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First NDLI-NERC inaugurated

GUWAHATI, April 25: The first National Digital Library of India North East Regional Centre (NDLI-NERC) was inaugurated at IIT Guwahati amidst 6th meet of all IIT librarians recently. As the first regional centre for the National Digital Library of India, IIT Guwahati will aid all the schools, colleges, academic institutions, professionals, specially abled students – and all other learners in the region – to integrate with and gain free access to quality education. The inaugural ceremony which marked as a new chapter in the dissemination of e-learning in India was attended by distinguished academics from IIT Guwahati and eminent librarians from across the country.
The National Digital Library of India (NDL India) is a National Mission Project in Education developed by IIT Kharagpur under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development as a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single window search facility for learners of all ages and disciplines. NDL India employs filtered and federated search to facilitate focused searching so that the learners can find out right resources with least effort and in minimum time. The platform, launched in 2016 is currently available as a free website as well as a mobile app, a press release stated.

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