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DOST V through PSTO Catanduanes deploys STARBOOKS in TESDA-Cabugao School of Handicraft and Cottage Industries

TESDA-Cabugao School of Handicraft and Cottage Industries is now a recipient of STARBOOKS

In its continuing effort to disseminate S&T information resources and references to Catandunganons, the Department of Science and Technology V through Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Catanduanes successfully installed STARBOOKS and conducted an orientation and hands-on training to TESDA-Cabugao School of Handicraft and Cottage Industries last June 3, 2022.

STARBOOKS is a Digital Library developed by the Science and Technology Information Institute (STII) of DOST that stands for Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosk Stations. It contains hundreds and thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) set in a user friendly interface that can be accessed even without an internet connection.

The recipient school was oriented on the importance of STARBOOKS and the different methods of accessing the contents of the program. Mr. Irish Key Aldea, STARBOOKS focal person, was provided an orientation and user hands-on training along with the submission of the monthly report.

The activity was attended by Mr. Elpidio R. Tuboro, Vocational School Administrator III; Mr. Irish Key Aldea, Instructor I; Mr. Hermer B. Tapit, AP II; Ms. Ma. Theresa R. Tarala, AP IV; Ms. Leticia T. Tuboro, ADA III; Ms. Elenor L. Rodriguez, Registrar III of CSHCI; and Ms. Jennelyn Tayamora and Ms. Ma. Mae Petajen of PSTC Catanduanes.

Mr. Tuboro expressed his appreciation to DOST V for the opportunity granted them through the installation of STARBOOKS in their school.

First published on June 6, 2022. Source