Philippine Librarians Association- Cordillera Administrative Region Librarians Council (PLAI-CARLC)

In cooperation with

Benguet State University Library and Information Services

Regional Seminar on

Scientific and Technological Information Management in Universities and Libraries: an Active Teaching Environment (STIMULATE)

April 15, 2013

ICT Hall, Benguet State University

April 16, 2013

Calajo Hall, Calajo Restaurant

Km. 6, La Trinidad, Benguet

Program of Activities

Day 1: April 15, 2013 ( ICT Hall, BSU  Library Bldg. )

8:00-8:30          Arrival / Registration

8:40                Opening Ceremonies

Welcome Remarks



9:15           Lecture 1

Libraries: Technologies and Trends /Elvira B. Lapuz (UPDiliman & Stimulate 3 alumni)

5 minutes  forum


10:00-12:00         Lecture 2

Information discovery in a scientific environment: state of the art/ Paul Nieuwenhuysen  ( Vrije Universitiet Brussel, Belgium & Former Stimulate Coordinator)

5 minutes  forum


12: 00       Lunch

1:15           Lecture 3

Follett Destiny: a commercial ILS/  Axel Gabriel Cabarles (EISI)

5 minutes  forum


2:00           Lecture 4

Product information on e-books, e-journals and OCLC ContentDM: a digitization software applicationDene Tugas ( MegaText)

5 minutes  forum

3:00           Snacks

3:00-400           Lecture 5

Citation management and analysis / Stephen B. Alayon ( SEAFDEC & Stimulate 9 alumni)

5 minutes  forum


4:00-5:00        Lecture 6

Online applications for libraries ( including QR code & Augmented reality) /Joseph M. Yap (DLSU&                Stimulate 9 alumni)

5 minutes  forum

Moderator:  Lea Jalon, Benguet State University & Stimulate 7 alumni


Day 2: April 16, 2013 ( Calajo Hall, Calajo Restaurant )

8:20        Synthesis of Day 1- any from the participants

8:30        Lecture 7

ABCD: an Open Source  Integrated Library System (ILS)/ Jocelyn Dar-Dagusen (UP Baguio & Lib@Web2012)

5 minutes  forum


9:30            Lecture 8

Institutional repository using DSPACE at SEAFDEC/ Stephen B. Alayon ( SEAFDEC & Stimulate 9)

5 minutes  forum


10:30          Snack

11:00          Lecture 9

Greenstone Digital Library: an Open Source repository system / Michelle D. Ambloza ( SLU & lib@web2012)


12:00          Lunch

1:15            Lecture  10

Integrated Library System compliance to Resource Description and Access (RDA)/Carlos L Eclevia Jr. (iGroup)

5 minutes  forum


2:30            Snack

3:00       Lecture 11

Online journals product demo/Bonnet D. Siguibal (iGroup)

5 minutes  forum


4:00        Distribution of Certificates & Closing Remarks c/o Lauren  Kipaan (Stimiuc 2009 alumni)

Moderator: Fe Requilman, Baguio City Public Library



Reserve Speaker:

Information Engineering/ Marilou L. Pasion ( SLU & STIMIUC 2009)


Seminar Chairs:

Cheryl T. Roldan, University of the Cordilleras

Email: Cherylroldan∂

Lauren P. Kipaan, Benguet State University

Email: lkipaanξ


Conference Chair:              Cheryl Roldan

Co-Chair:                           Lauren Kipaan (STIMIUC 2009)

Accommodation:        Lea Jalon

Documentation:          Malou Pasion (Stimiuc 2009) / Jenny Hipona

Food:                        Amy Cendana / Lea Jalon / Novie Grail Constantino

Invitation:                    Cheryl Roldan / Lauren Kipaan

Logistics:                  Nowe Chapichap / Melvin Alfredo/ Charly Yanos

Program:                   Daisy Sabelo / Amelia Cendana

Registration:              Tess Deliu & Novie Constantino

Marketing & Promotion:      Cheryl  Roldan / Lauren Kipaan

Ways and means:              Lauren Kipaan, Fe Requilman & Cheryl Roldan

Seminar fee

  1. 2,500 for non PLAI member

  2. 1500 for 2012 PLAI member  ( Member from other councils)

  3. 1000 for 2013 PLAI member ( Member from other councils)

  4. 1000 for 2012 PLAI-CARLC member

  5. 1000 for 2013 PLAI-CARLC member but paid its membership to other councils

  6. 500 for 2013 PLAI-CARLC member


Thru text or SMS to the conference chairs

Note: pls. text your information ( name, agency, librarian license number, mobile number/email address )

Deadline for Confirmation will be on April 1, 2013  



Accommodation Advisory

Accommodation is excluded in the seminar fee. Accommodation Committee will only assist you if you are not familiar with the place.

Other Advisory

1.This regional seminar has Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum.

2.Only snacks,certificates and meals are covered by the seminar fee. Speakers will not receive a talent fee for every talk. Some speakers will be given free accommodation and travel allowance only.

3.Only 40 participants will be accommodated in the seminar. So, if you’re interested, we need your confirmation  before  March 21, 2013.

4. Contact number to the BSU lodging houses is (074) 422-2127  loc. 36

5.Contact number  of  DA-ATI dormitory within BSU Compound  (074) 309-2080


       This seminar aims to obtain the following objectives:

  • Provide background information on the RDA and its compatibility to Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Update  participants on the new technologies in libraries
  • Update participants on open source and commercial ILS.
  • Update participants on the different open source Digital libraries.
  • Teach participants on the operation of citations and analyis
    Update participants on the new presentation medium
  • Updates in information retrieval



GreatBooks Trading

Electronic Information Solutions, Inc. (EISI)

Belview Book Company

BSU Library

BSU ICT Division


MegaTEXTS Phil., Inc


Amatea Educational Systems

CD Books

Academic Book Sales

Aspen Pharma Philippines


Confirmed Participants

Program of Activities

Download Invitation letter in MSWord

Download Invitation letter in PDF

Download CHED Memorandum

Note: this schedule is 95% final


” Towards an interconnected and harmonized  Cordillera Librarians”

InHouse Stimulate 2011

5 responses to “STIMULATE 2013

  1. Rolly P. Oloteo

    March 11, 2013 at 5:21 am

    hi sir lauren, Is the RDA will be discussed thoroughly in this seminar? like how to adopt it in our cataloging?



    • bsulis

      March 17, 2013 at 2:57 am

      its more on the adoption to systems..

  2. Rolly P. Oloteo

    February 20, 2013 at 6:01 am

    hi sir, may we request the ched memo to be downloaded, tyvm

    • bsulis

      February 20, 2013 at 7:26 am

      noted sir


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