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NALIP Saint Lucia focuses on Cultural preservation, sustainability of livelihoods and identity in Saint Lucia...

Hello everyone,

NALIP Saint Lucia is inviting you to complete this short three (3) question survey for suggestions of the 10 things you would each choose to preserve from Saint Lucian culture namely:

 Five (5) things  that you feel would contribute to sustainable livelihoods for Saint Lucians, and
Five (5) things that help to form Saint Lucian identity.

Please use this link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DKVQCF8

Don't forget that this is a joint effort. Choose the 10 things that seem most important to you, and depend on your colleagues to propose all the things that you are forced to leave out. There are NO "right" answers, and all suggestions will be treated as anonymous.

Deadline for responses is Friday June 8th, 2018.

Thank you so much for your support.
The NALIP Saint Lucia Team

NALIP Saint Lucia extends deepest condolences to its Vice President...

NALIP Saint Lucia extends deepest condolences to Ms. Mary St. Ange on the passing of her loved one NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS - ST LUCIA·TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 20182 Reads On behalf of the National Association of Librarians and Information Professionals Saint Lucia, I express our most sincere sadness at the passing of the mother of the Vice President of NALIP-Saint Lucia, Ms. Mary St. Ange. I know you will find support in your family, your friends, and in those of us at NALIP. If there is anything you need during this difficult time, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for support. We are here for you, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. The funeral will take place on Friday June 15th, 2018. More information will be be provided as it becomes available. May she rest in peace.

VACANCY - IS MANAGER - LIBRRAY SERVICES & COMMUNICATIONS - JOB PROFILE

JOB PROFILE

JOB TITLE:IS Manager – Library Services & Communications
DEPARTMENT:                       Information Systems Unit
REPORTS TO:                          Court Administrator

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
To co-ordinate the integrated management of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) Information Services.  To oversee and manage the organization and operation of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Library. Responsible for managing all aspects of corporate communication and public education for the Court for both internal and external customers of the ECSC.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:
Management of Information Services of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
(1)   Co-ordinates integrated management of information (collection/generation, storage, dissemination and retrieval), inclusive of regional and international alliances.
(2)   Liaises with various Court Offices, Bar Associations, Judges, Magistrates and Law Libraries for collection/generation of information.
(3)   Conducts research bot…

Launch of National Library Week 2016...

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The National Association of Libraries and Information Professionals (NALIP) Saint Lucia, launched its annual National Library Week 2016, under the theme “Libraries and Information Centers Transform”. The ceremony took place on March 14th, 2016 at the National Archives Authority of Saint Lucia. The annual week seeks to highlight and to also celebrate the work of librarians and other information workers. The brief ceremony brought together many librarians, records managers, other information workers and invited guests. The ceremony began with the introduction of the Master and Mistress of Ceremonies, Mr. Travis Weekes (lecturer) and Ms. Melissa Moses (librarian at the National Archives Authority). This was followed by welcome remarks by the host venue head, Mrs. Margot Thomas, Archivist. The Association’s president, Ms. Daisy St. Rose delivered opening remarks on behalf of NALIP Saint Lucia. Ms. St Rose expressed her appreciation to the attendees for their support of the Association …

NALIP- Saint Lucia extends heartfelt condolences to Madge Delmar and family on the passing of Andy Delmar...

The National Association of Libraries and Information Professionals - Saint Lucia extends heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Madge Delmar and family on the sudden and tragic passing of her son Mr. Andy Delmar. Mr. Delmar was an avid supporter of libraries and through the First National Bank of Saint Lucia Limited, of which he was the Managing Director, a sponsor of many library activities.We also extend sympathy greetings to his colleagues at First national Bank Saint Lucia Lucia Limited, the carnival and financial communities of which he was a part. He is gone but not forgotten.

National Library and Information Week 2017 celebrations in Saint Lucia...

National Library and Information Week 2017 The National Association of Libraries and Information Professionals Saint Lucia celebrates National Library and Information Week (April 3rd – 8th, 2017). It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and information centres and library and information workers and to promote library and information centre use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers that help support entrepreneurship and retraining, libraries offer opportunity to all. The theme for 2017 National Library and Information Week is "Libraries and Information Centres Transform." First sponsored in 1958, National Library and Information Week is a national observance which has its origins in the USA. The event was first sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the USA each April. This celebration has spread to other countries worldwide. All types of libr…

NALP Saint Lucia mourns the passing of former librarian Ms. Frances Niles...

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It is with deep sadness that the National Association of Librarians and Information Professionals (NALIP) Saint Lucia mourns the passing of a former librarian Ms. Frances Niles (who grew up on Chaussee Road Castries with her mother, former librarian -Margaret Augustin). Ms. Niles first attended the Castries Intermediate School then later became a student at the St. Joseph’s Convent Secondary School. After pursuing her secondary school education, Ms.Niles entered the work environment at Minville & Chastanet Limited. However, less than a year later, she would follow in her mother’s footsteps and enter the library field which became her lifelong profession. From 1964 until her retirement Ms. Niles worked in the field of librarianship. Though it was not her first choice of career, it was clear that library skills were an inherent part of her nature. Upon the death of librarian Ms. Prescott, Ms. Niles became the acting librarian at Central (Public) Library for the rest of her tenure.…