Activities

  • Holding of conferences and seminar-workshops, forums and symposia for the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements of licensed and non-licensed librarians.
  • Awards granted for the following:
    • Academic Librarian of the Year
    • Professional Service Award
    • Outstanding Library of the Year
    • Outstanding Library Program of the Year
    • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Publication of library researches, bulletins, professional journals, proceedings, and newsletters, etc.
  • Participation in the annual celebration of The National Book Week, November 24-30
  • Scholarships and Sponsorships designed to assist academic or research librarians to acquire a master’s degree in library science and fellowship awarded to graduate students engaged in thesis research and writing, and to enable member-librarians to attend local or international conferences/seminars.
  • Affiliate membership in regional and international organizations of librarians such as the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL)
  • Advocacy in promoting the interests of academic and research librarians and those of the association
  • Research activities and collaborative research projects
  • Participation in the annual Philippine Book Fair and other book fairs
  • Holding of an annual Fellowship Luncheon, anniversary celebrations, etc.
  • Fund-raising activities for the association’s projects
  • Networking activities among institutional member-libraries in the area of interlending, document- delivery and other resource-sharing projects