Library

Library & Information Centre

The library is a key to the world of knowledge and acquisition of knowledge will help enlighten the personality of an individual at the vital, spiritual and mental levels and will inculcate social virtues and foster intellectual development to make him a worthy citizen. A well-housed and well-managed library is the foundation of modern educational structure. To keep in pace with the ever-expanding field of knowledge, Davangere University library is being updated from time to time.

Davangere University Library was established on 18th August, 2009. It is located in the knowledge plaza with a stack section in the first floor and a reference cum periodical section and digital library in the second floor with well-equipped furniture, fixtures, lighting, ventilation facility with rich collection of resources. The library has a rich collection of books that fulfils the demands of present and future readers. The collection includes 45832 volumes and 50 periodicals. The library is completely automated and  users are given free access to INTERNET/INFILIBNET, e-books, e-journals. 

Vision Statement

Davangere University Library is engaged in learning and discovery as essential participants in the educational community. We develop, organize, provide access to and preserve materials to meet the needs of students and scholar present and future generations. We explore and implement innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources conveniently to users anytime/anyplace. We also provide well-equipped and functional physical space where students can pursue independent learning and discovery outside the classroom.

Mission Statement

  • To encourage students to read the requirements of their curriculum
  • To provide instruction and assistance in the effective use of learning resources/services
  • To integrate services and technology which are essential for learning, research and knowledge creation.
  • To address the changing needs of teaching, learning community with 24X7 access.

Library Timings

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM on all working days

  

Library Advisory Committee

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Book Purchase Committee

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General Library Rules

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Library Application

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Library Automation:

 Koha  Software has been used for data management of books.  Partially completed Library Automation.

Shodhaganga

Uploaded 56 thesis to Shodhaganga ETD(Electronic Thesis and Dissertations ) Project

Shodhaganga : Click Here

 

Library Collections

Total No. of Volumes 

60653

Total No. of  Books (General Books  )

45831

Total No. of S.C./S.T Books

3312

Total No. of OBC Books

905

Donated Books

1145

Total No. of Books (P G Centre Chitradurga)

4925

Total No. of Books (Fine Art College, Davangere)

4535

Total No. of Periodicals

50

Total No. of Back Volumes

2076

Online Databases

01

No. of Thesis

94

Purchased E Book

Emerald 138 Journals package

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McGrawHill Publications (Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology)

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K-NIMBUS e-books

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JCCC (J-gate Plus)

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Library Services

1. Book Borrowing Facility
2. Reading Room Facility
3. Reference Service
4. Referral Service
5. Document Delivery Service
6. Inter Library Loan services
7. OPAC Service
8. Smart Cards Service
9. Orientation Programme
10. Anti-Plagiarism Service

Specialized Services available in the Library
1. Internet Access
2. Access to E-Journals and E-books
3. User Orientation
4. Assistance in searching Database
5. INFLIBNET/IUC Facilities

Anti-Plagiarism Cell

Plagiarism Policy:
It is mandatory for research scholars pursuing doctoral studies to get the Similarity Index Check (SIC) report before submission of the thesis to Davangere University. All the theses will be subjected SIC using the anti-plagiarism softwares “Ouriginal (Urkund)” and “DRILLBIT”.
Guidelines for Similarity Index Check: Click Here
Application for Similarity Check: Click Here

ShodhShuddhi:Click Here
Based on the recommendation of Sub-Committee, National Steering Committee (NSC) of e-ShodhSindhu, The Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has initiated a programme “ShodhShuddhi” which provides access to Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS) to all universities/Institutions in India since Sept 1, 2019.
It includes, Central Universities, State Universities, Deemed to be University, Private Universities, Centrally funded Technical Institutions(CFTIs), Inter University Centre (IUCs) of UGC
Under this initiative, Ouriginal (formerly Urkund) a Web Based Plagiarism Detection Software system is being provided to all users of universities/Intuitions in the country. This initiative is formally launched by Former Minister of Education (formerly MHRD) on September 21, 2019.

