About INFLIBNET Centre

Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, Gandhinagar is an Autonomous Inter-University Centre (IUC) of University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. It is a major National Programme initiated by the UGC in March 1991 with its Head Quarters at Gujarat University Campus, Ahmedabad. Initially started as a project under the IUCAA, it became an independent Inter-University Centre in June 1996.

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Prof. D P Singh

UGC Chairman

Dr. Jagdish Arora

Director, INFLIBNET Centre

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Three Days National Workshop on Federated Identity and Access Management (INFED - Off Campus to E-Resources using Shibboleth) scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 15th October-17th October, 2018.

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143rd Training Programme on SOUL 2.0: Installation and Operations scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 27th August-01st September, 2018.

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Three Days National Workshop on Libraries on Cloud scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 26th September - 28th September, 2018.

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Two Days National Workshop on Organizing Research with Reference Management Tools scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 04th October-05th October, 2018.

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The Open Education Consortium 2018 Award was conferred to Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Scientist-C(CS), INFLIBNET Centre in OEC Global Conference at Delft, The Netherlands during April 24-26, 2018 for Open Education Excellence in Open Repository "VIDYA-MITRA: An Integrated e-Content Portal".

The President of India, Honourable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presented an award to Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, and Shri Abhishek Kumar, Scientist C (CS), INFLIBNET Centre for their commendable contribution to digital initiatives for higher education. The award was presented to them during the National Convention on Digital initiatives held on 9th July 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

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The NDLTD Leadership Award 2017 was conferred to Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre and Sh. Manoj Kumar K., Scientist-D(CS), INFLIBNET Centre during August 7-9, 2017 at Washington, DC, USA. The Award is instituted by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) since 2004 and hosted by United States ETD Association (USetdA) in 2017.

Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre, delivered 31st Sarada Ranganathan Endowment Lecture organised by the Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science (SRELS) and Ranganathan Centre for Information Studies, Bengaluru on 31st August, 2016 in Anna University, Chennai

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Delhi Library Association conferred "DLA Professional Excellence Award-2015" to Dr Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre

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Attachment Training Programme for Practicing Library Professionals

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Major Programmes

INDCAT

Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities

14185886+ Books

274622+ Theses

35248+ Serials

SOUL

State-of-art Integrated Library Management System

3500+ Installation

e-ShodhSindhu

Consortium for Higher Education e-Resources

3135000+ e-Books

10000+ e-Journals

04+ Databases

Shodhganga

A Reservoir of Indian Theses

196950+ Theses

5050+ Synopses

342+ Uni. Contributing

Major Projects

India Rankings

National Institutional Ranking Framework

3500+ Institutions

9 Categories

SWAYAM PRABHA

Free DTH channel for Education

32+ DTH channel

Vidya-Mitra

Integrated e-Content Portal

44450+ e-text

66174+ Video

Vidwan

Expert Database & National Researcher Network

25342+ Experts

3004+ Organizations

Activities@ INFLIBNET

INFED

INFLIBNET Access Management Federation (INFED), the first Federation in India, has adopted Shibboleth, a standard-based open source software, for authenticating authorized users from colleges and universities and provide them seamless access to e-resources from anywhere, anytime.

IRINS

IRINS is web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service which facilitates the academic, R&D organisations to collect, curate and showcase the scholarly communication activities and provide an opportunity to create the scholarly network.

INFOPORT

INFLIBNET Subject Gateway for Indian Electronic Resources is designed to facilitate registering of an Internet resource into the portal and extending its access to users. INFOPORT supports browsing of Internet resources by Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) Scheme

IR@INFLIBNET

The papers published in the proceedings of the CALIBER and PLANNER are uploaded into the repository. The Repository also includes course materials, newspaper clippings, etc. The repository has 1,777 full-text articles