The Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Costa Rican scientific journals.
In Costa Rica the Scielo begins in 2000 with the coordination of BIREME - PAHO and with the support of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social through the Biblioteca Nacional de Salud y Seguridad Social -BINASSS- including only magazines Health Sciences, is currently accepting publications in other areas of knowledge.

It has a National Advisory Committee composed of BINASSS, CONICIT, Universidad de Costa Rica Vicerrectoria de Investigacion, Escuela de Historia - UCR, Instituto Clodomiro Picado y el Hospital Nacional de Ninos.