INFLIBNET CENTER

1. The university has been participating in the UGC ShodhaSindu consortia since 2015 and JCCC database, Economic and Political Weekly, ISID, provided by the UGC is available in the library.
( https://ess.inflibnet.ac.in/eres.php?memID=307)
2. National Digital Library of India (https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/), World e-Book Library and South Asia Archive (SAA) E – Resources provided by NDLI

3. Library automation: Books’ bibliographical database has been creating using KOHA software. The same data base is used as OPAC and is accessible to the users.
4. Installed kiosk Machine for self check in and check out, OPAC Audio, video files etc…
5. 65 computer systems and one server installed in digital library.
6. All the systems in the library have internet access.
7. 24/7 Wi-Fi facility in the library.
8. 08 CCTV cameras have been installed in the library.

https://ess.inflibnet.ac.in/oes/vsresources.php

Periodicals available in the Library

Sl. No

Name of the Department

No. of periodicals Subscribed

1

Social Science

15

2

Science

22

3

Commerce and Management

O8

4

Magazines

12

 

Total

57

 

 

News Papers in the Library

Sl. No

Name of the Department

No. of News Paper Subscribed

1

Kannada News Papers

10

2

English News Papers

05

 

Total

15

Free Online e-Resources

E-Books (Links)

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

service of OAPEN Foundation based at the National Library in The Hague. Database contains more than 5,000 academic, peer-reviewed books from 163 publishers.

Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

Partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

Created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine with more than 8,500 titles in PDF format.

Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge, Open Book Publishers publishes monographs and textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences. All books are available to read for free online.

Offers over 53,000 free ebooks, most of which are primary source texts: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Free classics and out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books, as well as limited-time free promotional ebooks available for Kindle.

Use on your Nook, Nook software or Barnes & Noble eReader software or app.

Self-publishing and ebook distribution platform. All ebooks on this site are free to download and can be read on all the popular eReaders, along with both the PC and Mac notebook/desktop systems.

E-book retailer providing access to thousands of public domain books.

Discover all-new, rising authors. Independent writers offer both entertaining fiction/romance for your enjoyment and non-fiction to help you find info from self-help to biz growth.

Service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned. On Google Books, you can read books and magazines, download them for later, cite them and translate them.

HathiTrust makes the digitized collections of some of the nation’s great research libraries available for all. HathiTrust has partnerships with over 90 institutions providing more than a million open access.

Offers over 12,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 550,000 modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

Vision to provide an extensive library of books in digital format for free on the Internet.

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.

  • Open Access eBooks

Open Access eBooks is an international publisher of eBooks. Open Access eBooks covers different disciplines of science, technology and medicine.

founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge, Open Book Publishers publishes monographs and textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences. All books are available to read for free online.

Open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive.

“Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.” The database contains millions of copyright free books and speeches, all available for free download.

Project of the U.S. Library of Congress and UNESCO. Makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from all countries and cultures. 

E-Journals (Links)

Links to Free and Open Access Online Journals Useful for Academic Institutions: 

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E-Magazines (Links)

Online Databases (Links)

Government of India Initiatives for academic Support:

International organizational resources for academic Support:

Library of Congress Union Catalogue

Free and Open Access Databases

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Academia: Academics and Researchers:

Accessss Federated Search

This opens a pop-up window to share the URL for this database

From McMaster University, ACCESSSS is designed to find the best evidence-based answer to your clinical questions by simultaneously searching the leading evidence-driven medical publications and high quality clinical literature. Register for free and choose Stony Brook University from the Resource Portal list to get full text links.

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR)

This opens a pop-up window to share the URL for this database By Congressional mandate, ATSDR produces “toxicological profiles” for hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. These hazardous substances are ranked based on frequency of occurrence at NPL sites, toxicity, and potential for human exposure. Toxicological profiles are developed from a priority list of 275 substances. ATSDR also prepares toxicological profiles for the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Energy (DOE) on substances related to federal sites.

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American Libraries

A sub-collection of the Open-Access Text Archive section of the Internet Archive. The focus is on text collections contributed by U.S. libraries.

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

Scientific Publications: 1881-present. Fulltext. AMNH scientific publications include results of laboratory investigations and fieldwork conducted by museum scientists and their colleagues in the areas of zoological systematics, paleontology, geology, evolution, and anthropology.

anatomyEXPERT

Free, extensive collection of high quality anatomy images available online.

ArchiveGrid

Nearly 2 million archival material descriptions for collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives. Includes information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and other items. Contact information for the institutions where the collections are kept is provided.

