RESEARCH TOOLS

Library facilitates access to the following subscribed and open source research tools. It arranges periodical training on the use of these software for reference management and citation. Library academic staff carries these training programmes.At times we also get product representatives to provide training to our scholars.

1. Reference Management Tools

  • EndNote: EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop. Library has access to EndNote reference management software through Web of Science database subscription. It arranges periodical training on the use of EndNote software for reference management and citation. Download the Tutorial on EndNote .

  • Zotero : Zotero is an open source, free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content in your web browser, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites.

Download the Tutorial on Zotero. Visit for accessing related Zotero Training Material

  • Mendeley: Easily organize your papers, read & annotate your PDFs, collaborate in private or open groups, and securely access your research from everywhere. Its a a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online.

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2. Plagiarism: Detection and Avoiding

The Library has access to an online plagiarism detection tool Urkund. Library too helps students in this work. Regular training programmes are conducted to create awareness about how to detect and avoid plagiarism. The institute has made it mandatory for all the students to submit their classroom assignments, theses and dissertations along with the Urkund plagiarism report. Download the following Plagirism related presentations to know more about the same.

For obtaioning a Urkund Plagirism report, please send your document to the folowing email id:

3. Web of Science: The Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge) is today's premier research platform, helping you quickly find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. You get integrated access to high quality literature through a unified platform that links a wide variety of content with one seamless search.

Web of Science Core Collection: Citation Indexes

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) --1989-present

  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) --1989-present

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) --1989-present

  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) --2015-present

Library conducts periodic training programmes on the effefctive use of Web of Science platform.

4. JCCC: -J Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature. Launched in 2001 by Informatics India Limited, J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online offered by 12,222 Publishers. It presently has a massive database of journal literature, indexed from 44,690 e-journals with links to full text at publisher sites.