SRKPGC Library

Library Collection

The JIGYASA Knowledge and Resource Centre has a total collection of around 28000, which includes books, serials, non-book materials, etc. The library subscribes to 20 national and international journals, 20 magazines, and 10 newspapers. The library also has collections by way of donation.

The JIGYASA Knowledge and Resource Centre system: The library has an open access system.

  • The members have the privilege of direct access to the shelves in the stack areas and the freedom to browse among the books during specified hours.
  • While books can be freely taken off the shelves, on no account should they be reserved by the members because of the misplacement.

How are the Reading materials arranged in the The JIGYASA Knowledge and Resource Centre?

Books: Books in the library are arranged in a classified-order system. The classified arrangement of reading materials according to the 23rd edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme with classification numbers is maintained on the shelves for the convenience of the members themselves.

After locating an item in the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), the screen will provide the call number for the item. The call number is the 'address', of the book on the shelf.

It will be look something like the following:

320 (assigned to the book "Political Science")
370.15 (assigned to the book for "Education Psychology")
540 (assigned to the book for "Chemistry"

  • Books CD: By Accession number
  • Print Journals: Alphabetical order
  • Print Magazines: Alphabetical order
  • Syllabus and old Question Paper via access E-Library section: Year and Class wise

Click the following link to search JIGYASA Knowledge and Resource Centre collections:

Current Journals:

List of Print Journals Central Library, SRKPGC, Kishangarh (For the year 2023)

S. No. List of Print Journals
1. Adhigam
2. Annals of The Rajasthan Geographical Association
3 Bharatiya Shiksha Shodh Patrika
4. Gandhi Marg
5. Ganveshna
6. Hans
7. ICTACT Journal on Communication Technology/0976-0091
8. Indian Journal of Politics and International Relations
9. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration
10. Journal of Rajasthan Academy of Physical Sciences
11. Madhumati
12. Proceeding of the Zoological Society of India
13. Rajasthan Journal of Sociology

Current Magazines and News Papers:

S. No. List of Print Magazines
1. Aajkal
2. Biology Today
3. Career 360
4. Chemistry Today
5. Down To Earth
6. Edutracks
7. India Today
8. Knowledge Quest
9. Kurushetra (Hindi)
10. Mathematics Today
11. Pratiyogita Darpan – Hindi
12. Pratiyogita Darpan – English
13. Open Source for You
14. Physics Today
15. Shivira Patrika
16. Vigyan Pragati
17. Yojana (Hindi)
18. Yojana (English)
S. No. List of News Papers
1. Danik Bhaskar
2. Danik Navjyoti
3. The Hindu
4. Employment News
5. The Economics Times
6. The Times of India
7. Rajasthan Patrika
8. Rojgar Sandesh
9. Roshan Bharat

Jigyasa E- Library:

Library Users can download browse and download, and utilize various types of digital content, including syllabus, previous year papers, curriculum framework, faculty lecture, E-books articles, educational videos, important link, multimedia resources and other digital materials. It can be accessed using computer, tablets, smartphone or other internet-enabled devise.

Subscribed E-Resources:

Subscribed: N List

N-LIST e-Resources: N-LIST for National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content. The programs was founded by the MHRD under NME-ICT to extended access to selected e-resource for the colleges the programme has subsumed under e-ShodhSindhu Consortium as college component from year 2014 being funded by UGC.
For getting login credentials to access resource you have to send a requested mail for User name and password to access N-LIST and DELNET e-Resources: College students and faculty member’s cam mail to

Link to login and access N-LIST:

Delnet Database (E-Resource)

Access Millions of Networked Library Resource through Delnet

DELNET has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerized services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible.

Steps to Access Delnet Databse (E-Resources)

New Discovery Login Portal

After login you will may search there by using search window or you will get full text Digital library Resource from Such Tabs.
1. Knowledge Gainer Portal
2. Language Learning portal
3. Manuscripts and Rare Books
4. E-Books
5. E-Journals (Full text)
6. Thesis/Dissertations
7. Others online Databases.

