Thursday, August 7, 2008

PTLA Seminar on Oct. 13-15, 2008 in Davao City

President: Elizabeth T. Pulanco
Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary
P.O. Box 7 or 19 Tacay Road,
Baguio City 2600, Philippines
Tel # (63) (74) 445-5968; 446-2208
Fax (63) (74) 300-2863

May 26, 2008

Dear Colleagues:

Greetings from the PTLA!

The PTLA is pleased to invite you to attend the Seminar-Workshop on "Theological Librarians Riding the Winds of Change Part 2" to be held on October 13-15, 2008 at the Mindanao Training Resource Center of Davao Medical School Foundation, Bajada, Davao City.

The seminar-workshop aims to accomplish the following objectives:
1. To train librarians in the use of web development tools, and LIBRO System (LUNA Edition) so they can provide effective information and communication support to their faculty, students, members, and other networks.
2. To develop and increase the level of cooperation and networking among libraries through resource sharing.
3. To promote the appropriate use of information and communication technology.
4. To enhance their skills and update their knowledge in cataloging and classification work.
5. To provide a venue for fellowship and sharing of experiences concerning the changes in our theological libraries.

This year's workshop offers three parallel instructional tracks:
Track 1. Website Development & Management for Libraries
Track 2: LIBRO SYSTEM (LUNA Edition): Integrated Library Information System
Track 3. Cataloging & Classification of Book and Non-Book Materials

All participants will engage in extensive hands-on training using the Mindanao Training Resource Center's advanced computing and networking facilities. The instructional tracks will be led by professional librarians, IT database developers and web developers who have extensive experience in running training workshops.
The seminar-workshop is open to all professional and non-professional library personnel working in seminaries, church libraries, and Theological/ Christian schools.

The seminar fee is Four Thousand Pesos (P4,000.00) inclusive of food, accommodation, seminar kit and certificates of participation and appearance. Participants who are not staying in the center will pay Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (P2,500.00). A discount of Five Hundred Pesos (Php500) will be deducted from the seminar fee of P4,000.00 for those who will register on or before August 30, 2008. Please bring four
hundred pesos (Php400) for your institutional membership payment.

Participants of Track 2 - ICONIUM are requested to prepare Five Thousand
Pesos (P5,000.00) as payment for the copy of software.

Payments may be made in cash, check or Postal Money Order payable to Philippine Theological Association) or Cash/Check may be deposited to our SA:1955-0080- 370, Crisanta P. Bustamante, BPI Congressional Ave. Branch.

For Further details/inquiries and reservations please call the following

Elizabeth T. Pulanco, Librarian
PBTS, tel# (074) 445-6063; 445-5968;
Mobile phone #09183398802 email:btpulanco@yahoo. com

Cris Bustamante, Head Librarian
International School of Theology
Tel. # 454-45-50 loc 500 Fax 4544552; Mobile phone # 09165722678;
Email: Crissiemae09@ ;

Rhona Bautista, Head Librarian
Union Church of Manila
Tel # 8126062 local 219 Mobile phone# 0917-449-3067.
E-mail: or

Raquel Cruz, Adm. Librarian
Biblical Seminary of the Phils.
Tel # (632) 2926795, 2926798 Fax # (632) 2926675 ; Mobile phone #
09209079577; Email: loiyai_el@yahoo. com ; rdcruz@bsop. ph

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on the evening of 12th of
October in Davao.

Sincerely yours,

Elizabeth T. Pulanco
PTLA Chair

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