2016 Librarian Licensure Examination
UPSLIS is again the top performing school in the recently concluded 2016 Librarian Licensure Examination with a 100% passing rate (50 out of 50) while 4 UPD graduates placed in the top 10
21st Summer Institute on Information Science
UPSLIS, National Committee on Archives and NCCA. Professional Certificate in Archiving and Records Management
2016 SLIS Recognition Rites
The School of Library and Information Studies hold its Recognition Rites for AY 2015-2016 last June 24, 2015 for the school’s 53 graduates at the Auditorium of the new Institute of Biology, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The recognition speaker for this year is Mr. Quintin V. Pastrana, Founder & Managing Director, Library Renewal Partnership.
21st SEAPAVAA Conference and General Assembly
It's official! We're hosting the 21st SEAPAVAA Conference in Manila. See you all next year!
LIS Teacher Training
LIS teachers attended a three-day LIS Teacher Training last May 18-20, 2016 at the UP SLIS Rooms. The primary objective of the program is to equip LIS teachers with the necessary training in both content and pedagogy for Information and Communication Technologies, Cataloging and Classification, and Archives and Records Management.
Second CODHLIS General Assembly
Different LIS Deans, Program Directors and Heads of various LIS Schools attended the Second CODHLIS General Assembly last May 16-17, 2016 at the UP School of Library and Information Studies. The two day event finalized the LIS Syllabi for use this AY 2016-2017 and discussed the Design of Modules and Worktexts for LIS courses.
UPSLIS is now a member of the iSchools
The iSchools Organization is a worldwide association of information schools dedicated to advancing research and studies in the information field. These schools, colleges, and departments have been newly created or are evolving from programs formerly focused on specific tracks such as information technology, library science, informatics, information science, and more.
37th Gabriel A. Bernardo Memorial Lecture
Hon. Lourdes David gave a lecture on "Education and Leadership in the LIS Profession" as the resource speaker for the 37th Gabriel A. Bernardo Memorial Lecture last March 19, 2016
A Round-Up of LibSpeak 2016
The UP Future Library and Information Professionals of the Philippines (UP FLIPP) hosted LibSpeak 2016 with the theme "Redefining LIS" at the Main Library lobby, Gonzalez Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman.
UPSLIS Declared CHED Center of Excellence
In a Memorandum Order last 23 December 2015, the Commission on Higher Education declare the University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies as the first Center of Excellence among the universities and colleges with Library and Information programs in the Philippines.
UP SLIS Hosts ALIEP 2015
The UP School of Library and Information Studies hosts the 6th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice at the Philippine International Convention Centre last October 28-30, in the first time the bi-annual conference is held in the Philippines. The conference had the theme "Exploring Unity Amid Diversity" and was intended to explore how the LIS academe and practitioners can unite between participating countries to improve the profession, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.