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Call for Submission of Theme and Poster Contest


Call for Submission of Theme and Poster for the 27th Library and Information Science (LIS) Month Celebration (November 2018)


1. The whole month of November, by virtue of Proclamation No. 837 s. 1991, is declared as Library and Information (LIS) Month in order to focus public awareness to the invaluable service that libraries and information centers render such as providing data and materials for the long knowledge and learning, for research, and for leisure.

2. The theme and poster making contest is open to all librarians and High School or College Students (public and private).

3. The theme and poster should be a visualization of the 27th Library and Information Services month that focus on the Philippine Development Plan goal “MALASAKIT”.

4. Use white illustration board, 15” x 20” in size.

5. Participants may use any medium (craypas, water color, crayon, pentel pen, etc.)

6. The entry should be an original work and a certification to this effect must be submitted.

7. One entry can be created by one or more persons.

8. The participant’s name, affiliation, contact number, complete address and a one paragraph explanation of the proposed theme and poster must be written on a separate sheet of paper and stapled or attached at the back of the entry.

9. All entries will become the property of the National Library of the Philippines.

10. The criteria for judging will be as follows:

a. Originality - 30%
b. Relevance to the theme - 40%
c. Impact (Design and Composition) - 30%
TOTAL 100%

11. The winners will receive the following prizes :

Grand Prize - P5,000.00 and a Certificate of Recognition

Five (5) Consolation Prizes – P1,000.00 each and a Certificate of Recognition

12. The winning entry will be used in promotional materials related to the LIS Month celebration.

13. The winners of this contest shall be informed in writing by the LIS Committee and shall be recognized and awarded in a fitting ceremony on November 5, 2018 during the Opening Ceremonies of the LIS Month. The venue of this ceremony is still to be determined.

14. The deadline of submission of entries is on April 30, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. at the office of the Public Libraries Division, National Library of the Philippines, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila.

15. For inquiries, please contact any of the following members of the LIS Committee at 310-5035 or 336-7200

a. Ms. Maricar Dasoy (loc. 311)
b. Ms. Rowena Sy (loc. 404)
c. Ms. Malou Go (loc. 407)

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