Library & Information Resource Center

About the Library & Information Resource Center

G D Goenka University, Library is the soul of the institution and it has an extensive collection of
books, Engineering, Management, Architecture & Planning, Communication, Fashion & Design,
Hospitality, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medical and Allied Sciences, Law and Education and
has a rich reference collection for satisfying the academic and research needs of students and
faculty community. The Library and Information Centre consists a Reference Section, Circulation
Section, Audio-visual Section, Periodical Section, Book Bank and Digital Library. The University
library has automated all its library activitiesthrough Library Software to provide effective and
wide range of academic resources such as books, journals, online databases, DVDs and other
useful materials. GDGU Library & Information Resource Center with its modern collection of
knowledge resources and innovative information services fills an essential role for student,
faculty, and the surrounding community in their intellectual pursuits. It is a hybrid library with
the state-of-the-art technological applications. Users can access the online databases (EResources).The
Library offers widerange of information services to support the learning process
set to the highest professional standards.

Vision & Mission

  • GDGU Library & Information Resource Center will be an excellent, modern knowledge resource center to disseminate latest information for teaching, learning and research of the University’s diverse community by providing modern library and information services
  • Adopt effective online digital innovative policy, encourage lifelong learning and implement the best management practices

Library Timings

Monday to Saturday09.30 A.M to 4.30 P.M
Library closed on University Holidays

Library Collection: at a Glance

Library develops a rich collection with the objective to enrich the knowledge of the GDGU academic community through books,journals, audio-visual materials, CD-ROMs, e-journals, and online databases.

Library & Information Resource Center

The library has a huge collection of Reference and text books. Books are being arranged on open access shelves for easy search and retrieval purposes

Reference Collection: While most books are available for issue, some of the books kept exclusively for reference inside the library purpose. The reference books can be photocopied subject to copyright regulations.

Textbooks Collection: Library & Information Resource Center has a wide collection of national and International new and latest edition of textbooks.Books are organized and arranged according to Dewey decimal classification scheme.

General Book Collection: Library & Information Resource Center also has an impressive number of light reading collections that include literature, sports, fiction and selfdevelopment books for improving the reading habits among the students

News Paper Collection: Library & Information Resource Center is subscribing daily newspapers both in English and Hindi languages to satisfy the needs of all types of user community.

Print Journals: Library & Information Resource Center is subscribing 60 National & International Print Journals for the academic and research needs of the GDGU academic community.

Magazines: Library & Information Resource Center has been subscribing a good number of magazines both in English and Hindi languages and subject periodicals to satisfy the academic and reference needs of both student and faculty community.

Reports: The library has a separate collection of various reports, conference proceedings, dissertations and Project reports of various Institutes.

Audio & Visual collection: The Library has a rich Audio &Visual collection ofeducational and Recreational DVDs &CDs.

Online Catalogue: The online bibliography database of the University library can access through internet for checking particular titles by author’s name, keyword or title. Library catalogue has been computerized through automated library software package. Library catalogue can also be searched using a common web browser from any terminal located in the campus.

Reservation of the Documents: Users may reserve the desired book,can contact at Circulation Counter for reservation of the books.

Xerox Facility: Xeroxing facility is available for users of the University at nominal cost of Rs. 1.00 per page.


Institutional Membership


Library has also acquired Institutional Memberships of DELNET: Developing Library Network.The Library arranges books and journal articles from other libraries in Delhi on Inter Library Loan (ILL). Photocopies of research articles are also arranged from other IITs under a resource sharing agreement signed by all IITs. The Library also facilitates Demand based procurement of research publications, photocopies of research articles, etc. from other IITs and institutions in Delhi as well as from other parts of India on reciprocal basis.

Document procurement services can be made available from DELNET delivery services(www.delnet.nic.in) if the user is willing to bear the expenses (e.g. Postal charges, Photocopy charges, etc.) involved.

Shodhganga(INFLIBNET): A Reservoir Of Indian Theses:

Library is Institutional member of Shodhganga. Shodhgangais the name coined to denote digital repository of Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations set-up by the INFLIBNET Centre. The word “Shodh” originates from Sanskrit and stands for research and discovery. The “Ganga” is the holiest, largest and longest of all rivers in Indian subcontinent. The Ganga is the symbol of India’s age-long culture and civilization, ever-changing, ever-flowing, ever-loved and revered by its people, and has held India’s heart captive and drawn uncounted millions to her banks since the dawn of history. Shodhganga stands for the reservoir of Indian intellectual output stored in a repository hosted and maintained by the INFLIBNET Centre.