Artcyclopedia

Large public database of digitized archives of painting and sculpture. Indexes over 2,300 art websites. High-definition images can be viewed online or legally purchased and downloaded. 180,000 works by 8,600 renowned and lesser-known artists.

arXiv.org

Date coverage varies. Open access to over 1/2 million e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Statistics, and Quantitative Finance.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

A sub-collection of the Open-Access Text Archive section of the Internet Archive. Ten major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions joined together to form the Biodiversity Heritage Library Project. They are developing a strategy and operational plan to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections and make it available through a global biodiversity commons.

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BioMedCentral Open Access

Date coverage varies. Fulltext. Subjects covered include ecology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry and medicine.

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CAIRN Free Access Journals

CAIRN Free Access Journals is a database of journals in the humanities and social sciences. Journals are freely available online once the embargo period defined by their publisher is over. Most of the titles in the database are French language journals.

Canadian Libraries

A sub-collection of the Open-Access Text Archive section of the Internet Archive. The focus is on text collections contributed by Canadian libraries.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word. Advanced searching is also available.

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Census Data

This database supersedes American Fact Finder. The new database includes American Community Survey; 1-year Selected Population Profiles 2010-2015; 5-year Selected Population Tables 2011-2015; 5-Year American Indian; Alaska Native Population Profiles; 2000 and 2010 Decennial Summary and Redistricting Data Summary Files.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Publications

1982-present. Includes Emerging Infectious Diseases, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Preventing Chronic Disease and numerous other publications arranged by topic.

ChemRxiv

ChemRxiv (pronounced “chem-archive”) is a free online submission, distribution, and archival service for unpublished preprints in chemistry and related areas. ChemRxiv is operated by the American Chemical Society, a non-profit and the world’s largest scientific society, in collaboration with partners.

ChemSpider

ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 67 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

Children’s Library

A sub-collection of the Open-Access Text Archive section of the Internet Archive. The focus is on books for children.

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Clinical Guidelines Program

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: HIV Guidelines

2000-present. Includes major clinical guidelines for adult and pediatric populations, quality of care indicator tools, clinical education program descriptions.

ClinicalTrials.gov

Provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, ClinicalTrials.gov is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world.

Comparative Effectiveness Research (NLM)

Specialized searches of published research and research in progress to help inform investigations of comparative effectiveness.

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is the official source for federal legislative information. It replaces the nearly 20-year-old THOMAS.gov site. The site includes materials on current and past legislation, the Daily Digest version of the Congressional Record, links to Congessional committees, their hearings and reports (1995-present) and an explanation of the Legislative Process.

Congressional Member Guide

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Member Guide for the 115th Congress

Provides access to information on current members of Congress, including their picture, party affiliation, hometown, home state, and length of service.

Congressional Record (1994-2011)

Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. Published daily when Congress is in session. GPO Access contains Congressional Record volumes from 140 (1994) to the present. At the back of each daily issue is the “Daily Digest,” which summarizes the day’s floor and committee activities. The current year’s Congressional Record database is usually updated daily by 11 a.m., except when a late adjournment delays production of the issue.

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DailyMed

DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). This Web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides this free database.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Brings together the collections of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

A growing collection of nearly 3000 online, open access scholarly books. The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Date coverage varies. Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages. There are 6235 journals in the directory, with 2659 journals searchable at article level.

Drug Information Portal

Quick access to quality drug information from NIH and the National Library of Medicine.

E

Ebook and Texts Archive

A sub-set of the Internet Archive. This collection is comprised of any type of text, many licensed using Creative Commons licenses, contributed by the Internet Archive Community.

Eduref.org

Dates vary. Includes over 2,000 lesson plans and other resources and services to the education community. From the Information Institute of Syracuse.

Electronic Capito Project

Provides access to the full text of letters from and to Wolfgang Faber Capito (c. 1478-1541).

EMANI (Electronic Mathematical Archiving Network Initiative)

A cooperative between libraries and of members of the Mathematical Community for managing and providing access to digital backfiles and digital publications in mathematics.

English Short Title Catalogue

Comprehensive, international union catalogue listing early books, serials, newspapers and selected ephemera printed before 1801. Contains catalogue entries for items issued in Britain, Ireland, overseas territories under British colonial rule, and the United States.

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Free Medical Journals

The Free Medical Journals database provides unrestricted access to scientific knowledge. Some of the featured journals include the New England Journal of Medicine, British Medicine Journal, Brain: a Journal of Neurology, and Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Free Medical Journals (GFMER)

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research is a database supported by the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Department of Social Affairs of the City of Geneva and other Swiss and international institutions.

