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James Patterson, Jeff Kinney and J.K. Rowling Are the Highest-Paid Authors of 2016 — TIME

J.K. Rowling may have stolen the headlines this week, but at least two other authors have plenty to celebrate. According to Forbes‘ annual ranking of the highest paid authors of the year, James Patterson and Jeff Kinney have the Harry Potter author beat in total earnings from June 2015 to June 2016. Patterson, who in…

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Philippine Library Events 2016

Since CPD  units will soon be implemented, librarians must be updated with upcoming seminars and conferences where they can gain this CPD units. I do love attending seminars and conferences, not only that it gives you a break from work, its also a great feeling to learn new things and meet new people. Below are some dates to be added in a librarians calendar to gain CPD units.

September 14-18, 2016 – 37th Manila International Book fair, SMX Mall of Asia

The biggest international book fair in the Philippines. During this 5-day event several library Associations hold seminars, workshops and conferences about the latest trends and issues in the library. Full schedule of events and seminars is still pending, for updates you may visit their website 

http://www.manilabookfair.com/

October 20-23, 2016 – 7th PAARL International Benchmarking Tour

Now on its 7th year PAARL will visit the beautiful Taiwan – The Heart of Asia, full details and itinerary is available on the link below. 

http://paarl.org.ph/?q=content/%E2%80%9C7th-paarls-international-library-benchmarkingtour-enchanting-taiwan%E2%80%9D-20-23-october-2016

November 22-25, 2016 – PLAI National Congress , Davao

This is a 3 day seminar workshop which will be held in Davao City with a theme “Library as a Place: Continual Learning in the New Information Landscape” in cooperation with NCCA, NCLIS and National Library of the Philippines. Full details is available on their website.

http://plai.org.ph/

I will continue to check out library events and will update this post from time to time. See you fellow librarians.

CPD for Philippine Librarians

Its out the revised guidelines for CPD continuing professional development  for Librarians and other professional staff has been signed. Professional librarians who will renew their licenses must comply with the requirements of PRC of earning units for CPD through accredited institutions. Its time to gather certificates of training and seminars before going to PRC to renew licence. My question is how your gonna present all these documents if you are renewing through PRC service center like SM Malls?

Please click the link below for full details of CPD. 

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