The Ladislao N. Diwa Memorial Library conducted its first virtual information literacy session on 27 October. The session was attended by students, faculty, and staff from the CvSU Main Campus and satellite campuses: Imus, Bacoor, Carmona, Cavite City, Gen. Trias, Rosario, Silang,  Tanza, and Trece Martires City Campuses.

Ms. Veronica L. De Villa, in-charge of the Filipiniana and Periodicals Sections and the Public Information Officer of the University Library gave the participants a walk through on database navigation and on how to use the Online E-Books Platforms like the CvSU E-Books Module, Tritech Digital Media, and IG Library effectively.

The highlights of the session are the online library services particularly on how to access and find e-books using the CvSU Integrated Library System. Other online services of the University Library were also shared such as the Online Printed Book Delivery Program; Theses Abstract Request; Library BookShare Corner for persons with visual disabilities. The speaker also encouraged the participants to join the University Library mailing lists to receive updates on its latest acquisitions and services offered.

The University Library also introduced various platforms on how to reach and access the library to support the information needs of all its library users. These platforms are as follows:
website http://library.cvsu.edu.ph/;

email cvsulibrary@cvsu.edu.ph ;
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/cvsulibrary ; and
YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1dyBQ2aFGHvSD95n5R2IuQ/about

The presentation slides may be accessed thru this link https://bit.ly/3mncq6u.

Here are some of the comments from the participants:

“The activity is fun and exciting. May palaro si Ma’am nakakatuwa. Talagang marami po kaming natututunan about Library details. Mabuhay, CvSU!”

“The discussion is very helpful especially for those students who want to have access in e-books.”

 “Humbled and grateful [for] this opportunity, thank you so much speaker for the very informative and very timely webinar.”

The Information Literacy Session of the University Library aims at promoting its services, resources and collections to cater to the information needs of its community. This event is also a part of the University Library’s efforts in #BringingTheLibraryToYou. (PNRoderno)