Q. How to subscribe HEC Digital Library?

A. First, read the eligibility criteriaterms & conditions and applicable charges. Secondly, download the registration form from the link. Send the duly filled form to 'ndlp@hec.gov.pk'. As per the standard process, the request is presented to the technical committee and DL services are activated subject to approval, availability of licenses, and payment of subscription fee by the requesting institute


Q. Is there a subscription fee or charges for Digital Library?

A. The details for applicable charges is available here.

Q. Does the subscribing institute has to undertake an agreement for DL access?  

A. Yes, the subscribing institute has to execute an agreement with HEC for compliance to terms and conditions of the subscribed resources.


Q. How to access Digital library resources?

A. After your subscription is enabled, you can use URLs of subscribed resources and start accessing the content. URLs for each resource are given under basic and premium on the HEC website.


Q. Is there a way to search available content across all the resources provided under HEC DL program?

A. Yes, you can search any article/book here through the HEC main office or any of its regional centers.


Q. I am facing an issue in access to subscribed resources, what should I do?

A. Send your queries with a detailed explanation and screenshot to 'ndlp@hec.gov.pk'. HEC-DL will take up the matter with the concerned publisher and intimate you when the issue is resolved.