STARBOOKS presented to the City Government of San Fernando, La Union


LOOK: Mr. Jonathan M. Viernes, Provincial S&T Director of DOST-PSTC La Union and Mr. James D. Prepose, DOST 1 STARBOOKS focal person, presenting the S&T Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) to key officials of the City Government of San Fernando, La Union, namely, Atty. Aileen S. Lubiano – City Administrator, Germie O. Deang – ICT Department Head and Dr. Rizalina G. Cristobal – Planning Officer IV.

STARBOOKS, also known as the “library in a box”, is the first Philippine science and technology digital library. It is a standalone information source designed to bring science and technology (S&T) information to the grassroots particularly to geographically-isolated schools and local government units throughout the country as well as enhance the educational competence of students in its beneficiary schools. It contains S&T-based educational and learning resources in various formats. It aims to reach and assist more learners at the grassroots and to improve the learning environment of the schools. #STARBOOKS #dostPH #ScienceForThePeople