79th IFLA World Library and Information Congress

Dadi and I ‘tried’ to be academic this time. LOL.
We presented a paper in an international conference, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress in Singapore last 19 August 2013.

At the National Library Board Singapore

With other Filipino paper presenters. They're all UP alumni! :)

With other proud Filipino paper presenters. They’re all UP alumni! 🙂

Uma-outfit shot overlooking SG. Hehehe.

Uma-outfit shot overlooking SG. Hehehe.

Congressman. So, how's your pork barrel? LOL.

Congressman. So, how’s your pork barrel? LOL.

Me presenting

Me about to present.

Me presenting.

Me presenting.

Woohoo! Go Dadi! :)

Woohoo! Go Dadi! 🙂

with Dr. Dan Dorner and Dr. Raphaele Mouren of Rare/Special Collections in the Asian and Oceanian Context.

with Dr. Dan Dorner (Victoria University of Wellington) and Dr. Raphaele Mouren (Universite de Lyon), section heads of IFLA Rare/Special Collections in the Asian and Oceanian Context.

We also had a short tour around the National Library Board of Singapore.
I LOOOOOOOOVE their library!

Shelving in style.

Shelving in style.

Super nice.

I love how they preserve their rare books. Look at those bookshelves/cases!

I love how they preserve their rare books. Look at those bookshelves/cases!

And here are some interesting ‘words of wisdom’ painted on the windows of the library:

This. Anong paki mo, sa long hair ko?

This. Let the sepulturero do it for you. Heheh.

This.
Let the sepulturero do it for you. Heheh.

And my favorite:

Good thing, ours is not a teenage marriage. It's even long overdue Lagpas lagpas! LOL.

Good thing, ours is not a teenage marriage. It’s even long overdue! Lagpas lagpas pa! LOL.