University Libraries, University of Saint Louis

Happy Newspaper Day! – a quiz bee activity

The Serials librarian, Mr. Avel Perseus G. Tallud opened the year 2017 with an activity entitled “Happy Newspaper Day!”, a Quiz Bee meant to entice students  to read print and non-print newspapers available at the Serials Section of the USL College library.  It was conducted at the 2nd floor College Library on January 23, 2017 at 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon. In her opening remarks the Director of Libraries, Mrs. Venus I. Guyos took the chance to promote the importance of reading newspapers for college students to enhance their awareness of current events.

The objectives of the activity are: to enhance student’s good reading habit that can provide a great sense of educational value; to empower students with the new understanding of what has been, what is now, and what can be; and to provide interesting things and ideas which can assist students in their learning process about general information.

The winners are as follows: 1st Place - Jonel B. Rodriguez and Kristian Jay A. Sto. Tomas from SEAS, 2nd Place – Mica G. Molina and Julie Ann Acosta from SEAIDITE, 3rd Place – Michael Angelo M. Enfectana and Eigel U. Daleja from SABH. Certificate of Recognition and tokens were awarded to the winners and certificates of participation were given to all the participants. Mrs. Juliet D. Villanueva, College Library Head expressed her gratitude to all the participants and motivated other students to join library events too as she ended the activity with her closing remarks.

USL Libraries Launches Enriched Online Resources


On November 21-23, 2016, the University Libraries has facilitated the launching of the enriched online resource subscriptions of the University with the theme “Maximizing the Use of USL Libraries Online Resource Subscriptions Towards Excellence in Research”. The event is one for the books as it highlights the value that the University Libraries places on the importance of effective use of resources in the pursuit of research.

Mr. Joseph H. Valdez Jr. of CE-Logic was invited to talk about the various resources. The audiences included all departments in the College as well as Deans, Principals, Heads of Offices, University Research Center staff and librarians.

USL Re-Deployment of Book Mobile Program


The University of Saint Louis Libraries, after its successful implementation last S.Y. 2015-2016 of its Book Mobile Project has redeployed the same at the Provincial Child Development Center, Capitol Compound, Caggay, Tuguegarao City on July 14, 2016. The first redeployment was spearheaded by the Acquisitions Librarian, Ms. Charmaine C. Masuli.

Present in the activity were Mrs. Hilaria Aria, the PCDC Daycare Worker and PCDC Daycare volunteers. Other meaningful activities carried out for the PCDC pre-schoolers included storytelling fiesta, puppet show, nursery rhymes and dancing, facilitated by USL Library staff, Library Science faculty and students

Indeed, the said program was a success and the advocacy for reading was highlighted with the hope that this will be sustained.

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