Electronic Resources being subscribed by the Consortium

ABI/Inform Complete (http://www.proquest.co.uk/en-UK/)

ABI/Inform is a world renowned database of full text journals on business, economy and management, providing a comprehensive coverage on various micro as well as macro economic aspects of various economies of the world. It covers nearly 6,800 journals in business, management and social sciences with around 5,440 of them in full-text. ABI/INFORM provides fast, easy access to information on almost 2,00,000 companies with coverage from at least 1992 forward and with backfile coverage to 1923. Among new sources added to ABI Inform includes EIU Newswire, Going Global Career Guides, etc. It includes Publications from world famous publishers like Sage, Kluwer, Macmillan, Oxford University Press, Wiley, Emerald, MIT Sloan, Springer, Blackwell, Taylor & Francis.

Accessible to: Group-I (Except IIT Guwahati), Group IV and self-supported institutions.

ACM Digital Library (http://dl.acm.org/)

The ACM Digital Library (DL) is a complete collection of all of ACM's publications, including ACM journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles. The ACM DL contains the largest and most complete full-text archive of articles on computing available today, consisting of:

  • 2.0+ Million Pages of full-text articles
  • 3,00,957 Articles
  • 20,000 New full-text articles added each year
  • 42+ High Impact Journals
  • 270+ Conference Proceeding Titles
  • 2,000+ Proceeding Volumes
  • 9 Magazines (including the flagship Communications of the ACM)
  • 37 Special Interest Groups contributing contents
  • 3342+ Multimedia Files containing audio, video, animations, and more.

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-II, Group-IV and self-supported institutions


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AIP/APS Journals

American Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1931 to provide publishing and distribution services for scientific and technical societies. AIP is the publisher of 13 journals, two magazines and the AIP Conference Proceedings series, many of which have the highest impact factors in their category. AIP’s online publishing platform, Scitation, currently hosts more than 16,00,000 articles from 185 publications of 30 scholarly publishers.American Physical Society is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics. It publishes leading international physics journals, including Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review A-E, Physical Review Special Topics, and Physics-a new, free, online publication spotlighting exceptional research.

Accessible to: Group-I and Group-IIIA (Cross sharing)


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AIP/APS Journals

American Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1931 to provide publishing and distribution services for scientific and technical societies. AIP is the publisher of 13 journals, two magazines and the AIP Conference Proceedings series, many of which have the highest impact factors in their category. AIP’s online publishing platform, Scitation, currently hosts more than 16,00,000 articles from 185 publications of 30 scholarly publishers.American Physical Society is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics. It publishes leading international physics journals, including Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review A-E, Physical Review Special Topics, and Physics-a new, free, online publication spotlighting exceptional research.

Accessible to: Group-I and Group-IIIA (Cross sharing)


ASCE Journals Online (http://www.pubs.asce.org/journals/jrns.html)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 1,40,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America’s oldest national engineering society. It publishes 33 journals, periodicals and transactions that cover a comprehensive range of the civil engineering profession. ASCE contains over 1,70,000 bibliographic records of everything ASCE has published since 1970. The Online Research Library is a comprehensive tool for locating online contents across all disciplines of civil engineering. The 6,90,000 page Research Library contains the full text of more than 73,000 journal articles and proceeding papers. 

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-II, Group-V, AICTE-supported institutions and self-supported institutions

ASME Journals Online (http://www.asme.org/pubs/journals/)

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is the premier professional membership organization for more than 1,20,000 mechanical engineers and associated members worldwide. ASME also conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations in the world, offering thousands of titles including some of the profession's most prestigious journals, conference proceedings, and ASME Press books. The ASME Digital Library is ASME's primary repository of current and archival literature featuring:

  • ASME's Transaction Journals from 1980 to the present.
  • ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.
  • ASME Press e-Books from 1999 to the present.

ASME sponsors approximately 30 conferences per year and publishes about 100 proceeding volumes annually, encompassing the total spectrum of topics of interest to mechanical engineers and associated industries.

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-II, AICTE-supported institutions and self-supported institutions

ASTM Standards + Digital Library (www.astm.org/digitallibrary)

ASTM International (ASTM), originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world, a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevance, it has a collection of more than 12,000 test methods and standards. Through its Digital Library, one can have instant access to: 1,000+ Special Technical Publications, 50+Manuals and Monographs and 10,000+Journal Articles.

Accessible to: Self-supported institutions.

Capitaline (http://www.capitaline.com/intranet/INDEST-AICTE-AICTE_consortium.htm)

Capitaline is an offline database giving financials and other information on more than 35,000 companies, which include listed as well as unlisted companies. It provides extensive and accurate data on companies, which runs into over 1500 data fields. Capitaline is an indispensable tool for a wide gamut of finance professionals, including fund managers, bankers, analysts and individual investors to conduct in depth, fundamental and technical analysis.

