Monday, December 19, 2011

15th Consal Meeting and General Conference 2012 : Registration Opened

15th Consal Meeting and General Conference 2012 : Registration Opened
Written by Aristianto Hakim
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 17:01

From 28-31 May 2012, the National Library of Indonesia (Perpusnas) in cooperation with the Indonesian Library Association (IPI) will be hosting the 15th Consal Meeting and General Conference. The Meeting and General Conference will be conducted at the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, a comfortable location and close to the famous and beautiful beach of Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

Themes : “National Heritage: Preservation and Dissemination”

Registration Opened

Registration for this conference has been opened. Early registration before 31 January 2012, and will be closed after 31 March 2012.

For now registration can be done through hardcopy forms that can be downloaded from

Please visit for more information regarding registration

Call for Papers

The Organizing Committee of the 15th Consal Meeting and General Conference invites submission of papers involving the following topics, but not limited to:

National Library as the Center of National Heritage.
Preservation and Conservation in the Library.
Implementation of Legal Deposit Act.
Library Education in Empowering Human Resources.
Resource Sharing & Networking.
Managing Digital Library and Digital Publications (Information Technology Application).
The Role of Library Associations in National Development.
Community Libraries and Information Literacy.
The Role of Libraries in Enhancing Reading Habit.
The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Library Development
Please visit for more information regarding call for papers

Thursday, December 15, 2011

PATLS Conference on Feb. 17, 2012

    • Friday, February 17, 2012
    • Time
      8:30am until 5:00pm
  • Where
    Ortigas Foundation Library, 2nd flr. Ortigas Bldg., Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City
  • Description
    The theme of the conference is “Libraries and Librarianship by Design”

    The objectives of the conference are:
    1. To introduce the concept of Blended Librarianship to library education
    and practice;
    2. To connect the faculty and librarians with instructional technologies
    relevant to the students learning styles;
    3. To introduce the theory and practice of instructional design to library
    education and practice;
    4. To open up more librarian and library customer collaboration through
    information literacy.

    There are four technical sessions, these are:

    Morning Session
    Blended Librarianship as a Design ………Dr. J. C. Buenrostro,Jr.
    Instructional Technologies………………. Prof. Johann F A. Cabbab

    Afternoon Session
    Introduction to Instructional Design…….. Dr. Nora Claravall
    Information Literacy in LIS curriculum….Prof. Corazon M. Nera

    Conference Fee (Includes morning and afternoon snacks, lunch, plus certificate of participation)

    PhP600 for non-PATLS member
    PhP500 for PATLS member
    PhP300 for Graduate student
    PhP200 for Undergraduate student

MAHLAP National Conference in Iloilo City

Dear Fellow Librarians, Information Specialists, and Colleagues:

The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP) in cooperation with West Visayas State University Medical Library will be holding its 24th National Congress and Seminar-Workshop on the theme: “Rethinking Services and Spaces: Rebranding Libraries for the 21st Century” on February 29 to March 2, 2012 in Iloilo City.

We are pleased to invite you to join this Seminar-Workshop. Attached is the formal invitation, proposed program and registration form. The registration fees are as follows:
  • P5,000 - Live in (Normal Rates). Non MAHLAP Member
  • P4,500 - Live in. MAHLAP Member/Early Bird
  • P4,000 - Live out. Non MAHLAP Member
  • P3,600 - Live out. MAHLAP Member (payment should be made on or before Feb. 14, 2012; otherwise, non-member rate will apply)
The registration fee for Live-in participants includes accommodation (triple sharing), breakfasts, AM/PM snacks, lunches, dinners, conference kits and certificate of participation/attendance. On the other hand, registration fee for Live-out participants includes conference kits, certificate of participation/attendance and meals (AM/PM snacks and
lunch). To avail of Early Bird Rates, please settle your payments on or before Feb. 14, 2012.

Interested participants should fill up this online form or you may print the attached registration form and fax it to:
Ms. Lot Dorado : (02) 743-6920

Please make your payments to any Banco de Oro branches under account name: Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines, account no.: 3940560825. Upon payment, send us a copy of the deposit slip and registration form by fax or email. If you have any comments or inquiries, you may reply to this email and cc: Or call our Treasurer, Ms. Rita Yusi, re: details of payments at (02) 523-1478.

We look forward for your presence as our partners in our quest for excellence. Thank you.

Very truly yours,
Ma. Lindie Masalinto
Chair, Conference Committee

Mark Gil A. Bendo

Monday, December 5, 2011

Ateneo de Manila University-Rizal Library 2012 Conference

The Ateneo de Manila University-Rizal Library is seeking papers for the 5th Rizal Library International Conference with the theme: "Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Common Challenges, Unique Approaches."

The conference will be held on October 25-26, 2012 at the Leong Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. It aims to showcase how libraries, archives, and museums approach challenges, formulate strategies, and develop best practices.

Papers for this conference should belong to the following sub-themes:

1. Acquisition and Appraisal
2. Space Management
3. Preservation and Conservation: Practices and Procedures
4. Marketing and Promotion
5. Digitization
6. Disaster Planning and Management
7. Cultural Heritage Preservation
8. Student Research

Interested individuals may submit abstracts (between 300 to 450 words, in MS Word or PDF format) to / / Deadline for abstract submission is on March 31, 2012.

For more information, you may contact the following:

Mrs. Lourdes T. David
Rizal Library
Ateneo de Manila University
+(632) 4266001 ext. 5550

Ms. Ma. Cristina T. Nabaunag
Head, Acquisitions Section
Rizal Library
Ateneo de Manila University
+(632) 4266001 ext. 5566

Ms. Karryl Kim A. Sagun
Assistant to the Director for
Special Programs and Events
Rizal Library
Ateneo de Manila University
+(632) 4266001 ext. 5581

Thursday, December 1, 2011

MAHLAP Executive Board Election 2012

MAHLAP Board of Directors Call for Nominations

The Medical and Health Librarian’s Association of the Philippines Board of Directors (MAHLAP BOD) is looking for dedicated people willing to become candidates for the MAHLAP 2012-2013 Board of Directors.

You may nominate yourself or someone else. All nominees should send a current CV and a letter stating why you want to be on the MAHLAP BOD. Nominations must be submitted via / or fax to +63 2- 5265851 on or before December 10, 2011.

Kindly download the attached nomination form.

Information that you will provide will be treated with utmost confidentiality. The credentials of nominees will be verified by the Election Committee. Every nominee must be a regular member in good standing, both in the profession and in the Association. Election will start on December 12, 2011 until March 1 2012.
We invite all of you to help us identify qualified and motivated individuals and encourage each of our members to consider serving as a Board member or officer to help MAHLAP in its programs and activities. Thank you!