Library Entry

Entry in Library admission shall be granted to the members of the library provided that

  1. Each member shall sign the gate register in token of his acceptance to adhere to the
    rules of the library.
  2. Each student shall be required to produce the Identity Card on demand.
  3. The member should not under the influence of intoxicants.
  4. The member shall be properly dressed.
  5. The member shall not carry any belongings except money purse, note book and identity
    cards inside the Library.
  6. Library Attendant at the check counter is empowered to examine everything that passes
    into/out of the library.
  7. The member should keep silence within the library.
  8. The member should not smoke nor spit in the library.
  9. The member should not misbehave nor damage the documents or other properties of
    the library.
  10. Library documents taken out for consultation from shelves should not be restored to the
    shelves; they should be left on the reading tables in the library.

General Rules & Regulations

  1. While entering the library except laptops, readers are not allowed to carry their personal belongings (bags, brief-cases, parcels etc.) and eatable items (biscuits, cookies, fruits, chocolates, cold drinks, tea/coffee, etc.). Their belongings should be deposited at the security counter.
  2. Always carry your library membership card when you visit the library, failing so will forbid your entry to library.
  3. Use of cell phone and smoking inside the library is strictly prohibited.
  4. Library’s photocopying services are fee based and the users must comply with relevant copyright legislation.
  5. Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library material in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged with the full replacement cost of damaged material and may lead to suspension of library account and be barred from entering the library.
  6. Readers should maintain peace in the library and should not disturb other users in any way
  7. Users of the library should note that all e-resources subscribed are licensed materials and cannot be shared with outside community as it may lead to copyright/license violation.
  8. Readers are requested to handle the Library property carefully to avoid damage.
  9. Readers leaving the library should allow the library/security staff to examine their personal belongings.
  10. Readers are required to leave their belongings, like umbrellas, files, books etc. at the Property Counter. The library staff at the Circulation Counter is authorized to examine everything that passes into or out of the Library.
  11. Users can bring only note-book or paper inside the Library.
  12. The library rules and regulations shall be modified from time to time and shall be binding in all concerned.
  13. In the event of any doubt or dispute arising in the interpretation of these rules, the decision of the Chairman of the Library Committee shall be final
  14. The Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings. All files, books, and notebooks must be presented to the security guard at the checkpoint for inspection while leaving the Library. Library does not permit any exception in the observance of this rule.
  15. Reference Documents like Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Year Books, Journals (Loose & Bound), Theses, Project Reports, Census, Handbooks will not be issued out.
  16. Books and bound volumes should be handled with great care. Please avoid keeping the volumes open on the table or putting with their faces down, or inserting note books or pencils in between the pages and closing them. Pages must not be folded to serve as book marks.
  17. Books loaned should be protected from RAIN, DUST, INSECTS, etc. Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library material in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged with the full replacement cost of damaged material and may lead to suspension of library account and be barred from entering the library.
  18. Theftis a serious offense and appropriate action will be taken against offenders.
  19. Chairs and tables should not be disturbed from their position.
  20. Digital Library is to be used for academic purposes only. Online Chatting in the Digital Library is not allowed.
  21. Browsing of social networking sites is strictly prohibited. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the defaulters. Playing games on computers is strictly prohibited in the entire Library premises.


The online bibliography database of the University library can access through internet for checking particular titles by author’s name, keyword or title. Web Opac


The online bibliography database of the University library can access through internet for checking particular titles by author’s name, keyword or title. Web Opac


Number of books entitlement

 (1). Faculty Members: 7Books: 120 Days (2). Staff Members: 2Books: 15 Days
 (3). Ph.D. Students: 5 Books: 30 Days. (4). PostGraduatesStudents: 5 Books: 15 Days
(5). Under Graduates Students: 3Books. 15 Days.(6) Visiting Faculty: 2 Books: 7 Days.

Reserved Books:

Faculty and Students: One book for overnight

Periodicals and Serials:

periodicals and serials can be issued to Faculty and Students for overnight.

Reference Books:

Not to be issued to Students.

Theses, dissertations, books of plates, rare books, books out of print, reprints, microfilms, reference books of general nature such as encyclopedia, almanacs, directories, hand books, reports, pamphlets, technical bulletins shall not be issued for home reading and can be consulted in the library.

