The De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Romeo P. Ariniego MD Library Services (DLSHSI RPAMDLS) strives to be an innovative partner in the achievement of the Institute’s aim to become a world class institution dedicated to the delivery of excellent education, health care, research, and community service for the improvement of life in society. Furthermore, it envisions itself as the foremost resource center in Region IV in terms of collection, services, and facilities in medical and allied health.
The De La Salle Health Science Institute Romeo P. Ariniego M.D Library Services (DLSHSI RPAMDLS) is committed to providing quality library and information services to support and enhance the teaching and academic programs of the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute in its role as provider of quality and excellent health education.
Specifically, the objectives of the Library are the following:
- To support the teaching, learning, and research functions of the Institute by acquiring and organizing a relevant and well-balanced collection of resources in a wide variety of formats;
- To respond to changes in teaching and research programs, in consultation with the academic staff;
- To maintain the physical condition of the collection at an appropriate level;
- To participate in resource sharing and networking with other libraries.
Thrust: “Supporting. Collaborating. Innovating.”
This slogan reflects the mission of the DLSHSI RPAMDLS, which is broad enough to appeal the faculty members, students, staff, and even non-DLSHSI personnel (i.e., visiting researchers, librarians, and faculty members).
Supporting is used in the mission statement to signify the DLSHSI RPAMDLS’ role in the academic life of the faculty members and students.
Collaborating means the DLSHSI RPAMDLS’ role in the active participation towards resource sharing and networking with other libraries and library organization.
Innovating signifies the changing environment of the library (from traditional to electronic) and how librarians respond to those changes positively.