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Gallica

Gallica digital library from the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Over a million documents accessible for free : Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Images, Newspapers, Magazines, Periodicals, Sound records, Music, Scores, etc.

Google Books

Search the full text of over 15 million books. Books in the public domain are available to read online or download for free. Also contains magazines and periodicals.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. PLEASE NOTE: Google Scholar does not search all of Stony Brook’s subscription databases.

Gutenberg-e

Fulltext. E-books on historical studies published by Columbia University Press and the American Historical Association. Each e-book offers extensive documentation, hyperlinks to supplementary literature, images, music, video, search feature, and links to related web sites.

H

HathiTrust Digital Library

Over 8 million digitized items, including more than 2 million public domain books available for free. HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries.

Hindawi Publishing Open Access

Hindawi publishes the Science Citation Index, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts

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IDEAS

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: RePEc

Date coverage varies. Citations and abstracts. Research Papers in Economics database of working papers (244,000), journal articles (356,000), book and chapter listings (3,700) and software components (1,600) from 63 countries.

Internet Archive

Access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format; includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages

Internet Archive: eBooks and Texts

A sub-set of the Internet Archive. This collection is comprised of any type of text, many licensed using Creative Commons licenses, contributed by the Internet Archive Community.

Internet Archive: Universal Library

The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, is an effort to create a universal free to read, open-source digital library. When possible, full text searching is supported. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel and the Internet Archive has contributed scanned volumes and servers.

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)

Information on over a million movies and television programs, and more than 2.5 million people associated with the motion picture industry, including actors, producers, directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, composers and others.

Iowa Research Online

A service of University of Iowa Libraries, dedicated to preserving and providing open access to the scholarly and creative work of the University.

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Library of Congress Digital Collections

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: American Memory

Coverage varies. Free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. A digital record of American history and creativity. From the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions.

LILACS

LILACS is the most important and comprehensive index of scientific and technical literature of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Mayo Clinic

MayoClinic’s web site offers health information to help users assess symptoms, understand their diagnosis and manage their health. Search by symptom, procedure, disease or condition.This site is produced by a team of Mayo Clinic experts.

MedlinePlus Health Information

MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily.

MERLOT II

A curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community.

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National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

NARA has preserved and provided access to the records of the United States of America for more than seven decades. Records help us claim our rights and entitlements, hold our elected officials accountable for their actions, & document our history as a nation. In short, NARA ensures continuing access to the essential documentation of the rights of American citizens and the actions of their Government. NARA is the keeper of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

National Bureau of Statistics of China

Freely accessible statistical data from the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

2004-present. Created to search for an increasing number of information resources of the National Library of Medicine and targeted for the user needing a single interface that searches in multiple retrieval systems.

NOAA Central Library

Includes materials from Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (Miami), National Hurricane Center/Tropical Prediction Center (Miami), Western Regional Center (Seattle), and Camp Springs (Maryland)

NTIS

1964-present. Citations and abstracts. The National Technical Information Service catalog covers: business and management studies, health and safety reports, environmental research reports and site clean-up, technology innovations, international market reports, and training tools and materials.

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OAIster

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.

Open Access Theses & Dissertations

OATD currently indexes more than 2,000,000 theses and dissertations.

Open SUNY Textbooks

Open SUNY Textbooks is an open access textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries.

OpenDOAR

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories.

Orange Book (FDA)

US Food & Drug Administration database of approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. Providing timely consumer information on generic drugs, the Electronic Orange Book is updated daily as new generic approvals occur.

OSF Preprints

The Open Science Framework preprints discover service includes research and scholarship in many disciplines.

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Paperity

A multi-disciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers, “gold” and “hybrid”

Petrucci Music Library This link opens in a new window

The free public domain sheet music library. A virtual library containing all public domain music scores as well as scores from composers who are willing to share their music with the world without charge.

PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)

1995-present. An index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events produced by the National Center for PTSD.

PubChem

Contains information on the biological activity of small molecules.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

2005-present. An organized, universal electronic gateway to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pictures organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.

Public Library of Science (PLoS)

Focusing on a specific area within life and health science, run by leading academics and practicing researchers and publish significant new research in their respective fields, along with commentary and review.

