Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Kultura Link : Libraries for Culture and the Arts

This is a flagship project of National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS) in consonance with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) thrust which is to address development through culture and the arts. It involves university-based libraries namely: 1) University of the Philippines; 2) Aquinas University of Legaspi; 3) Saint Louis University; 4) Ateneo de Zamboanga University; 5) Cebu Institute of Technology; 6) Mindanao State University; 7) San Beda College; 8) University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos; 9) Visayas State University; and 10) Xavier University and five (5) cultural agencies namely: 1) National Commission for the Culture and the Arts; 2) Cultural Center of the Philippines; 3) National Historical Commission of the Philippines; 4) National Museum of the Philippines; and 5) The National Library of the Philippines.

This project is envisioned to link libraries with culture and arts collection through collaborative and networking strategies among and between the cultural agencies and university-based libraries. This project will also focus on developing library information sources of the participating institutions and identify location of cultural materials to serve the research needs of patrons.

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