Collection and Resources

Collection of library is developed in a democratic way so that resources for all users can be acquired. Information resources both in print and digital format have been added to the library. The collection is mostly focused to biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, humanities and other interdisciplinary areas. Approximately 18000 Print and 10000 digital books are present; Library also receives Gift books and books from NBHM.  Automation along with RFID system is working using open source software Koha. Metadata for all the e books are collected from the publishers and imported in Koha, so users can search the whole books both in print and digital in one interface also links are provided in library OPAC to access the electronic books directly from publisher.

 

Journals mostly in electronic format published by reputed publishers, societies and institutes of globe have been subscribed by the library. Research protocols, and well-known databases such as Web of Science, SCIFINDER, Scopus, and Jstor etc. have also been subscribed. Multimedia journals like JoVE (Journals of Visual Experiments) are added to the collection. As NISER is a constituent institute of DAE, so it has privilege to access DAE-Science Direct consortium journals which covers all the journals published by the Science Direct. In all total there are access to around 3500 reputed journals are available in NISER. Besides them the other scholarly information requirements of faculties and scholars have been fulfilled through information services.

 

Institutional repositories using Dspace is working for NISER publications and theses.  

NISER Library develops and maintains a broad array of information resources, including e-journal subscriptions, digital repositories and specialized collections crossing subjects.

  1. Books (Print): Library houses around 20,000 books in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Humanities and other interdisciplinary areas.
  2. Journals: Library subscribes around 3,850 journals in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Humanities and other interdisciplinary areas mostly in electronic version.
 

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