Loan Conditions:

Books shall be loaned subject to the following conditions:

  1. Borrower should get satisfied that the library document lent is in sound condition and the pages are neither missing nor torn. In case a library document is found to be damaged and the same has not been reported to the Library Attendant, the borrower shall be held responsible for such damage (s) and the borrower shall be required to replace it or pay the value there of as determined by the Librarian.
  2. Library document should not be spoiled by underlining or writing with pen, pencil, ink, or by any other means.
  3. Library document loaned for the normal period may be renewed for one more loan period on production of the same provided they are not already claimed by other readers.
  4. Library document is non-transferable,norshall any member borrow library documents(s) on other member’s account.

Fines and Penalties:

1. The following charges shall be recovered for each library document retained more than the period of loan from the borrower as per the library rules.

Books lost: The member shall report immediately to the Librarian loss of any library document(s) borrowed from the library. Chargeswill be recovered for the loss of library document(s) as per the Library rule and regulation.

Damage or Mutilation: Replacement or repairs or the cost of the document plus fine up
to Rs.50/-

Print Journals & Magazines


Afaques! Reporter


All India reporter


Anweshika: Journal of teacher education


Apparel online magazine


Architecture: time space & people


ASCI journal of management


Asia pacific media educator


Asian economic review


Asian Journal of management cases


Bakery review


Better photography


Bhartiya adhunik shiksha


Business India


Business today


Capital markets




Clean and hygiene review


Communicator: Indian institute of mass communication


Company cases


Corporate India (fortune India)


Corporate law advisor


Creative gaga


Criminal law journal


Dalal street investment Journal






Design detail


Down to earth


Economic & political weekly




Education and society


Education and welfare


Education for all


Education times




EPC world


Finance India


Food and beverage business review


Food and beverage news


Harvard business review


Hospitality biz


Hotel business review


Human capital




IIMB management review


Images business of fashion


India today


Indian bar review


Indian drugs


Indian educational review


Indian Journal of chemistry section ‘A’


Indian Journal of chemistry section ‘B’


Indian Journal of economics and business


Indian Journal of experimental biology


Indian Journal of industrial relation


Indian Journal of natural products and resource


Indian Journal of pharmaceutical education and research


Indian Journal of pharmaceutics


Indian Journal of pharmacology


Indian Journal of teacher education


International Journal of advances drug delivery


International Journal of advances in pharmacological sciences


International Journal of pharmaceutical sciences and education research


International Journal of pharmacy and technology


International Journal of pure and applied chemistry


Japan architect


Journal of educational planning and administration


Journal of Indian education


Journal of intellectual property rights


Journal of landscape architecture


Labour law reporter




Mgs: modern green structures and architecture


Mims India (monthly index of medical specialties)


NBM & CW (new building materials & construction world)


Outlook money magazine




PC quest


Pool magazine


Prathmik Shikshak


Primary teachers


Print and publishing


Readers digest


School science


South Asia economic journal


South Asian Journal of management


Stuff India


Supreme court cases


Teacher support


Teri: terragreen


The Architectural review


The Indian journal of hospital pharmacy


The Management accountant


Thoughts of education


Time Asia


University news








Vogue India


University Publications

Journals, Conference Publications & Newsletters

  • D Goenka Journal of Applied Psychology
  • G D Goenka Business Review
  • G D Goenka UNI-BUZZ
  • G D Goenka G-FLASH
  • G D Goenka National & International Conference Publications
  • G D Goenka PERSPICAZ

Electronics Resources

Online Database

Library is subscribing more than 29450 e-journals and magazines National and International in full-text through the online databases especially for the academic and research needs of the GDGU academic community.


Open Access E-Resources

This resource guide serves as gateway to various resources available under the Open Access Initiative. Millions of Open Access Resources are available in various forms and types such as ejournals, e-books, Electronic Theses & Dissertations, Directories, e-print archives, digital repositories, open education resources, search engines and blogs etc. All these resources are scholarly and useful to support our academic and research work and are available on the web. Most of these being free, can be accessed without any restrictions at the user end. Resources listed here are mainly on the web, except few, which are part of library collection. This resource guide, enable you to access at one point, a large number of national and international scholarly resources and by no means is a comprehensive list, but serves as a useful starting point. We strive to add newer resources and keep the entire range of resource lists updated from time to time. We request your active participation in making this resource guide as useful starting point for scholarly resources and request for your comments and suggestions.

Electronic Journals

Bioline International

Provides open access to quality research journals published in developing countries on biodiversity, environment, conservation and international development.

BioMed Central (BMC)

BioMed Central is an Open Access (OA) publisher and few of their journals cover Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry topics.

BMJ Open

An online open access journal dedicated to publishing medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas.


This is a largest archive of free full-text article and also publishing platform for eBooks, journals, proceedings etc.

