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


Training Programme on Bibliometrics and Research Output Analysis scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 03rd December - 07th December, 2018.

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145th Training Programme on SOUL 2.0: Installation and Operations scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 10th December - 15th December, 2018.

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Three Days Training Programme on Shodhganga scheduled to be held at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar from 26th December - 28th December, 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


Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities

14185886+ Books

274622+ 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

196950+ Theses

5050+ Synopses

342+ 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