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STARBOOKS - The First Philippine Science Digital Library PDF Print E-mail

STARBOOKS

What is STARBOOKS?

STARBOOKS contains thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) placed in specially designed “pods” set in a user-friendly interface. Its special features are:

• It’s a standalone Information kiosk, hence, information access is possible even without internet connection;

• Information available is read-only;

• It is a compendium of S&T information gathered from all over the world --- a one stop S&T information source; and

• It features videos dubbed “Tamang DOSTkarte Livelihood Videos” to stimulate every Filipino’s
entrepreneurial capacity;

 

STARBOOKS aims to:

1. Create interest in the field of Science and Technology which may increase the number of
Filipinos enrolling in S&T courses;

2. Encourage great and curious minds to develop new ideas---inventions and innovations; and

3. Inspire one’s capacity for entrepreneurship and research

 

How to avail of STARBOOKS

STII welcomes stakeholders who would like to set up the STARBOOKS in their area. All that is required are the following:

1. Computer
2. POD
3. A space measuring 3m x 4m ( with specifications for physical set up of the Kiosk)
4. Mandatory 1-2 days training
5. Focal person

Minimum hardware requirements include:

2 Computer units (1 server, 1 terminal)
Specifications:
Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93Ghz 3MB 1066Mhz;
Asus P5G41T-M LX3 DDR3/A/V/L;
Kingston 2GB PC3-10600 DDR3 1333 SODIMM;
Samsung 500GB 7200rpm SATA;
Samsung DVDRW SH-223C 22X Sata;
Orion Black Knight ATX 600W PSU;
Keyboard, Mouse, headset and AVR
17" LCD Widescreen
1 STARBOOKS pod with specially designed sticker
1 Windows 7 Starter OEM license
Network HUB and cables
* Installation & courier costs to be incurred shall be borne
by the recipient.

WHO SHOULD AVAIL OF STARBOOKS?
- Local Government Units (LGUs)
- Non-Government Organizations
- Educational Institutions
- Private Corporations


For more information, contact:
Department of Science and Technology
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION INSTITUTE
DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City
Tel.No. 837-2191 / 837-7518
www.stii.dost.gov.ph
e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 07:28
 

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