32nd Library and Information Services Month

A lot of us perceive November as the season for Halloween, honoring the Saints and the dead, and welcoming the holidays. But for Filipino librarians, it is considered a special time as we celebrate the Library and Information Services Month. This is in accordance with Proclamation No. 837 of 1991, which designated all the days … Continue reading 32nd Library and Information Services Month

The Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) is back!

Books and people – both have experienced a virtual set up. The Manila International Book Fair is back to its physical setup at the SMX Convention Center after 2 years of conducting virtual book fairs due to COVID-19 restrictions. MIBF is the largest and longest running book fair in the Philippines, featuring 200+ local and … Continue reading The Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) is back!

Freshie Welcome Assembly 2022: Your library, the heart of the University

The wait is over – after two years of holding classes and events virtually due to the pandemic, the University of the Philippines - Diliman finally welcomes the first year students for A.Y. 2022-2023 on campus through the annual Freshie Welcome Assembly which was held on the 5th of September 2022. In the said event, … Continue reading Freshie Welcome Assembly 2022: Your library, the heart of the University

LEADing at Cavinti: The Library Extension Committee commits to Phase III

As the name implies, extension work is any activity, event, or procedure that aims to broaden the form of assistance an organization or group provides to a particular community. The goals and objectives typically range from meeting basic needs to ensuring access to information, appropriate technology or hardware, sustainable practices, and the like. Businesses and … Continue reading LEADing at Cavinti: The Library Extension Committee commits to Phase III

The University Library Chapter in the UPD Covid-19 Stories

The University Library has a feature article in the ebook "Kapit, Yakap, Tindig: How UP Diliman Took on the Challenge of COVID-19". The ebook was launched online in the opening of the Linggo ng Parangal events last 20 June 2022. The ebook compiles the stories and experiences of the UP Diliman community during the COVID-19 … Continue reading The University Library Chapter in the UPD Covid-19 Stories

6th AASDI General Assembly

Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman, Inc. (AASDI) is a non-profit professional organization whose mission is to foster knowledge and increase the capabilities of librarians and staff to meet users' ever-changing information demands. Because organizations engage in numerous activities, regularly revisiting their goals and objectives to realign their members' expectations, resources, and abilities is … Continue reading 6th AASDI General Assembly

PAGSALUBONG SA SENTENARYO NG AKLATAN NG UP: Agahang Handog para sa mga Guwardiya ng Unibersidad

Guards and breakfast have little in common, except that they both play an essential role in our mornings. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, when people were not wearing masks and freely reported to the University for classes and work, our office security guards were the familiar faces we saw when we entered our office buildings. Similarly, … Continue reading PAGSALUBONG SA SENTENARYO NG AKLATAN NG UP: Agahang Handog para sa mga Guwardiya ng Unibersidad

UP Diliman Libraries launch Isang Parol, Isang UP, Isang Daan sa 2022

December has always been a month of gleeful anticipation for every Filipino because of the joyous celebrations, merry-making and gift-giving. Celebrating the holiday season in UP Diliman is always met with many events and activities organized by student organizations and academic units here and there. More so, the entire community comes together to enjoy the … Continue reading UP Diliman Libraries launch Isang Parol, Isang UP, Isang Daan sa 2022

UP Integrated School Libraries Celebrate the 87th National Book Week

In conjunction with the Library and Information Services Month, National Book Week is celebrated every November 24-30 which aims to encourage and instill interest among Filipinos in reading good books. This year’s theme is OUTcomes. OUTreach. OUTstanding: Libraries Beyond Boundaries. The UP Integrated School Libraries, headed by Therghie Ablin, joins other libraries, institutions and information … Continue reading UP Integrated School Libraries Celebrate the 87th National Book Week