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Electronic Resources

Electronic resources consist of contents that are stored and displayed digitally and accessed through computers and other electronic devices. These resources are mostly referred to as online/offline databases, digital content or media. The main aim to procure electronic resources is to facilitate their access to users regardless of physical location and time.

Nirma University libraries procure a variety of electronic resources, like online journals, online databases, offline databases, e-books, CDs, DVDs, VCDs, etc. Some electronic resources are accessible only within the campus and some are accessible off-campus through remote login facility.

Nirma University Libraries subscribe many online journals on different subjects. The user can access all online journals 24×7 within and off-campus (through remote access).

Name of Online Journal’s Packages Resources Available in Package Subject Coverage Simultaneous Access
EBSCO’s Art & Architecture 370 journals and 230 e-books Art & Architecture IP authenticated and multi-user access
EBSCO’s Business Source Ultimate 3,507 active full-text journals and magazines 2,112 active full-text peer-reviewed journals Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Emerald 175 journals Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access
Oxford University Press e-bundle 37 journals Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access
Sage Journals 15 journals Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access
ASCE Online Library 30 journals, transactions, magazines Civil Engineering IP authenticated and multi-user access
ACM Digital Library 35 journals + conference proceedings + others Insurance Computer Science IP authenticated and multi-user access
IEEE/IET Electronic Library 241 journals, transactions, magazines, conference proceedings, Standards Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Science Direct 400 journals published by Elsevier Science and Academic Press Engineering, Pharmacy, Business & Management, Science IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Annual Reviews 37 Annual Reviews Biomedical/Life sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences IP authenticated and multi-user access
JSTOR: An Archival database 2073 journals, an archival database the recently published issues (3-5 yrs) are not available Social Sciences IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Nature 1 journal Science IP authenticated and multi-user access
Hein Online – Academic Legal Journals Database 26 journals Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Pharmacology Review 1 journal Pharmacy IP authenticated and multi-user access

Online Database is a database which is accessible via Internet. Nirma University Libraries subscribe many online databases on different subjects. The user can access all online databases 24×7 within and off-campus (through remote access).

Name of Online Database’s Packages Resources Available in Package Subject Coverage Simultaneous Access
SCOPUS SCOPUS is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus features tools that allow researchers to efficiently track, analyze and visualize research easily and at the level of detail they choose. Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and in the arts and Humanities also Scientific, Technical, Medical, Social Sciences & Arts and Humanities IP authenticated and multi-user access

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EPWRF India Time Series (EPWRFITS) On-line Data Series Modules Subscribed:

·      Domestic Product of States of India
·      Agricultural Statistics
·      Price Indices
·      Power Sector
·      Industrial Production Series
·      Annual Survey of Industries
·      National Accounts Statistics of India
·      External Sector
·      Insurance

Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Frost and Sullivan Frost and Sullivan is a comprehensive resource for University Technology commercialization professionals/Researchers/Students/Management & B Schools.   It is designed to deliver the latest Market, Technology, Econometric & Financial information through online Research reports. Research reports in the following areas are available in it-

Economics, Finance, Strategic Management, Marketing, Transportation & Logistics, Operations, Information Systems, Telecom, International Business, Engineering and Healthcare & Biotechnology

Market and Industry reports

Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access

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ISI Emerging Markets Variety of information on companies, sectors and industry Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access

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INDIASTAT.COM Socio-economic statistical information about India Business and Management IP access (Two simultaneous users at a time)
CMIE – Prowess IQ ProwessIQ for Interactive Querying is a powerful internet-based application for querying CMIE’s database on performances of listed and unlisted companies. ProwessIQ provides charting tools and well-formatted reports on performances of companies. The reports provide financial information including analytical ratios and benchmark comparisons.
Financial performance of 50,385 companies
Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access

