Philippine Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies (PhJLIS) Issue #2 now online

The second issue of the Philippine Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies (PhJLIS) is now available online through their website, The PhJLIS was formerly the Journal of Philippine Librarianship. This is an open-access journal which means that it is free and available online for anyone interested in reading it.

This issue contains the following papers:

  1. Editorial - Bridging Stronger Connections Between LIS Research and Practice by Iyra S. Buenrostro
  2. Online Intercampus collaborative database of Library and Information Science theses: Design and needs analysis by Dridge Paul A. Reyes
  3. Transitioning to RDA: the Philippine Experience by Ana Maria B. Fresnido, Marita G. Valerio
  4. Assess, Calculate, Re-evaluate, Educate (ACRE): a risk assessment framework for UST Miguel de Benavides Library by  Jennylyn G. Cabbuag, Sonia M. Pascua
  5. A Study on the Perception of Filipino Librarians on Innovation by Dan Anthony D. Dorado
"The PhJLIS publishes articles discussing issues and developments from all fields in the area of library and information science, such as law librarianship, health, and medical librarianship, information system, archival studies, children and young adult library services, management of library and information centers, history of the book, libraries and the evolution of the profession, philosophy, ethics, core competencies, legal framework and standards in information work, new and emerging technology and services, information storage and retrieval, collection management, cataloging and classification, indexing and abstracting, thesaurus construction, reference and access, reader services, and preservation and conservation of collections (from Call for Papers)."

For those who are interested in submitting papers, the journal accepts submissions on a continuous basis. See their Focus and Scope for more information on the topics they cover. For submission guidelines, please check their Author Guidelines.

The UP School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS) hosts the PhJLIS.

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