Open Resources:

Open Education Resource Guide

Welcome to Resource Guide on Open Access Resources!
This resource guide serves as gateway to various resources available under the Open Access Initiative. Open Access Resources are available in various forms and types such as e- journals, 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.

Open Access Resources

Open Access Resources are freely available for viewing and/or use. They are different from resources in the public domain. They comprise scholarly digital literature accessible over the internet free of cost. Most Open Access creators retain their copyrights. Open Access (OA) literature is defined as digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.

Indian Initiatives - Ministry of Education Digital Learning Resources

There are several ICT initiatives of the Ministry of Education, which can be accessed by the teachers, students, and researchers in Universities and Colleges for broadening their horizon of learning. Following is the list of some of the ICT initiatives along with their access links:

Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC): The Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), as a premier institution for the development and dissemination of educational e-content, is committed to transforming education through new ICT-based technologies with emphasis on learner-centric pedagogy for the benefit of web learners across the country. platform for supporting Open Data initiative of Government of India. It facilitates Government Organizations to publish their datasets in open formats for free public use.
DIKSHA:DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing) is a national platform for school education, an initiative of National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (MoE). Content published by NCERT, CBSE, NIOS and different state board by India.

e-GyanKosh: It is a National Digital Repository to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. Items in eGyanKosh are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved by IGNOU. Its content was developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country.

Gyan Darshan: Gyan Darshan is a web-based TV channel devoted to educational and developmental needs for Open and Distance Learners.

e-PG Pathshala:  e-PG Pathshala is a gateway for e-books up to PG which provides High quality, curriculum-based, and interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines.

e-Yantra: e-Yantra provides hands-on experience on embedded systems. It has about 400+ Labs, 3250+ colleges, 500 internship and 207300 students benefit.

FOSSEE: FOSSEE is an acronym for Free/Libre and Open Source Software for Education, which developed, promote open source software for education as well as professional use.

IRINS: IRNIS is web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service and it integrated with academic identity such as ORCID ID, Scopus ID, Research ID, Microsoft Academic ID, Google Scholar ID for ingesting the scholarly publication from various sources.

One India One Digital Platform One India One Digital Platform is an integrated (Class I to PG level) e-Content portal which provides a facility to search and browse all hosted content or metadata of other hosted content wherein a learner can easily access the desired material including audio/video learning material, textual material, multimedia enriched materials, etc.

National Educational Alliance for Technology: (NEAT): Ministry of Education has announced a National Education Alliance for Technology – NEAT as a public private partnership model between the government 9through its implementing agency AICTE) and the Education Technology companies of India. Through an open invitation and screening companies are invited to showcase their products on a National portal developed for the learner, who may procure them based on their requirements.

NPTEL: NPTEL is an educational initiative, involving 7 IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee) and IISc Bangalore to promote quality education through E-learning methods.

National Council of Teacher Education:

NROER: It isa digital repository for open educational resourceshas been developed by the combined effort of the CIET (Central Institute of Educational Technology), NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) in collaboration with the Indian Government’s Ministry of Human Resource Development, and the Department of School Education and Literacy.

NOPR: It is an online periodical repository of NISCAIR. NISCAIR Publishes 17 primary and two secondary scientific journals.

Shodhganga: a reservoir of Indian Theses: "Shodhganga" is the Digital repository of Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations set-up by the INFLIBNET Centre.

Shodhgangotri: It is Repository of Research in Progress/Synopses MRPs / PDFs / Emeritus Fellowship :

Spoken Tutorial: Spoken Tutorial is an IT application that provides self-training in IT fields.

SWAYAM:The full form of SWAYAM is Study Webs of Active–Learning for Young Aspiring Minds. Swayam in Hindi and Sanskrit means, ‘self’. SWAYAM portal came into existence for the learners to indulge in self-learning or self-inspired study, hence the name. SWAYAM provides Massive Open Online Courses with 140 university-approved credit transfer features. Total 1900+ courses covering school & higher education.

SWAYAMPRABHA: SWAYAM PRABHA provides high-quality educational programs 24×7 through 32 DTH channels. Around 56,000 total videos have been telecasted covering school & higher education. It has had 3+ crores total views on Youtube since its inception.

