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  1. 1. QLA Newsletter The Official Publication of Librarians Association of Quezon Province-Lucena, Inc. SEC Reg. No. CN200834450/ TIN 007-201-279 (Formerly Quezon Librarians Association ) Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009 PASLI Elected New Set of Officers The Librarians Association of The Librarians Association of for 2009- 2011 Quezon Province-Lucena Inc, Centro Escolar University, Quezon Province-Lucena Inc, located beside La Consolacion f o r m e r l y Q u e z o n Li b r a r i an s f o r m e r l y Q u e z o n Li b r a r i an s Philippine Association of Association (QLA) holds an College was the next library that Association (QLA) is once again hold the participants visited. School Librarians, Inc. (PASLI) educational tour to Metro Manila’s an educational tour to Metro Ms. Corazon De Nully, one of the elected their new set of officers different libraries such as Centro Manila’s different libraries such as Escolar University, Manila City Hall, library staffs of the CEU welcomed for 2009 – 2011 held during the Centro Escolar University, Manila Museo Pambata and La Consolation all the participants. Dr. Theresita National Seminar Workshop on City Hall, Museo Pambata and La Hernandez, the head of the “Effective Library Services: College last May 8, 2009. Consolation College last May 8, University Libraries introduced Strategies and New Approaches” The objectives of this trip 2009. the librarians. As an introduction, are to benchmark the facilities/ The objectives of this trip last May 11- 13, 2009 at the Dr. Hernandez presented the services /operations of the different are to benchmark the facilities/ Roxas Hall, Teachers Camp, types of libraries, to encourage latest trends and innovation of services /operations of the different their library. Also she shared the Baguio City. Mrs. Genia V. librarians to be more creative and types of libraries. This will knowledge on how to market a Santos, Education Supervisor II, innovative in organizing and encourage librarians to be more managing their own libraries, and to library in a creative way without DepEd- NCR was the inducting c r e a t i ve an d i n n o va t i v e in gain knowledge on the different spending a single centavo. officer. Our colleague Myrna P. organizing and managing their own Manila City Library was Macapia, from Manuel S. set-up/organization of the library, libraries. The participants of this the third library that the Enverga University Foundation, the collection and services. library tour gained knowledge on participants visited. It was La Consolacion College was the different set-up/organization of Lucena City was elected as one managed by Ms. Grace the first library visited by the the library, the collection and of the Board Members. participants. Mrs. Luisa Francisco, Gargantial. She showed one of the services. special services offered which is principal of the Basic Education The first library that was the puppet show. We enjoyed it Department welcomed the visited by the participants was the La and we are all entertained. participants and presented the Consolacion College, Mrs. Luisa Museo Pambata was the history of their school in the Barcelo Francisco, principal of the Basic last place visited by the Café. They served the Cinnamon Education Department welcomed participants. The collections found roll, specialty of the HRM students. the participants and presented the in the museum are mostly After the presentation, the history of their school. A f t e r t h e interactive for children and even participants were toured around the presentation, the participants were adults. We really enjoyed the Elementary, High School and the toured in the Elementary, High place. Violeta Calvo- Drilon Memorial School and the Violeta Calvo- Drilon The study tour exposed all Libraries by their assigned Memorial Libraries by their the participants into the latest librarians. New set of officers of PASLI for 2009– 2011 oath assigned librarians. trends and innovations of the to office with Mrs. Genia V. Santos, Education libraries visited. Myrna P. Macapia Supervisor II, Dep-Ed– NCR as the inducting officer. President’s Desk……………………..2 LAQueP-LInc Officers……………….2 The 2009 Librarians' Licensure Exams will be held in Manila, Libraries in Quezon Province Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi & Zamboanga on 10-11 November Using Infolib………………………….2 Featured Librarian…………………...3 2009. The deadline for the filing of applications is 21 October Incoming Seminars……………….....3 2009. Good luck to all who will take the 2009 LLE. LAQueP-LInc Tour’s Pictures……...4 What is CPE all about?.....................5 LAQueP-LInc Members…………......6
