Good News for Library Users
VKIT Library has added Digital library for the benefit of students and Staff.
Any clarifications and guidance regarding this, please contact the Library staff.
About National Digital Library of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology has initiated the National Digital Library (NDL) pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. Filtered and federated searching is employed to facilitate focused searching so that learners can find out the right resource with least effort and in minimum time. NDL is designed to hold content of any language and provides interface support for leading vernacular languages (currently Hindi and Bengali). It is being arranged to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular form of access devices and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examination, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world and to facilitate researchers to perform inter-linked exploration from multiple sources. The pilot project is devising a framework suitable for future scale up with respect to content volume and diversity to become a full-blown National Digital Library of India over time. It is being developed at IIT Kharagpur.
Registrations and Accessibility
AICTE has recommended this facilities for the benefit of students and staff to all the Engineering colleges.
NDL is also available as an Android App and you may download the App from Google Play Store.
To take advantage of this Library and to be an active participant in this exercise of building a national asset, you are requested to register your Institute on NDL site at https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in
Advantages of NDL
It is being developed and hosted at IIT Kharagpur. MHRD is scaling up NDL gradually with respect to content volume and diversity to make it a full-blown National Digital Library of India over time which will be a ubiquitous digital knowledge source of the nation. NDL currently hosts more than 65 lakh contents and has a user base of over 5 lakh users.