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LIBRARY

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SERVICES

 

INFORMATION SERVICES:
The library is central hub of knowledge and information has always been in the forefront in developing infrastructure in tune with the advances in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). It is dedicated to providing information services from a variety of resources built over the last 55 years of its existence. The Library provides a wide range of information services.
Among the Information Services, which library has been providing include:

  • E-Journals full text access service on the intranet
  • Database Search and Retrieval Service on the intranet
  • Delegated search service both for internal as well as external users from our databases
  • Document Delivery Service/Campus Wide Document Delivery Service (CWDDS)
  • Current Awareness Services (CAS) through Library e-Bulletin
  • Information Kiosk Facility
  • WEB-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
  • Institutional Repository
  • Journals Impact Factor
  • Directory of Current Research Projects in Food Science & Technology in India

Electronic Journals:
The CFTRI Library, which entered into a digital era way back in 1985, provides access to full-text of around 4000 Electronic Journals as a part of the CSIR Network from major International Publishers viz., Springer, Blackwell Publishing, Taylor & Francis, John Wiley, Emerald, Oxford University Press and IEEE Xplore; access to Indian Standards (BIS) and ASTM Standards; access to citation databases and full text of world's top patent databases. The library has migrated 50% of print journals of international publishers to online from the year 2013.

On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC):
The library operations have been automated using open source software Open Biblio and customized to our requirement. The On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC) which contains bibliographic records of all library holdings is accessible on intranet at http://192.168.0.132 and on internet at http://www.cftri.com/e-bulletin.html

Current Awareness Service (Library e-Bulletin):
It covers a brief description of the activities at FOSTIS such as News briefs, latest additions of books, serial publications, CD-ROM databases, project investigations, dissertations and theses and Internet resources of interest to the users. The bulletin is published in electronic form and can be accessed at the institute's website (www.cftri.com). Blog announcement regarding access to e-Journals, books received on approval basis and new additions to library.

Document Delivery Service:
Through this service, we provide photocopy of articles required by the user from the library of print holdings only for R&D purposes, on payment of a fee.

Institutional Repository:
The Institutional Repository (IR) of CFTRI collects preserves and disseminates in digital format the research output of the CFTRI community. It enables the CFTRI community to deposit their preprints, postprints and other publications using a web interface and organizes these publications for easy retrieval. In addition to this, it also contains theses/dissertation/student investigations carried out at CFTRI. It may be accessed at http://ir.cftri.com and the repository holds 7762 documents.

 


 Address

Library, CFTRI Campus, Mysuru

 Email

fostis@cftri.res.in

 Phone

+ 91- 821-2515850

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