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  1. 1. Newsletter Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians Rm. 301 The National Library Building, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita 1000 Manila Philippines No. 4 October - December 2008 ISSN – 0116 – 014 Lourdes d.C. Roman Clockwise from left: PAARL @ People’s Park Davao City; Western Fellowship Dinner; the speakers, past presidents and panelists for 2008 fora and conferences. Philippine Association of Academic and Research INSIDE THIS ISSUE Librarians (PAARL) is one of the pioneering and active library associations. For thirty five years, 1 PAARL Soars at 35 PAARL has sponsored activities that enhance the professional growth and development of academic 3 PAARL Scales the Heights in Davao and research librarians all over the country. 5 PAARL in 2008 NBW – Reading as a Family Habit th 2008 started with PAARL’s 35 General Assembly and 6 PAARL in 2008 NBW – PAARL goes ProActive Induction/Awarding Ceremonies held on January 25, 2008 at Jose Rizal University Auditorium. Dr. Vincent 7 PAARL Brings Good Tidings K. Fabella, JRU President, shared the inspirational PAARL Presidents attend American Library Association (ALA) message on The Essence of Service Commitment in 8 Quality Education. He inducted into office Mrs. Loreto Annual Conference and Exhibition at Anaheim, California T. Garcia, University Librarian, Jose Rizal University – 9 President; Miss. Elvira B. Lapuz, Acquisitions Librarian, List of PAARL Paid Members October - December 2008 – Individual University of the Philippines – Vice President; Mr. 11 List of PAARL Paid Members October-December 2008– Institutional Christopher C. Paras, Chief Librarian, Southeast Asian College, Inc. – Secretary; Mrs. Jocelyn T. Balangue, 11 List of PAARL Lifetime Members Acquisitions Librarian, De La Salle University – Manila – Treasurer; Miss. Purita P. Uson, Assistant University 12 Upcoming Events Librarian, Philippine Women’s University – Public Relations Officer; Mrs. Veronica M. Jose, Chief Librarian, Mapua Institute of Technology; Mrs. Erlinda Continued on page 2 October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 1
  2. 2. Forum on… from p.1 B. Gonzales, former Chief Librarian of Adamson Two major conferences were conducted by PAARL in University and now Chief Librarian of Manila Doctors 2008. The first National Conference was held on April College; Miss. Sonia Lourdes L. David, Reader’s 23-25, 2008 at St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality Center, Services Librarian, Ateneo Professional School; and Puerto Princesa, Palawan dubbed Finding the Library’s Sr. Gloria B. Pasamba, SPC. Director of Libraries, St. Place in the 2.0 Environment: Providing for Interactive, Paul College- Pasig – Board Members. Collaborative, and Web-Based Technologies, Services and Resources. Speakers were Ms. Fe Angela M. Four fora were conducted for the year. The first forum Verzosa, Retired University Archivist, De La Salle on Love: the Foundational Virtue of Service and University-Manila; Mr. Robert Matthew Romero; and Commitment was held on March 6, 2008 at Bridges Ms. Sonia Gementiza, Director of Libraries, De La Bookstore, Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati City. Mr. Salle University-Dasmariñas. Ms. Lourdes Rodrigue, Melo Villaroman, Jr. awed the audience with his Librarian V, Palawan State University, welcomed the inspiring message. The second forum was held during participants. There was active participation among the th the 12 Philippine Academic Book Fair in coordination participants in the conference as well as the fellowship with the Association of Booksellers for the Academe luau and the city tour. The second National and the Professions on July 8, 2008 at the Megatrade Conference was held on October 22-25, 2008 at Hall. Ms. Elnora L. Conti, Member, Board for Regency Inn, Villa Abrille St., Davao City dubbed Librarians, discussed the topic Reviewing Standards of Scaling the Heights of Professional Development. Library Resources Management. The third forum was Speakers were Prof. Johann Frederick Cabbab, th held during the 29 Manila International Book Fair on Professor, School of Library and Information Studies – September 12, 2008 at SMX Convention Center, Mall UP Diliman; Prof. Avelina