About STARBOOKS

STARBOOKS

STARBOOKS or the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) is a stand-alone information source designed to reach those with limited or no access to S&T information resources. The project aims to provide STI (Science, Technology, and Innovation)-based content in various formats to students and other constituents in geographically-isolated and economically-challenged schools and communities throughout the country. STARBOOKS contains hundreds of thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) placed in specially design “pods” set in a user-friendly interface.

STARBOOKS contains hundreds of thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) placed in specially design “pods” set in a user-friendly interface.

    Special Features:
  • STAND-ALONE – As a standalone information kiosk, it became possible to access a plethora of information curated from diverse sources even without Internet connection.
  • MULTI-ACCESS – Multiple users can access STI resources simultaneously when STARBOOKS is connected via local wifi or Local Area Network (LAN).
  • TRANSPORTABLE – It is easy to bring STI information right at your fingertips. From DOST-STII to your location!
  • FREE – System installation, content updates, system support and training to all users are free.