Online Monthly Report Form
The information collected for this field covers the official details of your library. Kindly supply the items properly.
For changes in your local chief executive(s), contact details, library address, or head of the library, kindly notify the Public Libraries Division by sending an email at email@example.com
For those who have not yet accomplished the monitoring form, kindly answer through this link https://web.nlp.gov.ph/public-libraries-online-monitoring. Please be reminded that this form shall be accomplished annually.
This section collects data on your library's utilization of its collections- both print and non-print. Monitoring how your users utilize your collections could provide a strong basis for collection development. The data gathered from this portion will also help our agency forecast future purchases for our resource allocation.
How many library resources were used for the following collections?
Program Expenditure Classification or PREXC is the logical continuation of Performance-Informed Budgeting (PIB). It reflects in the budget the link between strategies, budgets and results and facilitates the monitoring and evaluation of programs with the performance indicators attached to each program. PREXC restructures an agency’s budget to group all recurring activities as well as projects under appropriate programs or key strategies. The National Library of the Philippines Library Extension Program for Public Libraries aims to provide information, services and opportunities using information and communication technologies and other media that are responsive to the needs of the community. This program also ensures that all Filipinos have access to a community space where they can find and use information and services to improve their lives. The data to monitor these outputs/outcomes will be harvested from all affiliated public libraries using the following indicators: a) number of library users, b) number of people trained in digital literacy, c) number of people using e-government services and, d) number of people assisted in livelihood or employment services. These data will then be disaggregated by these categories: a) province, b) region, c) gender, and d) age.
The following are programs, projects and activities aligned to digital literacy: Training on * Computer literacy * Internet browsing * Safe searching * Academic information retrieval * Online databases * Misinformation and Disinformation * Social media utilization, etiquette, access * Digital content creation * Graphic design * Email creation, use, etiquette * Data security, privacy, exploitation *
The following are the daily library services that you can align with E-Government Services: * Use of library equipment (computers, wifi, or internet) to access any government website (ex: Getting NBI clearance, applying for passport, license, etc.) * Access to local government information such as ordinances, plans, budgets, and other local public documents * Use of Tech4Ed * Use of DOST-STARBOOKS * Access to e-Tesda *
A library client may use the computers/ laptops/ tablets of the library to access any government website. Note their purpose for accessing the website. Ex: To apply for NBI clearance, access GAD publication from PWC online library, access library database from NLP, etc.
A library user may ask for assistance to avail your local government services (ex: applying of business permit, amilyar, civil registry); or access local public documents (ex: local ordinance, city development plan, municipal disaster plan, etc.) Note these down as another e-government indicator.
Technology for Economic Development or Tech4ED is a project of the DICT that aims to harness ICT to enable, empower and transform society creating an inclusive, integrated and equitable countryside, through providing opportunities for employment and empowering entrepreneurs.
The DOST-STARBOOKS or the Department of Science and Tecnology- Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosk Stations provides access portals for Filipinos to explore scientific information available at DOST (SciNeT), the Philippine eLib project, freely-available online resources, and subscribed databases.
The following are programs, projects and activities aligned to e-government services: Training on * How to use Tech4Ed * How to access the e-government services * Different resources from government websites (ex: financial literacy resources from BSP website, GAD resources from PCW website, etc.) * E-passport assistance * E-dalaw for PDLs *
The following are the daily library services that you can align with livelihood and employment services: * Library printing services for employment/ livelihood (ex: resume printing, job post printing, printing of requirements for business permits application, etc.) * Library photocopying services for employment/ livelihood (ex: resume photocopying, requirements photocopying, photocopying of requirements for business permits application, etc.) * Accessed library resources about livelihood and employment *
The following are programs, projects and activities aligned to livelihood and employment: Trainings on: * Making resume * Finding jobs * Career development * Career placement assistance * Promotion of local goods or enterprise * Assitance in business permits, sanitary permits, business tax payment *
The final section highlights the services of the public libraries as adapted from the IFLA Public Libraries Manifesto 2022 stating that "The services of the public library are provided on the basis of equality of access for all, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality, language, social status, and any other characteristic. Specific services and materials must be provided for those users who cannot, for whatever reason, use the regular services and materials, for example linguistic minorities, people with disabilities, poor digital or computer skills, poor literacy abilities or people in hospital or prison." Thus, Philippine public libraries are tasked to provide socially-inclusive services for all members of its community being served.
Examples: * Women's Month Celebration (March) * Pride Month Celebration (June) * 18-Day Campaign to end VAWC (November 25- December 13) *
Examples: * Celebration of National Arts Month (February) * Celebration of National Heritage Month (May) * Digitization of Filipiniana resources or local historical documents * Preservation of local tangible culture (artefacts) that may be stored in the library (ex: paintings or realia) * Cultural mapping for library and information needs * Preservation of indigenous culture (ex: recording of indigenous dance, textile weaving, local delicacy manufacturing, etc.) * Postings on local history, heroes, notable people, or patron saints *
Examples of library services for indigenous people in your locality: *Celebration of National Indigenous Month (October) * Assistance in application for ancestral domain * Basic literacy for indigenous groups * Promotion of indigenous products * Conservation of tangible indigenous culture (ex: conservation of indigenous alphabet, language, dance, clothing) * Book donation drive for indigenous gruops * Creation of local indigenous library *
Library services for persons with disability examples: * Observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the Philippines (December 3) *Conversion of library materials for accessibility to PWDs * * Talks about mental health * Bibliotherapy * Suicide prevention * Human library featuring persons with disability * Autism consciousness * Celebration of National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitation Week (Every 3rd Week of July) *
Examples of library services for persons deprived of liberty (PDL): * Basic computer literacy * Bible study * Book mobile in jails * Online puppetry with PDL participation * Promotion of PDL livelihood products * E-Dalaw for PDL * Book donation drive for local jail library * Creation/ establishment of local jail library *
Examples: * Awareness of senior citizen benefits * Assistance in applying for senior citizen ID * Basic digital literacy for senior citizens * Celebration of Filipino Elderly Week (October 1-7) * Assistance in retirement processing * Assistance in funeral or burial claims *
Examples: * Awareness of solo parents benefits * Assistance to get requirements for solo parents * Awareness of RA 11861 * Hosting meetings, conference, seminars for solo parents * Dissemination of informative reading materials to solo parents * Assistance in 4Ps distribution *
Examples: * Celebration of Children's Month every October * Story-telling sessions * Activities with The Asia Foundation * Dress as a book character, etc. *