2019 Summer Conference

 
1 February 2019
 
 
Dear Colleagues:
 
 
The Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) will be holding the 2019 Summer Conference with the theme “Repositioning Libraries in Big Data Era: New Methods, Services, and Opportunities”, on 24-26 April 2019 at Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (Go Hotel), Ledesma cor. Mabini St., in Iloilo City.

 

The conference aims to present research proposals from Filipino librarians relating to the impacts of big data on library services, collections, facilities, and spaces. These research proposals will be further developed and enhanced through mentorship by professors of research. Aside from proposals, guest resource speakers will also be invited to shed light on this topic for the benefit of the librarian-participants.

 
CPD Points and CHED endorsement are being processed for this conference.
 

 

The registration fees are broken down as follows:

 
Participants                                     Live-in                    Live-out
PAARL Members                             Php7,500.00           Php7,000.00
 
(with updated membership)                      
 
PAARL Non-Members                    Php8,500.00          Php8,000.00
 
 
Package Inclusions: (Live-in)
Registration fee, Conference kit, Certificate, and Meals (2 AM snacks, 2 PM snacks, 2 lunches, and 2 Dinners).
Accommodation: 3D/2N – twin sharing with breakfas
 
 
Package Inclusions: (Live-out)
Registration fee, Conference kit, Certificate and Meals (2 AM snack, 2 PM snacks, and 2 lunches)
 
 
Pre-registration is required to help facilitate arrangements with the hotel. Online registration form is available at https://bit.ly/2CRoAwF.
 
 
 
Furthermore, a Php1000.00 (non-refundable) deposit is also required to ensure your slot to this conference. Payments can be deposited to Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. at BPI Family Savings Bank branch with Account No. 005951-0782-06 on or before April 15, 2019. Kindly submit your deposit slip payment (with your name contained in the slip) via email to rosela.delmundo@jru.edu
 
 
 
For inquiries, please contact the undersigned or any of the BOD Members.
 
 
May we also request wide dissemination of this invitation to your colleagues and friends. Thank you and we look forward to your continued support and participation.
 
 
 
Very truly yours,
 
 
 
DR. MARIA GIA G. GAMOLO
Vice-President and Conference Chair
 
 
 
Noted by:
 
 
 
DR. FERNAN R. DIZON
President

 

 

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 2019

PAARL 46th General Assembly, Induction, and Awarding Ceremonies

05 January 2019

 

Dear Members:

Notice is hereby served that the Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) will hold its 46th General Assembly on 25 January 2019, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, at the 5th Floor, Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City, with the following agenda:

  • Call to Order
  • Proof of Due Notice
  • Declaration of Quorum
  • Approval of Minutes of 45th General Assembly
  • President’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Ratification of all Resolutions of the Board
  • Proclamation of newly elected Board of Directors
  • Other Matters
  • Adjournment

The formal Induction of the new Executive Board and its Officers for 2019 and the Awarding Ceremonies will be held immediately after the General Assembly. The attire for this event is smart casual. Lunch will be served during the event.

Registration begins at 9:00am. Registration is FREE. However, members are encouraged to renew their membership for 2019 (individual and associate @Php300; institutional @Php1,000).

For inquiries and other concerns, you may get in touch with the undersigned or any of the association’s officer/board member. We will greatly appreciate if you could also help us disseminate this invitation to all your colleagues.

In case you will not be able to attend the General Assembly, may we request you to fill-out and return the attached Proxy form to the undersigned (thru email at mggamolo@feu.edu.ph)?

Thank you and we look forward to your participation.

 

Very truly yours,

 

MARIA GIA G. GAMOLO
Secretary

 

Noted by:

 

CHITO N. ANGELES
President

Meet the PAARL Executive Board (2019)

Meet the PAARL Executive Board (2019): 

  • President : Dr. Fernan R. Dizon (Asian Institute of Management)
  • Vice President: Dr. Maria Gia G. Gamolo (Far Eastern University)
  • Secretary: Janice DC Peñaflor (De La Salle University-Manila)
  • Treasurer: Rosela D. Delmundo (Jose Rizal University)
  • Auditor: Juan Martin R. Guasch (Asian Institute of Maritime Studies)
  • P.R.O: Judeelyn S. Bundoc (Adamson University)
  • Directors: Michelle A. San Gabriel (University of Santo Tomas); Marivic  G. Selencio (San Beda College-Alabang); and Engracia S. Santos (Ateneo De Manila University) 

The new Executive Board took their oath of office on January 25, 2019 and will serve for one (1) year.

Congratulations to all!

Winning Candidates for Election to the 2019 Board of Directors

Congratulations to the Winning Candidates for Election to the 2019 Board of Directors! 

The newly elected Board of Directors will meet on December 8, 2018 to elect from among themselves the Officers of the Association. 

For any complaints or protests, please put in writing and send to the NOMELEC (c/o Maribel Estepa, Chair, at mabzestepa@gmail.com) not later than December 05, 2018.

