Aligned with the NEP 2020, the digital library seeks to increase the accessibility of e-content and provide over 4,000 titles for Higher Ed institutions
In line with its commitment to support the Digital India initiative and NEP 2020’s aim to enhance the accessibility of e-content & digital libraries across the country, Pearson India, the world’s leading learning company, has launched Digital library, a comprehensive digital learning solution, providing institutes, teachers and learners with a vast range of e-book collection and digital content across multiple disciplines.
A digital handy repository for students
The digital library will act as a one-stop, digital handy repository for students, thereby allowing them to learn on the go with hassle free study material, available anytime, anywhere.
Offline reading capabilities and quick revision tools such as voice notes, highlights, hyperlinks & weblinks and access to study material 24*7 make Digital library a tailor-made solution to meet the demands of today’s learners and the integration of UI/UX enhances the ease of learning and access. Students can access digital library through multiple devices like laptop, mobile, and desktop.
360º comprehensive learning ecosystem for teachers and institutes
In addition, Digital library also aims to enhance the Higher-Ed learning ecosystem by offering precise quality content using built-in analytics which will help learners to see their usage and teachers & institutes to track the student progress. Easy learning management system (LMS) integration for institutes will give the benefit of single-sign-on access for students and teachers, which means that they can access the products with a single credential into the college system, instead of needing a separate login. Based on a subscription model on the cloud and IP, it will help institutes to drive cost efficiencies by moving to digital and saving significantly on physical infrastructure.
Commenting on the launch, Siddharth Banerjee, Managing Director, India & Asia at Pearson said, “The COVID-19 crisis has acted as a critical inflection point for the Education landscape and global trends such as the high rate of smartphone penetration, increase in ICT-based reading devices, and the entrenched habit of seeking information online have led to an exponential growth in digital libraries. Based on the NEP 2020, the Indian government is also devising plans to build a robust digital infrastructure and enhance the availability & accessibility of learning content across the country. At Pearson, we understand this vision and have therefore, launched this product to empower the Higher Education learning ecosystem.”
Pearson’s digital learning solutions are used by some of the well renowned higher education institutions in the country. The newly launched Digital Library is an enhanced version, which aims to offer an end-to-end solution to help deliver analytics driven, personalized learning experience.
Disciplines offered through Digital library include – Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business Management, Nursing & Personal Development, New Age Technologies, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Exam Preparation (Competitive), English Language and much more.