Filipino Librarian

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Current Rank: 1 (Books & Literature)
Site Description: For those interested in knowing more about the Philippines, Filipiniana, Philippine libraries and Filipino librarians.
Date Joined: Jul 21, 2005

Tags: libraries, filipiniana, talumpati, librarians, philippines

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ICoASL 2013
on Apr 6, 2013 in Conferences In 2006, I wrote "SLA, Toronto, and PhD, or How a Conference Changed My Life." Now I realize that... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

Libraries Need Librarians
on Feb 2, 2013 in Libraries The video below from "State of the Nation" is the latest feature on Hernando Guanlao, whose... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

Board Games, Libraries, and Breaking the Rules
on Jan 26, 2013 in Libraries About Vonjobi Board Game Day was held at Matteo Ricci Hall of the Rizal Library last Friday. I was asked to... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

What was the first book printed in the Philippines?
on Jan 19, 2013 in Book History About Vonjobi Filipiniana Online Click on the photos above to learn more about each book and/or download their digital... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

Libraries as Buckets
on Jan 11, 2013 in Libraries Conferences Photo by zzzmarcus. For this first post of 2013, I thought it would be good to start with a... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

1992 Librarians' Licensure Exam... 20 Years Later
on Dec 3, 2012 in Licensed Librarians From Philippine Star, 30 October 1993, p. 38. Please click on photo to read the text. Twenty years... Read the rest of the post on my blog:

Books for Camiguin
on Nov 24, 2012 in Libraries: Public Schools I can only hope that some of this blog's readers will donate not only books, but also money for the "I-CARE Reading Program" alluded to in the photo above, which I took at a public elementary school in Bug-ong, Mambajao, Camiguin. In case you would l...

History of the Filipino History Book
on Nov 17, 2012 in Book History About Vonjobi In case you haven't heard, I successfully defended my dissertation last 22 June 2012. And now I'd like to share its abstract, acknowledgments, and table of contents here on my blog to publicly thank everyone who helped me get to this point, and perha...

Director, Rizal Library
on Nov 17, 2012 in About Vonjobi One more post. This one is for those who are wondering what I plan to do now that I'm done with my PhD. The memo below also reveals a little about my background and why blue is my favorite color =) Director, Rizal Library Again, for those who have...

Librarians' Licensure Examination 2012: Results
on Nov 10, 2012 in Licensed Librarians Congratulations to the new librarians! The passing rate for the Librarians' Licensure Examination is 47 percent (379 out of 812), which is almost double the passing rate of 28 percent in 2011. As usual, the list of the top scorers and the list of s...

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