VIDWAN:  VIDWAN is an Expert Database and National Research Network which has profiles of scientists/researchers and other faculty members working at leading academic institutions.

Vidya-Mitra: The NFLIBNET Centre has developed a web-based interface called “Vidya-Mitra: Integrated e-Content Portal” for all e-content projects, developed/funded under the National Mission of Education through ICT. There are more than 50 projects on e-content under NME-ICT which are developed/being developed in various subject disciplines (science, arts, engineering, social science, etc) through various Indian institutes/universities/colleges.

Open Educational Resources Finders and Search Engines

Creative Common Search Engine: A Creative Commons search engine devoted to open-license educational resources on the web. Use the site just as you would a typical search engine.

Hathi Trust Digital Library: Partnership of major research institutions and libraries creating digital archive of library materials. Full text access only to the portion of the archive that are public domain works, indicated by "Full View". Downloading or printing depends on each title's copyright status.

Lyryx: offers high-quality open textbooks in the fields of Business, economics and mathematics.

MERLOT:MERLOT is an online repository and international consortium of institutions of
Higher education, industry partners, professional organizations and individuals. It have 102,874, learning resources, 203626, registered members, 4,446 member institutions and 722 recent contributions.

OASIS: OASIS is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 115 different sources and contains 455,492 records to access various open resources, such as textbooks, courses, interactive simulations, and modules.

TeachOER:Open Educational Resource (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials that have been released into the public domain or are under a creative commons licences. It allows anyone to freely use, adaptive and distribute the materials.

The Manson OER Metafinder (MOM): It is a Real Time federated search for OER content across 22 resources. In conjunction with Deep Web Technologies, University Libraries has developed a search engine that simultaneously queries a number of open educational resource sites. Used by more than 475+ universities, colleges and organizations, the Mason OER Met finder searches well-known OER repositories like OpenStax or Merlot II, but also searches Library of Congress, HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and other sites where valuable but often overlooked open educational materials may be found.

Open Courseware (Massive Open Online Courses)

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS): MOOCS are free online courses available for anyone to enrol. It provides an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, upgrade yours knowledge and deliver quality educations experiences.

Coursera: Coursera works with universities and other organizations to offer online courses, certifications, and degrees in a variety of subjects.

Harvard Online Learning: Harvard Online Learning offers resources like podcasts, lectures, and interactive educational programs for educators, students, and lifelong learners alike.

MIT Open Course Ware:  MIT Open Course Ware is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

Open edX: The Open edX project is a web-based platform for creating, delivering, and analysing online courses.

OERu: OERu offers a number of full courses in fields like business, economics, digital literacy, and history from partner universities around the world.

Search Engines

Academic search engines strive to combine the ease of use and power of web-based search engines with the rigor of peer-reviewed scholarly sources. The majority of ASEs are freely available and frequently connect to full-text research journals.

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine: It is hosted at Bielefeld University in Germany. It is a collections over 342,014,613 documents from 11205, content providers.

Baidu Scholar: It is the Chinese version for Google Scholar. Scholarly indexes academic papers from a variety of disciplines in both Chinese and English.

CiteSeerX:It is a search engine and digital library for scientific and academic papers, primarily in the fields of computer and information science.

Directory of Open Access Journals: It is a free available in 80 languages, 135 countries represented, 19937 journals and 9,367,086 article records in various fields of research.

Google Scholar: It is an academic search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Education Resources Information Centre: Education Resources Information Centre is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.

PLOS ONE: It provides free access to refereed scientific journals and also considered as database for publishing the scientific journals viz subject, Biology, Medicine, Computational Biology, Genetics, Pathogens, Climate, Water and other related subjects.

Researchgate:It is a mixture of social networking site + forum + content databases where researchers can build their profile, share research papers, and interact with one another.

Semantic Scholar: It is an artificial-intelligence backed search engine for more than 48000+ journals.

