May 16, 2022

India’s National Digital Library Launches Pilot Portal

From the Business Standard:

The National Digital Library (NDL) project initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and being executed by IIT Kharagpur is up and running in its pilot form, the institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

The NDL in 2016 will bring under its fold 100 institutes and roll out a collection of one million digitised books and journals in the first phase.

India’s NDL will not include copyrighted content.

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