Documentary heritage collections in Indic languages have been soul of indigenous digital libraries in South Asia. Some of the digital preservation initiatives in India received global acceptance are namely, Digital Library of India, Panjab Digital Library, Kalasampada Digital Library
– Resource for Indian Cultural Heritage, National Databank on Indian Art and Culture, Traditional Knowledge Digital Library, and National Mission for Manuscripts, due to uniqueness in their collections and approaches. These
projects also help in preserving socio-linguistically diverse cultural contents and achieving a sense of unity while online accessing using common platforms. This paper evaluates enrichment of collections and effectiveness of online platforms of five major digital library initiatives in India.
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