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Manupatra Manupatra is an online Legal and Business Database which utilizes the power and potential of the digital media to provide a structured, comprehensive and intelligent database for legal and corporate professionals Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
WestLaw India Westlaw is Thompson West’s online legal research service. It provides quick, easy access to West’s vast collection of statutes, case law materials, public records, and other legal resources, Journals and law reviews published from all around the world. The primary legal materials are available on jurisdictions of UK, USA and Commonwealth countries Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Corporate Law Adviser CLAonline is a complete, exclusive Online Library on Corporate / SEBI and Business Laws, covers Case Laws, Legislations, Articles, Queries and Replies on Company Law, Securities Law, SEBI law, FEMA law, Banking, SARFAESI, SICA, Competition law, LLP, Arbitration, Consumer protection, IPR, Information Technology, Money Laundering, Insurance law, etc. Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
ORIL – Oxford Reports on International Law In this resource, the full scope of international case law is available in one place, accompanied by expert analysis and cross-case navigation via the Oxford Law Citator. New cases are added on daily, making Oxford Reports on International Law the most up-to-date source of international case law available Law  IP authenticated and multi-user access
Kluwer Arbitration Law Kluver Arbitration Law has been designed to be easy to use with clever time saving features, the result of feedback from the users whose experience and ideas help to drive improvements and enhancements. Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
SSC (Supreme Court Cases) online SCC Online extensively covers cases of Supreme Court, Privy Council, all Indian High Courts, Tribunals, Foreign and International law, Central statues, Rules Regulations, huge number of scholarly articles and Secondary Legal Materials like contains of all twelve volumes of Constituent Assembly Debates, reports of the law commission of India. SCC Online has an extensive online database of Indian case law, statute law and other International material Law
Hein Online

 

HeinOnline, named to the 2007 EContent 100 “list of companies that matter most in the digital industry,” is the world’s largest image-based legal research database. With almost 50 million pages of legal information at the touch of a button, HeinOnline is a virtual treasure trove of resources for legal researchers and professionals worldwide. All content within HeinOnline is image-based in PDF format, from inception and fully searchable, making it the most user-friendly database available. A Core subscription to HeinOnline includes such valuable collections as: Legal Classics, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Treaties and Agreements Library and much more! Also available in HeinOnline, are several unique a-la-carte collections, including: U.S. Congressional Documents, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, World Trials, Session Laws and many more Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Investor State Law Guide Investor-State Law Guide enables you to utilize a methodical approach when researching investment treaty arbitration jurisprudence and provides an efficient means to improve the comprehensiveness of your research Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
South Asia Archive The South Asia Archive provides online access to millions of pages of rare primary and secondary sources from across the social sciences and humanities. South Asia Archive contains more than 4.5 million pages spanning the period of 18th and mid-20th century from documents across the Indian subcontinent, including India, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Publication date 1700 to 1953) Social Sciences and Humanities IP authenticated and multi-user access
Oxford Legal Research Library (OLRL) Oxford Legal Research Library includes four collections:

  • International Commercial Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Financial and Banking Law
  • Analytical Commentary
  • Private International Law
Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Oxford Competition Law (OCL) Oxford Competition Law is the only fully integrated service to combine recognised market leading commentaries with rigoruus, selective National Case Reports and analysis from EU member states. OCL provides a suite of fully interlinked competition analysis, peer reviewed case reports and source materials Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) Oxford Constitutions of the World is the only resource to contain fully-translated English language versions of all the world’s constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Oxford Investment Claim (OIC) Investment Claims is an acclaimed service for both practitioners and academic users. Regular updates mean that subscribers have access to a fully integrated suite of current and high quality content including:

