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One Library Per Village


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Converting Libraries as Community learning centers , where students can freely avail internet for educational purpose.

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One Library Per Village

  1. 1. Nationwide knowledge Network Empowering Village Libraries by providing free Tablets PC's , Internet facility, Library managing softwares, Books,Volunteers, etc
  2. 2. Education in India  4% of our children never start school.  58% don’t complete primary schools.  Only 10% children go to college. Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open. –Laura Bush
  3. 3. Our Dream We dream of prosperous world where knowledge is equally shared among rural or urban , rich or poor without any discrimination. We dream of a society that is not poor; a world which is literate, healthy and empowered. Mission To create awareness and share the latest tools, services and resources which enrich the experiences of users of the libraries and enhance their learning and career development activities. To support scholarship, intellectual growth and critical inquiry, and to promote a continuing love of learning in a welcoming space where people choose to gather.
  4. 4. OLPV vision (1) Libraries as Universities (2) Libraries as community centers for diverse populations, (3) Libraries as centers for the arts, (4) Libraries as community builders, (5) Libraries as champions of youth.
  5. 5. Guiding principal of olpv  Access to information is essential in education/research and has a direct impact on the development of societies;  Combined purchasing and negotiating power of libraries can lead to affordable and sustainable access to latest electronic resources in developing and transition countries;  The empowerment of citizens and the spread of democracy depends on equal access to information and knowledge worldwide: is committed to levelling the playing field.
  6. 6. IMPORTANCE OF OLPV To built a Nation. To help in basic education. To help in self studies. To help in research work. To help in personality development . To conservation of knowledge & ideas . To increase the knowledge . To get up-to-date information. Proper utilization of time . To get any books To clarify any doubts To get tuition for any subjects
  7. 7. What can students do in OLPV ?  Read Millions of e-books  Clarify doubts with expert tutors  Attend Online courses (MOOC)  Apply for national/international Jobs  Create collaborative learning groups  Attend Online Tutoring  Attend Lectures & Seminars  Play educational games
  8. 8. India, a country where 70% of its population lives in more than 6, 00,000 villages and only 1% of them are fully equipped with libraries. Problem is lack of awareness and availability of educational resources for the rural poor. Why OLPV is must for India?
  9. 9. Why “One Library Per Village” ? Around the world, in developed as well as developing countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. The availability of information resources can often mean the difference between poverty and prosperity, particularly in underdeveloped communities.
  10. 10. 1. OLPV are accessible The Library should be with in the reach of local area, it should be accessiable to all within the village. If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. –Frank Zappa
  11. 11. 2. OLPV help to bridge the digital divide Common people in rural areas face significant challenges when it comes to IT access, including infrastructure problems and set-up costs.
  12. 12. 3. OLPV help to combat social isolation Libraries are social places where people can chat, read and keep in touch with the outside world. Layman who can’t access computer or Tablets get support .
  13. 13. What OLPV can do ? 1)Library has a vital role to play in providing access to content. 2)Libraries have a role to play in authenticating access. 3)Libraries continue to grow communities of students, researchers, publics. 4)Helping users navigate the deluge of information. 5)Library can make local content global. 6)Library can Digitilise special collections. 7)Library can update users with latest technological changes,
  14. 14. “Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period.” – April Chamberlain
  15. 15. 2tion is a social network platform for collaborative learning which connects students with expert tutors of their choice and also it helps in getting right resources and guidance for their career development. Online Tutoring Questions and Answers Collaborative learning E-Library (ebook & videos ) Expert tutor assistance - all available at students’ convenience Salient features of 2tion: Online Tutoring from the best Tutors
  16. 16. OLPV play a vital role in community development OLPV is a revolutionary notion, and when people don’t have free access to books, then communities are like radios without batteries. You cut people off from essential sources of information — mythical, practical, linguistic, political — and you break them. “When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.”