 

Notice of Election for the PAARL 2019 Board of Directors is ongoing

Nominees for the 2019 Board of Directors

2018 PAARLNet Convention

Dear Colleagues:

The Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) will be holding the 2018 PAARLNet Convention with the theme “Collection Development: Trends and Issues” on 01 to 02 October 2018 at the Asian Institute of Management, 123 Paseo de Roxas, Legazpi Village, Makati City.

The Convention aims to provide a broad overview of what collection development is all about and familiarize participants with current trends and issues on collection development, specifically those that affect academic libraries. Likewise, it intends to equip attendees with the skills necessary to prepare them to carry out collection assessment and evaluation and introduce ways on how they can optimize the use of their limited budget through collaboration/cooperation.

Attendance to the convention is offered free to PAARL institutional members (i.e., one representative per institution only) with paid membership dues from 2017 to 2018. Individual members who have paid their membership fees for 2018 may also attend for a minimal fee of Php2,500.00 inclusive of registration, meals, and certificate.

Participants who will be able to complete this two-day seminar will be granted 13.5 CPE Credit Units.

Due to limited slots, pre-registration is REQUIRED. Walk-in participants will not be entertained. Kindly accomplish the online registration form available at http://bit.ly/PAARLNet2018

To reserve a slot, please deposit partial payment amounting to Php1,000.00 (non-refundable) on or before September 27, 2018 at any BPI Family Savings Bank branch (please note that minimal charges may apply for inter-branch deposits). Account number is 005951-0782-06. Check payments should be made payable to the Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc.

Thank you and we look forward to your continued support to PAARL!

 

PAARL 2018 Benchmarking Tour in Sydney Australia (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Dear Colleagues:

The Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) cordially invites you to participate in this year’s International Library Benchmarking Tour in Sydney, Australia on 20 to 27 October 2018 with the theme: #PAARL goes Aussie.

On its 9th year of benchmarking libraries, PAARL has chosen Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales, being one the most dynamic and most developed cities in the world.  It is also well-known for its cultural heritage and productiveness and is home to some of the most innovative libraries in Australia.

The objectives of this international benchmarking tour are:

a.       to see and appreciate the contemporary architecture and design of libraries in Sydney;

b.       to establish international linkages and foster collaboration across international network of libraries; and

c.       to evaluate and learn from best practices and experiences of more innovative libraries in Sydney, particularly in terms of services, processes, projects, resources, and staff development.

The all-in package costs Php79,995.00 and includes: round-trip ticket via Cebu Pacific Air; six (6) nights hotel accommodation; transfers; full-board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner); visa processing; and visit to the following libraries and cultural sights:

Library

Cultural Sights

§ Macquarie University Library

§ University of New South Wales Main Library

§ State Library of New South Wales

§ The University of Sydney Australia

§ Surry Hills Library

§ Queen Victoria Building

§ Australian Museum Tour

§ Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour

§ Sydney Tower Observation Deck

§ 2-day City Sights Tour (The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Sea Life Aquarium, Royal Botanical Garden, Hyde Park, Woolloomooloo Bay, King Wharf’s Street, The rock, Bondi Beach, etc.)

Participants in this activity will receive certificates, kits, and t-shirts.

Interested parties must register here [https://tinyurl.com/PAARL2018-SydneyTour] and pay Php63,996.00 (4 months equivalent partial payments) on or before 31 August 2018 to secure a slot.  

CPD Point are being processed for this benchmarking activity.

For inquiries and clarifications, please contact the undersigned or any member of the Executive Board.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in this year’s PAARL Benchmarking Tour in one of the largest cities on earth!

PAARL 2018 Seminar-Workshop on Data Privacy in Philippine Libraries

 
28th May 2018
 
Dear Colleagues:
 
The Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL) will be conducting a seminar-workshop on Data Privacy in Philippine Libraries on 25th-27th July 2018, at the Tagaytay Country Hotel, Olivarez Plaza, E. Aguinaldo Hi-way, Tagaytay City.
 
The seminar-workshop aims to provide and equip its participants, insights, considerations, and examples on how librarians and library administrators should collect, process, maintain, and dispose personal and sensitive data from their patrons in accordance with Republic Act (RA) 10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
 
The conference fees (inclusive of meals, conference handouts and certificates) are as follows:
 
LIVE-IN [includes two (2) night accommodation with complimentary breakfast]
PAARL Members: Php7,000.00
Non-PAARL Members: Php7,500.00
 
LIVE-OUT PAARL Members: Php6,500.00 
Non-PAARL Members: Php7,000.00
 
CPD Points and CHED endorsement are being processed for this seminar-workshop.
 
Pre-registration is required to help facilitate arrangements with the hotel. Online registration form is available at https://goo.gl/forms/wuOBnPJYExTHMork1
 
For inquiries, please contact the undersigned.
 
May we also request wide dissemination of this invitation to your colleagues and friends.
 
Thank you and we look forward to your continued support and participation.
 
Very truly yours,
 
 
FERNAN R. DIZON, PH.D.
Vice-President and Chair, Conference Committee
 
 
Noted by:
 
 
CHITO N. ANGELES
President
 

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