C. Bucao, and Prof. Virginia of Asia, Pasay City. Atty. Vyva Aguirre, Dean of School I. Caintic, Director, Learning and Information Center – of Library and Information Studies of University of the University of Mindanao. Ms. Nora Fe Alajar, City Philippines- Diliman, discussed The Role of Librarian of Davao, welcomed the participants. A Information Professionals and Librarians in Combating fellowship with western theme and city tour were Plagiarism and Other Forms of Intellectual Dishonesty. carried out as part of the conference. Both fellowship A free forum was conducted during the National Book programs were conceptualized by Ms. Christine B. Week held at The National Library on November 22, Arellano. 2008. Ms. Ma. Soledad L. Tioseco, Head, Manpower Development and Employees benefits Division, Senate An outreach at Kanlungan ni Maria (Home for the of the Philippines, gave a talk on The Empowered Aged) capped this year’s activities. Indeed, PAARL Support Staff: Paraprofessionals as Team Players. scaled the heights of professional development in 2008. Kudos for soaring high at 35! Clockwise: PAARL in Palawan, SMX Mall of Asia and Davao City. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 2
  3. 3. PAARL SCALES THE HEIGHTS IN DAVAO Lourdes d.C. Roman and Purita Uson PAARL capped its second major activity for the year with a National Conference held last October 22-24, 2008 at Regency Inn, Villa Abrille St., Davao City. The venue set the mood for the theme “Scaling the Heights of Professional Development.” Ms. Susan Pador, Head of the Technical Services of Ateneo de Manila University, led the singing of the National Anthem. Sr. Gloria Pasamba, SPC, Director of Libraries, St. Paul College-Pasig, led the Invocation. Mrs. Loreto Garcia, University Librarian, Jose Rizal University and PAARL President, opened the conference with enthusiasm. Ms. Nora Fe Alajar, City Librarian of Davao City, introduced the keynote speaker, Dr. Pilar C. Braga, City Councilor of Davao City. workshops received enthusiastic response from the Dr. Braga talked on the importance of libraries. She shared how she would frequent the library during her audience. student days. After her inspiring message, the To complete the morning session, Prof. Virginia I. mechanics of the seminar-workshop were explained by Caintic, Director, Learning and Information Center Ms. Elvira B. Lapuz, PAARL’s Vice-President. Mr. University of Mindanao, discussed “Overcoming Simon Enriquez of Electronic Information Solutions Inc. Professional Stagnation.” Topics covered were: career (EISI) had a product presentation before plateaus, signs of career stagnation, top career lunchtime. Mrs. Marietta D. Molina, PAARL’s Ex- mistakes, overcoming professional stagnation, and Officio, was the Master of Ceremonies during the first creating a personal development plan. Her lecture day of the conference. stated the signs of career stagnation according to The first speaker, Prof. Avelina C. Bucao, talked about Hoffman as follows: your role has become marginalized; you've stopped growing; you're being “Stress, Anger, Time and Conflict Management.” The excluded; you're missing from the big picture; highlights of her presentation include stress continuous improvement isn't part of the mantra; you management strategies: avoid unnecessary stress; no longer enjoy the work; your level of influence is alter the situation; accept the things you can’t change; and adapt to the stressor. On anger management, waning and greener pastures truly are greener. One of the self advancement suggestions is “Act as if what Prof. Bucao also discussed Redford Williams’ 12-step you’re doing makes a difference.” A sure way to be approach for dealing with unconstructive anger: overlooked for advancements is to display an apathetic maintain a “hostility log”; if you do, acknowledge that or negative attitude. Not all tasks or projects to which you have a problem managing anger; use your support you are assigned will spur your interest, but if you network; use anger management techniques to interrupt the anger cycle; pause; take deep breaths; tell approach these activities with a positive attitude, yourself you can handle the situation; stop the negative others will see you as a contributor and a valuable team player. thoughts; use empathy; laugh at yourself; relax; build trust; listen; be assertive; live each day as if it is your The afternoon session of the second day started with last; and forgive. the product presentation of Mr. Scott Moseley of SWETS. Ms. Flor Don-Santos, Chief Economic Ms. Elvira B. Lapuz, Vice-President of PAARL, acted nd Development Specialist of NEDA came next with her as the Master of Ceremonies for the 2 day of the talk on “Problem Solving Style and Change conference. To start the day right and set the mood of Management”. Ms. Don-Santos defined the term the participants, Dr. Bucao energized them with “problem solving” and presented the problem solving exciting ice-breakers. Mr. Jay Landicho of 3M Philippines presented his company’s library security process. She also discussed change management. Mr. Joseph Goh, Director of iGroup system and other product offerings. He also provided Publishing/Megatexts, Phils., ended the second day 3M giveaways to the participants. session with his product presentation of e-books and Professor Johann Frederick Cabbab of the UP School databases. of Library & Information Studies talked on “Meeting the Aside from the product presenters, the following Needs of a Complex Library and Information book/magazine dealers exhibited their reference Community.” His discussions included: dealing with multiple generations of users, identifying and materials : Academic Book Sales, F and J de Jesus, recognizing diverse groups of staff and users, LIS Felta Multimedia, Library Journals, Megatexts, Phils., and New Century Books. CE Logic and Megatexts, professionals conveying information, and transactional Phils. provided transportation for the PAARL Board analysis. Mr. Cabbab kept aflame the participants’ and some of the participants during their stay in Davao burning desire to learn and discover new things. His City. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 3
  4. 4. nd A fellowship dinner was held on the 2 night of the the Philippines, and Ms. Susan Pador, were among the conference. It was western-inspired, even the food active participants during the conference. served were aligned with the theme. The PAARL rd Board and the participants were clad in cowboy outfits: On the 3 and last day of the conference, the checkered shirts, slim pants, boots, cowboy hats, participants enjoyed a half-day city tour. Davao City is scarves, etc. The event started with a short dance indeed one beautiful tourist destination boasting of its number from the PAARL Board. Ms. Christine B. cleanliness and orderliness. Definitely, PAARL Arellano prepared a well-planned and well-executed conference participants went home with fondest program of games and raffle. The participants surely memories and would surely visit the place again in the had a blast. Lucky winners received gift packs from future. Goodwill Bookstore, EDCA Publishing and Distributing Corp., 3M Philippines, and Great Books Trading. At the end of the conference, the participants were given the opportunity to assess the status of their Two (2) former PAARL Presidents, Mrs. Mona Lisa career as librarians and how they can attain the growth Leguiab, Director of Libraries, Polytechnic University of and level they are aspiring for. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 4
  5. 5. PAARL in 2008 NBW Reading as a Family Habit Fr. Paul M. de Vera, OSB Inspirational Message of PAARL’s First Executive Secretary during the opening rites of the National Book Week Celebration held at the National Library last November 2008. Parents want their children to succeed. They work hard how-to-books, mysteries, reference, fairy tales, and and sacrifice for the sake of their children. They also books about God, creation, etc. want the best school for them. But formal schooling can only do so much for their children. The parents In addition to subscribing to local papers, parents have to do their part in educating their loved ones. One subscribe to magazines for the children to cover their such important task to develop the love for reading, interests. If your child is a sports fanatic, encourage years before the child goes to school. him to read previews of the big game and ask what he thinks will happen. If your child is a moviegoer, have This reflection focuses on the values and merits of her