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Pearson launches digital library to enhance higher-ed learning

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Posted on 21 Nov 2021
14:28 PM
The digital library can be accessed on multiple devices with quick revision tools like voice notes, highlighting, hyperlinks and weblinks

The digital library can be accessed on multiple devices with quick revision tools like voice notes, highlighting, hyperlinks and weblinks Pearson

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Summary
Aligned with the NEP 2020, the digital library seeks to increase the accessibility of e-content and provide over 4,000 titles
Disciplines covered include Business Management, Nursing & Personal Development, New Age Technologies, Business & Economics, and much more

Pearson India has launched a comprehensive digital learning solution,

in line with its commitment to support the Digital India initiative and NEP 2020’s aim to enhance the accessibility of e-content and digital libraries across the country.

The initiative will provide institutes, teachers and learners with a vast range of e-book collection and digital content across multiple disciplines.

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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 and weblinks and access to study material round-the-clock make this 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 the digital library through multiple devices like laptop, mobile, and desktop.

Explaining how this 360-degree comprehensive learning ecosystem for teachers and institutes would work, Rajesh Pankajakshan, product director, Pearson India said, “Our newest offering is a testament to our commitment of supporting the government in its mission and providing learners with the most affordable, flexible and student-friendly etext solutions. With over 4000+ e-book titles, we are certain that our vast repository of content by renowned authors will help us cater to the growing demand for quality resources and lead India to become the global study destination.”

Key Features

  • 4000+ title and precise quality content
  • In-built analytics for informed decision making
  • UI/UX for the enhanced learning experience
  • Easy LMS integration and single sign-in access
  • Access on multiple devices like laptop, mobile and desktop
  • Quick revision tools like voice notes, highlighting, hyperlinks, weblinks

In addition, the digital library also aims to enhance the higher education learning ecosystem by offering precise quality content using built-in analytics, which will help learners to see their usage and teachers and institutes to track 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, MD, India and Asia, Pearson said, “The COVID-19 crisis 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 and 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.”

Disciplines offered through the 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.

To get more information regarding the product, check out

https://elibrary.in.pearson.com

Last updated on 21 Nov 2021
14:28 PM
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