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PAARL Newsletter April-June 2010

  1. 1. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS Newsletter Rm. 301, The National Library Building, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita 1000 Manila Philippines No. 2 April - June 2010 ISSN - 0116-014 Inside Presentation and Deliberation of the 2010 PAARL Standards ... PAARL Takes the Summer Communicating Effectively 2009 Financial Report Conference to Chocolate ... Hills Forum on Bibliotherapy PAARL and C & E Publishing Paid Individual Members Forge Partnership
  2. 2. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 2 News No. 2 April - June 2010 PAARL Takes the Summer Conference to Chocolate Hills by Christine M. Abrigo, DLSU-Manila Library PAARL’s annual national economize activities and operations libraries. Likewise, Ms. Cecilia summer conference was held, this of the technical services of a library. Samson, Director of Libraries time, in Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Thomas Jefferson Information Center of the Holy Name University, 14-16 April 2010, with the theme, Director, Ms. Rysa Alenzuela, on the discussed on Library Hospitality: Superior Practices and World- other hand, talked on Management Public Relations Work, CRM Widening Services of Philippine Libraries. The conference focused on best practices in technical services, library and information management, networking, library marketing, and archives and preservation on a global perspective. A well-attended gathering of over 250 participants from all over the country, the three-day conference covered seven sessions, plus a day dedicated to an eco-countryside tour of Bohol. Manila- and Bohol-based speakers, who specialize in their respective fields of library study and practice, engaged the participants to comprehensive lectures, which lead to practical discussions at the end of every session. The Seminar Participants Day one saw three sessions, the first lecture on Innovative Models for Libraries’ Offering Applied, and delved on library Technical Services was prepared of International, Information, hospitality as a marketing strategy by Ateneo de Manila-Rizal Library Cultural & Multilingual Services, and later maneuvered the discussion Director, Ms. Lourdes T. David and shared about management into Customer Relationships (delivered on her behalf by Ms. model options that the participants Management (CRM) as a Return Elvira B. Lapuz), The paper dealt may choose to study and employ to Paarl take summer See page 7 ...... on coming up with strategies to best suit their respective institutions/
  3. 3. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS No. 2 April - June 2010 News 3 Forum on Bibliotheraphy T echnical Preparations/ Requirements for Book Prescription Shops: Starting Pace for Bibliotherapy Sessions in Philippine Libraries was PAARL’s theme for its sponsored forum for the month of June (June 18), held in cooperation with the Superbranch of the National Bookstore at Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City, with Ms. Zarah C. Gagatiga as lecturer. The lecture started with a storytelling session bringing the participants back to the feeling of being little children again as they listened to the story and reflected on the lessons learned from the story told. It then went on to give Ms. Zarah C. Gagatiga delivers her lecture practical tips on how to set up book prescription shops suitable to The forum aimed at principles. different levels of clients as well encouraging libraries and librarians About 60 copies of the 300- as developing a comprehensive to put up book prescription shops by peso book entitled Katha ng Munting collection of books/materials assisting them in coming up with Kaisipan (2007) by Crisanta N. to support a book prescription a program for bibliotherapy based Cardeno-Reyes were given away to service. on certain technical guidelines and forum participants.
  4. 4. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 4 News No. 1 January - March 2010 T he 2010 PAARL Standards for Academic Libraries drafted by Ms. Fe Angela M. Verzosa, to supersede the 2000 version, were presented and deliberated during the Forum on Bibliotheraphy held on June 18 at the National Bookstore, Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City. Significant changes from the 2000 version which noticeably departs from the prescriptive and quantitative inputs of other standards and avoids inputs that are already Ms. Fe Angela M. Verzosa (3rd from left) recieves her certificate of recognitonoafter she presented prescribed by other standards the 2010 Standards were highlighted during the presentations. It was also reiterated emphasized that some provisions the ad-hoc committee representing by Ms. Versoza, who presented the that were retained from the 2000 library accreditors. changes herself, that the PAARL version were mostly “motherhood” The 2010 draft proposal will standards are not intended to replace statements intended to reinforce again be presented on July 7 during any other standard, whether local or strengthen guidelines which are the ABAP Forum and on August or foreign. Rather, they were already in place in other standards. 20 at the Closing Plenary Session “formulated to augment, supplement, Also invited during the of PAARL’s National Seminar- and enhance any and all other presentation and deliberation of Workshop at Holy Angel University, standards for academic libraries the draft proposal was Dr. Teresita Pampanga. in the Philippines.” Likewise, she Hernandez-Calma, a member of
