The National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is planning to go global and has collaborated with many top digital libraries of the world. The information was given as a written reply in Rajya Sabha by the Minister of State (HRD), DR Satya Pal Singh. He further stated that the NDLI has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with British Library for integrating contents of its “Two centuries of Indian Print Project”
Earlier, NDLI had organized International workshop in Delhi in 2017 jointly organized with UNESCO, Cluster Office, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Representatives from the above-mentioned countries had attended this workshop. NDLI is also working closely with the European Foundation (Digital Library of EU) in creating the platform for content and Technology interchange between over a dozen digital libraries of the world.
NDLI has also become a member of RightsStatements.org and sits on its Steering Committee to promote proper dissemination of copyrighted and non-copyrighted digital heritage items. Besides NDLI has integrated contents from several international sources like OECD -Library, PubMed, WHO and a few leading global publishers. NDLI has several sub-projects to carry out research for making research data on specific domains, like Bio-marked Medical Images, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Pedagogy, available in appropriate forms. (This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question)