NIPSC-VSC launches 'Papang Vic' virtual reference assistant

The Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College Victorino Salcedo Campus (NIPSC-VSC) Main Library recently launched Papang Vic, their library virtual reference assistant.

NIPSC  is a state college located in Estancia, Iloilo, Philippines. It is mandated to provide higher vocational, professional, and technical instruction and training in the fields of industry, agriculture, fishery, engineering and sciences, and short-term vocational technical continuing courses. It has 8 campuses, including a high school, in Iloilo. 

Papang Vic is based on the namesake of the campus, Don Victorino Salcedo, who donated the land for the school. 

According to their Facebook page, "The NIPSC-Victorino Salcedo Campus Library created a Facebook page CHAT PAPANG VIC to assist students virtually in their information needs. Facebook was used as the platform for this service as most of our users have a Facebook account and it is more convenient for them. All you have to do is visit our Facebook page and click Message to begin chatting with PAPANG VIC.

The Library offers scanning services. We also have Library E-Resources - Library Research Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) to serve the students' information and research needs. This account will only be accessible for NIPSC-VSC students."

Papang Vic can be contacted via their Facebook page.

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