As defined in RA 9246, a library/Information Center managed by licensed librarians, holds, acquires, and builds collections of information sources and provides physical, bibliographical, and intellectual access to the information they contain.

 Its main purpose according to Claravall (2005) is to support the university’s teaching and research programs. It is intended to be used as a teaching tool, as well as a stimulus for independent intellectual growth and an important resource for a well-rounded liberal education.

Services Offered:

  • Enquiry and Reference 
  • Circulation
  • Cataloging and subject accessibility
  • Inter Library Access or Resource Sharing 
  • Information Literacy
  • Web OPACs through Library Website
  • Instant Messaging thru Ask-a-Librarian
  • Digital Document Delivery
  • Electronic Library
  • Archives, Filipiniana and Special Collections
  • Serials and Periodicals

Notable Achievements / Partnerships:

  • In 2013, a Php3.4 million CHEd grant was approved to establish an electronic library in DOSCST.
  • On October 25, 2014, at Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology, the Head Librarian, Maida C. Santos, RL initiated a meeting of librarians from state colleges and universities, local colleges and universities in Mindanao, thus establishing the birthplace and birthdate of MASTSLiNet, the Mindanao Association of State Tertiary Schools Library Network.
  • Initiated a project entitled “Read Every day, Lead a Better Life”, extending the project to different schools in the City of Mati in partnership with DepEd, City of Mati, Province of Davao .Oriental

Read Every Day, Lead a Better Life “Book Donation Program” Recipiaent: Don Enrique Lopez National High School School on June 13, 2019
Librarians also were judges of the Licop Reading Corner Contest.


Read Every Day, Lead a Better Life “Book Donation Program”Recipient: Licop Integrated School on March 15, 2019
Librarians also were judges of the Licop Reading Corner Contest


Reading Advocacy program: Read Every Day, Lead a Better Life” in partnership with ASSSO on September 13, 2019

Training for Capability building of Deped Teacher Librarians conducted by DOSCST
on Nov 16-17, 2017

A recognition from DepEd Mati City was awarded to Maida C. Santos, RL, as representative of DOSCST in realizing the signed MOA between two Agencies emphasizing capability building among teacher-librarians and in spreading the reading advocacy program of DOSCST Library to some DepEd schools in the City.

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