Library Skills Training of NIR Recoletos School Non-Librarians

UNO-R group of librarians provided basic library skills training to the library personnel of Colegio San Nicolas de Tolentino- Recoletos (CSNT-R) in Talisay City), Colegio de Santo Tomas-Recoletos (CST-R) in San Carlos City), and San Pedro Academy (SPA) in Valencia, Negros Oriental. It was a two-day training (Nov. 28-29, 2016) on understanding the functions of a school library, the services, and the importance of media program. To help them organize their collection, basic cataloging was taught with the integration of electronic cataloging using a free source software (InfoLib). A useful technique was also shared to develop mother tongue literature by translating a storybook using a software. It was participated by Mrs. Sofia Wong of SPA, Mrs. Angelita Glaraga of CST-R, Ms. Myrna Uy of CSNT-R and Ms. April Diaz of Our Lady’s Hill Convent and Monastery. Mrs. Wong and Mrs. Glaraga are both teachers who are also assigned as library personnel of their respective schools. Mrs. Sheila Dela Cruz, Mrs. Virginia C. Mugar, Mrs. Jerinah D. Escala, and Mrs. Elizabeth M. Villaruz were the trainers of the said training. (Mrs. Sheila Dela Cruz, Director of Libraries)