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.

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Prof D P Singh

UGC Chairman

Prof J P Singh Joorel

Director, INFLIBNET Centre

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One Week National Workshop on Research Methodology and Ethics: Anti-Plagiarism, Reference Management Tools and Altmetrics has been postponed till further announcement. For any queries, please reach us at shodhganga[at]inflibnet.ac.in

Plagiarism Detection Software (URKUND by M/s Prioinfocenter SB, Swedan) is being provided to all Universities shortly.

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One Week National Workshop on Research Data and Statistical Analysis using R Programming scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 16th - 21st September, 2019.

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One Week National Workshop on e-Resources Access, Management and Usage Analysis scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 05th - 10th August, 2019.

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Advanced Training Programme on Bibliometrics and Research Output Analysis scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 22nd - 27th July, 2019.

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One Week Training Programme on SOUL 2.0: Installation and Operations scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 08th - 13th July, 2019.

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12th International CALIBER 2019 is scheduled to be organized by INFLIBNET Centre in collaboration with KIIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 28th - 30th November, 2019.

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INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, received EduShine Excellence Award 2019 on 21st February, 2019, at Le Meridien, New Delhi from Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Government of India, presented by ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India).

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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".

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Major Programmes

INDCAT

Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities

14185886+ Books

436967+ 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

222414+ Theses

6450 Synopses

397+ 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

INDCAT

IndCat is unified online catalogues of Books, Theses and Journals available in major university libraries in India.More than 1.25 crore bibliographic record of books.

SOUL 2.0

It is state-of-the-art Integrated Library Management System for library automation. Most installed software in the country

e-ShodhSindhu

Consortium for Higher Education Electronics Resources An initiative by MHRD. Provides access to e-resources (15,000+ full-text journals from 25 publishers, 5 bibliographic databases, 2 legal databases, 4 factual databases and one standards database) to Universities, Colleges and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions in INDIA.

ShodhGanga

Shodhganga is a repository of Indian theses and dissertations. 2,11,704+ full-text theses have been uploaded into Shodhganga and 428 universities signed MoU.

e-PG Pathshala

e-PG Pathshala is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) executed by the UGC. The development & maintenance of portal and administrative responsibilities are assigned to the INFLIBNET Centre. More than 23000+ e-modules developed among 70 subjects or 700+ courses.

Vidwan: Expert Database

VIDWAN is the premier database of profiles of scientists / researchers and other faculty members.

Vidya-mitra

Vidya-mitra is an online learning portal for all the e-content projects. The portal facilitates searching and browsing of all content hosted on a platform wherein a learner can easily access the desired material including audio/video learning material, textual material, multimedia-enriched materials, etc. through a single interface. Currently, vidya-mitra has 44,450+ eText and 66,000+ Video.

UGC-MOOCs

SWAYAM provides an integrated platform for online courses, using information and communication technology (ICT) and covering courses from high School to post-graduate subjects.

InfiStats

Platform for Harvesting Usage Statistics from Publisher's Web Site, Access to Member Institutes and Reminders for low usage.

INFED

The first and only access management federation in India, based on Shibboleth, a standard-based open source software, for authenticating authorized users from colleges, universities and other institutes in India. It has been tested with 35 Service Providers.

ShodhGangotri

A repository of research in progress called Shodhgangotri that hosts 6000 synopses/approved research proposals submitted by 62 universities.

Swayam Prabha

The SWAYAM PRABHA is a group of 32 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis using the GSAT-15 satellite.

ICSSR Data Service

The ICSSR has sanctioned a project entitled "Setting-up of Indian Social Science Data Repository for the ICSSR's Data Service" to the Centre. The ICSSR has signed an MoU with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, New Delhi for providing NSS and ASI datasets which, in turn, are being handed over to INFLIBNET Centre for hosting onto the repository.

IRINS

IRINS is web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service provided by the Information

NIRF

This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. Three exercise of India Rankings has been done. The major role is being played by NBA, INFLIBNET under the umbrella of MHRD in ranking of the institutions.

Study in India

A web portal for foreign students seeking to study in India. It provides all the information one needs on Indian education institutions in India, how to plan their studies, how to stay in India.

e-NBA

NBA has assigned task to develop full-fledge online platform for accreditation workflow management system for technical institutes.

National Testing Agency

The portal facilitates platform which automates complete administrative process of "Exam Observer", "Training Practice Centre", Mobile-app, etc.

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Online interface for the applications from Indian institutes to participate in UBA and its scrutiny process. Such process is being executed by the Centre.

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

A platform which provides library of different cultural and academic events of Indian states.

FASSAI's FSKAN

A system of network of organizations with the aim to facilitate a scientific co-operation framework by the co-ordination of activities, the exchange of information, the development and implementation of joint projects within the Food Authority's responsibility FSSAI has established Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network (FSKAN).

Atal Innovation Ranking

ARIIA is an initiative of MHRD to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development" amongst students and faculties. INFLIBNET is technical partner.

Institutional Repository

The centre offers installation, customization and hosting services for academic libraries to establish institutional repository using open source software such as DSpace.