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 2 September 2009
In celebration of its 3rd year Presidential Asst. for Marketing & Seminar- Workshop
anniversary, the LAQueP-LInc Promotion of Calayan Educational on IFLA/FAIFE
will hold a seminar– workshop on Foundation, Inc.
The second part of the
P.E.A.C.E in Library Management
and Revolutionizing Information program will be the Revolutioniz-
of IFLA-FAIFE Internet Manifesto The Philippine Librarians
ing Information on IFLA- FAIFE
Association Inc.-Southern Tagalog
at Calayan Educational Internet Manifesto, wherein Ms. Region Librarians Council (PLAI-
Foundation, Inc., Lucena City on Audrey G. Anday, Vice- President STRLC) hosts the IFLA-FAIFE Inter-
September 11, 2009. It aims to of PLAI- STRLC will discuss the net Manifesto Trainers Workshop
stress the importance of personal- Overview of Rationale of the Project in the Philippines 2009 with
ity and communication skills of Project of IFLA- FAIFE and the theme: "Revolutioniz ing
librarians in the management of Internet Manifesto, Information: A Seminar-Workshop
libraries; disseminate and train Implementating the Internet on IFLA-FAIFE Internet Manifesto"
on June 25-26, 2009 at La Sallete
librarians on the emerging role of Manifesto by Ms. Ivy Rose Y.
Retreat House, Biga, Silang, Cavite.
Internet in today’s information Atienza, LAQueP-LInc , Laws and Dr. Augusta Rosario A.
revolution and also to implement Policies Regulating Intenet Access Villamater was one of the speakers
the IFLA-FAIFE Internet Mani- in the Philippines will be and her paper is "How to Write an
festo at the provincial al level discussed by Ms. Jenalyn Pancho, Internet Use Policies". Jenalyn Pancho
thereby enabling students and its NOMELEC of PLAI- STRLC, and
community to become critical Mrs. Augusta Rosario A.
thinkers and effective users of Villamater, Treasurer of PLAI-
information in all formats and S T R L C an d P re si d en t of
media; strengthen librarians’ LAQueP-LInc will be discussing
understanding of the library’s the How to Write An Internet
b asi c f un cti on s an d h ow Policies. LAQueP-LInc also invite
technology has changed these interested book companies to
basic functions; and to empower contribute and be part in the
the administrators, librarians, celebration of its 3 rd year
information professionals and anniversary . Myrna P. Macapia Dir. Augusta Rosario A. Villamater receiving
teacher-librarians in conquering certificate of appreciation
successfully the library challenges
of the 21st century. Theme of the National Book
The speakers of the said
seminar are Ms. Ma. Criselda P.
Week President’s Desk……………………..2
Who can take LLE for 2009…..…….2
Ramo s, Bran c h Marke ti n g Celebration 2009 IFLA/FAIFE Seminar in Pictures.….2
Manager of the Market Strategic (November 23 –27, 2009) Incoming Seminars…………………..3
Firm of SM Department Store– “ Kaaya– Ayang Magbasa LAQueP-LInc…………………………..4
Lucena, Ms. Mignon Tan, Director,
Research &Publication/ sa Kalikasang Kay Ganda”
QLA Newsletter September 2009
1. Bachelor of Science in Education or Elementary
From the President’s Desk...
Education; or Bachelor of Arts with a major or
By Rose A. Villamater specialization at least eighteen (18) units in Library
2. Master of Arts in Library Science or Library and
Thank you to all officers and members for Information Science; or
the opportunity to give my service and share my 3. Any masteral degree with concentration in Library
knowledge in librarianship. Let this newsletter be Science [at least eighteen (18) units].”
our tool to inform and reach out.
Quezon Librarians Association is now Librarians The effectivity of that application was on March 16,
2006, and based on that section, they were qualified within five
Association of Quezon Province-Lucena Inc. (LAQueP-LInc.)
