Learning Facilitators

Xenia Romero
Librarian I, Public Libraries Division
National Library of the Philippines


Xenia Romero has been in the National Library of the Philippines since 2013 and is currently assigned in the Public Libraries Division supervises the Affiliation Section and the Locally Funded Programs. She was previously assigned to the Library Monitoring, Inventory, and Evaluation Section. Prior to that, she was the designated Secretary of the Director and Assistant Director in the Office of the Director performing administrative tasks and deals to library related matters. Also, she was one of the professional librarians in the Filipiniana Division catering for the library and information needs of all types of users and researchers and have been in the Collection Development Division performing mechanical activities.

Before she joined NLP in 2013, she was the Head Librarian of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) from 2005 to 2013. For eight (8) years in CHED, she was involved in different inter-agency projects on electronic library and on digitization related projects. She facilitated various libraries and non-library related training, workshops, seminars and fora and conducted coordination with inter-agency linkages and networking, which she used as gateway to share and extend her skills and knowledge in Librarianship as resource speaker and lecturer.

She is involved in the regional cascading of the International Network of Emerging Library Innovators (INELI) and engaged in the implementation of the three (3)-year INELI-ASEAN project as one of the Assistant Project Directors, the first long-term international project spearheaded by the NLP.

She graduated Bachelor in Secondary Education major in Library Science at the Philippine Normal University and currently pursuing her Master in Library and Information Science at the University of the Philippines Diliman.



Neriza Oraba
Librarian I
National Library of the Philippines

Neriza Oraba is a graduate of Bachelor in Library and Information Science from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and currently pursuing her Master in Library and Information Science Degree in the same university.

Before passing the Librarians Licensure Examination (LLE) in 2007, she first worked as an Information Specialist and Computer Database Librarian from 2005 to 2008 at the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW). In 2014 during the term of the late Director Antonio M. Santos, she joined the National library of the Philippines (NLP) as Librarian I detailed to head the Sentro ng Karunungan Library (SKL) in Tondo where she also served as the head of its Children’s Section from 2008-2013. She returned to the NLP in 2017 under the Collection Development Division assigned to handle the Legal Deposits and to mechanically process books for the Filipiniana Collection.

A new chapter full of new opportunities, learning experiences and challenges opened when she was chosen to be part of the 3-year INELI-ASEAN project and be one of the (5) Filipino Innovators in 2015. She was a member Team 1 or the Libranovators where she served as Secretary and then as the Team Leader during the last year of the project. Their team was composed of members from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam who all worked hard to make their project ASEAN Children's Literature (ACL) Database/Website a reality.



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Public Libraries Division

National Library of the Philippines
T.M. Kalaw St.
Ermita Manila 1000

Tel: (632) 310-5035 loc 204/205
Email nefli@nlp.gov.ph

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