Wednesday, September 5, 2007

First PLAI-CVRLC Forum

The theme of the Forum was "Effective and Efficient Marketing of Library Resources and Services." The activity was held last Sept. 5, 2007 at NVSU Mini Theater, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. The generous resource speakers were: 1) Mrs. Fe E. Abelardo, Chief of Reference Division (The National Library); 2) Mrs. Susima L. Gonzales, Former Chairman of the Board for Librarians and PLAI President; and 3) Dr. Cristina G. Gallato, SMU Dean of School of Business. The panelists were: 1) Dr. Enrique T. Cayaban; 2) Mrs. Rosario M. Dionisio; and 3) Mrs. Febie G. Lanzuela.

It was attended by 80 participants; 3 panelists; and 3 speakers. The participants were: 11 librarians from Cagayan; 6 librarians from Ifugao; 12 librarians from Isabela; 1 librarian from Quirino; 28 librarians from Nueva Vizcaya; and 25 library and information science students from Saint Mary's University and University of La Salette.

The Organizers would like to commend the Library Staff of Nueva Vizcaya State University under the leadership of Mrs. Fe A. Gacayan, NVSU Director of Libraries, for their full support; SMU Library Staff for their invaluable help; the NVSU Administrators for the free accommodation; and the PLAI President, Mrs. Susima L. Gonzales, for her great contribution.

The Conference Chair

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