About SLIMS E-Library



To efficiently and promptly disseminate and share AANR and other science and technology (S&T) information 24/7 to the grassroots of the society, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has shifted from traditional library operations to a digital library.

The e-Library is recognized as one of the knowledge management tools to capture, codify, share, and apply PCAARRD’s generated knowledge products and resources. With information on the agriculture, aquatic, and natural resources (AANR) sector vital particularly to the agenda of poverty alleviation, PCAARRD, through the assistance of the Science and Technology Information Institute of DOST, has developed a library management system designed to facilitate efficient and prompt dissemination, sharing, exchange, preservation, access, and retrieval of its resources.

The PCAARRD knowledge network of libraries has been established through customization and deployment of the Science Library Integrated Management System (SLIMS) to the Council’s research and development (R&D) consortia for a more effective management and content development of the e-library.

PCAARRD is one of the sectoral councils of the DOST, which is mandated to formulate policies, plans, and programs for science and technology-based R&D in the different sectors under its concern. It coordinates, evaluates, and monitors the national R&D efforts AANR sector. It also allocates government and external funds for R&D and generates resources to support its program.