A digital repository of the intellectual assets produced by the students and faculty of NIFT since the inception of the institution is under construction. NRC has undertaken development of the following sub-repositories :
Digital library of Theses and Dissertations of NIFT (DLTDN)
A digital library of the electronic versions of theses, dissertations and project reports of graduated students of all NIFT Centres is under construction on e-Granthalaya. Executive summaries of selective projects are currently available for reference. NRC plans to digitize the archive of the diploma project reports available in print across all old NIFT centres.
NRC is co-ordinating the development of a digital repository of visual resources including video recordings of fashion shows of all NIFT centres, process based study materials developed by the senior faculty and images of items in the collections of costumes, textiles and fashion accessories. Selective digitization of old audio-visual materials such as slides and photographs has been undertaken in old NIFT centres. Rights to viewing and downloading of these images are restricted.
Repository of study materials
NRC is planning to develop a repository of study materials developed by the faculty based on an open source learning management system.
Official publications of NIFT
Publications of NIFT since 1987 in the form of Annual Reports, Project reports, books, monographs and periodicals are being digitized for preservation and universal access.