All About the KDCs
  • KDC Vision
  • KDC Mission
  • Nature of ADNU-WB KDC
  • KDC as an information center.
  • KDC as a hub for dialogues.
  • KDC as a distance learning facility.
  • Collections
  • Online Databases
  • Who can use the KDC?
  • Where is the KDC station?
  • What are the service hours?
  • Whom do we contact for assistance?
  • Basic Information Sources
  • Youth and Teachers
  • KDC Basic
    KDC Vision

    In the next five years, we envision the KDC as a pro-active and dynamic resource center that will promote knowledge for human development.

    It will serve as an area for consultation, an avenue for dialogue and understanding, an agent for change and transformation of leaders, and a catalyst for knowledge absorption.

    It will espouse innovation, consultation, and consciousness-raising while reaching out especially to non-traditional clientele (such as the military, farmers, fisherfolk, community leaders, etc.) and strengthening its partnerships and linkages.

    KDC Mission

    To serve as a hub for consultation and dialogue, a catalyst for innovation and knowledge sharing, and a change agent for transformational leadership and good governance

    To expand and strengthen the network of development partners beyond the traditional academic partners and linkages

    In line with our institutions' vision and programs and using the resources in our community, including the KDCs, we undertake to share information, facilitate the exchange of experiences, and organize the appropriate fora for meaningful and informed discussions of development issues.

    To promote knowledge sharing, we utilize a wide range of media and venues, including the Internet, distance learning, symposia, dialogues, printed and audiovisual materials such as those available to the public in the KDCs.

    We affirm our belief that development is about people, and we support the country’s desire for social progress, better governance, and economic stability. Within this framework, we continue to establish, expand, and strengthen our partnership with various groups in society.

    Various KDCs help engage the community in informed discussion and encourage participation of people in development through knowledge sharing.

    Nature of ADNU-WB KDC

    The ADNU-WB KDC is an information resource center and a hub for dialogues, discussions, and other form of

    exchange/sharing of ideas, knowledge and experiences in development.

    KDC as an information center.

    As an information center, the KDC aims to provide effective access to a collection of development-related information

    resourcesto the general public.

    KDC as a hub for dialogues.

    As a hub for dialogues, KDC aims to promote awareness and discussion of development issues, and facilitate

    partnerships for development, particularly in the region.

    KDC as a distance learning facility.

    As a distance learning facility, KDC aims to offer an opportunity for on-time and cost-effective information exchange,

    knowledge, sharing, coordination, consultation, training, and dialogues on development issues and concerns.


    The Center contains an extensive collection of development publications sample subject areas are:

    • Agriculture
    • Corruption
    • Economic Development
    • Education
    • Environment
    • Finance
    • Gender
    • Health
    • Infrastructure
    • Law
    • Poverty
    • World Bank Project Documents


    • Access to development-related publications by well-known academic and development institutions
    • Online access to development websites and databases
    • Special collection of CDs and videotapes on development issues
    • Online access to World Bank documents, publications and reports
    • Online access to the Global Jolis cataloguing system that allows users to see the collection of World Bank Public Information Centers around the world; includes access to full text

    Online Databases

    Accessing World Bank Documents

    • The most convenient way to access information is through the World Bank Group's website:

    • Access to World Bank materials and publications of other development agencies and works of established authors is through:

    • Philippine Reports and information on World Bank activities in the Philippines can also be searched at: and

    • IMF and World Bank Publications. (Publications like World Development Report, Global Economic Prospects, World Economic Outlook, Annual Reports of the IMF and World Bank, are available here, as are many other series, journals, statistical data sources, and manuals and guides.) Under Special Collections on the Library Network Website: http://jolis/Resguides/imfwbpubtitles.htm

    Who can use the KDC?

    The Center is open to the public for free (government, private sector, NGOs, students, media researchers, members of the academe).

    Where is the KDC station? 

    The Center is located at the Ateneo de Naga University, Ground Floor, Fr.James O'Brien Library (Ateneo Avenue, Naga City).

    What are the service hours?

    Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Whom do we contact for assistance?

    Atty. Mila Raquid-Arroyo
    Chair, University Social Involvement
    Tel. No.: (054) 472-2368 loc. 2133
    E-mail Add:

    Gemma Lee
    KDC Incharge
    Tel No.: (054) 473-8447 loc 2131
    Email Add:

    Edna M. San Buenaventura
    University Librarian
    Email Add:
    473-8447 loc. 2600

    Mr. Elmer T. Sto. Domingo, Jr.
    CCD Director
    Email Add:
    473-8447 loc 2510

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