read the weekly reviews and talk about her opinion making reading one activity which all family members of each film. can take part in and enjoy together. While children develop the love for reading, they also improve their Attend reading sessions in the malls, in school, or even performance in school. They become “experts in in church, if there is one. Look out for “Read-Along” culture” as this year’s book theme: “Ang batang sessions as those sponsored by the Philippine Daily palabasa ay dalubhasa sa kultura” conveys. Inquirer. Dr. Mary Mokris, reading specialist of Kumon Math and Have a dictionary available in your homes. Make them Reading Center, emphasizes the need for parents to handy so it would be easy for the children to check on become the role models by showing their children the the meanings of new or unfamiliar words encountered importance of reading. The desire to read should not while reading. end as one leaves school. Reading, in fact, is a long – life endeavor, the love for which should be developed Find time to read, not just for books, but newspapers early in life. and magazines, too. Discuss with your children the important and significant developments such as If reading is done by all family members together, it increasing prices, election, corruption, etc. This will becomes a family affair that the children will look give you the opportunity to demonstrate the values of forward to. Parents should include reading in the family frugality, honesty, love for one’s country. activities, just as they do with praying and traveling. They can visit school as well as local libraries every so The International Association for the Evaluation of often. In some schools, parents are allowed to borrow Educational Achievement literacy Study found a direct books through their children from their libraries. In this link between the number of books at home, and the way, parents and librarians get to know one another. reading development of the child. And this can be Librarians can ask help from parents when undertaking enhanced further with the parents’ involvement and activities especially during the annual celebration of active participation. the book week. Reading does not only make the children more knowledgeable in arts, culture, math, Indeed the list benefits one gets from reading can be and sciences. It is also through books, or reading endless. The joy that it brings to parents and children books that they learn about God, values, love for one’s is immeasurable. Make reading a habit, a family affair. country, and fellowmen. In order to reinforce the love for reading, parents can devise some ways. While children develop the love for Children can be given books as gifts on special occasions such as birthdays, graduation, or as reward reading, they also improve their for good performance in school. performance in school. They become Allot a space in the house when parents and children can read. There shall be books in the house that will “experts in culture” cater to the interests of young and old such as the October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 5
  6. 6. PAARL goes ProActive Lourdes d.C. Roman In celebration of the National Book Week, PAARL followed by the opening remarks delivered by sponsored a free forum for its members last Mrs. Loreto T. Garcia. Mr. Christopher C. Paras November 22, 2008 at the National Library. The who acted as Master of Ceremonies introduced Head of the Manpower Development and the resource speaker. Ms. Tioseco emphasized in Employees Benefits Division, Senate of the her talk the need for being proactive in life and Philippines, Ms. Ma. Soledad L. Tioseco shared that librarians should possess a positive attitude her positive thoughts on the topic “The in order to attain their goals. The participants had Empowered Support Staff: Paraprofessionals as a chance to share their knowledge through the Team Players.” The forum started with the activity conducted by Ms. Tioseco. Ms. Elvira B. invocation led by Ms. Erlinda Gonzales. It was Lapuz gave the closing remarks. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 6
