Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Pakistan's Digital Library

A selection of programming language textbooks ...Image via Wikipedia

Via Open Access News:
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has formally launched its unique Digital Library program to provide students, faculty members and researchers free access to over 25,000 international journals and 45,000 textbooks anywhere in the country. Former HEC Chairman Prof. Dr Attaur Rehman informed the vice chancellors of various universities about the digital library program through a letter. The program was initiated in 2004 to promote productive research in the country. Some 300 universities, public and private, and research institutes benefit from this program. ~ Daily Times

You can access the library here.

In India, NCERT provides free access to all their text books here.

And the DSERT provides free access to Standard X text books here.

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