PLoS Journals

A nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of journals and other scientific literature under an open content license.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free digital repository that archives publicly accessible fulltext scholarly articles that have been published within the biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

INFLIBNET open journal system:

The Journal was conceived along with the inception of the Inter-University Center to fill in for the much needed platform that promoted theoretical thinking and conceptual clarifications.


Database are arranged alphabetically under each category like Full text journals,
Databases, e books.

Wiley Publication Online:

Elsevier/ Science Direct:


A-Z E-Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

An online directory that indexes and provides access to 10,000 + high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals covering all disciplines. 


Found by Harvard University and MIT, offering courses from world’s best universities and institutions.

E-Print Archives


E-Print ArXiv is pre-print archive, it covers over 900,000 plus e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. ArXiv is managed by Cornell University Library. 

Chemical Sciences Repository

Chemical Sciences Repository is a non-commercial subject specific Open Access repository for chemistry papers, hosting Green and Gold Open Access (OA) papers and linking back to the Publisher’s Article of Record. It is managed by Royal Society of Chemistry.  


CogPrints is an archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Anthropology as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition. It is managed by the School of Electronics and Computer Sciences, University of Southampton. 

Cryptology ePrint Archive:

The Cryptology ePrint Archive is an electronic archive of new results in the field of cryptography, maintained by the International Association for Cryptologic Research. It
contains articles covering many of the most recent advances in cryptography. 

E-Print Network

E-Print Network is e-print initiated by Science Accelerator. It includes preprints, reprints, technical reports, conference publications or other means of electronic communication. 

Educational Resources Information Center:

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an electronic archive of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education.


hprints is an archive for electronic preprints of papers in the fields of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collaboration between Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and a consortium of Nordic university libraries.   

IOP eprintweb.org

eprintweb.org is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology, and consists of e-print records which can be browsed and searched. It offers enhanced features in navigation, searching, personalization and presentation. It also introduces reference linking across the entire content, and enhanced searching on all key fields, including institutional address.

Mathematical Physics Preprint Archive:

An electronic archive for research papers in Mathematical Physics and related areas. It is hosted by Mathematics Department, University of Texas at Austin. 

Organic eprints:

Organic Eprints is an international open access archive for papers and projects related to research in organic food and farming. It jointly supported by International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems, Geschäftsstelle Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau in der Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung and Research Institute of Organic Agriculture.


PhilSci-Archive is an electronic archive for preprints in the subject area of “philosophy of science”. The said archive is managed by University of Pittsburgh. 

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics:

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of volunteers in Economics and related sciences. It covers over 1,600 archives from 80 countries have contributed about 1.4 million research pieces from 1,800 journals and 3,800 working paper series.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN):

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is an open access repository of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities. SSRN is composed of a number of specialized research networks including Economics, Financial Economics and Legal Scholarship. The SSRN contains abstracts for scholarly articles, working papers and forthcoming papers, as well as over 390,000 downloadable full-text documents.

Solar Physics E-Print Archive:

The Solar Physics E-Print Archive is an on-line, searchable archive of links to on-line preprints and unpublished work of broad interest to researchers in solar and heliospheric physics. It is managed by Solar Physics Group at Montana State University.


It is an alternative e-print archive to the arXiv.org. It contains over 6000 plus e-prints in Science and Mathematics.




National Digital Library of India

Initiated under the Million Books Project, digitized and hosted all the significant works published in India. Supported by Govt. of India with active participation of 21 Centers.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

Provides an access to over 3000 e-books from more than 100 well-known publishers covering almost all disciplines.

E-Books Directory

Provides over 9327 academic peer-reviewed e-books, and other documents with links to the full text of the publication at the publisher website.

HathiTrust Digital Library

A collaborative electronic book repository supported by 60 academic and research libraries. It provides free access to books, serials, standards, theses, etc.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is nonprofit digital library providing the free public access to collection of digitized materials, including websites, music moving images and public domain

Million Book Project

A digitization project of books initiated by Carnegie Mellon University. It provides access to over 1.5 million e-books to the readers

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks, user can choose among free e-pub format books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

World e-Book Library (WeL):

The World e-Book Library including 3 mllion primary sources spanning past 1,000 years of world history in more than 320 different languages. In addition, contemporary journal Collections of WeLinclude scholarly journals and academic articles from all academic fields.


MHRD, under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT), has assigned work to the UGC for development of e-content in 77 subjects at postgraduate level. The content and its quality is the key component of education system. High quality, curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts and humanities, natural and mathematical sciences, linguistics and languages is being developed under this initiative named e-PG Pathshala.

