Monday, February 27, 2012

ALAP joins Earth Hour in March

ALAP will participate in the Earth Hour 2012. We would like to
encourage all to:
1. Switch off or dim non‐essential lights in our homes during this
global ‘lights out’ event on Saturday, 31 March 2012 at 8:30pm for one hour.
2. Promote the Earth Hour 2012 to our offices, co-employees, students and
to our neighbors.
3. Campaign for Earth Hour 2012 to friends on facebook.
4. Log in and register support at the Earth Hour Pilipinas website

Friday, February 17, 2012

ALAP Presence at PLAI Fellowship

Ten officers and members attended the Fellowship Luncheon and Celebration of Librarians’ Day on November 30, 2011 at the Hyatt Hotel, Manila. The event also marked the culmination of the National Book Week, which is celebrated on the last week of November. The Guest Speaker was Prof. Ambeth Ocampo, renowned historian, writer, and faculty member of the Ateneo de Manila University. Service awards were presented to past PLAI presidents, and Chairs of the National Book Week celebrations. Those who attended the fellowship luncheon and renewed ties with other librarians were Andriette Valdez (President); Elaine Joshi (Director), Lina Copioso (Treasurer), Lorenza Oliveros (PRO), Victoria Sandoval (Director), Imelda Veluz (Auditor) and members Mary Ann Ingua, Celia Dela Cruz, Carmelita Austria, and Mila Ramos.

(Source: ALAP Notes, December 2011 issue)

ALAP 2012 Seminar

Dear Collegues:

Greetings from the Agricultural Librarians Association of the Philippines (ALAP)!

ALAP invites you to a seminar on “Evolving Practices in Professional Development and Knowledge Sharing in the Digital Age” on May 23-25, 2012 at Casa San Pablo, San Pablo City, Laguna. This activity aims to provide librarians and IT professionals with the opportunities to learn, exchange new ideas and experiences, adapt new best practices from web-enabled resources.

The fee is P4,000 for live-in participants (inclusive of accommodation – May 23, 2012, check-in at 2:00 pm (NO dinner); May 24 to May 25, 2012 : registration; meals- am/pm snacks, breakfast, lunch and fellowship dinner; and kit. Live out participants shall be charged P3,500.00 (inclusive of registration; meals – am/pm snacks, breakfast, lunch and fellowship dinner; and kit.

For more information and reservation , kindly contact Andriette S. Valdez (UPLB CFNR Library, email:, or, tel., (049) 5362266; cp: 09293178208 or Concepcion DL. Saul (UPLB Main Library), email:, tel.: (049) 53623-36; cp: 09178408010.

Thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you in this seminar.

Very truly yours,