Digital Library Case Study

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The Digital library represents - a library resource facility in higher education system.

Mission Statement: The mission of Digital library will provide and promote access to digital information resources necessary for the achievement of the Digital library in higher education leadership objectives in teaching, learning, research, creativity and community services, to collaborate in the development of effective information, and learning systems [1].

First of all, we have to know about “The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria”, in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. It dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts. [2], [3]. It flourished under the
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Initially, Digital Library of India launched a portal of “Digital Library of India” under the guidance of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the President of India on 8th September, 2003 at Bangalore. Four regional mega centers and 20 scanning centers had been decided at that time. Libraries comprise a major group the cluster of institutions under the Department of culture, Government of India. It is reported that this portal digitized more than 27000 books for people globally available on the internet. It was the part of Universal Library project of the Carnegie Mellon University, famous as the India-US million books Digital Library Project and it lead by Prof. Raj Reddy & Prof. Balakrishnan. The department implicated in the administration, maintenance and development of some most valued libraries in India. The national Library in Kolkata, the Delhi Public Library in Delhi, Connemara Public Library in Chennai and State Central Library in Mumbai which are depositories of the printed cultural heritage of India supported partially or whole by the department.…show more content…
It is digitization from paper. Also we have to know that not all electronic content is in digital data form. Libraries have to create the digital materials like, syllabus, examination paper, research papers, some rare books, theses, contents of articles of journals and magazines, some notice and circular gate materials, video courses, advertisements etc. from physical format and it shall be making from scanner and convert in pdf, jpg etc. format. All these digital terms have been put or displayed on the computer and make one part of institutional repositories connectivity with institutional website. Repositories have been made available to the users with few restrictions. Institutional repositories are sometimes referred to as digital libraries with corporate and free. The digital form have been put with security that users can not edit or remove the digital form. Users can read and print

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