On June 28, 2016 the University Learning Resource Center (ULRC) in collaboration with the Philippine Librarians Association Inc. (PLAI) Region XII and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) conducted its extension activities at the Bai Matabai Plang (BMP) Custodial Center (Orphanage) of Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology (CFCST) at Doruluman Arakan, Cotabato. The undertaking aimed to help the marginalized and underserved group to have equal access to information.
To further the interest of the University Learning Resource Center (ULRC) and harnessing her knowledge, skills and capabilities as information professional, the Director of ULRC, University of Southern Mindano (USM), Kabacan, Cotabato. Dr. Anita C. Sornito will attend a leading professional event for the international library and information services sector. The event of which the biggest of this year is, Worl Library and Information Congress 79th IFLA General Assembly to be held at Singapore, 17 – 23 August 2013 with a theme “ Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities“.
The University Resource Learning Center (ULRC) Staff, in coordination with the College of Arts and Sciences – Department of English Language and Literature chaired by Prof. Marlon Salvador, Instructor/Professor of English III conducted a series of Library Instruction last June 18 – July 12, 2013 at the ULRC, Viewing Room, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato.
The Library Instruction Program is designed to give freshmen and transferee students an overview of the library, its access to resources and services, teach them the basic skills in the retrieval of books effectively and efficiently using the FOLLET-DESTINY LIBRARY Manager. Other topics include the introduction of general reference sources, access to E-Library, eResources like PROQUEST Central, Directory of Open-Access Journal Databases, ERIC Portal, etc.