LAQueP-LInc members attend PASLI in Bohol

Philippine Association of School Librarians, Inc. (PASLI) sponsored a three – day national –seminar workshop on “Current Trends and Global Preparedness for School Administrators and Librarians” held at Bohol Plaza Hotel, Tagbilaran City on April 21 – 23, 2010.

The seminar- workshop started with an opening prayer by Jhonalyn Tomas, Auditor of PASLI and opening remarks by Procerfina Laman, President of PASLI. Honorable Luciano A. Bongalos, Mayor of Dawis, Tagbilaran City welcomed all the participants and Dr. Recaredo G. Borgonia, Regional Director 7, DepEd delivered keynote speech. On the other hand, Mr. Marion Jude Gorospe, Vice – President of PASLI gave the mechanics and simple orientation of the seminar- workshop for the smooth flow of the said seminar.



The first resource speaker was Dr. Lorna E. Rances, CESO IV, Schools Division Superintendent of Bohol. She discussed “Professionalism in the Global Workplace for Administrators and Librarians. On the afternoon session, Prof. Regina Maligad from University of San Agustin, Iloilo City. She discussed “Disaster Preparedness/Care and Maintenance of Print Materials”. The third resource speaker was Mr. Gerry O. Laroza, Systems Administrator of Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University. He discussed his developed library system, the Infolib. He also gave some information about the features and use of Infolib, and how it was developed.

The following is the outline of topics for Day 1:

Professionalism in the Global Workplace for Administrators and Librarians
Dr. Lorna E. Rances, CESO IV, SDS-Division of Bohol

 How Does One Define Professionalism
 Importance of Professionalism in the Workplace
 Code of Ethics for Registered Librarians
 The Librarian’s Voice
 Global Challenge
 Components of Professionalism

Disaster Preparedness/ Care and Maintenance of Print Materials
Prof. Regina Maligad, University of San Agustin, Iloilo City

 Disaster Preparedness
 Disaster Preparedness – First Stage Prevention
 Preparedness against Water Damange
 Causes of Disasters
 Evacuation Procedures
 Care and Maintenance
 Salvage Procedures
 How Water Affects Books and Unbound Materials
 Estimating Water Absorption
 Emergency Procedures
 Safety Precautions
 Cleaning and Drying
 Emergency Drying Procedures for Water Damaged Collections
 Post Disaster Strategies
 Re- Shelving
 Disaster Recovery Report

Seminar- Workshop on the Features and Use of Info-Lib, A Free Library Automation System
Mr. Gerry O. Laroza, Systems Administrator – Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University

 History of Infolib
 Features of Infolib
 Use of Infolib

On the second day of the national – seminar was an Eco- Country Educational Tour in Bohol. The Eco-Country tour includes Blood Compact Shrine, Local Industries like Bolo Making and Nipa Weaving, Tarsier (Tarsius Syrichta), Man- Made Mahogany Forest, Chocolate Hills, River Cruise at Loboc River, and Baclayon Church and Museum. After the Eco- Country Educational Tour, the national-seminar workshop resume at 6:00 in the evening. Prof. Rosalie Faderon, of University of the Philippines, School of Library and Information Studies was the resource speaker in the second day of the seminar. She discussed “Seminar- Workshop on Innovations in Classification & Cataloguing.

The following is the outline of topics for Day 2:

“Seminar- Workshop on Innovations in Classification & Cataloguing
Prof. Rosalie Faderon, of University of the Philippines,
School of Library and Information Studies

 Organizing Information
 Access to Information Resources
 Innovations in Cataloging
 Online Public Access Catalogs (OPACs)
 Revisions in AACR2
 Resource Description and Access (RDA)
 Encoding Standards
 Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC)
 Metadata Schema
 International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD)
 AACR2R
 Dublin Core

On the last day of the national- Seminar, Mrs. Elizabeth Peralejo, former Board for Librarians (BFL) member and Ateneo High School EMC Coordinator was the last resource speaker. She discussed “Modern Trends in the Library Records Management”. She also took the opportunity to discuss some PRC Updates since she was a former member of Board for Librarians.

The following is the outline of topics for Day 3:

Modern Trends in the Library Records Management
Mrs. Elizabeth Peralejo, former Board for Librarians (BFL) member and Ateneo High School EMC Coordinator

 Acquisitions
 Bibliographic Data
 Circulation
 Recommended Growth Rate of Collection for School Library Media Centers
 Standards for Philippine Libraries: School Library Media Centers

BFL Updates 2010
Mrs. Elizabeth Peralejo, former Board for Librarians (BFL) member and
Ateneo High School EMC Coordinator


 Updates
 Major Accomplishments
 Plans


Prepared by:

Ms. MYRNA P. MACAPIA
Librarian
Board Member, PASLI