Science Direct:A scientific database of the full texts and peer reviewed journals, articles refereed books and including open access content, which are published in more than 2,500 journals, and more than 20 thousand books have been published, in almost all areas of scientific research, Physical science, engineering. Life sciences, and social sciences. We searched over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results.

Wolfram Alpha: It is a “computational knowledge engine” that can answer factual questions posed in natural language. It can be a useful search tool.

Open Access Journal Finder

Journal Finder: Journal Finder uses a machine learning algorithm to create a list of recommended journals for you to publish your research in.

Elsevier journal finder: Elsevier Journal Finder helps the research scholar to find Elsevier journals that could be best suited for publishing his scientific article.

Springer journal suggested/selector: The Springer Journal selector uses semantic technology to help an author quickly choose the Springer journal that is right for his paper.

Taylor and Francis journal Suggester: This website helps to find the journals which are most relevant for the content of the article.

JANE (Journal / Author Name Estimator): The JANE website helps to find the best journal to submit the article written by the scholar. It also helps the researcher to find relevant articles to cite in the paper. Further, it helps editors to find reviewers for a particular paper.

Journal Guide : JournalGuide  is a free tool created by a group of  software  developers,  former  researchers,  and  scholarly  publishing  veterans  at Research Square. The goal of this tool is to bring all sources of data together in one place to give authors a simple way to choose the best journal for their research. The data sources include major industry data sets, public resources, information submitted directly  by  journal  editors,  and  even  real-life  publishing  experiences  submitted  by authors.

Wiley Journal Finder Beta: If the authors are not sure where to submit their article, then this Journal Finder Beta will suggest Wiley journals that may be relevant for research articles. The authors need to simply enter the title and abstract and this website will create a list of potential journals. It explores Wiley’s 1600 + journals by title or subject

Academic and Research Community Data bases:

UGC CARE (University Grants Commission - Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics): UGC CARE is an initiative by the University Grants Commission of India to promote high-quality research and publications in Indian universities and academic institutions. It provides a list of approved journals and publishers, categorizing them into various groups based on their quality. Researchers in India often refer to the UGC CARE list to identify reputable journals for publishing their research.

SCOPUS: SCOPUS is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, including scientific journals, conference proceedings, and books. It is widely used by researchers, librarians, and institutions to access and evaluate scholarly literature. SCOPUS provides citation analysis, bibliometric data, and a wide range of tools for tracking research impact. It is considered a valuable resource for researchers looking to identify relevant publications and assess the impact of their own work.

Web of Science (WOS): Web of Science is a comprehensive research database that provides access to a wide range of scholarly content, including scientific journals, conference proceedings, patents, and more. It is known for its citation indexing and allows researchers to track the citation history of academic papers. WOS is commonly used to find academic articles and to assess the research impact of individual articles, authors, and journals.

Open Access E- Books

BC Campus Open Ed: Search for quality open textbooks offered in a variety of digital formats. Search by subject and download them to your computer.

Directory of Open Access Book: It is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books 71000 and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.

Google Books:Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search, Google Print, and by its code-name Project Ocean) is a service from google that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database. Additionally, Google has partnered with a number of magazine publishers to digitize their archives.

Internet Archive: The Internet Archive is an American digital library with the stated mission of “universal access to all knowledge.

J-STOR: It contain more than 10,000 open access (OA) books from 125 + publishers, including Brill, Cornell University Press, University College of London, and University of California Press.

MIT Press: MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design.

Open Library: Open Library Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Pressbooks Directory: This directory provides an index of 5824, open access books published by 160 organizations and networks using Pressbooks.

Project Gutenberg: Project Gutenberg is an online library of over 70,000 free eBooks.

Project MUSE offers open access books, journals, and digital humanities works from several distinguished university presses, scholarly societies, and independent not-for-profit academic publishers.

Springer open access (SOA):it contain 2691 books and chapters.

Taylor & Francis Open Access Books: have been publishing open access books and chapters across all subjects covered by Routledge, CRC Press and our other imprints in the humanities, social sciences and behavioural sciences.

Open Access Journals

BMC: It has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering, and medicine.

Cambridge Open Access: Journals Online covers a broad range of subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and science.

