewal, promotion, tenure, dismissal, and appeal, separate units and service points, and the hours in addition to working conditions, benefits, and other during which service is offered. While there are no incentives. absolute requirements, it is clear that the level of 3.4.2. The head librarian shall work in cooperation with service is determined by the availability of staff. the Personnel Office (or its equivalent) in the 3.1.2. The ratio of librarians to clerical and other library recruitment, screening and selection of library staff depends on the range of operations and services staff. provided by the library and upon its total workload 3.4.3. The head librarian shall conduct an annual requirements. performance evaluation of all library personnel under his/her supervision as basis for their promotion 3.2. Kinds of Staff and Qualifications and corresponding salary adjustment. 3.2.1. Library staff should include librarians and other 3.4.4. Salary schedules should be created and should professionals, support staff, clerks, and students to provide for regular increases, with provisions provide services at the appropriate levels. for merit increases for superior performance and 3.2.2. Librarians and other professional staff should continuing education recognition. possess, in addition to the educational qualifications, 3.4.5. A benefit plan that includes social security, workers the needed skills and academic training to meet compensation, paid vacation and paid sick leave, the academic needs of the institution, and to health insurance, and retirement should be provided provide management support. They should be to all library employees as part of the compensation given responsibilities matched to their educational package given by the employing institution. competencies and work experiences. 3.2.3. Likewise, the library support staff, such as technicians, 3.5. Staff Development clerks, and student assistants, should be assigned 3.5.1. The changing complexity of library work and responsibilities appropriate to their qualifications, ongoing changes in technology mandate regular training, experience, and capabilities. staff participation in continuing formal and informal 3.2.4. The library environment is often fragmented by education. the type of positions held by its personnel. To 3.5.2. A continuing staff development program shall be avoid possible friction within library staff, such provided with the corresponding financial assistance as from the derogatory connotation of titles like from the institution. It may include formal studies “semiprofessionals” and “paraprofessionals,” care in the field of library or information science or any needs to be taken to maintain good relations between other relevant discipline which should be consistent the different categories of personnel. One approach with the thrust of the library, and other job-related is to provide titles that recognize the diversity of educational programs such as in-service training, positions such as Information Assistants, Media seminar-workshops, and conferences. Technicians, Cataloging Technicians, Readers 3.5.3. Librarians participating actively in library and other Assistants, Encoders, Indexers, etc. Another professional associations, as well as those engaging approach is to provide categories such as Library in other appropriate professional activities, should Aide, Library Assistant, Librarian I, II, and so on. be encouraged. 3.2.5. All positions in the library should be established and organized as part of a career service. Every library 4. Financial Resources should have a written personnel policy with position descriptions, as well as the educational requirements 4.1. The college/university librarian shall prepare, justify, for each position. and administer a library budget that meets the library’s objectives and the reasonable expectations of library users 3.3. Status of Librarians when balanced against other institutional needs.
  • 12. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 12 PAARL Standards No. 3-4 July - December 2010 4.2. The annual budget should be between 5 to 10 % of the developed by the library in consultation with the total operating budget of the institution. The operating faculty, and approved by the administration. budget of the library must be appropriate to the mission 5.1.5. The library shall provide for a periodic review of its of the library within the university or college, and existing collection, for purposes of maintaining the sufficient to sustain all operations, including maintenance quality of the collection and its continued relevance of automated systems. If it is impossible to meet all to the needs of the library’s users, and of determining expectations or fund specific new programs this should collection strengths and weaknesses. be made clear, and a means for setting priorities established. 5.2. Collection Management 4.3. The library fee shall be set at a realistic level. It should 5.2.1. Collection management not only involves the be adequate to maintain an appropriate rate of collection selection and acquisition process, but also the development in fields pertinent to the curriculum. To organization and use of all materials in all formats sustain the library’s growth and development, the library to the level required to support academic programs fee shall be reviewed periodically and updated whenever in research, teaching, and public service. necessary. All library fees collected shall be used 5.2.2. Collection management also includes leasing, renting, exclusively for the library’s collection development. deselection, providing access to other collections, 4.4. In addition, adequate funds shall be allocated by the planned resource-sharing and cooperative storage, institution for maintenance, replacement, repairs, and electronic access to databases. renovation and for investment in new and improved means 5.2.3. Collection management recognizes the importance of information access and delivery. of access to resources rather on ownership. 