What is the eTekkatho library?
eTekkatho digital libraries are especially designed for schools, colleges and universities in Myanmar. The libraries are delivered over local area networks at partner institutions in Myanmar. The project is not-for-profit and access to the library is free. Anyone can use the library and no registration is required.
Can I use the resources in my teaching?
Yes, subject to the licensing conditions, which are displayed in every catalogue record.
Many resources in the library are licensed under Creative Commons (CC), which allow you to copy and use the work on condition that you include the attribution (such as the author name and publisher) as specified.
- A Creative Commons licence that includes the letters ND (non-derivative) means that you can copy and share the resource but may not modify the work.
- A Creative Commons licence that includes the letters NC (non-commercial) means that you can copy and share the resource for non commercial purposes.
Please see our copyright page for a full explanation of the CC licences.
Some resources in the library are in the public domain which means there are no restrictions on using them in your teaching.
Some resources in the eTekkatho library are included with the kind permission of the copyright holders. Please use these resources under the terms of the individual licences or copyright statements in the library catalogue record. If you wish to redistribute them, modify them or otherwise use them in ways not permitted by copyright law then you must seek the permission of the original rights holder. For each resource we have included the original URL so that, if you have Internet access, you can obtain the rights holder details. If you are unable to do this, please email the eTekkatho team on [email protected] and we will endeavour to help.
Where are the eTekkatho partner institutions?
You can access eTekkatho digital libraries at the partner institutions.
If you are on campus at these institutions, you can access the eTekkatho library at high speed over the local area network or from a terminal in the library building, even on days when there is little or no phone signal or internet connection.
Can you set up an eTekkatho hotspot at my institution?
Yes, if you are an academic or librarian at a not-for-profit educational institution in Myanmar and would like a local version of the library set up on a local area network, please get in touch through our Facebook page or using the email above. There are no costs involved and the set-up and delivery of the library is free to higher educational institutions in Myanmar. An institutional Internet connection is helpful but not necessary. An existing local area network is also helpful but not necessary. We will work with you to seek permission to set up a local network at your institution if required.
What does “tekkatho” mean?
It means “university” in Pali.