The Library Committee of the Davao Colleges and Universities Network (DACUN) will be holding the 7th Philippine Book, Information Science and Technology (Phil-BIST) Conference and Fair this August 13-15, at the University of Southeastern Philippines, Davao City.
The event aims to provide a regular venue where professors, information managers, information specialists, government planners, private sector advocates, and industry players exchange professional agenda to improve the educational and academic landscape of Davao, the Mindanao Region, and the Philippines in general.
This year its theme is: “The Mindanao Summit on Excellence, Service, and Professionalism (ESP) in Philippine Librarianship: National Agenda and Global Realities after RA 9246 and Beyond.”
RA 9246 is also known as “The Philippine Librarianship Act of 2003.”
DACUN is a network of ten colleges and universities in Davao City that was founded in 2001. Its members include Assumption College of Davao, Brokenshire College, Davao Doctors College Inc., Holy Cross of Davao College Inc., Philippine Women’s College of Davao, Rizal Memorial Colleges, University of Mindanao, University of Southeastern Philippines, University of the Immaculate Conception, and the University of the Philippines Mindanao.
The University of the Philippines Press (UP Press) is one of the exhibitors at the 7th Phil-BIST Conference and Fair.
Text by Jamila Lucas
Image by Regine Deximo