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This presentation describes Thomas Jefferson Information Center products and services.

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  • 1. THETHOMAS JEFFERSON INFORMATION CENTER:
    An Overview
    Public Affairs SectionU.S. Embassy Manila
  • 2. MISSION
    To assist Filipinos in understanding the United
    States by providing information and materials
    which focus on:
  • Reference Service
    performed by TJIC librarians to meet the information needs of patrons (in person, by telephone, fax, email), including but not limited to answering substantive questions, instructing users in the selection and use of appropriate tools and techniques for finding information, directing users to library resources, assisting in the evaluation of information, and referring to resources outside the library when appropriate.*
    * Reitz, Joan m. Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science. sl: Libraries Unlimited. November 2007. Online: http://lu.com/odlis/odlis_r.cfm. Retrieved December 15, 2009.
  • 6. Service Hours
    The Center is open from
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Mondays through Fridays
    except on American and Philippine Holidays
    Admission is by appointment
  • 7. Contact Information:
    Phone:301-2470
    Fax: 301-2469
    E-mail:mnltjic@state.gov
  • 8. Collection
    66 - Online Databases
    • EBSCOHostAcademic Premier
    • 9. Foundations Database
    • 10. Lexis/ Nexis
    3000+ volumes -Books
    40 titles - Print Periodicals
  • 11. TJIC Products
    TJIC Alert
    • Periodical articles
    • 12. U.S. Government
    Documents
    • Special reports
    • 13. Other materials
    individual interests of patrons/ clienteles
    To keep them abreast of new and current
    developments in their areas of specialization
  • 14. Themes
    Democracy & Human Rights
    Political / Security
    Economics
    Global Issues
    Society & Values
  • 15. Article Alert Sample
  • 16. TJIC Products
    Subject Webliography/ Bibliography
    A systematic list of print and electronic materials prepared by TJIC on a given subject, customized to respond to specific information and research needs.
  • 17. Webliography Sample
  • 18. TJIC Products
    Information Packets
    A compilation of issue-oriented materials prepared to provide background information.
  • 19. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations
    TJIC provides a venue for specialists to share their expertise on a topic (or topics) of interest to particular audiences.
    Digital Video Conferencing: TJIC facilitates conferences from remote locations on issues of interest to audiences around the Philippines.
  • 20. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations
    Webchat:TJIC connects through this interactive tool to communicate in real time using easily accessible web interfaces. Webchat features experts and provides a dynamic forum for open discussion.
  • 21. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations
    The TJIC professional staff give presentations and workshops on effective internet searching for information on the U.S. and USG policies.
  • 22. AMERICAN CORNERS
    • Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City
    • 23. Ateneo de Zamboanga University
    in Zamboanga City
    • Central Philippine University in Iloilo City
    • 24. De La Salle University in Manila
    • 25. Mariano Marcos State University
    in Batac, Ilocos Norte
    • Mindanao State University in Marawi City
    • 26. Mindanao State University in Tawi-Tawi
    • 27. Notre Dame University in Cotabato City
    • 28. Notre Dame of Jolo College
    • 29. Saint Louis University in Baguio City
    • 30. Silliman University in Dumaguete City
    • 31. University of San Carlos in Cebu City
    • 32. University of Saint La Salle in Bacolod City
    • 33. Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City
  • AMERICAN SHELVES
    An American Shelf (AS)
    is a small-scale compendium of American Studies core collection and up-to-date information on the United States.
    It includes pamphlets, brochures, electronic journals, maps, paper shows and other informative materials produced and published by the IIP of the U.S. Department of State and other U.S. government agencies selected and downloaded by the TJIC .
  • 34. US Embassy Manila is in:
    twitter
    Youtube
    TJIC has:
  • 35. Questions?
    Comments?
    Clarifications?