  7. 7. PAARL Brings Good Tidings Lourdes d.C. Roman PAARL President PAARL’s commitment to serve extends not only commit ourselves to witness Gospel values to professional information professionals but also joyfully and lovingly , care for them, help them to pre-schoolers and the elderly. grow integrally and provide them a true home.” To conclude the major activities of the The activity was indeed a heart-warming association for 2008, the Board shared their time experience and that each moment was an and materials blessings in an outreach project opportunity for all of us to thank God for all of His that was held last December 11, 2008 at blessings. The Board also had a chance to visit Kanlungan ni Maria (Home for the Aged) in the landmarks of Saint Paul in Antipolo: Vigil Nayong Silangan Antipolo City. They cheered the House, Garden of Peace, Museum and the Lolos and Lolas who are taken-cared of by DSW mother house of the Sisters of St. Paul of through the said organization that is supervised Chartres. The privilege to access their historical by the priest-in-charge, Rev. Fr. Uldarico marks was made possible through the courtesy of Dioquino. Inspired by the life of Blessed Virgin Sister Gloria Pasamba, SPC. Mary, his mission states that, “We, the workers of Kanlungan ni Maria, taking Mary as our model, . Below: PAARL Board and the residents of Kanlungan ni Maria. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 7
  8. 8. PAARL Presidents attend American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition at Anaheim, California Loreto T. Garcia Ms. Loreto T. Garcia and other former presidents the son of the former US President Ronald of PAARL, Dr. Teresita Hernandez, Mses. Reagan, was the keynote speaker. He shared Teresita Moran, Rebecca Jocson, and Susan his childhood experiences on libraries and Pador attended the 2008 ALA Annual Convention librarians and some thoughts on political issues and Exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center with regard to presidential candidates Barack in California, U.S.A. last June 26 to July 2, 2008 Obama and Hilary Clinton. Other known in order to be exposed to the latest developments personalities like Kareem Abdul – Jabbar , the in Library Science and Information Technology; NBA’s all time leading scorer , author and named to benchmark their libraries and to meet and Library Card Up Month Spokesperson , also network with other librarians and information graced the occasion together with Dean Koontz professionals. and other authors, publishers and known vendors of technology products The event was attended by more than a thousand delegates from about 80 countries around the The International Librarians Orientation had world including Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia and introduced the International and other attendees the Philippines. from abroad to the ALA Conference and the city of Anaheim. It was supplemented by an Various topics on modern library administration, International Librarians Reception which provided collection development, modern services, the participants an opportunity to network with facilities, technology products, architecture and hundreds of information professionals from designs of libraries and other relevant subjects around the world. on literary and publishing industry were discussed in several sessions that were held not The annual gathering was concluded by a half only in one building but in different hotels as well day closing book sales at the exhibit area with that are located near the venue. Marriott, Hilton, the support of the postal service that provided Hyatt and Disneyland Hotels are just few minutes free boxes and packaging assistance to all away from the convention center. participants who purchased materials for mailing within and outside Anaheim, California. ALA President Loriene Roy, formally opened the exhibits and the conference. Hawaiian ritual and Below Left: Presidents of PAARL at the ALA Convention. Below Right: Ms. Loreto Garcia at the ALA Bookstore. tradition highlighted the activities. Ron Reagan, October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 8
