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It is a Class Room presentation for IPP Course Work Lecture prepared for Department of Library and Information Science, Assam University, Silchar for its first batch IPP Course Work Students. It was ...

It is a Class Room presentation for IPP Course Work Lecture prepared for Department of Library and Information Science, Assam University, Silchar for its first batch IPP Course Work Students. It was delivered in last semester (Jan-June 2013)

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Inflibnet and ugc infonet digital library consortium  ipp lecture -mks Inflibnet and ugc infonet digital library consortium ipp lecture -mks Presentation Transcript

  • INFLIBNET AND UGC-INFONET DIGITAL LIBRARY CONSORTIUM FOR ACCESS TO E- RESOURCES Dr. Manoj Kumar Sinha Associate Professor and Head Department of Library and Information Science Assam University (A Central University) Silchar-788011 Mobile- 09435231672, 09435712447 E-mail: dr_mk_sinha@yahoo.com, mksinha1965@gmail.com,
  • UGC - SPONSORED LIBRARY NETWORK INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network), Ahmedabad  An autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC)  It is a major National Programme initiated by the UGC in 1991 with its Head Quarters at Gujarat University Campus, Ahmedabad. Initially started as a project under the IUCAA in 1988;  It became an independent Inter-University Centre in 1996 8/6/2013 2 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
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  • BACKGROUND OF INFLIBNET (INFORMATION & LIBRARY NETWORK)  It is basically a cooperative endeavours in resource development, sharing and its utilization at national level;  Till date, 142 university libraries have been financed to establish the necessary infrastructure for computerisation of their libraries and link them through network; and  09 Central Universities and 02 State Universities are given Financial Assistance for Modernisation of Libraries and Creation of Bibliographic Databases 8/6/2013 4 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS View slide
  • MAJOR OBJECTIVES OF INFLIBNET  To promote and establish communication facilities to improve capability in Information Transfer and Access that provide support to scholarship , learning research and academic pursuits through cooperation and involvement of Agencies;  To establish Information and Library Network –a computer communication network for linking libraries and information centres in universities, deemed to be universities, colleges , UGC-Information centres, Institutions of national importance, R& D institutions etc. avoiding duplication of efforts in acquiring resources. 8/6/2013 5 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • ACTIVITIES OF INFLIBNET  Automation of University Libraries ;  E-Journal Gateway and Archival Library;  Development of Union Databases;  SOUL 2.0 (Software for University Library);  Human Resource Development and Consultancy;  IFLIBNET Repositories (Using D-sapce);  Open Source Software and R & D; and  Hosting of Scholarly Journals under Open Access Programme 8/6/2013 6 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • MAJOR PROJECTS OF INFLIBNET  UGC-INFONET Connectivity Programme;  UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium  UGC-INFONET : 2.0;  Special Drive for North East and Jammu & Kashmir;  N-LIST (The National Library and Information Infrastructure for Scholarly Content: 6000 (12 B ) Colleges funded by the UGC will have access to electronic resources subscribed by the UGC- INFONET Digital Library Consortium for its members institutions; and  Hosting of ETD : Electronic Theses and Dissertations 8/6/2013 7 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • AUTOMATION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES  INFLIBNET has been able to create an IT conscious environment in University Libraries ;  142 Universities were provided grants for developing ICT Infrastructure for Automation and Networking (Assam University is one of them ); and  Gujarat University Automation Project 8/6/2013 8 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • UGC –INFONET CONNECTIVITY PROGRAMME  158 Universities are equipped with State –of –Art Campus Wide Network;  Internet Bandwidth ranging from 256 Kbps to 4 Mbps to be given depending upon geographical locations of the universities; and  Internet Bandwidth is being upgraded to 4/ 10 Mbps for all universities . 