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The University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS), Diliman, Quezon City, announces the offering of its 19th Summer Institute on Information Science on “Promoting Transparency and Accountability through Effective Records Management” on 23-25 July 2014 at SEAMEO INNOTECH, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.

This activity, which originally started in 1975 as part of the extension program of the college, is in line with the celebration of the 100th year of Library Science Education in the country. This year's Summer Institute aims to provide basic knowledge and skills on systematic and effective records management and its impact on institutional transparency, accountability and professional responsibility.

Topics to be covered include Fundamentals of Records Management (RM), Legal Considerations for RM, Records Creation and Capture, Control and Maintenance of Records, Disposal of Records, Providing Access to Records, Knowledge Management in RM, and Electronic Records Management System.

The seminar-workshop fee is PhP 5,000.00 (inclusive of registration, kit, instructional materials, lunch, and snacks). Please register online at  or email the following on or before 15 July 2014 to confirm your slot.

Rhea Rowena U. Apolinario
rhea [AT] slis [DOT] upd [DOT] edu [DOT] ph
Telephone no.: 9818500 local 2869, 2870 or 2871
Mobile no.: 0920-4249223

Zorina M. Franco
sorinafranco [AT] ymail [DOT] com
Telephone no.: 9818500 local 2869, 2870 or 2871

Prepayment is preferred, otherwise reservation should be made. Payment should be made in cash or in check payable to the UP School of Library and Information Studies. Prepayment can be paid directly to Ms. Josefina C. Cervas at the SLIS Office located at the 3rd floor, Gonzales Hall, Diliman, Quezon City. You may also contact her at 9818500 local 2869, 2870, and 2871 or thru mobile no. 0920-4249223. Thank you very much and we look forward to interacting with you at the UP SLIS 19th Summer Institute.