Online Book Page

The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all

INTEC-Open Access Book

1000+ ebooks are accessible in Open Access Platform World’s largest Science, Technology & Medicine Open Access book publisher. Publish, read & share novel researches

Wiki Books

Wiki Books is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit. It began on July 10, 2003; since then it has grown to include 2,831 books with 55,644 pages in a multitude of textbooks.

Internet Archives

Google Archives or Internet archives.org is a revolutionary initiative of Google providing copyright expired and left books in verity of formats. Information in variety of formats i.e. text, videos, music and other formats can be accessed, used, download for reference.

NationalAcademia Press

The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP offer more than 5,000 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.

Open  Access  Library

The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation.

Global Design Database

Search industrial design registrations from the Hague System plus participating national collections among more than 16,07,784 industrial designs.


the free content encyclopedia, 55,39,226 articles in English.


Search the technology contained in more than 58 million patent documents, including 3 million published international patent applications submitted under the PCT


dedicated to opening access to the refereed research literature online through author / institution self-archiving


from WolframMath World to search free resource built with Mathematica Technology

Public Library of Science

a world leading provider of freely accessible peerreviewed online Research information.


Gateway to the best scientific research news sources.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

NDLTD is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. Collection = 15,20,858 records.


Joint Information Systems Committee supports further and higher education by providing strategic guidance, advice and opportunities to use Information and Communications Technology to support teaching, learning, research and administration. JISC is funded by all the UK post-16 and higher education funding councils

Open Archives Initiative

The Open Archives Initiative develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content. The Open Archives Initiative has its roots in an effort to enhance access to e-print archives as a means of increasing the availability of scholarly communication.

Open journal publishers

SHERPA project is investigating issues surrounding the development and use of open access E-print repositories. RoMEO Project (Rights MEtadata for Open archiving) is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee for one year (01August 2002 – 31 July 2003 to investigate the rights issues surrounding the ‘self-archiving’ of research in the UK academic community under the Open Archive Initiative’s Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.


is a discipline based International Archive. It accepts both published and unpublished documents having relevance to research in Medical and Allied Sciences including Bio-Medical, Medical Informatics, Dental, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Sciences. These could be preprints (pre-refereed journal paper), post prints (refereed journal paper), conference papers, conference posters, presentations, technical reports/departmental working papers and theses. Submitted documents will be placed into the submission buffer and would become part of Open MED archive on their acceptance.

Public Library of Science

a world leading provider of freely accessible peerreviewed online research information.

PubMed Central

(PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. 3.8 Million Articles


Gateway to the best scientific research news sources.

Science and Development Network (SDN)

News, views and information about science, technology and the developing world.

Arts &Photography


Design & Decorative Arts



History & Criticism

Painting Photography



Business Mangement&Investing


Banks & Banking

Communications Economics


Industries & Professions

International Business


Job Hunting & Careers

Management & Leadership

Marketing &Sales

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Computers Science & Information Technology 

Business & Culture

Certification Central

Computer Science


Digital Music

Graphic Design


Home Computing



Operating Systems



Web Development

Hospitality Cooking, Food &Wine

Culinary Arts & Techniques




ChemicalCivil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Materials Science

Mechanical Engineering





Middle East

United StatesWorld


English as a Foreign Language

Foreign Languages




Civil Rights

Emigration & Immigration

Human Rights

Intellectual Property


Literature &Fiction




Genre Fiction



Short Stories

World Literature

Writing Skills


Abstract Algebra

Analysis & Calculus

AppliedCategory Theory


Elementary Algebra & Trigonometry



Linear Algebra



Probability & Statistics

Pure Mathematics

Study& Teaching

Medical Sciences

Administration & Policy


Audiology &Speech



Emergency Medicine






Obstetrics &Gynecology




Physician &Patient


Preventive Medicine



 MedicalBooks (Full Text Books)


Agricultural Sciences




Earth Sciences


Systems Theory


Online Educational Videos

NPTEL (National Program on Technological Enhanced Learning):

NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanity streams.. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware.


VideoKen offers a unique social learning platform to help students, educators.Institutionand learners search, curate, personalize and share video clips. VideoKen provides additional capabilities to improve learning outcomes and can be integrated into an existing learning platform.

Swayam Program:

SWAYAM is a programme(Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC): initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality.