(5) years from effectivity and that was on March 16, 2009. It
registered under Security and Exchange Commission last only implies that only BLIS and MLIS graduates and takers
2008 with SEC No. SEC Reg. No. CN200834450/ TIN 007- (non-BLIS/MLIS) who failed in the previous years examina-
201-279. tion for librarians can take the 2009 LLE. They (BFL) also
regret to announce that they failed to get the extension needed
LAQueP-Linc provides insightful activities and
to enable new graduates of BSE, BSED and AB majors in LIS
innovative ideas for strengthening our membership ties and
to take the licensure examination at least for the last time.
involvement in the organization of libraries and development
of library profession. Exploration and discovery of creative
Hope this clarification will put to rest the confusion of
skills spark through library tours to the different libraries.
who are allowed to take the board exam this coming November
For this year, we focused on urgent domestic
10-11 2009. Myrna P. Macapia
challenges including the rapid change of technology
affecting our libraries. Library automation is set to the Librarians'
The 2009 Librarians' Licensure Exams will be held in
doorsteps and some libraries who are ready to embrace the Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi &
technology are assisted by providing infolib software and
Zamboanga on 10-11 November 2009. The deadline for
knowledge to handle the program through seminars and fora.
They are also taught how to engage in its updates through the the filing of applications is 21 October 2009. Good
internet. Customer satisfaction serves as the success indicator luck to all who will take the 2009 LLE.
to library services.
With God’s grace, may we continuously unit to A Seminar- Workshop on IFLA/FAIFE
attain our common goals and deepen our commitment to
hold tight to have this association prosper. Internet Manifesto in Pictures
Happy 3rd anniversary to all!
Who can take the
Librarians Licensure Examination this 2009?
I heard a lot of questions about who can take the LLE
this 2009. A lot of us was confuse, some says that November
2009 will be the last chance for the BSE major in LS and other
LIS graduates other than the BLIS and MLIS. But based on the
talk of Mrs. Elizabeth R. Peralejo, Board for Librarians during
our class at the University of Philippines, she stressed out that
only repeater and graduates of BLIS, MALIS, MSLIS and MLIS
will be allowed to take the 2009 LLE. Fresh graduates of other
courses (e.g. BSE Major in Library Science) are no longer
This clarification was based on the Republic Act No.
9246, Article III. Section 15: The Qualifications of
Applicants for LLE. Based on this section,
” Graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Library Science and
Information Science: Provided, that a holder of Information
Science shall be allowed to qualify for application to the
Licensure examinations. Provided, further, that within five
(5) years from the effectivity of this Act (March 16, 2004),
holders of the following degrees shall also be allowed to
qualify for application to the licensure examination.
QLA Newsletter September 2009
In– Coming Seminars/
Featured Librarian Workshops for 2009
One Resourceful Woman September 17
(MIBF)Public Forum: Digital Debates on
By C. Ursolino & W. Tabarina Archives, Museums and Libraries
Venue: SMX Convention Center,
MOA, Pasay City,
Sacred Heart College, Lucena City (8:00am – 12:00noon)
Sponsor: PAARL, Inc.
does not only boast of its 125th founding
anniversary; it takes pride in its long list September 20
of great minds, one of which is by the Service: Learning Techniques in
Projecting Good Image of the Library or
name Aurora Alcoreza Navela. Office
Fondly called as Ma’am Au, Mrs. Sponsor: Ortigas Center Library
Navela is a teacher by nature. She took Consortium (OCLC) Inc./
up bachelor of Science in Education when Venue: SMX Convention Center
she was still in college and now pursues a (MOA)
post graduate degree, Doctor of
Education. Seminar-workshop:“Empowering Library
From being a classroom teacher, Users Through Readers Services”
Ma’am Au ventured into another career
Sponsor: Philippine Public
continuously path still closely related to her passion Librarians
for the academe. She became a librarian, League Inc., (PPLLI)
upgrades her first at the Basic Education Venue: City Travel Hotel Kisad
knowledge Department’s Learning Resource Center Road, Baguio City.
