65 lakh books can be accessed by the app developed by IIT-Kharagpur

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A mobile app developed by IIT-Kharagpur can give you access to 65 lakh books, research papers, theses, journals and periodicals and that too free of cost.

Bibliophiles alert! A mobile app developed by IIT-Kharagpur can give you access to 65 lakh books, research papers, theses, journals and periodicals and that too free of cost.

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has developed the app for National Digital Library of India wherein anybody with a smartphone can download it and access an exhaustive knowledge repository immediately.

The project initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, now boasts text books from eight state education boards, NCERT textbooks, previous exam papers of JEE, GATE and UPSC and research papers published from institutes like Indian Institute of Science (IISc), audio-books and more.

The app till now is only available for Android users, but the team behind the app says that there will soon be a version out for Apple products too. It can also be accessed through computers and laptops. The app was launched about a month ago and has been downloaded over 1,00,000 times.

Users can search for content using various parameters like subject matter, source, content type and more. Right now, the app is available in three languages - English, Hindi and Bengali.

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