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A Library typically refers to a space, housing a large collection of books, resources or information. Extending the literary meaning, Library, a key module of DIKSHA displays all content created or uploaded on the platform. The library is accessible to all registered users.

This page elaborates the various user interface elements of the Library


Step Screen
1. You are logged in
2. Click on the drop-down icon to change the language. The portal is available in the following languages:
 a) English
 b) Hindi
 c) Marathi
 d) Tamil
 e) Telugu
 f) Kannada
 g) Bengali
 h) Urdu
 i) Assamese
 j) Gujarati
 k) Odiya
 l) Punjabi

Exploring the Library

Content is displayed under the following categories in the Library:

  • Featured content
  • Textbooks
  • Teaching material
  • Learning material
  • Practice and test material

Exploring Content

Step Screen
You can explore content in the Library section using either of the following options:
1. QR Codes
2. Search bar
3.Filters as follows:
A. Board/Syllabus - You can filter content by known publishers like NCERT and, State or Central school boards
B. Class - You can filter content based on the class in which you study
C. Subject - You can filter based on the subject for which you need content
D. Medium
Using QR Codes
1. Click Enter QR Code
2. Enter the QR Code key
3. Click Submit. Content tagged to the given QR is displayed

Viewing Content

Users with registered credentials can view and download content from the Library. The textbooks are displayed in the alphabetical order.

Step Screen
1. Scroll to check the listed content
2. Click on any content card to view the content
1. Click the content you wish to view. The content is displayed within the inbuilt content player.
2. Description and details of the creator, organization, license etc are displayed below the content player.
3. Click the share icon to share this content
4. Click Copy to copy this content
5. The option Copy as course appears only if the content type is a textbook. Click this option to copy the textbook as a course

Sharing Stories

Step Screen
1. Click the Share icon to share the story
2. A screen with the link to the story is displayed
3. Click COPY LINK to copy the link
4. Click X, close icon to go back to the content player

Copying Content

Step Screen
1. Select any content from the Library to view the content
Note: Users with creation rights can copy any content available in the Library
1. Click Copy icon to copy content
The content is copied into the Draft folder
Note: The following are the attributes of all copied content:  
  • All copied content resides in the Draft folder
  • The copied content is tagged with the prefix Copy of before the original content name
  • The user, organisation details, copy type, and source information are also copied
  • The links to the assets and objects remain intact
  • Taking Notes

    Step Screen
    Click on a course content. The content player window is displayed
    1. Click TAKE NOTE icon or link to take notes while viewing the story
    1. Enter Title
    2. Enter Description
    3. Use various formatting options to format the description
    4. Click Clear to clear the note
    5. Click Save to save the note
    6. Click Close icon to exit the page

    Playing and Rating Content

    User (signed in or anonymous) is able to rate any content. The rating option is enabled after a user finishes playing content.

    Step Screen
    1. Click Play or Replay to consume the content
    Once you complete playing the content a pop-up screen is displayed here.
    2. Click the Star icons to rate the content

    3. Select the relevant options to provide detailed feedback
    4. Click Submit to share your rating
    After you successfully rate a content, a message "Thank you for rating this content!" is displayed
    Note: Anonymous or guest user can also rate a content

    Downloading Content

    The download button appears while viewing textbook, webm and mp4 content. When downloading a textbook, the option to download individual content within the book is disabled and after the download, the entire textbook is saved on your device.

    Step Screen
    To download a content:
    1. Click on the burger menu
    2. Click the Download button or press Ctrl+S to download file in a new tab
    The file gets downloaded on your the device
    Note: In case there is not enough space on your device to download and extract the file, the “Insufficient space on disk” pop-up message is displayed

    Printing Content

    DIKSHA allows you to save the content as PDF files so that they can be printed and users can access them offline

    Step Screen
    Click a content card which contains practice set
    1. Open the content details page

    2. Click Print. The print preview of the practice set opens as a PDF file in another tab
    3. Click Download to download the content
    Note: i. You can preview the practice set offline if your content is already downloaded
    ii. You can also preview the PDF file directly without downloading the complete content