4.5. Where institutional funds are inadequate, other ways of 5.2.4. The collection management programs of the library augmenting the library’s financial resources shall be should be developed jointly by the library and the explored. These include endowments and donations, college/university, indicating the depth and breadth and participation in exchange programs and consortia or of the collections, as set out in an appropriate cooperative projects. taxonomy to determine collection levels. 4.6. Any revenue generated by the library from fees and The following levels are generally recommended: charges such as fines, payment for lost or damaged 0 Out of scope materials, computer search and printout, and from the 1 Minimal information sale of duplicate or unneeded items, shall be retained by 2 Basic information the library, preferably in a separate fund account to be 3 Study or instructional support exclusively managed by the college/university librarian, 1. 4 Research for the support of its collections and services. 2. 5 Comprehensive 4.7. The library should utilize its financial resources efficiently 3. and effectively. It shall maintain internal accounts to The policies setting out this program should be in monitor its income and expenses. written form, and regularly reviewed. 4.8. The library director/head should have authority to 5.1.5 Adequate funding should be provided to ensure the apportion funds and initiate expenditures within the library successful implementation of the library’s collection budget and in accordance with institutional policy. management programs. 4.9. The library budget should reflect the library’s responsibility for acquiring, processing, servicing, and providing access 5.3 Holdings to media and computer resources. 5.3.1 The collection shall consist of quality, up-to-date 4.10. The budget should support appropriate levels of staffing and relevant resources that support the library’s and adequate staff compensation. mission to meet the curricular, instructional, research, and recreational needs of its clientele.5. Collections 5.3.2 Resources may be in a variety of formats, including print or hard copy, online electronic text or images, 5.1. Selection and Acquisition and other media. The availability of CD-ROMs, 5.1.1. Collection development is the joint responsibility e-resources and online databases is encouraged to of the faculty and the librarian. The emphasis is on provide alternative options to meet the library users’ quality rather than quantity. requirements, depending on the number of full- 5.1.2. There shall be a year-round and carefully planned text titles/volumes contained therein. Particular program of selecting and procuring library consideration shall be given to the availability materials. of Internet services to supplement the library’s 5.1.3. The faculty shall actively participate in the selection collection of information resources. of print and non-print materials especially in their 5.3.3 An initial core collection of 5,000 well-selected area of discipline, and in developing procedures books for college libraries, and 10,000 titles for to facilitate and effectively carry out the selection university libraries, usually selected with the aid of and acquisition activities. standard lists and other selection tools, is deemed 5.1.4. The library shall define in writing the policies for necessary to meet the educational needs of students collection development that will guide the selection and faculty. and acquisition of materials. Such policies shall be 5.3.4 In addition to this core collection, a minimum
  • 13. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 3-4 July - December 2010 PAARL Standards 13 of five (5) professional titles per student shall users of the library. In addition to the catalog, be provided. Recognition should be given to there should also be subordinate files, such as changes in curricular offerings, and new academic subject authority files, shelflists, serial holdings programs. Equally, recognition should be given to lists, indexes, and the like, for bibliographic library contributions to consortial or other resource- control and intellectual access to all library sharing programs. materials. 5.3.5 In addition to the core book collection, a core 5.4.3 The library shall provide its own cataloging manual periodical collection of current and relevant titles of policies and procedures. (local and foreign) shall also be provided. 