An MHRD Project National Mission on Education through ICTThe SWAYAM PRABHA is a group of 32 DTH channels devoted for telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis using the GSAT-15 satellite.


e-Yantra is an initiative by MHRD to incorporate Robotics into engineering education with the objective of engaging students and teachers through exciting hands-on application of math, computer science, and engineering principles. Robotics for Education E-Yantra.

Vitual LABS:

To provide a complete Learning Management System around the Virtual Labs where the students can avail the various tools for learning, including additional web-resources, video-lectures, animated demonstrations and selfevaluation. It provides remote-access to Labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering.

Creating Digital-learning Environment for Design

‘Creating Digital-learning Environment for Design’ also called ‘e-kalpa’ is sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India as part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology. The main intention is the creation of new learning environments that will provide access to acquisition of critical knowledge, skills, and abilities in the field of design.

Virtual Leaning Environment:

VLE, an online environment of e-resources caters to several disciplines taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It is an initiative of Institute of Life-Long Learning, University of Delhi. Conceived in 2012, VLE today boasts state of art material that addresses emerging needs of a diverse student body, not only of Delhi University but other universities as well. Drawing from several successful Moodle models, the multi-media interactive contents loaded on VLE are categorized discipline-wise.

Webcasting: Government Video Portal

Webcasting allows you to extend the reach of any event to across the globe, with no limitations of physical or geographical boundaries. NIC ensure that your events get an optimum webcast with flawless production quality. NIC’s webcast service offers a turnkey solution for an event, bringing onsite production, hosting, and streaming to millions of online viewers.

Webcasting: Government Video Portal

Webcasting allows you to extend the reach of any event to across the globe, with no limitations of physical or geographical boundaries. NIC ensure that your events get an optimum webcast with flawless production quality. NIC’s webcast service offers a turnkey solution for an event, bringing onsite production, hosting, and streaming to millions of online viewers.


TeacherTube is a free instructional and educational resources such as video, audio, documents, photos, groups and blogs shared by the teachers


College Open Textbooks

A collaborative collection of twenty-nine educational non-profit and for-profit organizations which are affiliated with more than 200 colleges.

Open Access Textbooks

Open Access Textbooks is a FIPSE Grant Project to creating a model of open textbook and establish a state wide open textbook initiative.

Open SUNY Textbooks

This is an open access textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries and supported by SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants.

Bibliographic Databases


Open Access database of chemistry resources at European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).


ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing full- text and access to over 58 million structures from hundreds of data sources owned by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


ChemSynthesis is a freely accessible database of chemicals. There are currently more than 40,000 compounds and more than 45,000 synthesis references in the database.

Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)

A free bibliographic database offering over 200,000 records of all publications by American Society of Civil Engineers.

Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

This is a collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.

DBLP Computer Science Bibliography

DBLP Provides bibliographic information on Computer Science. Indexes more than 1 million articles and also it contains 10,000 links to home pages of Computer Scientists

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

This database provides access to over 1.5 million educational literature and resources.


IndMED – bibliographic database covering prominent peer reviewed 100 Indian medical journals bibliography.


It is a database primarily of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics.

Indian Science Abstracts

Indian Science Abstracts (ISA) is a bibliographical database published by NISCAIR.

ACI Bibliographic Database

The Annual Comprehensive Index (ACI) Bibliographic Database contains approximately 38,818 journal bibliographic entries covering the years 1976 – 2001. The records for ACI were contributed by IFORS, publisher of International Abstracts in Operations Research (IAOR).

Emerald Insight Database

Emerald Insight includes journals and books relevant to a range of subject areas, including accounting and finance, management, marketing, education, information studies and engineering.

National Law School Article Index

NLSIR has regularly featured articles authored by judges of the Indian Supreme Court, senior counsels practicing at the Indian bar, and several renowned academics from national and foreign universities.

Institute of Physics Journals search

American Institute of Physics journals indexed in Scirus’ science-specific searchengine. … AIP is a leading publisher of physics research literature and serves to promote the advancement of physics knowledge world-wide.

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The NASA Technical Reports server (NTRS) is NASA’s Agency-wide primary release avenue to the public for its research and development (RandD) final technical reports and other scientific and technical information. … NASA Collection: Citations and documents created or sponsored by NASA

Theses and Dissertatio


Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Contains metadata & full text of more than one million electronic theses and dissertations contributed by 125+ member universities & consortia. To visit the Global ETD Search – http://search.ndltd.org/

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)

Indexes theses and dissertations from well-known sources and provide direct link to the full text ETD.

PQDT OPEN: ProQuest Digital

Theses Provides access to full text of theses submitted by the researcher himself under open access initiative with PQDT open.