  • Arbitration awards and decisions with peer-reviewed case reports and analysis
  • Bilateral investment treaty sets
  • Multilateral treaties
  • Investment treaty overviews from expert correspondents
  • Journal and yearbook articles
  • Arbitral rules
  • English translations of key portions of non-English decisions
Law IP authenticated and multi-user access
Domex Business Information www.indiaprojectsnews.in is the web portal of Domex Business Information Pvt. Ltd. (DBI), an established knowledge management company which has been providing up to date information on industrial projects in India for the last 30 years. We have been catering to both national and international customers for the last three decades. DBI has been a pioneer in compiling project information on a wide range of industrial sectors in India. DBI has expertise in business research, industrial market research, trade fair liaison, management consultancy, publishing and Knowledge & business process outsourcing Business and Management IP authenticated and multi-user access
ACE Equity ACE Equity Database is an extensive database of financial as well as non-financial information of listed Indian companies. It also contains price related data. It is updated regularly Business and Management Offline, IP access and multi-user access (Installation guide)

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ACE Mutual Fund ACE Mutual Funds Database is mainly used by distributors and for research. It database has the feasibility to generate reports, which is useful for both. It covers all schemes of AMCs and they are properly classified as well as categorized.

Basic Details and essential information of all schemes is properly culled from the offer documents and is properly altered whenever there is a change made by the Fund house.

All portfolio details whether Company, Asset, Industry, Rating and Maturity Profile, coverage of NAV and dividend details, etc are fully updated regularly.

Commerce Offline, IP access and multi-user access (Installation guide)

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Offline Database is a database which is accessible via Intranet. Nirma University Libraries subscribe many online databases on different subjects. The user can access all offline databases within campus 24×7.

Name of Offline Database Subject Coverage Simultaneous Access
AIR High Courts 1975-2016  Law  Single User Access
AIR Privy Council 1930-1950  Law  Single User Access
AIR Supreme Court 1950-2016  Law  Single User Access
Annual Survey of Indian Law 1965-2009  Law  Single User Access
Criminal Law Journal 1965-2016  Law  Single User Access
Journal of the Indian Law Institute 1958-2015  Law  Single User Access
SCC Online 1950-2016  Law  Single User Access
The Patents and Trade Marks Cases 1981-2016 Law  Single User Access
Gujarat Law Reporter 1960-2016  Law  Single User Access

Nirma University Libraries subscribe the following e-Book packages. The user can access all e-books 24×7 within and off-campus (through remote access).

Name of E-Book Packages Resources Available in Package Subject Coverage Simultaneous Access
EBSCO e-Books Academic Collection 1,65,000 e-books Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics & Humanities, Business and Economics, Management, Entrepreneurship, Law, Architecture & Planning, Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Commerce & Banking, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Design, Social Sciences and other academic subjects IP authenticated and multi-user access
Springer e-books collection 617 e-books
2005  2006  2007
Institute of Management Library has purchased e-Books of Springer e-Books Collection. (Business and Economics e-Books Package) IP authenticated and multi-user access
World e-book Library The World Library Foundation is the world’s largest collection of Books and Articles in electronic format 21st Century, Action Adventure, Biography, Classics, Drama, Education, Elizabethans, Esoteric, Fiction, Folklore, Children’s, Gothic Tales, History, Liberal Arts, Mystery, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Political Science, Pulp Fiction, Religion, Renaissance Thinkers, Science, Science Fiction, Western, Europa, Eastern, Professional IP authenticated and multi-user access

NPTEL stands for National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning. This is an initiative by seven Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) for creating course contents in engineering and sciences. Contents for these video courses are based on the model curriculum suggested by AICTE and the syllabi of major affiliating Universities of India.

The main objective of NPTEL program is to enhance the quality of engineering education in the country by developing curriculum based video and web courses. This is being carried out by seven IITs and IISc Bangalore as a collaborative project. Five major engineering disciplines have been covered in this project so far at the undergraduate (B.E./B.Tech) level. In addition, a number of core curriculum courses common to all engineering programmes such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, management, electronics, language, etc. have also been included.

800 Video courses and 300 Web courses available for access. Students and Faculty members of Nirma University can watch these video courses within the campus to enhance their subject knowledge.

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