5.4.4 The library shall have a program for the care 5.3.6 The holdings shall also include an extensive and reservation of its own collection. It should Filipiniana collection to meet the ever increasing have adequate safeguards against damage, loss, demand of users for this type of materials. A mutilation, and theft, if it is to serve its primary comprehensive acquisition of current Filipiniana goal of making its collection available to its titles relevant to the school’s curriculum is users. To reduce loss and damage, the library strongly recommended. It is recommended that should exercise appropriate control over use and this Filipiniana collection be separated from borrowing. the general collection for purposes of identity, 5.4.5 The library should have a counter-disaster plan preservation, and functionality of use. to cover minor and major disasters to include 5.3.7 As far as budget permits, the recommended ratio of both damage prevention and damage recovery. volumes to combined total student population and teaching faculty should be 10:1. The recommended 6. Services annual growth rate of the collection shall be maintained at five percent, and in accordance with 6.5 The services provided by the library shall be clearly program offerings and enrollment. related to the purposes of the institution. Generally, 5.3.8 Even if the institution meets the above minimum the library should provide a variety of services that requirements, it should spend the budget allocated support and expand the instructional, research and for library materials to further develop and update extension service capabilities of the institution. its resources. 6.6 The library’s services shall be designed to promote 5.3.9 Collection currency and vitality should be and facilitate efficient and effective use of its maintained through judicious weeding. A regular materials in all formats by all of the library’s deselection program shall be undertaken to keep clientele. the collection relevant and up-to-date, particularly 6.7 Services offered by the library shall include in the fields of science and technology. A three (3) reference and information services, which are to five (5) percent replacement of older materials available at adequately identified and designated each year is recommended. points during established service hours. 5.3.10 Resources may be provided onsite or from remote 6.8 User instruction shall be provided as specialized storage locations, on the main campus and/or at and in-depth assistance to all levels of users from off-campus locations. freshmen to faculty on the use of the library’s 5.3.11 The provision of textbooks is not the responsibility resources. The library staff should seek to assist of the library but a maximum of five (5) copies users in finding needed material and developing of frequently used titles shall be provided. In the appropriate search strategies through a variety matter of reserve books, a provision of at least of services, such as course-related or course- one copy for every twenty-five (25) students is integrated instruction, hands-on active learning, deemed sufficient. orientations, formal courses, tutorials, pathfinders, 5.3.12 The library should have a continuing and effective and web-based instruction.” program to evaluate its collections, resources, 6.9 As an academic unit within the institution, the and online databases, both quantitatively and library should encourage lifelong learning, by qualitatively. applying new techniques and technologies with the traditional methods of information retrieval,5.4 Organization and Care of Materials evaluation and documentation. Librarians should 5.4.1 Collections shall be organized to insure efficient collaborate frequently with classroom faculty; identification and retrieval, and to provide participate in curriculum planning, as well as in maximum intellectual and physical accessibility to information literacy instruction the library and its resources The books shall be 6.10 The library should ensure optimal access to its catalogued and classified according to an accepted own collections and to needed resources available standard of bibliographic description, and a system elsewhere by developing, maintaining, and making of classification, like the Dewey Decimal System available for use access tools such as catalogs, or that of the Library of Congress. Periodicals shall indexes, and other information resources. be indexed. 6.11 The rules and regulations for the use of the library 5.4.2 The catalog shall be in a format (card or electronic) and its collections should be readily accessible to that permits concurrent or simultaneous use by users. Terms of loan and access to the library’s
  • 14. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 14 PAARL Standards No. 3-4 July - December 2010 information resources for all user categories shall be consideration is given to libraries with automated described. Circulation procedures shall be effective systems or other library applications of advanced and efficient. information technology. 6.12 Majority of the stock in the library’s collection shall be readily available for lending, and shall be available to 7.3Furniture and Equipment authorized clientele within the context of the library’s 7.3.1 Standard library furniture and equipment shall be purpose, goals and objectives. The library should provided for the storage and retrieval purposes of check collection availability at regular intervals. library materials. 6.13 The hours of access to the library shall be consistent 7.3.2 Necessary equipment to access information and with reasonable demand. to assist instruction should be available, when and 6.14 The library should participate in programs for the where they are needed. These equipment should be sharing of bibliographic data. efficiently managed and maintained. 