By Lynderlitte M. Maglaque
From left to right: Mrs. Ma. Theresa de Guzman, Mrs. Alma Dela Cruz, Dr. Rolando Calma, Mr. Amado Policarpio, Mr. Alvin Almajose, Dean Wilhelmina Neis, Mrs. Elenita Maglaque, Mrs. Loida Navoa, Mrs. Josephine Descutido, Ms. Nancy Mabunga and Ms. Glenda Felizardo
School officials, librarians, teachers, professionals, reviewers, tutors, and book enthusiasts gathered for the 18th Philippine Academic Book Fair, the annual five-day event organized by the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP) from July 9 to 11, 2014 at the Megatrade Hall 1, 5th Bldg. B, SM Megamall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City.
In preparation for the upcoming accreditation visits for Business Administration and Psychology, Dean Wilhelmina Neis, Mr. Amado Policarpio, Mr. Alvin Almajose, Dr. Rolando Calma, Mrs. Loida Navoa, Mrs. Elenita Maglaque, Mrs. Ma. Theresa de Guzman, Mrs. Alma Dela Cruz, with selected librarians, Ms. Nancy Mabunga, Ms. Glenda Felizardo, Mrs. Josephine Descutido, and Mr. Robert Tubis participated in the said event.
The book fair features the latest academic books, journals, references and other materials for educational institutions.
At the same time, Dr. Juan C. Buenrostro, Jr., together with Ms. Lynderlitte M. Maglaque, Ms. Nancy Mabunga, Ms. Jennifer Samontanez, library staff and faculty of BLIS Department, attended the forum entitled “IT Curriculum for Philippine LIS Education: Focusing on the Dynamic Needs of the LIS Profession” sponsored by the Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS) in collaboration with ABAP’s 18th Philippine Academic Book Fair.
The three-day Book Fair was supported by the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education.