The STII Library caters to general references on S&T, including serials, theses and dissertations and investigatory projects. It also contains abstracts and indexes of Filipiniana and foreign S&T publications, techno video packages of DOST technologies as well as How to Start Manufacturing series from UNIDO.
It has its Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) at http://scinet.dost.gov.ph which is also the website for DOST ScINET Phil and the DOST Union Catalog.
HOW TO AVAIL OF THE STII LIBRARY
The STII Library services may be availed of either walk-in or online.
For walk-in clients: Register at the Registration(for first time users) and indicate your topic of research while returning clients will just key-in their user name and password at the Registration Computer and their topic of research.
For online clients: Fill up the registration form and indicate username and password. For succeeding visits, just key-in username and password and topic of research.
HOW TO USE STII OPAC
1.) Type the keyword/subject of research (i.e banana, microbial enzymes, petroleum, etc.) on the Quick Search box.
2.) Click Search button.
3.) Search results are displayed.
4.) Click chosen title from the search results.
5.) Bibliographic information about the document is displayed.
6.) Fill up a request slip and give to the library-in-charge at the counter to borrow the material.
7.) To view other materials from the search results with the keyword:
a. in the title (i.e. Banana Midrib Extract as Antiseptic Solution ), click the Title link below the search results.
b. in the author\'s name (i.e. Culp, Russel L.), click the Author link below the search results.
c. in the publisher\'s name (i.e. Society for Analytical Chemistry), click the Publisher link below the search results.
d. in the subject (i.e. Agricultural Chemistry, Biochemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, etc.), click the Subject link below the search results.
8.) To go back to the search results, click the Search Results Index link on the upper right corner of the window.
9.) To search for another topic, use the Quick Search box on the bottom left corner of the window or the Quick Search box at the botton of the results page.