Digital library initiatives: An overview of national and international scenario

Gautam A. Wani
2022 IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology  
The emergence of digital technology and computer networking have provided means where by Information can be stored, retrieved, disseminated, and duplicated in a very fast manner. Digital libraries have made considerable advances, both in technology and its applications. The digital library initiatives at international level are many, but in developing counties like India they are still in a nascent stage. But with initiative like Google Books Projects, Million Book Project, initiated by
more » ... Mellon University, the culture of digital library has also made a beginning in India. This paper discusses the various national and international digital library initiatives projects like Million Book Project, Google Books Projects, NDL, NDLTD.WDL, ICDL, Kalasampada, Shodhganga, KhudaBaksh OrientalPublic Library,Vidyanidhi etc.
doi:10.18231/j.ijlsit.2021.015 fatcat:jj6gnywitbehvib6fvlqwdqs44