[AI] digital library of India

pamnani kanchanpamnani at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 4 08:27:54 EDT 2007


one more case
We can sue for accessable books.
I need an online legal department to keep drafting such petitions.
Any takers
Kanchan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rajesh Asudani" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 15:29
Subject: [AI] digital library of India


> Friends
>
> I wonder whether anybody has tried to access digital library of india at:
> www.dli.ernet.in
>
> If so, please tell your experiences.
>
> I found that books are in image formats like tiff etc. to read which we 
> would have to recognize them.
>
> Besides, I was asked to install some  active x controll for viewing even 
> those formats.
>
> What I want to know in summery is that:
>
> 1. whether there is any single download link for the book of choice, or it 
> has to be viewed page by page online.
> 2. Whether books are available in formats like RTF, HTML etc.?
> 3 Whether downloaded/online book may be read by screen reader without 
> further processing.
>
> If the anser is negative, particularly to the second query, can we take 
> some steps towards accessibility of such a vital resource which contains 
> almost one lakh books, including 63000 in English and which is proposed to 
> be one million book universal library?
>
> Sincerely hoping to hear
>
> Rajesh
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