Addis Ababa March 01/2018 Ministry of Science and Technology has launched a national digital library which provides easy access to information.
Science and Technology Information Center Director-General Fisha Yetagesu said the National Digital Library of Ethiopia will solve the challenges people in the teaching-and learning process are facing.
Furthermore, it will drastically reduce expenses institutions allot for the purchase of books and e-books, he added.
It will also enable students and researchers to freely access the material they need and curtail plagiarism that has become a problem these days, the Director-General noted.
The digital library will also be good source for inputs to policymakers and executive bodies.
According to Fisha, everyone can access books, articles, researches, and international agreements through liberary.stic.et.
Currently, the digital library has over 57,000 books and more that 1.2 million data available, it was indicated.