and skill, and and then at the Higher Education October 1-2
Department’s Instructional Media Center. Seminar-workshop “LIBRARY PLUS on
does not WEB-BASED READER SERVICES”
forget to share Afterwhich, she was assigned as the
Audio Visual Librarian, and with her Sponsor: PNU-LISAA, Inc.
these to commitment to excellence and hardwork, Venue: Conference Room Ortigas
others. Foundation Library,
For the past 10 years Ma’am Au is the Ortigas, Mandaluyong
Institutional Coordinator for SHC’s City
Library and Audio Visual Services (Head Librarian). October 7-9
Disaster Management in Libraries and
Aside from her current functions, Ma’am Au continuously Information Centers: Seminar/Workshop
upgrades her knowledge and skill, and does not forget to share
these to others. Just last July, she presented her research paper Sponsor: Aquinas University
Library in collaboration
entitled “Effectiveness of Library Instruction among Basic with the AQ Center for
Education Faculty and Students” to the Research & Educational Continuing Education
Development Training Institute at the Filamor Christian College in & the National
Commission for Culture
Roxas City. & the Arts (NCCA)
A solid institution such as Sacred Heart College will through its National
Committee on Libraries
definitely count more years and will surely grow even bigger and & Information Services
better, as long as it has people as brilliant as Aurora Alcoreza (NCLIS)
Venue: Daragang Magayon Hall.
Navela. Turn to page 4
QLA Newsletter September 2009
In coming seminars…
(Cont’ from page 3)
October 7-9 The Librarians Association of Quezon Province-
"Meeting the Challenges of Librarianship Across Barriers"
Lucena, Inc. (LAQueP-LInc) formerly known as Quezon Li-
Sponsor: The Philippine Librarians brarians Association (QLA) is an organization of registered
Association Inc. - Southern Tagalog librarians, para-professional librarians and students of
Region Librarians Council
(PLAI-STRLC) Library and Information Science in the province of Quezon.
Venue: Eastern Manila Hotel & Training LAQueP-LInc was formally organized in September 8, 2006
Center (formerly Las Brisas Hotel &
Conference Center)Ortigas Ave. and became the 2nd Chapter Member of the PLAI- Southern
Extension, Antipolo City, Rizal) Tagalog Region Librarians Council.
LAQueP-LInc. is registered under Security and Exchange
“Website Design for Library and Information Commission last 2008 with SEC Reg. No. CN200834450/TIN
Professionals: an Introductory Course” 007-201-279.
Sponsor: The Central Luzon Regions
Librarians Council (PLAI) in
cooperation with the Holy Angel
University QLA Newsletter is the Official Publication of Librarians
Venue: 3rd floor University Library, Holy Association of Quezon Province– Lucena, Inc. (LAQueP-LInc)
Angel University, Angeles City formerly Quezon Librarians Association (QLA).
CPE: The council will apply for 20 CPE
credit units for this activity. For article contributions, comments, suggestions and
Endorsement from the Commission reactions you may email the editorial board at
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October 21-23 QLA-PLAI-
National Conference, Theme: The Power of Convergence:
Linking Libraries through Cutting-Edge Library Technolo-
Venue: UP NISMED
Sponsor: PAARL, Inc.
Jenalyn A. Pancho
Theological Library and Archives Management in a Chang- Editor-In-Chief
ing Environment: 16th PTLA Conference MYRNA P. MACAPIA
Sponsor: The Philippine Theological Librarians WILFREDO TABARINA
Association (PTLA) in partnership with the
Foundation for Theological Education in
South East Asia (FTE-SEA) JOCELYN VILLANGCA
Venue: Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary BERNIE castillo
(PBTS), Baguio City. MemberS
Miled G. Ibias
November 27 AISA C. GARCIA
Lecture-Forum with Theme: "Tradition in Transition: Blur-
ring the Boundaries between Librarians and Support Staff”
ROSARIO A. VILLAMATER
Venue: The National Library; 1:00pm – 5:00pm Adviser
Sponsor: PAARL, Inc.