Companies are grouped under all major industries from various sectors. A Balance Sheet or P&L can be read with complete schedules or break ups along with diff. useful tools like; common size, simple growth, cagr growth etc. The data format has been created and standardized by keeping in mind the accepted norms & practices. Capitaline provides analyst meet reports AGM reports for more than 200 companies every quarter in text format along with coverage of all corporate announcements on daily basis. IPO data are covered extensively, which include; Issues, Prospectus, Allotment & New Listing. Live News: Market Commentary, Hot Pursuit & Corporate News to keep you up to date.

Accessible to: Group-I (except IIT Guwahati), and Group – IV and self-supported institutions.

CRIS INFAC Industrial Information (http://www.crisil.com/)

Cris Infac is a reliable database by CRISIL which is India's leading business information company & largest credit rating agency. It comprises of accurate and reliable news, information, analysis and forecasts on the Indian economy, industries, companies and financial markets. CRIS INFAC Industry Information Service presents a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the current trends and the long term performance outlook on 45 industries in India. It includes the evolution of an industry, the regulatory environment, cost structures, nature and extent of competition, global trends along with statistical information on capacities, production, importsexports,domestic and international prices, consumption patterns. It also contains monthly review, quarterly review and annual review of the industry. This information is updated on regular basis and 3-5 years long term outlook is updated on an annual basis. The CRIS/INFAC is a windowbased product installed on PCs in the subscriber’s Library.

Accessible to: Group - IV

EBSCO Business Source Complete (http://www.ebscohost.com)

EBSCO is a worldwide leader in providing information access and management solutions through print and electronic journal subscription services, research database development and production, online access to more than 375 databases and thousands of e-journals, a full featured OpenURL link resolver, and e-commerce book procurement. Business Source Complete is the scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text contents. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, BSC contains detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most cited authors in the database. BSC is database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. 

Accessible to: Group-I (except IIT Guwahati), and Group – IVA & self supported Institutions.

Elsevier’s Science Direct (http://www.sciencedirect.com/)

Science Direct is the web based interface to the full-text database of Elsevier Science journals, one of the world’s largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature. The Science Direct offers a rich electronic environment for research journals, bibliographic databases and reference works. The database offers more than 2,500 scientific, technical and medical peer-reviewed journals, over 75 million abstracts, over 9.65 million full-text scientific journal articles, connect with over 3,75,000 life sciences researchers and 2.75 million articles from 1994, an expanding suite of bibliographic databases and linking to another one million full-text articles via CrossRef to other publishers’ platforms.

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-II, Group III, Group - IV & V and self-supported institutions.

Emerald Management Xtra (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/)

Emerald Management Xtra is a combination of Emerald Full text database and Management reviews from leading 300 world’s best management & business Journals. It provide access to full-text of 95 to 150 journals depending on option one choose. It has access to over 85,000 full text management articles of the highest calibre. Its value added features include: Case study collection, Book review collection, Literature reviews, Guru Interviews & Key management readings

Accessible to: Group-I (except IIT Guwahati), & Group- IVA and self supported institutions

Euromonitor – Passport (http://go.euromonitor.com/Passport-Home.html)

Euromonitor’s Passport system is a market research database used by business schools and Fortune 500 companies to understand the global business environment in a time of rapid change and increased globalization. Passport provides business intelligence on Industries, Countries and Consumers. It features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on 27 industries with demographic, macro and socioeconomic data and analysis on consumers and economies. It is an integrated online information system covering 27 industries across over 80 markets. Passport allows users to track market sizes, brand shares, company shares, industry trends, competitive landscape as well as understand market dynamics. Countries and Consumers section covers information such as Consumer Behaviour & Lifestyles, Income & Expenditure, Demographics and various Socio-Economic Indicators across 210 countries.

Accessible to: Group-I (IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay) and Group - IV.

IEC Standards (Intranet Version)

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies-collectively known as “electrotechnology”. IEC standards cover a vast range of technologies from power generation, transmission and distribution to home appliances and office equipment, semiconductors, fibre optics, batteries, solar energy, nanotechnology and marine energy as well as many others. The IEC also manages three global conformity assessment systems that certify whether equipment, system or components conform to its International Standards.

Accessible to: Group-I and self supported institutions.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library Online (IEL) (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/)

The IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) is industry’s most powerful engineering reference resource. It provides unparalleled full-text access to publications from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). It includes 126 journals from IEEE, 21 journals from IET, magazines, transactions and 900+ conference proceedings as well as active IEEE standards – over 1 million documents in all. More than 25,000 new titles are added per month. It provides access to 22,72,351+ full-text documents and more than three million full page PDF images from backfiles from 1988 onwards and selected titles from 1950 onwards including all original charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs and illustrative material.

Accessible to: All Core institutions Except Group-III, AICTE-supported institutions and self-supported institutions.

INSIGHT (http://www.insight.religaretechnova.com/)

Insight is a product that has evolved through perpetual gathering of financial data since 1988. It is a single pool of database of Stock Market, Listed Companies, Mutual Fund, IPO, Derivatives, Commodity, World Indices and Forex. For two decades, various technological tools have been developed and deployed to filter, refine, transform and enrich the raw data into financial interpretations. The experience in capturing and representation of financial data has now paved the legacy for core competency in data content. Today, Insight is reckoned as one of the most exhaustive products that encompass the widest and deepest of data relating to financial markets.