Directory of Open Access Journals: It is a database that contains open access articles and allows researchers to find and use published articles for their own research.

Elsevier: All articles in open access journals that are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Oxford University Press: Oxford University Press offers an optional open access model (Oxford Open) for the majority of their journals, and some fully open access journals.

PLOS: PLOS is a non-profit open-access science, technology, and medicine publisher with a library of open-access journals and other scientific literature under an open-content license.

SAGE Open: It is open access, peer-reviewed, academic mega journal. It is the “first broad-spectrum open access title aimed specifically at the behavioural and social sciences communities”.

SpringerOpen: is a portfolio of over 195 peer-reviewed, fully open access journals and more than 50 open access books covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities, and social sciences.

Taylor & Francis: Taylor & Francis is one of the world’s largest publishers of open access research. They publish over 180 high-quality full open access journals, ranging across disciplines and subject areas.

Journal Databases and Indexes:

ArXiv: It is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 2,343,212 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics, but not peer view.

EBSCOhost: A multidisciplinary database that offers access to academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and other publications in a wide range of fields.

Google Scholar: A freely accessible search engine that indexes scholarly articles, theses, books, conference papers, and patents from various sources.

IEEE Xplore: A digital library for electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics research, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

JSTOR: A digital library that provides access to academic journals, books, and primarysource materials in various disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, and more.

Nature Journals: A group of high-impact scientific journals, including "Nature" itself that publish research in the natural sciences.

Physical Review Journals: A collection of scientific journals published by the American Physical Society, covering topics in

PubMed: A database primarily for the life sciences and biomedical research, containing millions of articles from journals, conferences, and more.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN): A repository of working papers, preprints, and published research in the social sciences.

Other Important Resources

Open Access Audiobooks

Internet Archive Audio Archive: This library contains recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free.

Librivoc free public domain audiobooks: It is a collection of volunteer’s record chapters of books in the public domain, and release the audio files back onto the net for free.

Lit2Go: It is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format and specifically arranged and categorized for teachers of literature.

Thought Audio: It is offers free audio books for a selection of classic literature and philosophy titles.

Open Data Sets

DataONE:It is a network of interoperable data repositories facilitating data sharing, data discovery, and open science.

Dryad: Itis an international open-access repository of research data, especially data underlying scientific and medical publications.

Figshare: Itis an online open access repository where researchers can preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos.

Google Dataset: It Search is a search engine from Google that helps researchers locate online data that is freely available for use.

Harvard Dataverse:It is an online data repository where you can share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyse research data.

Open Access Preprint Repositories

agriRxiv: It is a free, open access source of unpublished preprints across the agricultural sciences and allied sciences. It is hosted and managed by CABI, an international, inter-governmental, not-for-profit organization.

arXiv: It is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 2,343,212 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics, but not peer view.

bioRxiv: It is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution.

ChemRxiv: It is a free-to-access pre-publication platform dedicated to early research outputs in a broad range of chemistry fields.

CogPrints: It is an electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, Neurosciences, Lingusitics, Computer Science, Biology, Philosophy, Physical, Social and Mathematical.

EarthArXiv:It publishes articles from all subdomains of Earth Science and related domains of planetary science.

EdArXiv: It is hosts preprint papers in all areas of education.

F1000Research:It is a perfectly good platform having peer review system, mainly related natural sciences, medical and health sciences, social sciences, engineering and technology, agricultural and veterinary science and humanities and the arts.

LawArXiv: iLawArXiv is a free, open access, non-profit, pre- and post-print repository for legal scholarship.

LISSA:It is a place where anyone can have access to library and information science scholarship, in all its forms.

TechRxiv:is a free preprint server for unpublished research in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technology. It is sponsored by IEEE.

Open Access Repositories

Directory of Open Access Repositories:Directory of Open Access Repositories is a UK-based website that lists academic open access repositories. It is searchable by locale, content, and other measures.

Connecting Repositories: Connecting Repositories is a service provided by the Knowledge Media Institute based at The Open University, United Kingdom.

