Thursday, July 28, 2011
ALAP gather yearly in the form of a forum or seminar to update its members with the latest trend in Library service and renew friendship and camaraderie among its members.
Last June 3, 2011, ALAP celebrated its 39th anniversary and general assembly with a forum “Communicating the Value of Libraries and Librarians” at the University of the Philippines Los Baños Library, College, Laguna.
Dr. Rita P. Laude, UPLB Vice Chancellor for Instructions delivered the welcome address. She was happy that ALAP is very active in improving the quality of agricultural library services in the country and hopes that the Association will not supper the mid-life crisis as it approaches its 40th anniversary.
Resource speakers were : Dr. Delfin C. Suministrado, UPLB-CEAT Professor and Director of AMTEC with the topic “The value of libraries and librarians in the new information environment from the stakeholders’ point of view”, and Hon. Mila M. Ramos, Member, Board for Librarians who talked on “Library marketing: selling your library’s value in the digital age”.
The general assembly followed after the forum. Ms. Concepcion DL Saul, 2009-2010 President reported her term accomplishments and Ms. Lina Copioso, Treasurer, presented a financial report.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
LibRAdio : Librarians sa Radyo, a program of DZUP 1602, Kasali ka, Radio station of UP Diliman invited UPLB Librarians who are all ALAP members and officers to serve as Resource Speakers for 2 episodes (May 11 and May 18, 2011). The program runs for one hour from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM every Wednesday. Its maiden program was on September 8, 2010 with Ms. Salvacion C. Arlante was the resource person.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
(Photo taken from ALAP Notes March2011 issue) (L-R) Connie Saul,
Nimphas Javier, Lina Copioso, Lorenza Oliveroz, Imelda Veluz,
Elaine Joshi, Fe Gacayan, Andriette Valdez and Mila Ramos.
The newly-elected officers of ALAP took their
oath before Hon. Mila M. Ramos, PRC Board for
Librarians, March 4, 2011 at the UPLB Main Library
are as follows:
President : Andriette S. Valdez, UPLB, CFNR
Vice President : Fe A. Gacayan, NVSU
Secretary: Editha A. Mallion (Appointed)
replacing Lorenza Oliveroz who
resigned effective March 11, 2011
Treasurer: Lina C. Copioso, CEAT, UPLB
Auditor: Imelda B. Veluz, PHTRC, UPLB
PRO: Nimphas E. Javier, CavSU
Board Member: Elaine E. Joshi, PhilRice
Board Member: Gloria V. Fandiño, CEM, UPLB
Ex-Officio: Concepcion DL Saul, UPLB Library