Nepal Library and Information Consortium
Facilitating access to electronic resources to Nepali educational institutions
Established on 10 December, 2009, with the objective of becoming the nodal body to help provide educational information services in Nepal, including access to journal databases and other electronic resources.
The main objectives of NELIC is the provision and dissemination of information in digital format. In order to fulfill these objectives, NELIC will:
- help libraries, research institutions and education service providers in delivering library and information services effectively and efficiently through the use of ICT;
As part of its strategy to meet its goals, NELIC will form partnerships with national and international organisations and networks. NELIC has already become associated with two major international initiatives that provide support to developing countries with electronic resource accession as well as other technical and non-technical support.
While efforts are ongoing to increase the activities of NELIC, the following are some of the areas of its focus:
- Open Access
- Intellectual property
As members of NELIC, institutions will be able to avail of the following benefits:
- Access to electronic journal databases either free or at highly reduced prices.
- Support in setting up electronic library systems.
- Participation in workshops, seminars and other capacity-building activities related to electronic resources and related issues.
The Secretariat of NELIC is housed at:
345 Social Science Baha
Ramchandra Marg, Battisputali
Kathmandu - 9, Nepal
Phone: 977-1-4472807,4480091 Fax: 4475215