STII maintains and continuously upgrades its facilities and equipment that include:

  • ScINET Data Center equipped with the appropriate equipment and software applications
  • Library containing 20,000+ titles of multimedia S&T materials (books, serials, theses, non-prints, investigatory projects, R&D technical reports, etc.)
  • 80-seater Mini theater
  • ICT equipment such as LCD projectors, digital cameras, digitization equipment, scanners, fax machines, telephones, VoIP, word processors, and Internet connectivity, among others.
  • AV equipment and/or video editing machines

As the information arm of DOST, STII comes out with 16 regular publications and other promotional materials in print and electronic formats. It also maintains the following databases:

  • Online DOST Union Catalog. This contains the library and information holdings of the DOST-ScINET Phil and the regional offices accessible through and
  • Scientist’s directory. Contains the bio-bibliographical profiles of scientists in the Philippines including their published works, awards, and researches, among others
  • S&T Institutions. Contains the profiles of S&T institutions in the country
  • Filipiniana. Contains analytics of Philippine S&T publications, including theses and dissertations, papers in proceedings
  • Foreign Analytics. Contains analytics of foreign S&T publications
  • A web service facility on Philippine S&T databases with 9 content partner institutions and 4 networks, respectively involving 29 databses.
  • S&T Laws. Contains fullt-text of S&T laws in tha Philippines
  • S&T Thesaurus. Contains the subject headings, keywords, assigned to multimedia S&T materials in the DOST Union Catalog
  • Tekno Videos. Contains bibliographies of STII produced techno videos.



STII provides the following services to internal and external clients:

  • Library services
  • Literature search, references and referral services
  • Specialized bibliography (upon request)
  • Data banking
  • On-the-job training and consultancy on IT, S&T information handling, processing and services
  • News, feaures, speech writing and copy editing
  • Media monitoring services
  • Photo/video/media coverage and documentation
  • Film showings
  • Concept design, lay-out and desktop publishing
  • Computer maintenance/troubleshooting
  • Online content development
  • Risograph printing service
  • Events Management Services

STII implements its mandates through two major programs:

A.   Operation of Science and Technology for Information Services

Activities under this program are consistent with STII’s first organizational mandate. These include:

•   Library operations covering multimedia materials acquisitions, cataloging and classification

•   Literature search, reference, and referral services

  • Current awareness services
  • Document delivery services

•   Documentation

•   Training and consultancy on IT, S&T information handling, processing and services

•   IT support

B.   Implementation of Science and Technology Promotion and Advocacy Program

Activities under this program are:

•   Information gathering, processing packaging, and dissemination to different media such as print, broadcast, radio, TV and new media

•   Production of in-house S&T publications

•   Drafting and editing of speeches, messages, and DOST documents

•   Production of media guides, posters, and customized promotional materials

•   Development of audio-visual packages

•   Media relations and related networking activities

•   Regional information extension services

•   Events Management Services

STII also administers and acts as secretariat to the DOST Science and Technology Information Network of the Philippines (ScINET-PHIL), the consortium of libraries and information units of the DOST System including its regional offices.