This early, trips, study tours and summer workshops for librarians are being advertised in the egroups. Here are several of them that I have lifted from my inbox.
FROM THE PLAI -
The Philippine Librarians Association,Inc (PLAI) in cooperation with the
CONSAL XIV Executive Board Members from the Philippines is sponsoring
a four(4) day three (3) night Study Visit of libraries, museums and tourist spots
in Ho ChiMinh, Vietnam on April 22-25, 2008. This will coincide with the Second Meeting
of the CONSAL XIV Executive Board hosted by Vietnam
Details of the tour will be furnished to those interested starting second
week of February. Meanwhile,you can call our coordinators, Marianne and Armie
of the National Library, Tel No.5251748 or Malou of PLAI at Tel No.5259401 or
Jeng of Esquire Travel Corporation at Tel Nos. 5256298,5212907,5214193.
FROM THE PAARL
The Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL) is honored to invite you to its Summer Conference on "Finding the Library's Place in the 2.0 Environment: Providing for interactive, collaborative and web-based technologies, resources and services" to be held on April 23-25, 2008 at the St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality & Development Center, San Jose, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
This Summer Conference has the following objectives:
1. To take a second look at the trends that will better prepare librarians and other information professionals in the next wave of societal, cultural and technological changes in providing services in libraries and information centers.
2. Make the present day information professional recognize that information culture is changing fast and that there is a need to respond positively to these changes by providing resources and services that users need and want.
3. To present the library as a partner in providing for a socially and emotionally engaging center for learning and experience and the librarian as "strategy guide" for helping users find information and gather new knowledge to create new contents.
This invitation is extended to both professional and library support staff, library managers, information specialists, information managers and researchers who recognize the importance of understanding the ideas of the changing universe of information and the context of collaborative and interactive web based services for libraries and information centers.
Registration fee is PHP 4,500.00 (live-in). This entitles the participant to a 3 days/2 nights stay at the Center with meals and snacks, conference kit, certificates of participation, certificate of attendance, if so required and a half-day tour. For those who will prefer to make arrangements for their accommodations (live-out), fee is PHP 4,000.00 inclusive of the abovementioned entitlements except breakfast and dinner. Payments can be made in cash, check or Postal Money Order payable to Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL) or deposit to any BPI
Family Bank Branches near you with Savings Account No. 5951-0782-06.
Your favorable response to this invitation will be greatly appreciated. It is of utmost importance that you confirm your
reservation on or before April 15, 2008.
We shall be looking forward to welcoming you in Palawan!
FROM THE SMI-IC
The South Manila Inter-Institutional Consortium (SMI-IC) comprised of twelve (12) member academic libraries along Taft Avenue, Manila is
pleased to invite you to a Seminar-Workshop on Archives Management: Principles and Techniques, to be held on March 26-28, 2008, at the College of Public Health Auditorium, UP Manila, Pedro Gil St., Ermita, Manila.
The objectives of the seminar are as follows: (1) to have a greater understanding of the role of archives in fulfilling the mission of an
institution; (2) to introduce basic archival principles and techniques which will guide the librarians/archivists/information professionals in establishing their respective institutional archives, particularly on the organization and arrangement of archival materials; (3) to enable participants to develop and implement an archival collection development program
A seminar fee of Php3, 000.00 to cover registration fee, conference meals and snacks, seminar kits & handouts, and certificate of participation will be charged to the participants.
For inquiries/reservation please contact any of the following:
Erlinda B. Gonzalez
Telefax : 524-8038; 524-2011 loc. 131; Mobile Phone: 0906-4796345
Ana Maria B. Fresnido
De La Salle University-Manila
Telefax.: 524-8835 ; 536-0244
Mobile Phone: 0918-7172959
Rowena R. Pascual
Philippine Christian University
Tel. No.: 523-2186; 524-6671 loc.111
Mobile Phone: 0921-4644358
Maria A. Orendain
Philippine Normal University
Tel No.: 302-7717
Marilou S. Salting
Saint Paul University-Manila
Tel No.: 524-5687 loc. 220
Mobile Phone: 0927-3299811
Simeona C. Delfin
St. Scholastica's College-Manila
Tel: 524-7686 loc. 252
Mobile Phone: 0906-2271615
De La Salle – College of St. Benilde
Tel No.: 526-7741 loc. 133
Gloria E. Ruzgal
Emilio Aguinaldo College
Tel No.: 521-2710 loc. 5355
Mobile Phone: 0916-2319481
Corazon M. Nera
Lyceum of the Philippines University
Tel: 527-8251 loc. 129
Dionisia M. Angeles
Philippine Women's University
Mobile Phone: 0917-8718815
Technological University of the Philippines
Theresa P. Dugenia
University of the Philippines-Manila
Tel No.:526-4253; 526-5847