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TJIC Overview

  1. 1. THETHOMAS JEFFERSON INFORMATION CENTER:<br />An Overview<br />Public Affairs SectionU.S. Embassy Manila<br />
  2. 2. MISSION<br />To assist Filipinos in understanding the United<br />States by providing information and materials<br />which focus on: <br /><ul><li>Policies
  3. 3. Practices
  4. 4. History
  5. 5. Culture </li></li></ul><li>Reference Service<br />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.*<br />* Reitz, Joan m. Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science. sl: Libraries Unlimited. November 2007. Online: Retrieved December 15, 2009. <br />
  6. 6. Service Hours<br />The Center is open from <br />8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. <br />Mondays through Fridays <br />except on American and Philippine Holidays<br />Admission is by appointment<br />
  7. 7. Contact Information:<br />Phone:301-2470<br />Fax: 301-2469<br /><br />
  8. 8. Collection<br />66 - Online Databases<br /><ul><li>EBSCOHostAcademic Premier
  9. 9. Foundations Database
  10. 10. Lexis/ Nexis</li></ul> 3000+ volumes -Books<br /> 40 titles - Print Periodicals <br />
  11. 11. TJIC Products<br />TJIC Alert<br /><ul><li>Periodical articles
  12. 12. U.S. Government</li></ul>Documents<br /><ul><li>Special reports
  13. 13. Other materials</li></ul>individual interests of patrons/ clienteles<br />To keep them abreast of new and current<br /> developments in their areas of specialization<br />
  14. 14. Themes<br />Democracy & Human Rights<br /> Political / Security<br /> Economics<br /> Global Issues<br /> Society & Values<br />
  15. 15. Article Alert Sample<br />
  16. 16. TJIC Products<br />Subject Webliography/ Bibliography<br />A systematic list of print and electronic materials prepared by TJIC on a given subject, customized to respond to specific information and research needs.<br />
  17. 17. Webliography Sample<br />
  18. 18. TJIC Products<br />Information Packets<br />A compilation of issue-oriented materials prepared to provide background information.<br />
  19. 19. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations<br />TJIC provides a venue for specialists to share their expertise on a topic (or topics) of interest to particular audiences.<br /> Digital Video Conferencing: TJIC facilitates conferences from remote locations on issues of interest to audiences around the Philippines.<br />
  20. 20. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations<br />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. <br />
  21. 21. Lectures / Trainings / Presentations<br />The TJIC professional staff give presentations and workshops on effective internet searching for information on the U.S. and USG policies.<br />
  22. 22. AMERICAN CORNERS<br /><ul><li>Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City
  23. 23. Ateneo de Zamboanga University </li></ul> in Zamboanga City <br /><ul><li>Central Philippine University in Iloilo City
  24. 24. De La Salle University in Manila
  25. 25. Mariano Marcos State University </li></ul> in Batac, Ilocos Norte <br /><ul><li>Mindanao State University in Marawi City
  26. 26. Mindanao State University in Tawi-Tawi
  27. 27. Notre Dame University in Cotabato City
  28. 28. Notre Dame of Jolo College
  29. 29. Saint Louis University in Baguio City
  30. 30. Silliman University in Dumaguete City
  31. 31. University of San Carlos in Cebu City
  32. 32. University of Saint La Salle in Bacolod City
  33. 33. Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City </li></li></ul><li>AMERICAN SHELVES<br />An American Shelf (AS) <br />is a small-scale compendium of American Studies core collection and up-to-date information on the United States. <br />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 .<br />
  34. 34. US Embassy Manila is in:<br />twitter<br />Youtube<br />TJIC has:<br />
  35. 35. Questions?<br />Comments?<br />Clarifications?<br />