Philippine Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies (PhJLIS) vol. 41, issue 2 (2021) out now

PhJLIS vol. 41 no. 2 (2021) out now:

"As we begin the year 2022 with hope and continuous commitment to whole-heartedly serve the entire library and information community in the country and in the region through pedagogy, extension services, and research, the UP School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS) is pleased to announce the release of Vol. 41, Issue 2 of the Philippine Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies (PhJLIS, formerly Journal of Philippine Librarianship or JPL). 

This issue contains articles on information literacy, critical librarianship, and health (mis)information; a viewpoint article on preservation of Southeast Asian manuscripts; a review of works on social media and fake news; and an editorial piece on the progress and recent developments in the graduate education offered by the UP SLIS. All these articles can be downloaded for free."

In this issue:

  • Editorial: Revitalizing the Graduate Program of the UP SLIS by Iyra S. Buenrostro, Mark Anthony Santos
  • Information Literacy: Importance and Consequences by Maureen Henninger
  • Critical Librarianship in a Global Context by Emily Drabinski
  • Propaganda, Folk Beliefs, and Health Information: Insights from the Cholera Outbreaks in the Philippines by Christian George Acevedo
  • The Need for Collaboration to Preserve Southeast Asian Manuscripts by Piyapat Jarusawat
  • Humans and Machines on Social Media and Fake News: A Review of Two Books by Paul Jason Perez

Download the latest issue of PhJLIS here

The PhJLIS Editorial Board is led by Prof. Iyra Buenrostro-Cabbab (Editor-in-Chief), and Prof. Mark Anthony Santos (Assoc. Editor & Issue Editor) and Prof. Johann Frederick Cabbab (Assoc. Editor & Lay-out Editor). The Editorial Board is accepting submissions all year round. Please visit for more information on the manuscript categories, submission guidelines, and editorial policy. For inquiries, please contact

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Thanks to Prof. Iyra Buenrostro for sending me this information.

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