Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), the annual international corporate convergence, will have dedicated session on entrepreneurship in technology-enabled education domain, called edu-Preneurship to facilitate entrepreneurial initiatives in this area. The edu-Preneurship session will host a competition of Apps (Proof-of-Concept), based on API of National Digital Library of India (NDLI) portal, to be developed by teams of the participating students of GES 2018.
About National Digital Library of India
National Digital Library of India (NDLI), sponsored by MHRD, through its NMEICT mission, is being developed at IIT Kharagpur to build a national assetto bridge the gaps that exist in knowledge discovery and development. The objective of the project is to integrate all digitized and digital contents that have learning value covering primary level to higher education level to life-long learners to provide a single-window access with e-learning facility to different groups of user.Please visit https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in to get a view of the Beta version of NDLI. It is also available as a Mobile App which can be downloaded free of cost from Google Play Store (Android Version) and Apple App Store (iOS Version). NDLI harvests metadata of e-contents from various sources and index these in NDLI server to make these e-contents searchable and accessible by the users through a single window. Regular update on NDLI is available at https://web.facebook.com/NDLIndia/.
Participating students are invited to participate in this App Competition, a Guideline of which is given below.
App Types & NDLI API
The Apps may be Mobile App, Web App or Desktop App. The interface language shall be English. The Apps are intended to use only NDLI data (metadata of resources) and hence must be based on NDLI Data API. A sample volume of NDLI data can be accessed from https://ndl-test.iitkgp.ac.in/. For more details, please Click Here!.
A competing team may have a maximum of 3 members. A single member team is not encouraged. The team must have a leader who should be the single point contact with NDLI.
Participating in the Competition
Development of the functional App after GES-2018 & Next round of Award
Each Winning team shall do the followings and may receive support from NDLI after the Competition as detailed below: