The DC is committed to respond to requests for information from members of ICSF, fishworker organizations, NGOs, academia, media, and the public. The DC currently holds 61,615 records in its document database: 3,207 books, soft copy of documents 6,350 and print copy of documents 5,074, 238 CD-ROMs, 26,116 articles indexed from journals, 20,630 print news clippings and 6,520online searchable database of news items. The audiovisual collection has 298 films.