University Libraries, University of Saint Louis

Celebrating Teen Read Week @ USL College Library

Teen Read 008In commemoration of the Teen Read Week, the University Libraries once again caught the attention of its users as the staff conducted a book exhibit last October 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm.  The weeklong celebration of the Teen Read Week with the theme “Get a Way @ your Library”, was held in both floors of the College library (2nd and 3rd floor). One of the highlights of the weeklong celebration is the exhibit which highlighted inspirational books to showcase the library resources and collections. Its objectives are: to promote books and book reading habit among individuals, provide books that are simple, readily accessible and most inexpensive means by which knowledge and information can be disseminated; and to inspire and motivate students in becoming a better person spiritually, emotionally and socially.

Different students from each department blissfully joined in the “e-Picture mo, i-Post ko!” wherein, participants took a picture together with the book they have chosen to read and submitted their insights and reflections to the librarian in-charge and had it posted in the designated area at the College library. Doing this kind of activity will help us enhance our marketing and promotion program to increase utilization of library resources and services.

The said exhibit was spearheaded by Ms. Vanessa Joy D. Gevera, 2nd floor Circulation In-charge and Mr. Bryan David, 3rd floor Circulation in-charge.

College Library Conducts Information Literacy Program for English 1 Classes

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IMG_2356In view of the College Information Literacy Program (CILP) of the College Library, the College Library has conducted a month long orientation program for English 1 classes. The topics during the orientation include: the use of OPAC and Intensive Online Resources Orientation (EBSCOHost, Academic OneFile, Philippine E-Journals, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, etc.). This is to help our students familiarized with the USL Libraries’ Online Resources for their academic needs as early as freshman year. A CILP Team was formed as trainers and lecturers for the said activity. The training- workshop was indeed fruitful and successful.

USL College Library Celebrates International Literacy Day

IMG_20150915_151153In celebration of the International Literacy Day with the theme:  “Literacy and Sustainable Societies”, the Filipiniana librarian spearheaded a Quiz Bee Contest which was an open entry where there were 15 students from different departments participated in. Questions were drawn from the select books related to Digital, Media and Visual Literacies that were categorized from easy, average and difficult. The activity was conducted last September 15, 2015@3pm at the 2nd Floor of the College Library. Such activity was conducted through the following objectives a) to provide students an opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas about the relevance of the library through advance technologies; b) to educate the students on library’s essential role in their studies.

In the said competition the winners are as follows:

  • 1st place- Patrick Reyes- BSAC-5
  • 2nd place- Hanna Lee Erro- BLIS- 3
  • 3rd place - Francis Cordova- BSIT-1

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