May 14, 2010

New Resources added to IMG Digital Library

Following electronic resources can be accessed from  IMG Digital Library.

Eldis provides more than 26,000 full text documents in development, policy, practice and research.
It maintains an ever-growing collection of editorially selected and abstracted full-text, online documents from more than 7,500 different publishers. All documents are available free of charge

Archives on Indian Labour:  Archives on Indian Labour contains resources on Labour, Labour Policy etc. The archives was instituted in order to address the need for preservation of rapidly decaying documents and material on labour and to provide for greater public access to the same

Open Index Initiative is an online and searchable bibliographic database for most of the Indian Social Science literature and resources available in Indian libraries. OII is developed by IGDIR Library, Mumbai. It indexes selected Indian social science Journals and working papers/discussion papers/occasional papers, and thesis/dissertations emanating from Indian social science institutes and departments.

January 19, 2010

Access to Open J-Gate for IMG Library


IMG Library Users can Use Open J-gate to Access Scholarly Articles from Thousands of Journals and Magazines.

About Open J-Gate

Open J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global journal literature in open access domain. Open J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online. Open J-Gate is also a database of journal literature, indexed from 6261 open access journals, with links to full text at Publisher sites.


Open J-Gate Features and Benefits


  1. Portal with the largest number of e-journals
    Open J-Gate indexes articles from 6261 academic, research and industry journals. In that 3619 of them are peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
  2. Links to one million+ open access articles
    This number is growing with 300000+ new articles added every year. Full-text links are regularly validated.

  3. Constant updating
    The Open J-Gate site is updated every day.

  4. Well designed journal classification
    All journals are classified in a three-level hierarchical system to provide for better relevancy in search results.

  5. Table of Content (TOC) Browsing
    Users can browse the TOC of latest issue and the back issues.

  6. Easy-to-Use search functionalities
    Database allows various search options for the user’s convenience. The subscriber can search by Title, Author, Abstract, Author's Address/Institution, Keywords with Boolean search across fields
                (Source: Open J-Gate Website)

RTI Guides and Handbooks

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