The Department of Science and Technology's STARBOOKS, or the Science and Technology Academic and Research-based Openly Operated Kiosks, bagged the prestigious 2015 Outstanding Library Program of the Year Award by the Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians Inc (PAARLI). Receiving the award for STARBOOKS is (second from left) Nelly B. Agpawa, Arlene E. Centeno and Maribel B. Palafox during the awarding ceremony last January 29 at the PAARLAnnual General Assembly held at the Far Eastern University in Sampaloc, Manila. STARBOOKS, the country's first stand-alone digital library for science and technology, contains hundreds of thousands of S&T materials such as journals, news, theses, dissertations, researches, encyclopedia, plus a number of livelihood videos. Developed by the DOST's Science and Technology Information Institute, STARBOOKS is accessed in 783 sites all over the Philippines including school libraries as of December 2015. #STARBOOKS #dostPH #library #digitallibrary #stii

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