Membership Fee for 2020 is FREE!

In response to the call for Bayanihan during this trying times, MAHLAP decided to waive the Membership Fee for the year 2020 for the Regular, Associate, and Institutional members.
If you have already paid for the membership fee this year, it will just be  carried over to next year 2021. Feel free to contact if you have more questions about this.

Hope everyone is safe and well! Have a great day!


24th Library and Information Services Month

The whole month of November, by virtue of Proclamation No. 837 s.1991, is declared as Library and Information (LIS) Month in order to focus public awareness to the invaluable service that libraries and information centers render such as providing data and materials for the long knowledge and learning for research and for leisure.

Traditionally, the event kicks with opening ceremonies held at the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) and ends in celebration with the largest library congress in the Philippines organized by the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI). Various library ...

Cancellation of the Fun Run : Takbo para sa Pagbasa 2014

The MAHLAP Organizing Committee would like to announce the cancellation of the Fun Run: Takbo Para sa Pagbasa scheduled on November 29, 2014. We apologize for all the inconveniences cause by this cancellation.


The Organizing Committee decided to cancel because there are internal and external factors beyond control that have affected the holding of the fun run. We will coordinate with registered and paid participants on the process of how to redeem your registration payment. In case that you have not been contacted, please call and coordinate with Ms. Rita Yusi (MAHLAP Treasurer) at 523.1478....

27th MAHLAP Congress and Seminar-Workshop


Dear Fellow Librarians, Information Specialists, and Colleagues:

The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP) will hold its 27th National Congress and Seminar-Workshop on the theme: "Making Ideas Happen: Understanding Accreditation Standards and Sustaining Excellence" on March 25-27, 2015 in Marco Polo Hotel, Davao City.  The forum will discuss a wealth of topics such as "New Evaluation Tools of PACUCOA, PAASCU and ISO" "How to Prepare an Action Plan;" "How to Present and Critic Output;" "Impact of Out-come Based Education in the library collection" an...

Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors International Convention (APAME 2015)


Dear Fellow Librarians, Information Specialists, and Colleagues:

We cordially invite you to be one of the more than 900 international participants of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors International Convention (APAME 2015) on August 24-26, 2015 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel. This convention aims to promote collaboration and exchange among editors, authors, researchers, librarians, and publishers of academic medical journals; and, to upgrade the quality of scholarly publications in medicine and the health sciences in the Asia Pacific Region.