Friday, January 25, 2008

Naga Library 2007 Statistical Report

For the year 2007, Raul S. Roco Library has successfully hold and partnered programs to promote the use of the City Library as the primary information center in Naga. Here is the statistical report which reflects how we have directed our energies to meet the increasing demands from our clients.

Library collections : 29, 782
Loans and borrowing activity

a) Total loans and renewals
Loans 5,280
Renewals899
total 6,179

B) Interlibrary loan (loans bet. libraries )

Request received from RSR staff and readers 105
Requests processed 70
Items supplied 5,058

Online services and resources activity

Online catalog usage 2, 668
Internet usages 895

Serving library users
a) information literacy (training in using library and information resources)

Orientation sessions 55
Participants 3,385

b) Inquiries

By telephone 574
By e-mail71
In person 3,995

c) Door count
Registered readers 14,302

To note, there was an increase of readers visiting the library because of promotional activities we have conducted. On the other hand, the decrease of the usage of Internet maybe link to the competitive cafe and for making the second floor a wifi area etc.... figures are figures. Before, I dont understand why I am doing this, but when I took over the administration, there can be no picture of how the library works, without an statistics…

Friday, January 11, 2008

2008 plans

  • After weeks of consultation and meeting with my staff, we have made a plan for 2008. Mostly, we have review the programs and services we have started since 2005.

    These include - -
    1. further improve of the online services; 2. intensification of the circulation services; 3. information dissemination and resource sharing 4. maximum utilization of library resources; 5. mobile information resources support to upper schools in Naga City; 6. greater emphasis on library advocacies and 6. Physical improvement.

    This year, I am going to turned-over the administration of the Library HUB project to the local DepEd office and look forward for a more focus administration and managementof naga library.

    With another year of patience and energy needed, i enjoin fellow public librarians for their will and capacity to survive in all the challenges of work in the government.