Forum on Infolib Updates and General Assembly

In celebration of its second year anniversary, the QLA will hold a forum on "Infolib Updates" and a General Assembly on December 5, 2008 at Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation Library Complex.

The speaker on the said forum will be Mr. Gerry Laroza of Ateneo de Manila University, the author of Infolib Library and Information System. Infolib is the most widely used library system in Quezon Province libraries. It is a free integrated library system designed to provide library and information management solutions for small libraries and non-profit entities with ten thousand or less record. Free installers will be given during the forum.

In the afternoon there will be a general assembly and a review of By-Laws by QLA Members. An election of new set of officers for 2009 will follow.

Congratulations to New Librarians of Quezon

Congratulations for passing the 2008 Librarians Licensure Examination!

1. Cayabyab, Janice Alpajora - Calayan Educational Foundation, Inc. (CEFI)
2. Comintan, Sheryl Atentar - Sariaya Institute
3. Lagar, Clifford Seco - St. Anne College
4. Mallo, Geraldine Garay - Sacred Heart College
5. Rairata, Isabel Noreen - Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Candelaria

PLAI-STRLC Logo Making Contest Rule

The PLAI-STRLC Logo Making Contest was formally launched last September 26, 2008 during the Regional Conference and General Assembly of the Southern Tagalog Region Librarians.
For those interested to join, please find below the Mechanics of the Contest.

1) The contest is open to ALL librarians and paraprofessional staff working in a library or information center in the Southern Tagalog Region.
2) The contest duration is from September 26 to November 30, 2008.
3) Entries can be individual or institutional and should be in digitized format. The color gold must be a used as the dominant color of the logo and should reflect/include the ten (10) provinces comprising the Southern Tagalog Region, namely: Batangas, Cabite, Laguna, Marinduque, Oriental and Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, Quezon, Rizal and Romblon, as well as the year the Council was established (2004). A maximum of three(3) entries per province is allowed.
4) All entries must be emailed to plaistrlc[at] gmail[dot] com, together with the contestant’s basic information (name/institution/ address/contact number). A rationale describing the different components of the logo must also be included in the email entry. ONLY one entry per individual per institution is allowed.
5) Logo must have a resolution of 1000 x 1400 pixels or at least 600 dpi with a file extension of jpg.
6) The design of the logo must be certified original and/or officially submitted by the participant. Any complaints that may arise due to similarities, likeness or comparison of the design would be the accountability of the participant and would be responsible to prove its authenticity.
7) All entries are considered property of the PLAI-Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) and maybe used by the Council. Likewise, submitted entries can not be featured in other contests, publications, adverstisements, exhibits and other printed or digital media.
8) The logo competition shall be judged according to the following criteria: Originality (40%), Significance (30%) and Overall Impact (30%). The winning entry will be declared by the PLAI-STRLC Executive Board and will serve as the official logo of the Council. The decision of the judges is final.

For more details, you may contact Ms. Lourdes V. Soriano or Ms. Mary Ann Ingua, Chair and Co-Chair of the Logo Making Contest Committee @ louvsoriano[ at]yahoo[ dot]com and maansky[at]yahoo[ dot]com respectively.