PQDT OPEN: ProQuest Digital

Theses Provides access to full text of theses submitted by the researcher himself under open access initiative with PQDT open.

ShodhGanga, India

A source for theses submitted to Indian universities, which includes biological sciences & engineering.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal 

DiVA – Academic Archive Online

Global Open Access Portal

PQDT open


Ohio Link ETD Centre


Online Patent Databa

Standard Sources

Open Geospatial Consortium

OGC(R) standards are technical documents that detail interfaces or encodings. Software developers use these documents to build open interfaces and encodings into their products and services.

Open Courseware

Open CourseWare:

Here is a growing collection of open courseware

MIT Open Courseware:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all the MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Science and humanity streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware. 

Edx e-learning Program

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. With more than 90

Open Access Directories


An authoritative worldwide directory of academic open access repositories and provides a quality-assured listing

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)

ROAR :is a searchable international Registry of Open Access Repositories indexing the creation, location and growth of open access institutional repositories and their contents.

Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies (ROARMAP)

ROARMAP is a searchable international registry charting the growth of open access mandates adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders.

Repository 66 Map

Repository 66 Map is a map of open access repositories. It shows worldwide open access digital repositories using data from ROAR and OpenDOAR.

SCOAP3 Repository

Hosts open access articles published under the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3).

Open Access Library:

Search Engine ,Index, Journals, Repository

Plagiarism Checking Service 

Library offers Plagiarism Checking Service research scholars can check originality and plagiarism prevention web tool which allows researchers to compare their contents against the massive databases to ensure the work is original before submission. Plagiarism Detection Tools which are free are listed below:

Engineering & Technology


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Arachne is the central Object database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne. Arachne is intended to provide archaeologists and Classicists with a free internet research tool for quickly searching hundreds of thousands of records on objects and their attributes

BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.


ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 30 million structures from hundreds of data sources.


ChemXSeer is an integrated digital library and database allowing for intelligent search of
documents in the chemistry domain and data obtained from chemical kinetics.


Citeseerx is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. Citeseerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.

Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)

CEDB is a free bibliographic database offering over 200,000 records of all publications by American Society of Civil Engineers. It is updated at the end of each month. The update includes the journal content for the following month and all other content published in the previous month.


CORE (COnnectingREpositories) aims to facilitate free access to scholarly publications distributed across many systems. As of today, CORE gives you access to millions of scholarly articles aggregated from many Open Access repositories.

DBLP: The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

The DBLP server provides bibliographic information on major computer science journals and proceedings. Initially the server was focused on DataBase systems and Logic Programming (DBLP), now it is gradually being expanded toward other fields of computer science.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.

DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books

DOAB provides open access to over 854 Academic peer-reviewed books from 25 publishers.

ERIC- Educational Resource Information Centre

Provides a digital library of education-related resources.Contains over 1.1 million citations covering research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials in the field of education.Also includes more than 107,000 full text non-journal documents indexed by the ERIC database. Approximately one-half of the entries in the ERIC database are to ERIC documents.

Europe PubMedCentral

PubMed Central is a free digital database of full-text scientific literature in biomedical and life sciences.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Indian Science Abstracts

Indian Science Abstracts (ISA) is database which covers the abstracts of scientific work done in India since 1965. Original research articles short communications, review articles, and informative articles published in current Scientific and technical periodicals, as well as Indian standards and thesis are reported in ISA. It is a leading abstracting database in India covering entire spectrum of Science and Technology including Intellectual Property Rights, Management and Library & Information Science.


Ingentaconnect lets you search and browse over 9,610 publications.

Microsoft Academic Search

Microsoft Academic Search is a free academic search engine developed by Microsoft Research. It covers more than 48 million publications and over 20 million authors across a variety of domains with updates added each week.

OALib: Open Access Library

OALib consists of a Search Engine, based on a database with metadata of Open Access (OA) papers, a Journal with OALib Articles, Index with metadata entries of external OA journal articles, and the Repository with own OALib PrePrints as well as external preprints and postprints, all stored in one of the 322 OALib Disciplinary Repositories


PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


POPLINE provides access to 370,000 carefully selected publications and resources related to family planning and reproductive health

Refdoc: The Reference in Scientific Document Supply

As a digital scientific library, INIST-CNRS has been helping researchers, engineers and information professionals with their work for the past 20 years by providing access to, referencing, distributing and archiving information.Has53 million indexed records of articles, books, conference proceedings in the fields of science, technology, medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences. The articles come from 178,000 different journals. 400,000 monographs are listed.

