Friday, August 8, 2008

PAARL Forum on Sept. 12, 2008 at the Manila International Book Fair

Dear Colleagues and Friends:

Greetings!

The Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL) is pleased to invite you to a Lecture-Forum on “The Role of Information Professionals and Librarians in Combating Plagiarism and Other Forms of Intellectual Dishonesty” on Friday, September 12, 2008 at the 29th Manila International Book Fair, SMX Meeting Rooms 5-6, SM Mall of Asia, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City.

Registration starts at 9:00 A.M. Forum begins at 10:00 A.M.

The forum aims to provide the information professionals and the students with a venue to discuss the rising and alarming problems of plagiarism and other forms of intellectual dishonesty. It will enable the participants to understand further the importance of ethics and values in dealing with the matter and the roles they have to play in order to address the issues.

The Resource person is Atty. Vyva Victoria M. Aguirre, former Commissioner, Philippine Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and currently a Faculty member of the University of the Philippines, School of Library and Information Studies (UPSLIS).

There will be a discounted forum fee of P200.00 for members, regular forum fee of P300.00 for non-members and P100.00 for undergraduate students. Forum fee is inclusive of snacks and certificates.

We encourage everyone to participate in this annual activity to promote our level of awareness and understanding of the topic. For inquiries and other details you may contact any Board Member of PAARL or call:

ELVIRA B. LAPUZ
University of the Philippines – Diliman
Tel: 926-1886/9818500 loc. 2853
Email: elvira.lapuz@gmail.com
Mobile: 0917-8553228


CHRISTOPHER C. PARAS
Southeast Asian College, Inc.
Email: paras.christopher@gmail.com
Tel: 781-6358
Mobile: 0928-7960744

Thank you.


Very truly yours,


ELVIRA B. LAPUZ
Chair, Conference Committee

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