  2. 2. QLA Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009 From the President’s Desk... Librarians Association of Quezon Province – (LAQueP- Lucena Inc. (LAQueP-LInc) By Rose A. Villamater Executive Officers for the 2009-2010 Thank you to everyone, most President : AUGUSTA ROSARIO A. VILLAMATER Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation specially to the officers who Lucena City painstakingly organized the tour. 09175560820 * villamaterrose@yahoo.com The Study Tour last Vice President: AURORA A. NAVELA May 8, 2009 was the second time that Sacred Heart College, Lucena City 09172771096 * aunavela01@yahoo.com Quezon Librarians explored the different types of libraries in Manila. I Secretary: IVY ROSE Y. ATIENZA Lucena City Library, Lucena City am hopeful that the participants of the tour will be 09213021519 * iryatienza@yahoo.com motivated to apply in their libraries what they have Treasurer: MILED G. IBIAS learned from the libraries they visited. Use your Lucena City Library, Lucena City 09183291194 * miledibias2000@yahoo.com creativeness and innovate for the improvement of your libraries. Share and serve…that’s why we are Auditor: ISABEL NOREEN R.RAIRATA MSEUF, Candelaria LIBRARIANS. 09206013604 * noreenrairata@yahoo.com P.R.O.: JENALYN A. PANCHO Quezon Provincial Library, Lucena City 09178600460 * jenalyn_a_pancho@yahoo.com.ph Libraries in Quezon Province Using Infolib District Representatives: Library Librarian/Principal 1st District: ALICIA Z. BERROYA West Palale Nat’l High School, Tayabas City Calayan Educational Foundation, Inc. Isabel Noreen Rairata 2nd District: NILA BLASCO Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Seminary Arlene Villanueva Sariaya, Quezon Lucena City Library Clarissa Vergara 3rd District: MILDRED U. MEDENILLA St. Anne College Trinidad Imperial San Narciso Municipal Library Quezon Provincial Library Ismaelinda S. Cabana 4th District: MANUELITA R. VERANGA Quezon National Agricultural School Katrina Avila Atimonan Municipal Library Maryhill College Eulalia G. Zapata Lucena City: EULALIA G. ZAPATA Q.E.C. , Atimonan, Quezon Marissa Villarama Maryhill College, Lucena City Atimonan Municipal Library Manuelita Veranga Our Lady of the Angels Academy Erlita M. Villamiel Working Committees: ConferenceCommitee St. John Parochial School Bridgette D. Tubigan Marietta Z. Enverga MSEUF, Lucena City Interglobal College Foundation, Inc. Juliana Escasa Marisel P. Viner Sacred Heart College Marietta C. Nayve Sacred Heart College Lutucan National High School Fhraned Edad AINHS Imelda B. Resposo Members Committee SBCAI Raymond M. Velasco Gemma M. Abellanosa Luis Palad National High School, Tayabas Mauban Municipal Library Julie Ann Cada All District Representatives Polilio Municipal Library Maridel Fabricante Maligaya National High School Ma. Lila Medea Labios Ways & Means Committee Panfilo C. Talisic Quezon Provincial Library Phil. Tong-Ho Institute Mark Magsadia Ysobel Escudero Quezon Provincial Library M.S. Enverga Institute-San Antonio Bernie Castillo Rosalinda Q.Magsino Quezon Provincial Library Tayabas Western Academy Josefina Cedeno Publication Committee Sacred Heart College Aurora Navela Myrna P. Macapia MSEUF, Lucena City Infanta National High School Veneracion Fernandez Wilfredo R. Tabarina Sacred Heart College Jimelyn Bautista Sacred Heart College Baptist Voice Bible College Wench Labino Bristol Integrated School Carla Carandang NOMELEC Committee M.S. Enverga University –B.E.D. Myrna Macapia Elalia G. Zapata Maryhill College Sariaya Institute Maureen Cristine Reyes Adviser: ISMAELINDA S. CABANA Quezon Provincial Library 2
  3. 3. QLA Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009 In- In-Coming Seminars/ Workshops for Librarians for “ A Librarian that touches lifes” 2009 By Aisa C. Garcia August 19-20 Echo seminar on the IFLA-FAIFE Internet Manifesto Trainers Workshop Project Who wouldn’t know this organizing QLA and drafting its Sponsor: Philippine Librarians librarian? She walks like a constitution and by –laws. Association, Inc. (PLAI) Central model with her high Luzon Region Librarians Council heels, wears her hair She is simply our very Venue: Professional Schools Bldg., Angeles short, exudes beauty, own Librarians University Foundation w i s d o m a n d Association of Quezon August 26-27 leadership. You may Province-Lucena Inc. Towards Innovating Technical Services: View- think she is strict but President AUGUSTA points for Advanced Resources Management when you get to know ROSARIO A. Venue: National Library of the Philippines her, you will realize it VILLAMATER. She is Auditorium, T.M. Kalaw, Manila is just her way of currently the Director teaching you the big of the University August 27 2009 word…DISCIPLINE DISCIPLINE. DISCIPLINE Library of Manuel S. Project Management for Librarians and She is one of the Enverga University Information Professionals Sponsor: UP Library Science Alumni Association generous and selfless Foundation, Lucena (UPLSAA), in partnership with the people