6.15 The library should strive, as far as possible, to enhance 7.3.3 The library shall have facilities for information information access through networking, resource technology and communication services. sharing, online information services, interlibrary loan It shall provide sufficient numbers of appropriately activities and document-delivery services to provide capable computer workstations for access to access to materials not owned by the library. The electronic resources. In addition, it should provide rules and conditions relating to these programs and appropriate equipment in adequate quantities and services should be clearly explained. Where charges in good working order for the convenient, efficient are required, or where restrictions apply, this should consultation, retrieval or dissemination of local and be made clear to potential users. remote information resources by the library staff and 6.16 Distance learning programs should be promoted by its patrons. This includes such IT and communications means of remote electronic access to collections, the equipment as computers with Internet connectivity, provision of reliable network connections, and through printers, scanners, webcams, fax machines, and other electronic transmission or courier delivery of library electronic communications equipment. materials to remote users. 7.4 Provisions for Reading Comfort7. Facilities 7.4.1 The library should be adequately lighted, properly ventilated, and acoustically suited for quiet 7.1 Site/Location and Design reading. 7.1.1 The library shall provide well-planned, secure, and 7.4.2 It should be aesthetically attractive and properly sufficient space to meet the perceived needs of staff maintained. and users and to meet the housing requirements of its 7.4.3 Special provisions should be made for the physically collections including space for automated services handicapped or people with disabilities. in a properly controlled environment. In addition, provision for future expansion should be made. 7.5 Control and Security Measures 7.1.2 To fulfill its service missions, the library should 7.5.1 Control and security measures shall be provided be close to the center of campus activity. The for safeguarding the library and its collections. college library can be a part of a building provided These security measures include: provision for it is accessible to the academic community of the ample aisles, emergency exits/escape doors, fire institution. For a university, it is highly desirable extinguishers, and screened windows. to have a separate building for the exclusive use of 7.5.2 Likewise, if feasible, provision shall also be made the library and other related activities. The building for emergency warning device, hiring of security shall also be centrally located within the campus. personnel, installation of monitoring camera, and 7.1.3 The librarian shall be consulted in planning the electronic surveillance system. site/location of the library, its building design, and 7.5.3 Guidelines on safety and disaster preparedness should other architectural/spatial details. (Specific details be established and implemented. include layout of the buildings, light, ventilation, temperature and humidity control, stacks, exhibit 8. Linkages and Networking areas, and number of reader stations.) 7.1.4 The facilities shall be attractive and ergonomically 8.1 The Library exists within a network of relationships designed to provide safety and comfort, and to extending beyond the institution. In cooperation promote operational efficiencies and effectiveness with other libraries, consortia, networks, vendors, of use. and other agencies, the library should participate in 7.1.5 Suitable space for staff workroom, offices, and programs that will assist it in meeting its goals and lounge should be available. are consistent with the mission of the university. 8.2 As far as possible, the library shall get involved 7.2 Space Requirement in professional activities, regional, national or 7.2.1 The size of the library building shall take into international, participate in resource sharing or account the size of its total user population, the networking activities, and utilize cooperative library extent and nature of its collection, and the size of programs to enhance its resources and services and its staff. to reduce operating costs. 7.2.3 Notwithstanding the provision under 7.2.1, special 8.3 The library should strive, as far as possible, to
  • 15. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS Editorial 3-4 July - December 2010 Board & Staff 15 enhance information access through networking and linkages, and online information services. 8.4 Interlibrary loan activities and document-delivery services shall be encouraged for the purpose of increasing resources, providing access to materials not owned by the library, and extending cooperation with other libraries. Staff Box Editor-in-Chief Ana Maria B. Fresnido PAARL BOARD 2010 Associate Editors Circulation Managers President : Christopher C. Paras Christopher C. Paras Sonia M. Gementiza V. President : Roderick B. Ramos Marita G. Valerio Erlinda B. Gonzalez Secretary : Sonia M. Gementiza Roderick B. Ramos Treasurer : Aisa M. Dela Torre Graphic Artist Contributors Auditor Veronica M. Jose Sammy Bumagat Christine M. Abrigo PRO : Ana Maria B. Fresnido Christopher C. Paras Directors : Victoria P. Baleva Roderick B. Ramos Erlinda B. Gonzalez Vistoria P. Baleva Sr. Ma. Gloria B. Pasamba, SPC Elvira B. Lapuz arch Lib rarians ic and Rese ssociatio n of AcademPhilippine A uilding MAIL (PM) al Library B IRD CLASS The Nation 1000 RED AS THRm. 301 3/F ita, Manila ENTE POST OFF ICE Street, Erm AT MANILAT.M. Kalaw it no. 1 295-00 ES Under Perm ruary 15, 20 00 PHILIPPIN Date G ranted: Feb 31, 2010 December spection Valid until: for postal in Postage P aid. Subject free to all scription is /library/p aarl/). Sub gestions, p lease lsu.edu.ph ts and sug d onlin e (www.d bers. Fo r commen in print an nd Comm ittee Mem quarterly published ecutiv e Board a wsletter is me from Ex 611 local 600. PAARL Ne ibutions co 44 mem bers. Contr aria B. Fresnido at 52 contact Ms. Ana M