|Author||Goswami, Tarini Dev|
|Source||Inflibnet's Institutional Repository|
|Subject Domain (in DDC)||Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences|
|Subject Keyword||Knowledge ♦ Knowledge Management ♦ Knowledge Portal|
|Abstract||Knowledge has become the key driving force in the present day. Gone are the days when organizations were reluctant and complacent in sharing of information and knowledge. Today, every organization has understood the importance of knowledge. In the modern digital information and knowledge environment, a well-defined mechanism is needed to organize, store, and access information and knowledge. Knowledge portals are used as tools for implementing a knowledge management methodology. A knowledge portal is highly beneficial to make the collections accessible to user who expects all knowledge to be obtainable with just a few clicks from inside a web browser. This paper has just focussed on the knowledge portals, which is a new revolution in the field of Library and Information Science. The knowledge portal definitely has potential and challenging tasks for the library and information professionals.|
|Education Level||UG and PG|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has initiated the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. Filtered and federated searching is employed to facilitate focused searching so that learners can find out the right resource with least effort and in minimum time. NDLI is designed to hold content of any language and provides interface support for leading vernacular languages, (currently Hindi, Bengali and several other languages are available). It is designed to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular forms of access devices and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examinations, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world and to facilitate researchers to perform inter-linked exploration from multiple sources. It is being developed at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
NDLI is a conglomeration of freely available or institutionally contributed or donated or publisher managed contents. Almost all these contents are hosted and accessed from respective sources. The responsibility for authenticity, relevance, completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability of these contents rests with the respective organization and NDLI has no responsibility or liability for these. Every effort is made to keep the NDLI portal up and running smoothly unless there are some unavoidable technical issues.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT), has sponsored and funded the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project.
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