Wednesday, August 4, 2010

October 21-24, 2010 Hong Kong Library Tour

The Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL), Every Librarian's Association proudly announces its “Benchmarking Tour in Hong Kong Libraries” from October 21-24, 2010. The tour will include courtesy visits to selected state-of-art libraries in Hong Kong, a seminar-orientation with Hong Kong’s high-profile information specialists, cultural immersion with local inhabitants and a glimpse to Hong Kong’s top destinations and scenery.

C&E Publishing is giving away travel grants for those interested to join us. The grant will include the following tour packages:

a) Round trip Air Ticket to Hong Kong
b) Hotel accommodation for 4 days and 3 nights
c) Registration Fee for PAARL
d) Optional Tour (Disneyland or Macau)
e) Pocket Money

To qualify for the grant, one must be able to meet the following requirements:

1. Interested participants must be an active member of PAARL either individual or institutional.
2. Each member must have a minimum purchase of Php 150,000 accumulated worth of library materials at any branches of C&E Publishing.
3. Purchase period will start from July 15, 2010 and will end on September 15, 2010 only.
4. All purchases must be paid to C&E within the period of thirty (30) days upon receipt of sales invoice or on or before September 15, 2010, whichever comes first.

For further details of the grant, please contact Ms. Cham Carlos at telephone 929-5088 loc. 193, mobile number 0922-8030271 and email at

PAARL’s formal invitation and itinerary will be released so soon.

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