Congratulations to Dr. Marilou Palicte Tadlip for being chosen as the PRC Outstanding Librarian for 2014.
Dr. Tadlip is the current head of the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services of the NCCA. She was the Director of the University Library System of the University of San Carlos in Cebu City from 1976 to 2011 and the Chair of its Department of Library and Information Systemfrom 2007 to 2011.
Her citation reads:
For her professional and technical competence in the practice of the profession for 44 years — from a cataloguer to Director of the University Library System and Chairman of the Department of Library and Information Science at the University of San Carlos; for her excellent academic record, having graduated with a BS Education Major in Library Science degree, Magna Cum Laude, Doctor of Education at the University of San Carlos and Master in Library Science at the University of Hawaii; for her numerous accomplishments that had earned her the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession given by the Philippine Association of Academic and Research Libraries, Outstanding Leadership Award as President by the Academic Libraries Book Acquisition System, Inc., Velasco Award by the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc., the James J. Meany Award by the PAASCU and the ALBASA Outstanding Award of Recognition.
The Outstanding Professional of the Year Award is the highest award given by the PRC to a registered librarian for having demonstrated exceptional professional competence and integrity in the practice of one’s profession as recommended by one’s peers, and contributed significantly to the advancement of the profession and to the effective discharge of the profession’s social responsibility through meaningful participation in socio-civic related activities.