  5. 5. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS No. 1 January - March 2010 News 5 PAARL and C & E Publishing Forge Partnership The long wait is finally Kong library associations for materials worth Php150,000.00 over! future collaborative undertakings in any of the C&E Publishing After a series of consultations in the region. centers/bookshops/dealers from and meetings, PAARL has formally July 15 to September 15, 2010. sealed partnership with C&E C&E Publishing has pledged 3. have paid all purchases Publishing on providing travel full support to the association made within a maximum period grants to qualified librarians who by giving away travel grants to of thirty (30) days upon receipt may want to participate in the Hong qualified individual and institutional of sales invoice making sure that Kong Benchmarking Tour slated on members of PAARL which will payment is not made beyond the October 21-24, 2010. include the following: promo date which is September The tour specifically aims to 15, 2010. serve as a venue for the participants a) Round trip Air Ticket The idea was conceptualized to: b) Hotel accommodation for 4 by Ms. Cham Carlos, Regional Sales a) be exposed to the latest days and 3 nights Manager of C&E Publishing. The technological progress and c) Registration Fee formal signing of the Memorandum infrastructures of selected Hong d) Tour to Disneyland or Macau of Agreement will take place at Kong libraries; (Optional) C&E Information Resource Center e) Pocket Money in Quezon City on August 3, 2010 b) acquire new ideas which may at 4:00 p.m. be applied to the libraries they To qualify for the grant, For inquiries regarding the currently serve; interested parties must: grant, interested parties may contact 1. be an active individual Ms. Cham Carlos at telephone c) foster professional and cultural or institutional member of number 929-5088 loc. 193 or partnership between Filipino PAARL through mobile phone number and Hong Kong librarians; 2. have a minimum accumulated 0922-8030271 or send email to d) establish linkages with Hong purchase of books/library Communicating Effectively in the Library Workplace P hilippine Normal enhance their oral communication was able to present effective University faculty/trainer, Prof. Ruth skills to effectively serve their communication in a nutshell. Alido, was PAARL’s invited speaker clients. A presentation on e-board and on Communicating Effectively in Prof. Alido made the online resources being distributed the Library Workplace, last May discussion fun, light and enjoyable by C & E was also provided by its 27, 2010 at the C & E Information as she prepared a number of games senior manager, Mr. Isidro Padpad. and Resource Center located along and exercises for the participants to Forum attendees also Quezon Boulevard. take part in. received free copies of Katha ng Sixty five (65) participants Although the scope of the Munting Kaisipan (2007) authored graced the afternoon forum where forum topic would normally take by Crisanta N. Cardeno-Reyes. librarians were challenged to a semester to cover, the speaker
  6. 6. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 6 News No. 2 April - June 2010 2009 Financial Report As of January 1, 2010, Php357,752.00 more than the management of funds of the 2009 PAARL’s total assets amounted amount turned over by the previous Board under the leadership of Ms. to Php2,152,637.00 which is board. Thanks to the prudent Elvira Lapuz.
  7. 7. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS No. 2 April - June 2010 News 7 Paarl takes summer ... From page 4 ... on Investment (ROI) strategy. sessions. The first on Technological Best of Both Worlds, where she The participants were in for Advances in Reference Work; presented to the participants the more on day two, as four lecture- and the second on Circulation new face of preservation, i.e., sessions glued them further onto Work for Principled, Adaptive traditional meeting the digital. their seats. Mr. Fernan Dizon, & Direct Library Readers. The She demonstrated the preservation Ateneo de Manila-Rizal Library’s first session focused more on of vital and archival materials Reference Librarian, jumpstarted the how information services have employing traditional as well as day with a discussion on Libraries’ transcended the boundaries of the digital means. The participants were New-fangled Virtual Networking physical walls of the library through enlightened as to how they should Roles, taking a closer look at various technological applications collect, preserve and foster access virtual networking in libraries and specifically those that are available to documents and artworks. introducing new found ways in to enhance reference service while Not only did the participants offering value-added service to the second was a comprehensive brought home an army of new clientele. Moreover, Mr. Dizon lecture on the functions of access learning, but also enjoyed the familiarized the participants to services/circulation department, majesty of nature that is Bohol. various online applications that the new roles of circulation Colleagues will definitely library professionals of today librarians, and best practices in look forward to what PAARL has may make use of to the library’s circulation work. Similarly, UP in store for everyone for its summer advantage. The Reference Librarian Diliman University Library’s conference next year. of UP Diliman University Library, Special Collections Librarian, Ms. Ms. Marian Ramos, on the other Eimee Rhea Lagrama, spoke about hand, handled two consecutive Preservation & Access: Achieving Paid Individual Members (April, May and June 2010) Aballe, Leah Maria Aranjuez, Dennis G. Trinity University of Asia Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila Quezon City Quiapo, Manila Abrigo, Christine M. Arcilla, Liza E. De La Salle University Wesleyan University Philippines Taft Ave., Manila Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Alian, Darry T. Bajado, Jane G. Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College University of Batangas Estancia, Iloilo Batangas City Alipis, Ferdinand Angelo M. Ballesteros, Consuelo Assumption College Bicol University Makati City Tabaco City, Albay Amante, Ma. Salvacion Baron, Mae-Lyn Q. Bicol University De La Salle University-Damariñas Polangui, Albay Dasmarinas Cavite
