PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference on Empowering Librarians in the 21st Century


The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. - Southern Tagalog Region
Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) cordially invites you to its Regional Conference and
General Assembly on September 24-26, 2008 at the Queen Margarette Hotel,
Domoit Diversion Road, Lucena City, Quezon Province.

The theme for this year activity is “Regional Conference on
Empowering Librarians in the 21st Century.” It aims to stress the importance
of the involvement of librarians in enabling students and its community to become
critical thinkers and effective users of information in all formats and media; strengthen
librarian’s understanding of the library’s basic functions and how technology has
changed these basic functions; and to empower the information professionals in
conquering successfully the challenges of the 21st century.
The topics include: ABC’s of Librarians’ Success in the Workplace;
Personal and Professional Competencies; Library Administration and
Management; Basic Library Functions and Services; Current Trends in
Information Technology as Applied to Libraries
The conference fees are as follows: Live – out: PHP 3000.00 for member;
PhP3300.00 for non-member; (to include lunches/snacks, conference kits and
certificate); Live-in: PhP3900.00 for member; PhP 4200.00 for non-member (to
include 3 days and 2 nights accommodation, with breakfast/dinner, in addition to
seminar meals). Accompanying person: PhP 2800.00. General Assembly: PhP
500.00 (to include lunch and snacks).

For particulars and reservations please contact the following: Audrey G.
Anday / U.P. Open University; tel.: (049) 536-5998; e-mail audreyanday@yahoo.com;
Marcial R. Batiancila / San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite; tel.: (046) 431-
0861; fax: (046) 431-1461 local 740; e-mail: m_batiancila@yahoo.com: Rene B,
Manlangit/ San Pablo Colleges; tel.: (049) 561-1586; e-mail:
rbmanlangit@yahoo.com; Rosario A. Villamater / Manuel S. Enverga university
Foundation Library tel.:(042) 373-7542; e-mail: rosevillamater@yahoo.com; Aurora A.
Navela / Sacred Heart College Library tel.: (042) 710-3888 loc 222 email:
aunavela012@yahoo.com.