Collaboration System

Topics: Philippines, President of the Philippines, Congress of the Philippines Pages: 5 (532 words) Published: February 1, 2013
“Characteristics of Selected Learning Resource Centers/Libraries in the Education and Training Units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines”

A Dissertation Paper
Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School
Benguet State Unniversity

In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements of the Degree
Doctor of Philosophy
Educational Management


Nolie Galaus Enem

March 2012


Background of the Study

Global Aspect of Libraries/Learning Resource Centers: Education and Training

National/Regional consideration or linkages and its impact for regional cooperation towards education and training

Institutional resource sharing and networking towards excellence on education and training

Consortium of Libraries in the Philippines/Southeast Asia/Global

The Philippine Constitution

The Commonwealth Act No. 1


1. Cadets’ education and training(PMA Mission, PMA Roadmap 2015)

2. Officers’ education and training(PMA, AFP Mission)

3. Enlisted personnel’s education and training

4. DND Civilian Personnel’s education and training

Selected Education and Training Units of the AFP:

1. Learning Resource Center, Philippine Military Academy (LRC,PMA)

2. Library, National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), Camp Gen Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City

3. Library, General Staff Course (GSC), Camp Gen Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City


4. Learning Resource Center, Naval Education and Training Center (NETC), Zambales

5. Library, Airforce Education and Training Center, Lipa, Batangas (AETC)

6. Learning Resource Center, Training and Doctrines Command (TRADOC), PA, Capas, Tarlac

Conceptual Framework:

The paradigm of the study is presented in Figure 1.

Commonwealth Act Number One (National Defense Act)
Creation of Education and Training Units of the AFP


Characteristics of Selected LRC/Libraries in the Education and Training Units of the AFP


Library Inter-Institutional Cooperation/Consortium
(Resource Sharing, Collaboration and Networking)

Creation of Association of Librarians in the Armed Forces of the Philippines(ALAFP)

Responses of the selected LRC/Libraries in the Education and Training Units of the AFP

Figure 1. Schematic Diagram of the Research
This study includes:

• Facilities: what are common characteristics of the library facilities in each unit? How do these compare on an institutional basis?

• Services: what services are commonly offered? In what ways are Collection (Reference, User Education, Circulation, ILL) etc. provided? Are there opportunities for inter-institutional cooperation in services?

• Technology: what forms of technology are libraries currently employing? (Examples: online catalogs, automated circulation software, Web guides, etc.) Can common interfaces be used for inter-institutional resource-sharing?

• Challenges: What are common challenges for libraries in each unit? (Examples: Financial support (budgets), Personnel (staffing), literacy, the AFP Librarians and library profession’s image, etc.) Can common challenges, when examined on institutional level, be turned into opportunities?

Objectives of the Study

The following are the objectives of the study:





Hypotheses of the Study

The following are the hypotheses of the study:







Research Design and Methodology

Locale and Respondents of the Study

1. Cadets/Students
2. Faculty
3. Librarians
4. Administrators

Data Gathering Procedure

Treatment of Data

Instrument to be used:

PAASCU Survey Form

Results and Discussion

This chapter presents the analysis and interpretation of the findings of this investigation on the following specific objectives of the study:

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