I know. She is She is the person City. She is a Ortigas Foundation, Inc. (OFI) very open to share behind the success of p r o f e s s i o n a l Venue: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ortigas Foundation, everything which could the young librarians nutritionist, teacher 2nd Floor, Ortigas Building, Ortigas help you grow. She today. For her and a librarian. She Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City would really sit down encouragement and holds a Doctoral with you and listen. support she will still Degree in Education August 27-28 From time to time, she be the person behind the Major in Educational Internet Manifesto: Promotion of Intellectual Freedom and the Right to Information would remind you next future library Management and Sponsor: The Philippine Librarians Association when you seems at lost professionals currently one of the Inc.—Cordillera Administrative and forgotten the P A C U C O A Regioians Council (PLAI-CARLC) and values of life. She has installed Accreditator for Library in Baguio Benguet Librarians Association, the value of time management Basic Education Department. Inc. (BBLAI), Saint Louis University and love for work to every She is also the treasurer of Libraries student assistant that come PLAI-STLRC. Venue: Fourth Floor of Msgr. Charles Vath under her supervision. Through Most of the librarians Library Building, Saint Louis University. her encouragement, many look upon her? Why not? She is education students shifted gear the one who inspired and September 9-10 to librarianship. That’s why we continuously inspiring future “Basics and Beyond Librarianship: Towards a have many dual professionals librarians to improve their craft Complete Librarian.” (License Teacher and Librarian) and be proud on their chosen Sponsor: Holy Angel University - Library Department in today in Lucena City. She is the profession. She had able to cooperation with C & E Publishing person behind the success of the touch ones life and many other Venue: Casa Nena, STL Building, Holy Angel University, young librarians today. For her young lives more than she could Angeles City. encouragement and support she imagine. She had implanted the September 11 will still be the person behind seeds in us, which she had “Personality Enhancement and Communication t he ne xt f ut ur e libr ar y patiently took care of and now Effectiveness (P.E.A.C.E) in Library Management and professionals. She is one of we are able to take the grasp of Revolutionizing Information on IFLA-FAIFE Internet the pioneers in promoting and its fruit. We would forever carry Manifesto”. uplifting librarianship by that seed of values she has Sponsor: Librarians Association of Quezon Province- implanted in us. Thank you Lucena, Inc. (LAQueP-LINc) Ma’am Rose. Venue: Calayan Educational Foundation, Inc. Turn to page 6 3
  4. 4. QLA Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009 (An excerpts from “ Guidelines and Procedures for the Implementation of CPE Programs for Librarians" by Mrs. Elizabeth R. Peralejo) URL: www.slideshare.net/plaistrlc/guidelines-for-cpe-for-librarians Agree or disagree, so many debates about CPE. Many think that this CPE adds In case of natural persons: burdens to all professionals. Imagine sixty (60) credit points before we can renew our license. 1. Any person seeking to offer an organized or arranged program, activity or source shall accomplish This issue became talk of the town. Some disagree and some agrees on it. But what a CPE is? and submit to the PLAI CPE Council an application form. Why did they want this to be implemented? 2. An application shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following information: Mrs. Elizabeth R. Peralejo, Member of the Board for Librarians presented the A. Full name, address and telephone numbers/ of the “ Guidelines and Procedures for the Implementation of For CPE Programs For Librarians “ . applicant-provider. Wherein she discussed the CPE program for librarians. The following are excerpts from the B. Relevant educational background presentation of Mrs. Peralejo. C. Profession, principal area of professional work and number of years in the practice of professional LEGAL BASIS: D. PRC License Number and date of expiration Executive Order (E.O.) No. 220: Directing the Adoption of the Code of Good Governance for the E. Current employment Professionals in the Philippines 3. Application-provider shall submit a valid NBI clearance. “ Whereas, by virtue of the provisions of Section 5 and 7 (a) of Republic Act No. 8981, otherwise 4. Application-provider shall pay an accreditation fee at the PRC known as the PRC Modernization Act of 2000, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) … is empowered to adopt policies such as professional standards and principles designed to enhance and Issuance of Certification of Accreditation as