Insight is India’s leading database portal that provides access to financial information spanning 20 years of history on 10,000 listed, unlisted and PSU companies of India. The information base covers all aspects of the Indian financial markets including the primary markets, secondary markets (stock prices, derivatives) and mutual funds. The portal also provides access to 2 million news abstracts from the leading business dailies and newspapers of the country.

It gives extensive financial and non-financial information on each of the companies including sheet data, stock prices, Director’s reports, quarterly results, shareholding pattern for over 15 years. The digital documents section of the information base provides access to more than 50,000 digitally scanned annual reports and prospectuses of the companies covered by the database. The portal provides analytical and graphical tools for querying, manipulating and plotting the data graphically on the time series data of stock prices. The portal is kept updated by the analysts of Asian CERC on day-to-day basis thus allowing the users of the same to be abreast with the latest happenings in business.

Accessible to: Group-IVA and Self-supported institutions.

OSA: Optics Infobase (http://www.opticsinfobase.org/)

Optics InfoBase is OSA’s online library for OSA including 15 flagship journals, partnered and co-published journals. It contains recent proceedings from OSA conferences. With more than 2,00,000 articles including papers from over 360 conferences, The Optics InfoBase has a variety of simple and advanced search and browse features for locating articles. It offers a growing number of tools for creating custom alerts and RSS feeds, linking to related contents, exporting citations, and much more.

Accessible to: Group-I and self-supported institutions


ProQuest Science (formerly ASTP) (http://www.il.proquest.com/pqdauto)

Proquest Science Journals (Formerly “Applied Science & Technology Plus”) is a comprehensive full-text database of applied and general science subject area, which provides detailed, in depth coverage and powerful searching of the leading scholarly journals and trade publications in the field. Proquest Science Journals is a growing collection which currently offers 1,600 titles including 1,270 titles in full-text with coverage dating back to 1986. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, etc.

Accessible to: Self-supported institutions

SpringerLink (http://www.springerlink.com/)

The SpringerLink Online Journal collection includes more than 2,107 peer reviewed journals, comprising of more than 10,00,000 individual documents. Titles include access to complete back issues from 1996 onwards, with digital conversion of all back issues under way, making every title available from Volume I, Issue I onwards. Springer organizes the Online Journals into fully indexed, fully searchable Subject Collections covering 11 subjects: including behavioural science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences and law, mathematics, medicine and physics and astronomy.The Consortium subscribes to 1,495 journals for IITs and IISc (Level I), 1,300 journals for NITs and other core Institutions and 1,300 & 520 journals for the self supported category.

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-II, Group-V, and self-supported institutions.

MathSciNet (http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/ )

MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 1,00,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Authors are uniquely identified, enabling a search for publications by individual author rather than by name string. Continuing in the tradition of the paper publication; Mathematical Reviews (MR), which was first published in 1940, expert reviewers are selected by a staff of professional mathematicians to write reviews of the current published literature; over 40,000 reviews are added to the database each year. Extending the MR tradition, MathSciNet contains over 2 million items and over 10,00,000 direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to 1800s. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from over 450 journals, and citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews is provided.

Accessible to: Group-I, Group-III and self-supported institutions.

SciFinder (http://www.cas.org/)

SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. SciFinder is designed especially for use by faculties and students to get quick and easy access to Chemical Abstracts – a comprehensive source covering literature from more than 10,500 journals, Patents from 63 patent authorities, conferences etc for multi-disciplinary research environment since 1907. With one single source, you can explore scientific information in journals and patent literature from around the world covering more than 50 languages and 185 countries. SciFinder offers easy access to a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including Chemistry, Life Sciences, Physics, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Material Sciences, Metallurgy, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Environmental Science, and related areas.

Accessible to: Group-I

SCOPUS (http://www.scopus.com/home.url)

Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.
Scopus at a glance:

  • 19,500, titles:
  • 18,050 peer-reviewed journals.
  • Over 1,800 Open Access journals.
  • 400 trade publications.
  • 340 book series.
  • 520 Conference Proceedings.
  • 4.9 million conference papers from proceedings and journals.
  • 47 million records, of which:
  • 26 million records with references dating back to 1996 (of which 78% include references).
  • 21 million records pre-1996 which go back as far as 1823.
  • 318 million scientific web pages indexed via Scirus
  • 23 million patent records from five patent offices
  • “Articles-in-Press” from over 3,850 journals

Accessible to: Group-I

Web of Science (http://isiknowledge.com)

The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 12,000 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method and cited reference searching. With it, users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research. Users can also navigate to electronic full-text journal articles. It has access to the Science Citation Index (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), Index Chemicus (1993-present), and Current Chemical Reactions (1986-present), plus archives 1840-1985 from INPI. The Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index from 1965 onwards to all IITs and IISc.

Accessible to: Group-I


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