Baguio City Library launches website and integrated library management system

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In its mission to modernize their public library, the Baguio City Public Library recently launched their new website and online integrated library system. The website will include a digital library, and will serve as a means to provide online library services. 

Users may now search the library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) through their website. Subscribed resources and open access databases are linked for the convenience of clients and researchers. eBooks can also be downloaded by registered users. The website includes a news section for news and updates on the library.

Clients from Baguio City can also create accounts for full access to the library's services and resources. They can sign up online for library cards so they do not have to register on site.

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According to City Librarian Easter W. Pablo, "The city public library as no longer just a repository of printed books but a community center which is evolving with the trends where people can do a multitude of activities for self-improvement.  For instance, library users can utilize the computers with Internet connection at the library to do homework, read e-books, make application letter, make online appointments for government transactions, entertain themselves, be inspired, learn new things, and so much more."

She added that "A fully equipped and functional library and information center is a relevant factor in improving the literacy and reading comprehension level of the citizenry which is very much important to be one with the city in attaining the administration’s fifteen-point agenda and the UN Sustainable Development Goals."

The library also offers document request and virtual reference services via Public Library Virtual Reference Assistance (PLViRA) which can be accessed through

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