May 2

Calling all UP College of Engineering Library faculty, staff (admin and research) and students to join the Hooray for Springer!

Just send a mail including personal information (name, titles, institution and email by JULY 15, 2014 to ,by telling

1. How long have you been using Springer products?
2. Which springer product is the most helpful for your studies or library management?

The winner will be announced on the Springer Asia Facebook Fan Page.

Email us at for inquiries.


Mar 20

click this poster to go to the contest page


Join the Science Direct and Scopus 2013 Challenge brought to us by Elsevier and you might just win cool gadgets! Hurry up. Deadline of taking the easy quiz (which you can access at is until April 30 only. Please see poster for the mechanics.

Aug 25

Elsevier sponsored the 2012 Philippines Online Challenge for ScienceDirect and Scopus for all the participating institutions under the Commission on Higher Education National Consortia Deal which includes the University of the Philippines.

The online quiz ran for a period of two months, from May 15 to July 15, 2012.  It had provided the participants with fruitful research experiences using and navigating through ScienceDirect and Scopus databases.  Prizes at stake were 1 Apple iPad, 5 Apple iPod Nano and 6 X-mini speakers.

From 376 participants, 12 winners were selected and two winners emerged from our university and were both students of the College of Engineering.  They were Jill Manapat, an MS MSE student who placed 2nd and won an Apple iPod Nano and Kassandra Rose Toliongo, a BS EE student who ranked 9th and received a pair of X-mini speakers.

Apr 15

The Stage 1 Quiz of SciVerse ScienceDirect’s Rock Einstein Quiz ends today, April 15, 2011. Grab your last chance to qualify for the draw for this 32 GB iPhone 4! Take the quiz now at Use your UP webmail ( in registering for the quiz.

If you encounter any problem in answering the 1-question quiz, contact the Reference Librarian immediately via the chat service at our website, or through e-mail at You will receive help in real time.