Digital Commons is a best-in-class hosted solution to openly publish, manage and showcase the full spectrum of your institution’s research and scholarship.

Open Knowledge Repository: is the official open access repository for research outputs and knowledge products from the World Bank.

Zenodo: Zenodo is a general-purpose open-access repository developed under the European OpenAIRE program and operated by CERN.

DASH: A central, open-access repository of research by members of the Harvard community.

Krishikosh: It is a collaborative project which launching an Indian agricultural knowledge portal over the Internet and sharing its research information including Electronic Theses & Dissertations.

SCIENCE-CENTRAL:SCIENCE-CENTRAL is a Centralized Institutional Repositories Hosting Service for DST-DBT Labs along with a Harvester Service for all the DST-DBT Institutional Repositories.

Open Access Streaming Media

TeacherTube: It is a video sharing website. It is designed to allow those in the educational industry, particularly teachers, to share educational resources such as video, audio, documents, photos, groups and blogs.

Open Theses and Dissertations

EBSCO Open Dissertations: is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs that brings an innovative approach to increasing traffic and discoverability of ETD research.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: NDLTD 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.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD): OPATD is an indexes theses and dissertations from well-known sources and provide direct link to the full text ETD.

ProQuest Digital Theses:PQDT Open provides access to full text of theses submitted by the researcher himself under open access initiative with PQDT open.

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

Open Access Patent Database

Chemical Related Patent:

European Patent:

Free Patent:

Google Patent:

Indian Patent:

USA Patent:

The Lens patents search: It is a patent Lens is an online patent and scholarly literature search facility.

Virtual Labs & Simulations

Virtual Labs project is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India under the aegis of National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). This project is a consortium activity of twelve participating institutes and IIT Delhi is coordinating institute. Under the Virtual Labs project, over 100 Virtual Labs consisting of approximately 700+ web-enabled experiments were designed for remote-operation and viewing. The intended beneficiaries of the projects are:

  • All students and Faculty Members of Science and Engineering Colleges who do not have access to good lab‐facilities and/or instruments;
  • High‐school students, whose inquisitiveness will be triggered, possibly motivating them to take up higher studies. Researchers in different institutes who can collaborate and share resources.
  • Different engineering colleges who can benefit from the content and related teaching resources

Virtual Labs (

A free online platform for science education from Harvard University. A list of free science resources designed to support remote science education are compiled and resources that carry Creative Commons or otherwise open licenses are also clearly labelled:

Earth Science:

Tools for Researcher

English Grammar Checker


Literature Search

Consensus: It is a search engines that uses AI to find insights in research papers.

Perplexity: AI chat based conversational search engines delivers answers to questions using language models.

R Discovery: It is an app for students and researchers to simplify literature search and research reading, listening organising and collaboration.

Semantic Scholar: Researchers to access and analyse scholarly literature, particularly focused on leveraging AI and semantic analysis.

SciSpace: AI powered search engine revolutionizing how researchers access and interact with research findings:

Scite: It is a platform that helps researchers, students and organisations discover and evaluate scientific articles via smart citations.

Paraphrasing Tools

A paraphrase is a restatement of the meaning of a text or passage using other words.

Plagrisim Checker Tools – English Language


Plagrisim Checker Tools – Hindi Language


Reference and Citation Management Tools

1. Citation machine:This is definitely one of the most easy to use free online bibliography and citation tools.
2. Cite This for Me: It automatically generating citations (Harvard, APA, and MLA) in various styles and from different sources, such as books, journals, and websites. It also offers a browser extension for quick citing of web pages during research.
3. Decear: Open-source academic literature management and free online bibliography and citation tool with lots of interesting features that can assist eLearning content developers in referencing their eLearning materials.
4. EndNote: it is use to manage references, citations, and bibliographies.
5. Mendeley: It is a citation Manager for free to use. It helps to manage and share research papers and generate bibliographies for scholarly articles.
6. Zotero: It is a free, open-source tool for managing citations that works as a plug-in on your browser. It helps you gather the information you need, cite your sources, lets you attach PDFs, notes, and images to your citations, and create bibliographies.

