"And say: `My Rab! Increase me in knowledge.'‘
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HEC National Digital Library Program
Incharge Technical Processing Section
MUET Library & Online Information Center
∗ Flagship Program of HEC for the promotion of research
culture in the institutions.
∗ Digital library was Launched in 2004.
∗ Beneficiaries includes:
∗ Public Sector Universities
∗ Private Sector Universities
∗ Research Institutions/Non-profit and development
organizations for education or research.
National Digital Library Programe
• Centrally subscribes online resources through International
Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications
• Accessible by more than 250 institutions in Pakistan
What is Digital Library?
A digital library is a networked collection of digital
objects – text, still images, moving images, sound, data –
with arrangement, search features, and metadata that
allow for discovery and presentation, supporting
research and teaching, and with attention paid to
architecture, persistence, longevity, and digital
Why digital libraries?
• Ubiquitous anytime, anywhere access to
• Variety of materials
• Document delivery services.
• Business Community
• Library and information science community
• Computer science community
• Politicians and Governments
• Commercial enterprises
Various DL perspectives
∗ Digital Library is determined hard to provide our
institutions with superior quality peer-reviewed, full-
text, academic and research material in the shape of e-
journals as well as e-books.
Online Databases Available Through the
• 31 databases with over 25,000 full-text journals are made
∗ Provides access to over 50,000 e-books
∗ of 220 leading international publishers
For a complete list of e-resources please
visit @: www.digitallibrary.edu.pk