More digitized educational content appears to be making its way to the Internet: the Delhi University has, with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), digitized 3000 out of copyright books, and uploaded them to CDACs website, reports the Times of India; around 1000 more books will be digitized for the Central Research Library (CRL). The university has also spent Rs. 2.2 crores on subscription to online resources - to 30 databases and around 3000 journals. Now here's where the problem begins - I tried to access the databases via Central Research Library, and initially, the server kept timing out. When I was finally able to access the site, I was unable to locate the digitized texts; couldn't find them at the CDAC site either. What's the point of digitizing texts if you're either not enabling access to them,…
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