CPE Provider maintain high professional, technical, and ethical standards in the practice of the professions;” Accreditation shall be a period of three (3) years, renewable for another three (3) years upon the filing of an application and payment of accreditation fee. “ … I, Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by EXEMPTION FROM CPE REQUIRMENTS/ PROCEDURES law, do hereby order… [that] the Code of Good Governance for the Professions in the Philippines shall A. Permanent Exemption be adopted by all registered professional.” A registered librarian shall be permanently exemption from CPE requirements upon reaching the age of 65 years old. The avail of this exemption, the professional must: Code for Governance for the Professions in the Philippines 1. Submit an application for exemption which should “In providing professional services, a certain level of competence is necessary, i.e., knowledge, include the following: technical skills, attitudes, and experience. Professionals shall, therefore, undertake only those a. Full name, residence address, and phone number professional services that they can reasonably deliver with professional competence. Corollary to this, b. PRC License history it is their express obligation to keep up with new knowledge and techniques in their field, continually -Position improve their skill and upgrade their level of competence, and take part in lifelong continuing -Name of Employer education program.” -Address of Employer 2. Submit an authenticated copy of birth certificate. PRC Res. No. 2004- 179, Series of 2004: Standardized Guidelines and Procedures for the 3. Pay a fee at the PRC for the issuance of certificate of permanent exemption. Implementation of the Continuing Professional Education for all Professions. B. Temporary Exemption “ Whereas, the President of the Republic of the Philippines issued on June 23, 2003 the Executive A registered librarian who is working or practicing his/her profession or furthering Order No. 220 directing the adoption of the Code of Good Governance for the professions in the his/her studies abroad shall be temporarily exempted from compliance with CPE requirement during Philippines;” the period of his/her stay abroad, provided that he/she has been out of the country for at least two years immediately prior the date of renewal. “ Whereas, the said Code was adopted by the PRC and the forty- one (41) PRBs, embodying Any professional availing of this temporary exemption must: principles of professional conduct, specially integrity and objectivity, professional competence, and 1. Submit an application for temporary exemption, to include the following data: global competitiveness;” a. Full name, residence address and phone number b.PRC License Number “ Whereas, all forty- one (41) professional regulatory boards and the forty- two (42) accredited c. Degree obtained, college or university attended, year professional organizations are in favor of implementing a CPE in the practice of their respective Graduated professions;” d. Principal area of professional work. DEFINITION: e. If employed: Continuing Professional Education (CPE) refers to the inculcation, assimilation and acquisition of -Position knowledge, skills, proficiency and ethical and moral values, after the initial registration of a -Name of employer professional that raise and enhance the professional’s level of technical skills and competence. -Address of employer Voluntary compliance with the CPE program is an effective and credible means of ensuring -Certificate of employer competence, integrity and global competitiveness of professionals in order to allow them to continue f. If furthering studies abroad, certificate of enrollment the practice of their profession. from college or university y where presently enrolled. OBJECTIVES: 1. to ensure the continuous education of a registered librarian with the latest trends in the professional 2. Submit photocopy of passport (inside front cover,. Page 2, and the page/s containing brought about modernization and scientific and technological advancements; visa of country, indicating date of arrival/departure). 2. to raise and maintain the librarian’s capability for delivering professional services; 3. Pay a fee at the PRC for the issuance of Certificate of Temporary Exemption. 