  8. 8. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 8 News No. 2 April - June 2010 Bautista, Abigail C. Dela Cruz, Ryan Wesleyan University Philippines Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Quiapo, Manila Bavia, Anthony Dolotina, Ma. Elisa De La Salle - Health Sciences Institute Holy Name University Dasmariñas, Cavite Tagbilaran, Bohol Bonalos, Marichu Enem, Nolie G. Central Mindanao University - Bukidnon Philippine Military Academy Bukidnon Baguio City Calandog, Katherine Joy M. Esguerra, Alicia C. Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila Bulacan State University Quiapo, Manila Malolos City, Bulacan Camacam, Julia C. Espineli, Edison De La Salle University-Damariñas De La Salle University-Damariñas Dasmariñas, Cavite Dasmariñas, Cavite Campaña, P.J.F. Farrol, Mariel A. De La Salle - Health Sciences Institute Angeles University Foundation Dasmariñas, Cavite Angeles City Carandang, Veronica Gabayaran, Genevieve Mindanao State University Statefields College Iligan City Bacoor, Cavite Castillano, Meles F. Gado, Marlon C. Mindanao State University - De La Salle - Health Sciences Institute Iligan Institute of Technology Dasmariñas, Cavite Iligan City Galang, Jeenah Marie A. Coralde, Regeraldyn Misa De La Salle University-Damariñas Metro Manila College Dasmariñas, Cavite Novaliches, QC Garing, Natalia L. Cortez, Jhayson S. Lipa City Colleges Angeles University Foundation Batangas City Angeles City Gumandoy, Esmeralda T. Cruz, Patricia T. Silliman University Arellano University Dumaguete City Legarda St. Sampaloc
  9. 9. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS No. 2 April - June 2010 News 9 Hermogenes, Nelson DR Mirabona, Fleurdeliz H. Adamson University Bicol University Ermita, Manila Legazpi City Hernandez, Dulce P. Miranda, Frank Angeles University Foundation University of Batangas Angeles City Batangas City Hilario, Balderas Molina, Aimee M. Ateneo Professional Schools Library Holy Spirit School Rockwell, Makati City Tagbilaran, Bohol Ingua, Mary Ann C. Nera, Cristina University of the Philippines - Los Baños De La Salle University-Damariñas Los Baños, Laguna Dasmariñas, Cavite Irinco, Reina Ocate, Ms. Theresa UP College of Engineering Library II Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila Diliman, Quezon City Quiapo, Manila Lagumbay, Geanrose Oliverio, Orlando Philsaga High School Immaculate Heart of Marry College Agusan Del Sur Paranaque Mabuloc, Joanne Padre, Kathy University of the Philippines - Diliman University of Perpetual Help Quezon City Calamba, Laguna Macabata, Nancy Padua, Mary Ann D. Divine World Colleges Alfelor Senior Memorial College San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Camarines Sur Madjos, Teresita A. Parman, Reyna M. Wesleyan University Philippines UP Engineering Library Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Diliman, Quezon City Maguddayao, Rizalina Pascual, Carolina L. Cagayan Colleges Tomas Del Rosario College Tuguegarao City, Cagayan San Jose Batangas City Manuel, Lourna G. Pedrosa, Genine Wesleyan University Philippines Immaculate Heart of Marry College Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Paranaque
  10. 10. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS 10 News No. 2 April - June 2010 Penaranda, John Sarreal, Felix I., Jr. Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila De La Salle University-Damariñas Quiapo, Manila Dasmariñas, Cavite Poblete, Felicitas P. Siapno, Joanna De La Salle University-Damariñas University of North Eastern Philippines Dasmariñas, Cavite La Pinas Rafael, Janette M. Tamayo, Glory Verzosa Tomas Del Rosario College University of North Eastern Philippines San Jose Batangas City La Pinas Ramos, Marian Tiglao, Carmelita A. University of the Philippines - Main Library Wesleyan University Philippines Diliman, Quezon City Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Reyes, Rosemarie Tunale, Rossana T. Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila Wesleyan University Philippines Quiapo, Manila Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Reyno, Marilou R. Valdez, Judy L. Bulacan Agricultural State College Wesleyan University Philippines San Ildefonso, Bulacan Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Ruiz, Reecli Valenzuela, Doria Orpiada Statefields College DepED Quezon City Bacoor, Cavite Quezon City Samar, Raquel Villalon, Jenifer M. De La Salle - Health Sciences Institute Wesleyan University Philippines Dasmariñas, Cavite Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Samson, Celia Vinluan, Vanessa L. Holy Name University Tomas Del Rosario College Tagbilaran, Bohol San Jose, Batangas City We are grateful to all the above members for their continued support, and we will appreciate any immediate correction or revision (in case of change in status, employing institution, or address) to make our future directory as accurate as possible. Names of paid members who were not included in the list will be published in the next issue of the Newsletter.
  11. 11. PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIANS No. 2 April - June 2010 News 11 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 Ex-Officio Elvira B. Lapuz Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians Rm. 301 3/F The National Library Building T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila 1000 ENTERED AS THIRD CLASS MAIL (PM) PHILIPPINES AT MANILA POST OFFICE Under Permit no. 1295-00 Date Granted: February 15, 2000 Valid until: December 31, 2010 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 Ms. Ana Maria B. Fresnido at 5244611 local 600.