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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Manila City Public Library, What Happened???


Manila City Library (Main)
Manila Medical Society Building, 800 Taft Avenue, Manila.
Tel. no.: 310.2627 
https://manilacitylibrary.wordpress.com/

What do you Think of Manila Public Library?



VISION:

The Manila City Library aspire to provide an assortment of cultural, informational and recreational needs to sustain literacy among the citizens of the City of Manila.
MISSION:
The Manila City Library is committed to provide free access to materials, resources, and excellent services to support the lifelong learning, opportunities to gather and connect, and to meet the educational, historical, recreational, and leisure needs of the people in the City of Manila. source: http://manila.gov.ph/services/citylibrary/

Branches:
Patricia Complex Public Library
3/F, Patricia Sports Complex, Tondo, Manila
Manila San Francisco Friendship Library
1559 Alvarez St., Sta. Cruz Manila
Tel. no.: 310.3377
San Nicolas Public Library
Corner San Fernando & Madrid Sts. San Nicolas, Binondo, Manila
Tel. no.: 310.7050
Valeriano E. Fugoso Library
Corner A.H. Lacson & Aragon Sts. Sta. Cruz, Manila
Tel. no.: 310.4474
A. H. Lacson Public Library
Corner Calderon & Suter Sts. Sta. Ana, Manila
Tel. no.: 310.2674
Kapitan Isidro Mendoza Public Library
Corner Teodoro San Luis & Central Sts. Pandacan, Manila
Tel. no.: 310.2661
Dapitan Public Library
2/F, Dapitan Sports Complex, Instruccion St., Sampaloc, Man

10 Must-Visit Libraries in Metro Manila

https://www.spot.ph/newsfeatures/the-latest-news-features/69388/10-must-visit-libraries-in-metro-manila-a00171-20170223-lfrm

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

One of The World’s Biggest Sale Events Is Now Back In The Philippines!!!


Philippines' Colleges and Universities : What is Bachelor of Library and Information Science? UE, UST, UP , PUP etc.

4 Signs That a Library Science Degree is 

Right for You


When you think of a librarian, do you picture someone restocking shelves and checking out books all day? If you do, you might be surprised at the variety of jobs a librarian actually does. A library science degree is a diverse area of study that incorporates many different disciplines, including information systems and technology, research methods, statistics, and management.
Throw away your preconceived notions about librarians and you will discover that a degree in library science is more interesting and exciting than you thought. Here are four ways to know if a library science degree is right for you:

The Rich Librarian : How much do School Librarians make?



According to  PayScale.
The average Librarian in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K annually. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Librarians. Women make up the vast majority of Librarians (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire.


What are the qualifications? you may refer to learnhowtobecome.org

STEPS TO BECOMING A LIBRARIAN



1
COMPLETE A BACHELOR’S DEGREE
Successfully completing a baccalaureate program is the first step to becoming a librarian,
and this level of education offers many opportunities for study. The American Library Association
 notes that students shouldn’t worry about taking library-specific courses at this level,
 but rather focus on areas that interest them most. Common degrees for future librarians
 include art, history, music, law, psychology or sociology, but it is truly up to the individual
student to decide on a course of action.
2
EARN A MASTER’S DEGREE
Most library science and information studies programs can be completed in two years
 if the student is able to devote themselves to full-time study. The degrees are highly
popular at traditional campuses, but recent years have also given rise to many programs
 taught purely online. This is a great option for the student who either wants to continue
working or is based in a rural setting with no suitable program near them.
Whether taught online or on campus, most master’s programs require students to complete
either a thesis or capstone project in addition to class requirements and a fieldwork placement
3
GAIN EXPERIENCE IN SPECIALIZED AREAS
As part of master’s level coursework, the majority of programs require students to complete
 an internship or field placement. Students should consider this opportunity thoughtfully
and try to find a setting that offers the chance to be immersed in a specific area of interest.
Whether aspiring to work as a school librarian or in an art history library, getting a foot into
 the door of a specialized area will be of significant help when it comes time to land a job out of college.


4
BECOME LICENSED OR CERTIFIED
Although licensing is mandated at the state level, it is typically only required for school librarians.
Individuals pursuing these types of roles must be certified as a teacher as they’ll regularly be
helping children learn how to use library resources. 

Good News : Colleges and Universities, The Bachelor Program that Opens more than 20 Opportunities

Bachelor of Library and Information Science offers many job opportunities and at the top of that , graduates of this program have been showing remarkable performance throughout their chosen workplace.




References: 

Monday, February 25, 2019

Good News : Colleges and Universities, The Bachelor Program that Opens more than 20 Opportunities


Bachelor of Library and Information Science offers many job opportunities and at the top of that , graduates of this program have been showing remarkable performance throughout their chosen workplace.

Listed below are Full Time jobs that you might be interested to apply after finishing the program:


Library Staff
Section Head/
Floor Supervisor/
Chief Librarian/
Library Director
Requirement(s)
-Do not/Do requires PRC Licensure Exam for Librarians
Welcomes beginner to average experience 

Customer Service Jobs
Contact Center/BPOs
Business Agent/Provider
Receptionist

Requirement(s)
-Good/High Level Communication Skills
with Pleasing Personality is a plus.

Teacher
Library and Information Science Instructor
Primary/Secondary Education Teacher

Requirement(s)
-Highly motivated to Teach 
-Do requires PRC Licensure Exam for Librarians/LET
-minimum to average to expert experience  


Archivist
Museum Archives
School Records and Archives
Private Company/Organization Record Keeper

Requirement(s)
-Talent in restoration and records-keeping
-Do not/Do requires PRC Licensure for Librarians/LET
-minimum to average to expert experience  


Private Companies 
Information Resource Specialist
Records Management Staff
Program and Events Specialist

Requirement(s)
-with good work ethics and hardworking
-Do NOT/ Do requires PRC Licensure for Librarians/LET
-minimum experience  

Government Employee 
Presidential Records Management
Departmental Librarian
ETC...

PART-TIME JOBS
Cataloguer 
Freelance Writer/Virtual Assistant
Consultant
Bibliographer
Research Assistant


CAREER OVERSEAS / WORK ABROAD

Requirement(s):
-Do NOT/Do requires PRC Licensure for Librarians
LET/Civil Service
- Average to Expert experience  



How much do you earn?
How to become a one?
What are the qualifications?

Please read this articles below:

It's the Best Place Ever! : The 21st Century Users Told Us So


Nowadays, Libraries are becoming more and more understanding to its client's needs. In 2010, many articles and stories have given us the idea that stereotypes Libraries are gone. 

The primary goal of the library is to provide accessible and comfortable space for seekers of knowledge, research and of personal welfare.

Libraries are becoming more friendly when it comes to their services.  These includes : library cafes,  multimedia rooms, archives and museums, well-maintained comfort rooms, gardens, etc...

But still some Library users feel the unsatisfactory with all the efforts. 

Disclaimer: These pictures will show you proof that some of them might need more attention, understanding and importance.



















































credits : google image tag : sleeping in the library 

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