3. to instill and maintain the highest standards and quality in the practice of librarianship; SANCTIONS 4. to make the Filipino professional librarian globally competitive; Registered Librarians to promote the information needs and interests of the public. Unless otherwise exempted, registered librarians in the practice of Librarianship who CPE CREDITS UNITS have not completed the CPE requirements provided herein shall not be allowed to renew their The total CPE credits units registered librarians shall be sixty (60) credits for three (3) years, professional license/certificate of registration. Those who failed the renew their license/certificates for provided that a minimum of twenty (20) credits units shall be earned in each year. Any excess credit a period of Five (5) continuous years from initial registration or from last renewal date shall be units in one year may be carried over the succeeding years within the three-year period. Excess declared delinquent and shall, after due notice through the mail, the website and/ or through credits units earned shall not be carried over the next three-year period except units earned for publication in the newsletter of PLAI any newspaper of general circulation, be dropped from master’s and doctoral degree. the Roster of Librarians. 5
  5. 5. QLA Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009 LAQueP-LInc Official List of Members for 2009 by Miled G. Ibias, QLA Treasurer Non- Government/ Private Veranga, Manuelita R. Atimonan Municipal Library Name Agency/Institution Vergara, Clarissa I. Lucena City Library Albacea, Levis MSEUF-Lucena City Villalon, Victoria Macalelon Municipal Library Avelino, Kristine Maryhill College, Lucena City DepEd Blasco, Nila St. Joseph Academy, Sariaya Name Castillo, Bernie MSEUF-San Antonio Agency/Institution Custodio, Randy Sacred Heart College Abejo, Lea Library Hub Talipan, Pagbilao Dalugdog, Eufemia D MSEUF-Lucena City Abellanosa, Gemma Luis Palad National High School del Pilar, Analiza P. Sacred Heart College Berroya, Alicia West Palale National High School dela Fuerta, Buenafe Z. MSEUF-Lucena City Frias, Teofista Sta. Catalina National High School Dialola, Sayre STI-Lucena Lanot, Mercedita Library Hub Talipan, Pagbilao Engańa, Carolina B. MSEUF-Lucena City Mojares, Apolinario Jr. R. Library Hub Talipan, Pagbilao Enverga, Marietta Z. MSEUF-Lucena City Tabernilla, George Talipan National HS, Pagbilao Garcia, Aisa Calayan Educational Foundation, Inc. Ibias, Roger T. MSEUF-Lucena City In- In-Coming Seminars/ Workshops for Librarians for 2009 Imperial, Trinidad St. Anne College Lucena From page 3 Jaromahum, Nida St. Anne College Lucena Laconsay, May St. Joseph Academy, Sariaya September 17 Lindog, Jimelyn Sacred Heart College (MIBF)Public Forum: Digital Debates on Archives, Museums and Libraries Venue: SMX Convention Center, MOA, Pasay City, (8:00am – 12:00noon) Macapia, Myrna P. MSEUF-Lucena City Sponsor: PAARL, Inc. Mahiya, Marisa C. MSEUF-Lucena City Mallo, Geraldine G. Sacred Heart College September 20 Mendoza, Rebecca A. MSEUF-Lucena City Service: Learning Techniques in Projecting Good Image of the Library or Office Navela, Aurora A. Sacred Heart College Sponsor: Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC) Inc./Rizal Technological Nayve, Marietta C. Sacred Heart College Venue: SMX Convention Center (MOA) Parreūo, Andrea MSEUF-Lucena City Rairata, Noreen Isabel Calayan Education Foundation, Inc. September 22-24 Salcedo, Charlyn P. MSEUF-Lucena City Seminar-workshop:“Empowering Library Users Through Readers Services” Salvador, Ria Maryhill College, Lucena City Sponsor: Philippine Public Librarians League Inc., (PPLLI) Serrano, Elizabeth A. MSEUF - Catanauan Venue: City Travel Hotel Kisad Road, Baguio City. Tabarina, Wilfredo R. Sacred Heart College QLA Newsletter is the Official Publication of Librarians Association of Quezon Villamater, Augusta Rosario A. MSEUF-Lucena City Province– Lucena, Inc. (LAQueP-LInc) formerly Quezon Librarians Association Villangca, Jocelyn G. MSEUF-Candelaria (QLA). Viner, Marisel P. Sacred Heart College For article contributions, comments, suggestions and reactions you may Zapata, Eulalia Maryhill College, Lucena City email the editorial board at qlanews@yahoo.com. Government To know more about the association join our yahoo group at Name Agency/Institution QLA - PLAI - STRLC@yahoogroups.com or visit our QLA- PLAI- website at Alegre, Rodel H Lucena City Library www.quezonlibrarians.blogspot.com. Anday, Cynthia Alabat Municipal Library Atienza, Ivy Rose Y. Lucena City Library Caparros, Veneracion Gumaca Municipal Library Driz, Rommel P. Lucena City Library Jenalyn A. Pancho Encomienda, Augusto N. Lucena City Library Editor-In-Chief Funtilar, Melinda Mulanay Municipal Library MYRNA P. MACAPIA Hermogenes, Marietta C. Unisan Municipal Library Associate Editor Ibias, Miled G. Lucena City Library QLA Newsletter Editorial Board Itable, Gina Macalelon Municipal Library WILFREDO TABARINA JIMELYN BAUTISTA Lee, Avelina S. Lucena City Library JOCELYN VILLANGCA Marcuap, Lorna Sariaya Municipal Library BERNIE castillo Mojares, Guadalupe R. Lucena City Library MemberS Pancho, Jenalyn Quezon Provincial Library Miled G. Ibias Pinili, Vilma D. Lucena City Library AISA C. GARCIA Tagaya, Luzviminda Agdangan Municipal Library Contributors Uy, Chona B. Lucena City Library Valdepeūa, Rocelia M. Gumaca Municipal Library ROSARIO A. VILLAMATER Adviser 6