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1 National Digital Library (NDL) NDL is the Single Window Platform that collects and collates metadata from premier learning institutions in India and abroad, as well as other relevant sources. It is a digital repository containing textbooks, articles, videos, audio books, lectures, simulations, fiction and all other kinds of learning media. Access Here
2 World Digital Library 19,147 items about 193 countries between 8000 BCE and 2000 are available at this place.
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3 Universal Library Andrew Carnegie and other great philanthropists in past centuries have recognized the potential of libraries to improve the quality of life and provide opportunities to the citizenry. With the use of internet the universal library may be developed to deliver its services universally. This is an best endeavor in this area. Access Here
4 e-PG Pathshala e-PG Pathshala is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) being executed by the UGC. Access Here
5 SWAYAM It is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy Access Here
6 Swayamprabha The SWAYAM PRABHA is a group of 32 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24x7 basis using the GSAT-15 satellite. Every day, there are new content for at least 4 hours which would be repeated 5 more times in a day, allowing the students to choose the time of their convenience. The channels are uplinked from BISAG, Gandhinagar. The contents are provided by NPTEL, IITs, UGC, CEC, IGNOU, NCERT and NIOS. The INFLIBNET Centre maintains the web portal. Access Here
7 Shodhganga INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access. The repository has the ability to capture, index, store, disseminate and preserve ETDs submitted by the researchers. Synopsis in “ShodhGangotri” is mapped to full-text theses in "ShodhGanga" when submitted full text. Access Here
8 Shodhgangotri Under this initiative of INFLIBNET called “ShodhGangotri”, research scholars / research supervisors in universities are requested to deposit electronic version of approved synopsis submitted by research scholars to the universities for registering themselves for the Ph.D programme. The repository on one hand, reveals the trends and directions of research being conducted in Indian universities, on the other hand it help to avoid duplication of research. Thousands of synopsis submitted for research are available at this site. Access Here
9 Open Access Thesis and Journals aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 5,069,860 theses and dissertations. Access Here
10 Open Knowledge Repositories It is an international repository developed by World Bank Group. The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. By extending and improving access to World Bank research, the World Bank aims to encourage innovation and allow anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty. The OKR is constantly updated with new content, as well as legacy reports and research. Access Here
11 National Programme on Technology Enabled Learning (NPTEL) The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) was initiated by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati and Roorkee) along with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2003. It is largest online repository in the world of courses in engineering, basic sciences and selected humanities and social sciences subjects. Access Here
12 Legal Information Institute of India In 2005-08 AustLII developed a substantial number of databases of Indian law under its Asian Legal Information Institute (AsianLII) project, funded by AusAID, and its Commonwealth Legal Information Institute project, funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). In 2009 AustLII successfully obtained from AusAID further funding for its AsianLII project, including for the development of a separate LII of India website as part of the project. NLU Delhi, NALSAR and NLUI in Bangalore offered their support for this application. From November 2013 the above first phase of the LII of India project, and its relationships, were completed. AustLII then resumed sole responsibility for LII of India, as is appropriate for it to do as a recipient of AusAID and ARC funding. It provides Free, independent and non-profit access to 159 databases of Indian law. Access Here
13 Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education. Access Here
14 Directory of Open Access Journals OAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 40% of which comes from sponsors and 60% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available. Access Here
15 Directory of Open Access Repositories OpenDOAR is the quality-assured global directory of academic open access repositories. It enables the identification, browsing and search for repositories, based on a range of features, such as location, software or type of material held.Tools and support enable both repository administrators and service providers to share best practice and improve the quality of the repository infrastructure. Access Here
16 Online Resources in Hindi and Sanskrit (Hindi) It is freely available Hindi resource website developed by Central Library BHU. A categorized list of online resources available in Hindi is given here and access is provided. Access Here
17 NISCAIR online Periodicals You can now access full text articles from research journals published by CSIR-NISCAIR! Full text facility is provided for all nineteen research journals viz. ALIS, AIR, BVAAP, IJBB, IJBT, IJCA, IJCB, IJCT, IJEB, IJEMS, IJFTR, IJMS, IJNPR, IJPAP, IJRSP, IJTK, JIPR, JSIR & JST. NOPR also hosts three Popular Science Magazines viz. Science Reporter (SR), Vigyan Pragati (VP) & Science Ki Duniya (SKD) and a Natural Products Repository (NPARR). Access Here
18 ICSSR Data Service: Social Science Data Repository INFLIBNET Centre has developed a statistical data repository of socio-economic and industrial data. The repository’s aim is to provide access to wide range of unit level ASI and NSS datasets generated by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), New Delhi seamlessly to the users across the country. New datasets, as and when released by MoSPI are also made available through the repository. All these datasets are provided free-of-cost to the researchers. Access Here