Online Libraries are a Boon for Rural Students

Posted by Aaeesha on August 19th, 2015

There was once a time when it was considered that city students had a competitive edge as they had easy access to all the resources. There were good schools, colleges, tutorials, libraries and every other facility required for the student to study better in the city. The smaller towns and villages didn’t have much infrastructure or educational institutions. There was a vast divide between the rural and urban student. The development of internet has now blurred the borders between the rural and urban, especially in terms of education. Now students can get the best software engineering books or electrical engineering books even if they are in far flung areas. All they need is a decent computer system and an internet connection.

Computing technology has spread its wings far and wide, and even remote areas have access to a computer and internet. Moreover, the development of affordable Smartphones has made it easy even for budget users to get instant internet connectivity. Students residing in the rural areas can easily get internet connectivity on their Smartphones. So, even if they are not able to purchase a dongle for net connection, they can use their mobile phones with their computers. They will be able to browse websites and get all the learning material they need.

Once they go online, students can visit an e-library and get the software engineering books or the electrical engineering books that they are looking for. These books are usually very expensive when bought as a hard copy. The soft copy of the engineering books can be downloaded free or cost or for a minimal fee depending on the online library. So, they don’t have to worry about money when it comes to buying books. Sometimes students studying on scholarships will not have funding to get the best of the software engineering books. E-libraries bring the popular books right to their desktop. These online libraries have allowed students on a budget to get the best engineering books from the top authors.

Rural students may not have the facilities to travel to a top library in the city or visit the bookshops because of financial conditions or other related problems. The e-library takes the electrical engineering books right to their desktop, so they don’t have to waste time or money in travelling to the city.

E-libraries, with their extensive selection of software engineering books and electrical engineering books are indeed a boon for the rural students.  

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