E-Pustakalaya

E-Pustakalaya is an education-focused free and open digital library.

E-Pustakalaya is accessible on the Internet at www.pustakalaya.org.

It can also be installed in low power servers and deployed in schools and community libraries that either do not have Internet connectivity or have low bandwidth connection. Such local instances of E-Pustakalaya will enable better user experience through fast access and quick downloads.

It contains thousands of books, educational videos, audio-books, reference materials and interactive learning software.

You can also download E-Pustakalaya mobile application
from Google Play Store.

Designed and Created for

Students

We provide free and easy access to age-appropriate books that help improve children’s reading skills and develop a reading culture in schools. Our interactive digital learning modules, educational videos and reference materials help students do research projects and promote the habit of independent inquiry.

Teachers

Teachers can benefit widely from our selection of books, various teaching resources and educational materials in core subjects as well as various other subjects such as agriculture, health, environment, and technology. We also have plenty of reference materials professional development.

Community

The communities around the schools can also access the content on the digital library on their laptops, tablets or mobile phones. The audio-visual content on health, livelihood and agriculture can be of great benefit to the community members. They can also use personal devices to download books to read later.

Resources

Sources

OLE Nepal has sought and received permissions from authors, publishers and organizations to add the materials that are found in E-Pustakalaya. An advisory panel consisting of prominent Nepali writers helped in the development of E-Pustakalaya. 

Maitri Trust UK, Nepal Library Foundation, India Development and Relief Fund (IDRF), and Rotary Club of Kathmandu Mid-Town have been OLE Nepal’s major partners and supporters in E-Pustakalaya development.

Installation

At places where internet access is unavailable, unreliable and expensive, offline E-Pustakalaya provides an offline source of educational resources. If schools already have a computer network, they can add E-Pustakalaya installed server and the network will be ready with E-Pustakalaya. We can provide relevant information on low-cost, low-power and reliable machine for the server. If schools don’t have school computer network, we can also help install the network. The network equipment include Router/Switch, cable and server. We can also provide training and support as per requirement.

  • E-Pustakalaya is OLE Nepal’s education-focused electronic library, which contains full-text documents, images, videos, audio clips, and software relevant to the teaching-learning process.
  • E-Pustakalaya has a simple interface where children can easily navigate, search, and link to relevant materials in literature, course-related materials, reference books, teaching aids, newspapers, and magazines. It is designed specifically with school aged kids in mind, but holds materials that can be used by teachers, general readers, and researchers alike. Readers can choose to read the books online or download books for off-line use. E-Pustakalaya has many other educational and reference sections, and materials like informative videos and an online Nepali dictionary. The library is accessible through the OLE Nepal school network and on the Internet to other users at http://www.pustakalaya.org.

E-Pustkalaya

E-Pustakalaya