8/6/2013 9 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • UGC-INFONET DIGITAL LIBRARY CONSORTIUM  159 Universities Covered Phase Wise ;  More than 5000 e-journals ;  9 Bibliographical Databases ;  Covers almost all Disciplines (Sceince & Technology, Humanity & Social Sciences, Mathematics ect.) 8/6/2013 10 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • SOUL 2.0 (SOFTWARE FOR UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES)  INFLIBNET develops State of –the-Art Library Management Software  More than 1950 Institutions have procured and installed for Library Automation;  Available in limited (30,000/-) and Full Version (Rs.60,000/-);  MARC 21/ ISO 2709 format for Data Exchange ;  RFID Compliant , Copy Cataloguing and Web OPAC Facility;  5-Days In-House Training and Regional Training Programme for imparting training on SOUL Software  Established Regional Service Centers' and SOUL Support Cell with dedicated Helpline for Troubleshooting 8/6/2013 11 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • UGC-INFONET 2.0 : A NETWORK OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES  UGC-INFONET is an ambitious programme of UGC to interlink all the Universities in the country with state-of-art technology .  The Network is being switched over to BSNL backbone w. e. f 1st April 2010 and renamed as UGC Infonet 2.0.  ON the new scheme 10 Mbps(1:1) Leased line is being established in 180 plus universities preferably by using Fiber to provide Internet Services.  INFLIBNET is responsible for executing and monitoring the entire project. The UGC-INFONET mainly provides Internet bandwidth, a pre-requisite for delivery of scholarly content subscribed through the UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium. The scheme has now been extended to 200 Universities and 6 Inter-University Centres of the UGC. 8/6/2013 12 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • STATUS OF 182 UNIVERSITIES AS ON 13TH AUGUST 2010  Universities Covered : 200  Funds Released From UGC : 182  Link Commissioned by BSNL : 165  North East Universities/Commissioned : 9  New Central Universities : 12  IUCs/Commissioned : 6  NKN Connected Universities* : 10  NKN Connected Universities Excluded : 5  Temporary 2 Mbps given : 28  New Universities added in UGC Infonet 2.0 : 26  Monitoring Graphs Available : 111 8/6/2013 13 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF UNION DATABASES  Book Databases : 1,17,01,946 Records from 122 Universities / Institutions;  Theses Database: 2,14,898 Records of Doctoral Theses from 238 Indian Universities / Institutions;  Serials Holding Databases , 50,164 Holdings of 210 Universities ;  Current Serials Database 22, 471 Records from 238 Universities 8/6/2013 14 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF UNION DATABASES  Experts Database : 15, 912 Records of Experts in different diciplines ;  Subject Expert (NISSAT) 24,143 Records;  Research Projects : 13,466 Records of Ongoing and Completed projects funded by Governmental Agencies . 8/6/2013 15 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • SERVICES OF INFLIBNET  Bibliographic Database Search Services ;  On-line / Offline Document Delivery; Services through Five National Centers ;  CD-ROM Database Search Services;  E-Resources available under UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium;  E-Resources for College Libraries under N-LIST Programme (Some Colleges of North Eastern Regions  Facilitate Hosting of Open Access Scholarly Journals from INFLIBNET Node 8/6/2013 16 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
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  • E-RESOURCES AVAILABLE UNDER UGC-INFONET DIGITAL LIBRARY CONSORTIUM 8/6/2013 18 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • E-RESOURCES UNDER UGC-INFONET  09 Central and 02 State Universities are the part of 142 Universities Chosen by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad for access to E-Resources;  5000 + E-Resources from 23 World Class Publishers are available under UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium for Full-Text, Abstracts , and Table of Contents Access of E-Journals, Databases;  www.inflibnet.ac.in 8/6/2013 19 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • PUBLISHERS WISE DETAILS OF E-RESOURCES UNDER UGC-INFONET  American Chemical Society (ACS): 31 Journals in Chemistry (http://pubs.acs.org )  Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC): 27 Journals in Chemistry (http://www.rsc.org )  Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) Chemical Abstract Databases: (http://www.cas.org )  Nature Publications: Nature ( http://www.nature.com) 8/6/2013 20 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • E-RESOURCES UNDER UGC-INFONET  Institute of Physics: 36 Journals in physics including archival access (http://www.iop.org/EJ)  Cambridge University Press: 68 Journals from different scientific disciplines.  (http://journals.cambridge.org );  Project Muse (John Hopkins University) 220 Journals in social sciences , Humanities, and Mathematics (http://muse.jhu.edu/journals )  BIOSIS: Biological Abstract Databases (http://www.biosis.org )  Encyclopaedia Britannica (http://www.britanica.com )  JSTOR (http://www.jstor.org )  American Institute of Physics: 36 Journals in Physics (http://www.aip.org ) 8/6/2013 21 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • E-RESOURCES UNDER UGC-INFONET  American Physical Society (http://www.aps.org )  Science Online (http://www.scienceonline.org )  Annual Reviews (http://www.annualreviews.org )  Springer Link Journals (http://www.springerlink.com )  Kluwer online (http://www.kluweronline.com )  Emerald Library Science Collections (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/ft )  Elsevier Science-Life Science Collections (http://www.sciencedirect.com )  Ingenta Gateway Portal (http://gateway.ingenta.com )  J-Gate Gateway Portal (http://www.j-gate.informindia.co.in ) 8/6/2013 22 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
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  • CONTRIBUTION OF INFLIBNET FOR UNIVERSITIES OF N E REGION  Provide Financial Assistance to all the Central and State Universities for ICT Infrastructural Development;  Provide SOUL Software and Support to all Universities and Colleges on nominal Cost for Library Automation and Networking Programme;  Free SOUL 2.0 has been provided to all Colleges with Training to Library Professionals at INFLIBNET Centre Ahmadabad;  Organise User Awareness Programmers for Faculuty , Research Scholars and Studenst for accessing to E- Resources available under UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium 8/6/2013 29 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • CONTRIBUTION OF INFLIBNET FOR UNIVERSITIES OF N E REGION  Introduce Attachment Programme for the LIS Professionals of N E Region;  Established SOUL- Support Centre at Gauhati and Manipur Universities to help solving problems of SOUL Users;  Organise PLANNER ( Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region ) especially for LIS Professionals of N E Region 8/6/2013 30 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • PLANNER ORGANISED BY INFLIBNET FOR LIS ROFESSIONALS  1st PLANNER- NEHU , Shillong, 2003  2nd PLANNER –Manipur Univ. : 2004  3rd PLANNER –Assam Univ. : 2005  4th PLANNER- Mizoram Univ. : 2006  5th PLANNER-Gauhati Univ. : 2007  6th PLANNER- Nagaland Univ : 2008  7th PLANNER-Tezpur Univ. : 2010  8th PLANNER- Sikkim University, Gangtok : 2012 8/6/2013 31 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • E-JOURNALS USER AWARENESS PROGRAMMERS/ TRAINING  Invite two Professionals from each University of N E Region to attend One Month long Training Programme for Computerization of Library Activities ;  Organised One/ Two Days E-Journals Users Awareness Programmers;  Organised SOUL Training Programmers;  Organised Tutorials on Institutional Repositories and Local Digital Libraries using D-Space Open Source Software;  Organised Training for College Library Professionals at INFLIBNET Centre on SOUL 2.0 / Application of IT/ Computerization in Library Activities . 8/6/2013 32 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • CONCLUSION  Library Networking by various agencies have been momentum in the country. Amongst all other Library Networks , INFLIBNET has been playing a significant role for the modernization of University and College Libraries of India in general and NE Region of India in particular;  Thanks to INFLIBNET for Bridging the Digital Divide ;  We are located in remote area but we are no longer remain electronically isolated lagging behind rest of the country;  Now we have ample E-Resources at our hand . We have to optimally utilized the resources for academic and research output converting our dreams into reality. 8/6/2013 33 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS
  • THANKS AND HAVE A NICE DAY 8/6/2013 34 IPPLectureatDepartmentof Commerce,AUS