Tag Archives: National Library of the Philippines

Public Library Day 2018 the Philippines

(30 January 2018) In line with Proclamation No. 563, “Designating March 9 of every year as Public Library Day”, the National Library of the Philippines, as the central node of public libraries in the country, will spearhead in celebrating the 59th Public Library Day on March 9, 2018 with the theme: Limang K para maging […]


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2017 search for outstanding public libraries with special program on the protection and preservation of cultural heritage

(5 September 2017) In line with the Annual Celebration of the Library and Information Services (LIS) Month every November, the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) particularly the National Committee on Library and Information Services (NCLIS), and the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) […]


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New Director of the National Library of the Philippines sworn in

(8 April 2017) Ceasar Gilbert Q. Adriano, the new Director IV of the National Library of the Philippines, was sworn into office last April 6, 2017 at the Silid Hudhud (NCCA Board Room) in a ceremony facilitated by NCCA and KWF Chairman and National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario. Photographs of the occasion are here.


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Modernization of the National Library of the Philippines sought

(1 November 2015) A lawmaker has filed a measure seeking to modernize the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) to promote full intellectual and cultural development of the Filipino people through love for reading. Rep. Carlo V. Lopez (2nd District, Manila) said House Bill 4454 determines and defines the services and functions of NLP as […]


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Tribute to Mr Antonio Santos – Director, National Library of the Philippines

(2 November 2015) The National Library of Philippines has announced with deep sorrow the passing of its Director Antonio Santos on 22nd October 2015 while on a business trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He had been the Director of the National Library of the Philippines for almost 4 years, and was the Law Librarian at the […]


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National Library of the Philippines (NLP) joins hands with Redfox Technologies Philippines

(29 October 2014) In an effort to expand its adopted new role, which is to identify, organize and publicize the universe of digital resources about the Philippines and other scholarly content, the NLP soft launched its flagship DLS facility on 10 March 2014. This project was made possible through partnership with Redfox Technologies Philippines, Inc. […]


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Soft launching of the prototype NLP digital library services

(10 March 2014) As part of the various programs in celebration of the Public Library Day which will lead to the grand celebration during the 1st International Conference of Public Librarians in Cebu City on 19-21 March, the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) in cooperation with Redfox Technologies Philippines, Inc. and the Rotary Club […]


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Developing public libraries in the Philippines

Blesila P. Velasco reports that on 19 March 2013 the Salon on National Development Plan for Public Libraries and Capacity-Building of Public Librarians (NDPPL) and Capacity-Building of Public Librarians was held by the Public Libraries Division (PLD). The National Development Plan for Public Libraries (NDPPL) is a multi-phase project to redefine the relationship of the […]


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Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2020 2020 SLANZA Conference New! The Wellington SLANZA Conference takes place 27-30 September […]


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