  9. 9. List of PAARL Paid Members – October to December 2008 Prepared by Veronica M. Jose I n d i v i d u a l M e m b e r s NAME INSTITUTION ADDRESS Aguado, Chely Jon St. Scholastica's College Leon Guinto, Manila Amansec, Teresita P. PNOC - Energy Research & Dev't. Ctr. U.P. Diliman, Quezon City Ambos, Gesyl E University of San Carlos City Talamban, Cebu Amio, Angelica D. Makati Hope Christian School Makati City Amurao, Ninda Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Andaya, Rowena M. International Rice Research Institute Los Baños, Laguna Atienza, Alejandro M. Lipa City Colleges Lipa City, Batangas Baco, Emeline C. Cebu Doctors University Cebu City Baladad, Ma Isabel N. DEPED Novaliches High School Novaliches, Quezon City Balili, Bernardita M Gen. Santos Foundation College Gen. Santos City Bas, Lorena T. Fr. Saturnino Urios University Butuan City Belale, Imelda D. Camarines Sur Polytechnic College Naga City Cabantog, Noemi St. Paul College Pasig Pasig City Cabonero, Anabelle T. St. Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Cabonero, David A. St. Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Cabrera, Noritess R. Phil. State College of Aeronautics Villamor, Pasay City Cabudoy, Estrella C. Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan de Oro City Camorongan, Luisa Andrea St. Scholastica's Academy Marikina Marikina City Castro, Merlita A. University of Perpetual Help Calamba, Laguna Cordenillo, Felicisima P. Jacinto P. Elpa National High School Tandag City, Surigao del Sur Cortez, Alicia Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba Calamba City, Laguna Cosare, Reynilda P. TSP Public Library and Research Ctr. Capitol Hills, Tandag City Crescini, Annaliza C Southern Inst. of Science & Tech. Imus, Cavite de Castro, Medina G. Sta. Isabel College Taft Avenue, Manila de Erit, Sandra S. Colegio San Agustin Bacolod City de Leon, Virginia Philippine Women’s University Quezon City de los Santos, Grace J. Center for Health Development, QMMC QMMC Quezon City De Vera, Fr. Paul San Beda College Mendiola, Manila De Vera, Lydia Centro Escolar University Mendiola, Manila Dela Torre, Roxanne Emilio Aguinaldo College San Marcelino St., Manila Dizon, Fernan Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City Dominado, Leizl M Colegio de Santa Rosa Makati City Endaya, Gloria L. Philippine Women’s University Taft Avenue, Manila Fabella, Ruth Adventist University of the Phils. Silang, Cavite Felices, Neonem Adventist University of the Phils. Silang, Cavite Flauta, Abyssinia G Notre Dame of Tacurong College Tacurong City Flores, Jeremy San Beda College Rizal Campus Taytay, Rizal Flores, Megumi Sol M. Adventist Int’l. Inst. of Advance Studies Silang, Cavite Gatuz, Natividad V. Colegio San Agustin Bacolod City Geporta, Ma. Vicky T Emilio Aguinaldo College Ermita, Manila Gorospe, Bernice Southeast Asian College, Inc. Rotonda, Quezon City Hizon, Imelcita University of the East C.M. Recto, Manila Laguatan, Sheree Ann V. Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Lagumbay, Geanrose C. Sunrise Christian College Butuan City Lagura, Ma. Juvy A. TSP Public Library and Research Center Tandag City, Surigao del Sur October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 9
  10. 10. Lin, Joan Fang Jen San Beda College Rizal Campus Taytay, Rizal Luber, Maritess Lyceum of the Philippines University Intramuros, Manila Macabata, Nancy S. Divine World College San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Macapagal, Renato San Beda College Rizal Campus Taytay, Rizal Maquinad, Luzviminda P. Department of Foreign Affairs Pasay City Marquez, Aera Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Masindo, Rolando De La Salle University Manila Melendres, Gloria M. San Beda College Rizal Campus Taytay, Rizal Moreto, Marlene M. Fr. Saturnino Urios University Butuan City Munar, Nysie B. Notre Dame of Tacurong College Tacurong City Murillo, Pius S Colegio De San Juan de Letran Intramuros, Manila Najarro, Armida Cebu State College of Sci. & Technology Cebu City Obani, Maria Mimosa St. Paul College Pasig Pasig City Ochia, Josephine Notre Dame University Cotabato City Ollagangi, Jane Kharme Manila Doctors College Pasay City Oral, Mary Allen Mae P. University of San Carlos Cebu City Orca, Imelda L Angelicum College M. Cuenco St., Quezon City Osorio, Aida C. Surigao del Sur Polytechnic State College Tandag City, Surigao del Sur Padilla, Ofelia Adventist University of the Philippines Silang, Cavite Padre, Kathy ABE Int’l. College of Bus. & Economics Cabanatuan City Pala-ubsanon, Maria Rodita Cebu Doctors University Mandaue City, Cebu Pineda, Aurelia V. Lipa City Colleges Lipa City Ragudo, Mercedita M. Dominican College San Juan City Rapada, Celia Flor C. St. Paul's Business School Palo Leyte Riosa, Liza F. Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Salve, Katherine Philippine Women’s University Taft Avenue, Manila Santos, Lourdes Centro Escolar University Mendiola, Manila Saret, Grace G. Bicol Regional Science High School Tuburan, Ligao City Silan, Vilma O. San Beda College Rizal Campus Taytay, Rizal Solis, Ma. Margarita Majella Our Lady of Guadalupe Colleges Dasmariñas, Cavite Tan, Evangeline R Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan De Oro City Vicencio, Ma. Jenalyn M. First Asian Inst. of Tech. & Humanities Tanauan City, Batangas Villanueva, Ma. Theresa Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City Villarubia, Judith S. Saint Michael College of Caraga Agusan Del Norte Wail, Cherry Ann G. Technological Institute of the Philippines Cubao, Quezon City Wong, Cheryl N. University of San Jose-Recoletos Cebu City Zarate, May A. Davao Medical School Foundation Inc. Davao City October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 10
  11. 11. 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 Capitol University Serna, Antonio Jr Cagayan De Oro City Capiz State University Cabantug, Azucena B. Roxas City Don Jose Sustiguer Momfort Memorial National College - WVCST Branch Biluan, Marigold Jesicca D. loilo City Far Eastern University Flora, Dolores Manila First Asia Institute of Technology & Humanities Popan, Edna Tanauan City, Batangas Iligan Medical Center College Cahanap, Agnes Iligan City Liceo de Cagayan University Dahilog, Emeliana A. Cagayan De Oro City Lyceum of the Philippines University Guarino, Elsa Batangas City Notre Dame of Dadiangas Samson, Cecilia General Santos City Notre Dame of Dadiangas University Santos, Victoria R. General Santos City Our Lady of Guadalupe Colleges Solis, Ma.Margarita Majella V. Dasmarinas, Cavite Philippine Women's College of Davao Alba, Melinda B. Davao City Saint Mary's University Cayaban, Enrique Nueva Ecija San Carlos University Tadlip, Marilou Cebu City Southern Institute of Science & Technology Bitmal, Wilma Dasmariñas, Cavite Technological Institute of the Philippines-Q.C. Manalo, Sonny Boy T. Quezon City Universidad de Zamboanga Taala, William Zamboanga City University of Perpetual Help System Malabanan, Elizabeth Binan, Laguna L i f e t i m e M e m b e r s Esperanza A. Sta. Cruz Rebecca M. Jocson Irene D. Amores Belen M. Vibar Rogelio B. Mallillin Zoraida E. Bartolome Corazon M. Nera Mona Lisa P. Leguiab Theresa B. Cruz Loreto M. Seriña Sarah C. de Jesus Veneranda O. Sajorda Salvacion M. Arlante Fe Angela M. Verzosa Lolita P. Gonzales Maribeth D. Aguila Teresita C. Moran Teresita G. Hernandez Rodolfo Y. Tarlit Susan O. Pador Celedonia R. Cayaban Dionisia M. Angeles Erlinda F. Flores Sr. Ignatius Tal Placido, SPC Marlo C. Chavez Marietta D. Molina For a complete list of PAARL 2008 paid members, please see the PAARL Directory 2007-2008. October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 11
  12. 12. STAFF BOX UPCOMING EVENTS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF CHRISTINE B. ARELLANO JANUARY 30, 2009 ASSOCIATE EDITOR PAARL 36th General Assembly, LOURDES D.C. ROMAN Induction of Officers and CIRCULATION MANAGERS Awarding Ceremonies CHRISTOPHER C. PARAS MARITA VALERIO 5th Floor TNL Auditorium CONTRIBUTORS The National Library Building VERONICA M. JOSE T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila22, 2008 PURITA P. USON Forum PAARL BOARD 2008 President Loreto T. Garcia Vice President Elvira B. Lapuz JOIN PAARL / RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO Secretary Christopher C. Paras PAARL FOR 2008 AND GET YOUR PAARL ID! Treasurer Jocelyn T. Balangue WATCH OUT FOR THE RELEASE OF Auditor Sonia Lourdes L. David PAARL DIRECTORY 2007-2008 P.R.O. Purita P. Uson UPDATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP PROFILE! Directors Erlinda B. Gonzales Veronica M. Jose JOIN THE PAARL YAHOO E-MAIL GROUP: Sr. Ma. Gloria Pasamba, SPC Ex-Officio Marietta D. Molina 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, 2008 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 Mrs. Loreto T. Garcia, President (JRU 5318031 loc. 15) or email us thru October - December 2008 PAARL Newsletter 12