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Effectiveness of National Digital Library India (NDL) Portal in the field of Education and Research

N. R. Shilpa Rani, Lalitha Aswath


Web portal is a gateway to search and locate information of in the digital era. Portal is playing a vital role as a hub to link desired contents. A well defined web portal facilitates user to access wide variety of web-enabled information resources. Here, an attempt has been made to create awareness about National Digital library (NDL) India portal. It attempts to cover major differences between website and portals, diverse learning materials and featured sources available for different category of users. Also tries to highlight the significant features of NDL portal.  It is attempt to provide an overview of NDL as a virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility for different category of users and to highlight the procedures of providing access to e-content.

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