Writing Tools


Hindi Language and Literature

Hindi Gyankosh
2. कविताकोशभारतीयभाषाओंकेकाव्यका सर्वप्रथम और सबसेविशाल ऑनलाइनविश्वकोशहै।

Hindi Book Reviews:
Hindi Language Literature and Indology: Resources and Information for Librarians (

Open Library: More than 2300 resource available for Hindi language and literatures.

Hindi Languages:

Hindi Languages Resources:

Hindi Poet and Authors:

Hindi Grammar, Essays and other resources:

Hindi Dictionary:

Hindi Dictionary:

Hindi Languages and Literature:

For short biography of related to Hindi languages:

Hindi Literary Authors
1. Life and Works of Hindi Authors:
2. Life and Works of Hindi Authors:

E-Books In Hindi;
5. Hindisamay: A portal by Mahatma Gandhi Antarashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalay. Wardha.

Online Dictionaries


Rare Books:

Hindi Rare Books
The Rare Book Room: The "Rare Book Room" site has been constructed as an educational site intended to allow the visitor to examine and read some of the great books of the world.

Abhilekh Patal is a full-featured web-portal to access the National Archives of India’s reference media and its digitized collections through the internet. It is ‘work-in-progress’ and both the reference media and the digital data will be regularly augmented.
The National Archives of India is the repository of the non-current records of the Government of India and is holding them in trust for the use of records creators and general users. It is an Attached Office of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
Set up on 11 March 1891 in Calcutta (Kolkata) as the Imperial Record Department, it was transferred to The New Capital to New Delhi in 1911. The present building at the crossing of Janpath and Rajpath was completed in 1926. For details, visit
Abhilekh Patal contains the reference media of more than 2.7 million files held by the National Archives of India.

भारतवाणी : भारतीय भाषाओं द्वारा ज्ञान
इस परिप्रेक्ष्य में शिक्षा मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार द्वारा भारतवाणी परियोजना की शुरुआत की गई है इस परियोजना का लक्ष्य एक ऑनलाइन पोर्टल के ज़रिए लगभग सभी भारतीय भाषाओं में और उनके बारे में मल्टीमीडिया प्रारूप (पाठ, श्रव्य, दृश्य, चित्रांकित रूप) में ज्ञान का ऐसा भंडार बनाना है जिसमें से मनचाही सूचना ढूँढकर निकाली जा सके।
यह भारतवाणी पोर्टल समाज के हर तबके की पहुँच के भीतर होगा। इसका क्रियान्वयन भारतीय भाषा संस्थान, मैसूरु, कर्नाटक के द्वारा किया जा रहा है। इस पोर्टल पर कॉपीराइट (संसोधित) कानून, 2012 की ‘उचित प्रयोग’ से संबंधित धाराओं के अंतर्गत शैक्षणिक उद्देश्यों के लिए मुक्त ज्ञान सामग्री उपलब्ध करायी जा रही है।
भारतवाणी परियोजना के अंतर्गत निम्नलिखित प्रमुख क्षेत्रों में सामग्री का प्रकाशन किया जाएगा - पाठ्य पुस्तक कोश, ज्ञान कोश : विभिन्न भाषाओं से संबंधित विश्वकोशों का संचय, शब्द कोश : विभिन्न क्षेत्रों से संबंधित एकभाषी, द्विभाषी एवं बहुभाषी कोशों का संचय, भाषा कोश : भाषा अधिगम या उससे संबंधित पुस्तकों का संचय, सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी कोश : टीडीआइएल द्वारा विकसित विभिन्न भाषाओं से संबंधित सॉफ्टवेयर के लिंक, बहुमाध्यम कोश : विभिन्न भाषाओं से संबंधित श्रव्य एवं दृश्य सामग्री का संचय आइए! अपनी भाषाओं में हम ज्ञान की खोज करें। सभी डिजिटल मंचों पर अपनी भाषा का विस्तृत उपयोग करें और संपूर्ण विश्व को अपनी समृद्ध विरासत का अनुभव कराएँ,

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