The CIT University Learning Resource and Activity Center (LRAC) has been awarded the 2023 Outstanding Academic/Research Library Award by the Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL), standing out among six other nominees across the Philippines. This prestigious award recognizes academic or research libraries for their significant contributions to librarianship and library development within the nation.
The LRAC’s recognition underlines its commitment to enhancing education through exceptional resources and services, aligning with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, particularly focusing on quality education, sustainable economic growth, and environmental rejuvenation.
The PAARL Awards, established in 1973, annually honors libraries that substantially contribute to the academic or research community since the award’s inception in 2000. The CIT University Library, through its innovative services and commitment to academic excellence, has significantly impacted students’ educational experiences, offering access to a vast repository of knowledge and fostering a dynamic academic community.
With its eyes set on the future, the CIT University library continues to evolve, integrating cutting-edge technologies and resources to maintain its leadership in academic and research library services, aiming to empower students and the community towards global sustainability and citizenship. The university and its library celebrate this achievement as a milestone towards continued success, innovation, and a commitment to global sustainability goals.