Marianita D. Dablio has her distinguished contribution in the field of Librarianship. She demonstrated exemplar service as Founding Chair, Department of Library and Information Science. With her commitment and professionalism she earned various awards and recognition such as PLAI Natatanging Laybraryan sa Mindanao; UPLSAA Distinguished Alumni Award, UPLSAA 50 Outstanding Alumni, MSU Loyalty Award, Presidential Merit, and Certificate of Commendation; Presidential Plaque of Recognition, Mindanao Librarians and Libraries Association, 2004; MISORLA Service Award. She was the President of the Mindanao libraries and Librarians Association, Office of MISORLA, member of the PAARL and UP Alumni – MSU Chapter, Assistant Secretary and Vice-Chair of the NCCA-NCLIS and accreditor of AACUP and PLAI and the Philippine Lirbrarians Associaation, and PLI-ARMMLC. Her professional dedication to professional organizations in her field is a testament of her outstanding career.