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

Prof J P Singh Joorel

Director, INFLIBNET Centre


One Week National Workshop on National Workshop on Creation and Management of Digital Library using Open Source Software scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 01st - 06th July, 2019.

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One Week National Workshop on Metadata Management and Open Source Discovery Systems for Libraries scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 24th - 29th June, 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 20th - 25th May, 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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One Week National Workshop on Research Data and Statistical Analysis using R Programming scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 06th - 11th May, 2019.

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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


Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities

14185886+ Books

436967+ Theses

35248+ Serials


State-of-art Integrated Library Management System

3500+ Installation


Consortium for Higher Education e-Resources

3135000+ e-Books

10000+ e-Journals

04+ Databases


A Reservoir of Indian Theses

222414+ Theses

6450 Synopses

397+ Uni. Contributing

Major Projects

India Rankings

National Institutional Ranking Framework

3500+ Institutions

9 Categories


Free DTH channel for Education

32+ DTH channel


Integrated e-Content Portal

44450+ e-text

66174+ Video


Expert Database & National Researcher Network

25342+ Experts

3004+ Organizations

Activities@ INFLIBNET


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 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.


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


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