Saturday, August 30, 2008

PLAI Resolution No. 08, series 2008

PHILIPPINE LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. (PLAI)

Resolution No. 8, Series 2008

DECLARING THE LAST WORKING DAY OF NOVEMBER WHICH IS THE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES MONTH AND THE NATIONAL BOOK WEEK AS LIBRARIANS DAY AND THE CELEBRATION SHALL BE UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE PHILIPPINE LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. (PLAI)
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WHEREAS, by virtue of R.A. 6911 Librarianship shall be recognized by the state as a profession;

WHEREAS, although some progress has been achieved in the field of librarianship today, many people are not fully aware of the role of the librarian professionals;

WHEREAS, to develop among our people full understanding on the importance of libraries and librarians, it is essential that a day be set aside for the observance of librarianship profession;

WHEREAS, the Board hereby resolves, as it hereby resolved, to set the last working day of November which is the "Library and Information Services Month" and the "National Book Week" as Librarians Day;

WHEREFORE, be it further resolved that the Philippine Librarians Association Inc. (PLAI), the Accredited Professional Association (APO) for Librarians take the lead in the celebration.

Unanimously approved by members present.

Done in the City of Manila this 14th day of June 2008.


(SGD.) MARLO C. CHAVEZ
Secretary


Attested by:

(SGD.) SUSIMA L. GONZALES
President

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