ROAD: Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources

ROAD: Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources, is a service offered by the ISSN International Centre with the support of the Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO. Launched as a beta version on 16th December 2013, ROAD will be developped during 2014 (extension of the coverage, additional features…).

Social Science Research Network

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

The OAIster database

OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.

Wolfram | Alpha

Wolfram | Alpha is an engine for computing answers and providing knowledge. It works by using its vast store of expert-level knowledge and algorithms to automatically answer questions, do analysis, and generate reports.

WorldCat: the World’s Largest Library Catalog

WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.

American Chemical Society

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

American Meteorological Society (AMS)

American Physical Society

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (Alpha Epsilon)

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

American Welding Society

Asian Population Association

Association for computing machinery

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Cardiac Physiome Society

Chemical Research Society of India

Electro Chemical Society

European Drought Center (EDC)

Generalized convexity and monotonicity

Gerontological society of America

Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON)


Indian Academy of Neuroscience

Indian Crystallographic Association

Indian Geotechnical Society

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

Indian Institute of Metals

Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences

Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

IndiGO Consortium

International Communication Association

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Materials Research Society

Materials Research Society of India

Modern Language Association

National Academy of Psychology

Population Association of America

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth

Society of Automotive Engineers

Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines

The American Ceramic Society

The Indian Institute of Welding

The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

United States association of computational mechanics

AERADE: Reports Archive

AERADE is a Gateway for aerospace and defence devised and maintained by information
professionals at Cranfield University Library and the Royal Military College of Science

Chemdex: the directory of chemistry

Chemdex is a directory of Chemistry established on 1993. It is maintained by Sheffield
University. This directory covers topics on Chemistry: chemistry branches, like environmental chemistry, universities, institutes, agencies, companies, databases, institutions, software etc.

ChemWeb: a chemistry portal central to science

ChemWeb provides access to the information chemists need to enhance their research,
product development, self-development, education, and/or their businesses in Chemistry and related disciplines. Easy access to abstracts, papers, journals, books, conferences news, forums and the Alchemist newsletter makes ChemWeb.com powerful and useful to our members.

DMOZ: the Open Directory Project

DMOZ: The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited
directory of the Web.It is constructed and maintained by a passionate, global community of volunteer editors. It was historically known as the Open Directory Project (ODP).


Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. Eldis includes over 30,000 summaries and links to free full-text research and policy documents from over 8,000 publishers. Each document is selected by the team of editors for maintaining relevance and quality.

INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collection

INFOMINE is a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and
research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as
databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.

Internet Public Library (ipl2) – Information you can trust

ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment and it the first
public library of and for the Internet community. Started as an an experiment, now trying to discover and promote the most effective roles and contributions of librarians to the Internet and vice versa. A group of highly talented, creative, strong-willed people, working hard for collecting, organising and providing access to Internet based resources.


Intute is a free online service that helps you to find the best web resources for your studies and research. Intute is the internet Guide to Engineering, Mathematics, Computing, Agriculture, Law, Physical Science, Social Science, Mangagement, Biological Science, Geography, Medicine and many more.With millions of resources available on the Internet, it can be difficult to find useful material. We have reviewed and evaluated thousands of resources to help you choose key websites in your subject.

SciCentral: Gateway to the best science news sources

SciCentral provides aggregated breaking science research news from the most reputable and
reliable sources.SciCentral is a gateway to thousands of online resources, grouped by science area (Biological, Health, Engineering, Physical & Chemical, etc.) and then subdivided by resource type (directories, specialized resources, databases, special reports, articles).

Science Accelerator

Science Accelerator is a gateway to science, including R&D results, project descriptions,
accomplishments, and more, via resources from the Office of Scientific and Technical
Information (OSTI), U.S. Department of Energy.

Scout Research Archives

Scout Research Group (Scout) has focused on developing better tools and services for
finding, filtering, and presenting online information and metadata. Scout has access to highly educated content specialists and a world-class array of computer science and library resources.


TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text e-prints,
the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics, and computing.

Vifamath: the Virtual Library of Mathematics

Vifamath, the Virtual Library of Mathematics is the central access point for your search for
mathematical information. It allows to search both for conventional forms of media and for electronic resources.

WorldWideScience.org: One-stop searching of worldwide science sources

WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway comprised of national and international
scientific databases and portals. WorldWideScience.org accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world. Multilingual WorldWideScience.org provides real-time searching and translation of globally-dispersed multilingual scientific literature.

WWW Virtual Library

The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web. It is individual indexes live
on hundreds of different servers around the world.

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