Includes journals:

PLOS ONE | PLOS Biology | PLOS Computational Biology | PLOS Genetics | PLOS Medicine | PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases | PLOS Pathogens

PubMed Central

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

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Revistas Cientificas Del CSIC Free Journals

Revistas Cientificas Del CSIC Free Journals is a database featuring journals in Science and Technology, Arts and Humanities, and Social Sciences.

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Science.gov

2002-present. Site searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.

Society of American Archivists Publications

The American Archivist is the best publication of its kind in the archives field going back 260 issues to 1938. The journal seeks to reflect thinking about theoretical and practical developments in the archival profession, particularly in North America; about the relationships between archivists and the creators and users of archives; and about cultural, social, legal, and technological developments that affect the nature of recorded information and the need to create and maintain it.

Spectral Databases for Organic Compounds

Includes various types of spectra such as EI-MS, FT-IR, ESR, C-NMR and H-NMR.

SpringerOpen

The SpringerOpen database includes Springer’s portfolio of 160+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science ranging from very specialized titles to SpringerPlus; interdisciplinary open access journal that covers all disciplines.

 

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Transportation Research Board (TRB) Publications Index

The TRB Publications Index contains over 50,000 papers, articles, and reports published by the Transportation Research Board, Highway Research Board, Strategic Highway Research Program, or the Marine Board from 1923 to date.

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U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Medical product safety information, adverse event/problem reporting and more.

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Background Notes

U.S. Dept of State site provides publications that include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Background Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department’s regional bureaus.

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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): Office of Scientific and Technical Information

1994-present. Free public access to full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Topics include physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and others of interest related to DOE’s mission.

U.S. Government Documents

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: GovInfo

Dates vary from early and mid 1990’s. Full text. The primary source for free, online, published, official and authenticated government information. Includes Congressional bills, budget, documents, prints, and reports, hearings, the Congressional Record, the Constitution, the Federal Register, the United States Code, Presidential Documents, Public and Private Laws, United States Code and Statutes at Large. Links to the CGP (Catalog of Government Publications), news, offices of the Inspector General, Congressional Relations, and more.

United Nations Official Document System

United Nations Official Document System database covers official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards

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zbMATH

Zentralblatt MATH database contains more than 3 million bibliographic entries with reviews or abstracts currently drawn from more than 3,000 journals and serials, and 170,000 books. The coverage starts in 1826 and is complete from 1868 to the present.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias (Links)

Dictionaries

Sl No. Name of the Dictionary URL
1. Photonics Dictionary http://www.photonics.com/
2. International Legal Dictionary http://www.wwlia.org/diction.htm
3. Language Dictionaries &
Translators – Includes free translation services,
glossary & many more.
http://rivendel.com/~ric/resources/dictionary.html
4. Dictionary.com -Definitions from Webster’s and more http://dictionary.reference.com/
5. Acronym Dictionary http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/acro.html
6. Imagine the Universe : Astrophysics Dictionary http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/dictionary.html
7. Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing
(Imperial College, London)
http://foldoc.org/
8. American Heritage — Fourth edition has 90,000+ http://www.bartleby.com/
9. Merriam-Webster -Familiar, fast and easy dictionary. http://www.merriam-webster.com/netdict.htm

Encyclopedia

Sl No. Name of the Encyclopedia URL
1. Encyberpedia http://www.encyberpedia.com/ency.htm
2. Britannica Concise http://www.britannica.com/
3. Open-site Encyclopedia http://open-site.org/
4. Columbia Encyclopedia, http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/
5. Bartleby (Great Books Online) http://www.bartleby.com/ http://www.bartleby.com/
6. Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology http://www.rp-photonics.com/encyclopedia.html
7. HighBea Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com/
8. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
9. Symbols.com (Online encyclopedia of western sign and ideograms) http://www.symbols.com/
10. Free and Open General Encyclopedia http://www.wikipedia.org/
11. Encyclopedia of the Orient http://i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm

OLD Question Papers (Link) :

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Faculty

Name

Qualification

Designation

Area of Specialization

Profile

Dr. Neelamma G

MLISc, Ph.D

Assistant Librarian

 Scientometrics

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Dr. Nagaraj C

MLISc, M. Phil., Ph.D

Assistant Librarian

ICT Applications

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Green Library