केन्द्रीय पुस्तकालय, राष्ट्रीय प्रोद्योगिकी संस्थान, हमीरपुर / Central Library @ NIT, Hamirpur

e-Resources Usage Policy

  1. Electronic resources such as e-journals, e-databases made available by the Central Library, NIT, Hamirpur for academic use only.
  2. These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles however downloading or printing of an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited.
  3. Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited.
  4. Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block to the entire community of users @ NIT, Hamirpur from accessing these resources.

The general principles for using e-Resources are as under:

PermittedNot Permitted
  • Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results.
  • Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles.
  • Using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purposes.
  • Sending a copy of an article to another authorized user (i.e. Faculty, Students or Staff of NIT, Hamirpur).
  • Posting the URL to the publisher's version of the article on a class website (publisher links will allow only authorized users access).
  • Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted.
  • Systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted.
  • Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content).
  • Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards) is not permitted.
  • Posting the publisher's version or PDF of an article to an open class website is not permitted (instead, post the URL to the article which will allow only authorized users access).

Access to following e-Resources is available within the NITH Campus using Student Wi-Fi.

  1. ACM Digital Library (http://dl.acm.org/)
  2. ASCE Library (http://ascelibrary.org/)
  3. ASME Digital Collection (http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/)
  4. Consortium for educational Communication (http://cec.nic.in/)
  5. e-Books
  6. Emerald (310 Journals) (https://www.emerald.com/insight/)
  7. IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) Online (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp)
  8. IndiaStat e-Database (https://www.indiastat.com/)
  9. ISID (Institute for Studies in Industrial Development) (http://isid.org.in/home.html)
  10. Nature (https://www.nature.com/nature/volumes/)
  11. Oxford University Press (http://www.oxfordjournals.org/)
  12. Sage e-Journals (https://journals.sagepub.com/action/showPublications)
    • Psychology Collection
    • Urban Studies and Planning Collection
    • Individual Titles
  13. Science Direct (http://www.sciencedirect.com/) Subject Collection of
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
    • Material Science
    • Mathematics
    • Physics and Astronomy
  14. Springer Link (http://link.springer.com/)
  15. Taylor and Frances (Science and Technology Collection) (http://www.tandfonline.com/)
  16. Web of Science (http://www.webofknowledge.com/)
  17. Wiley 100 e-Journals (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/)

In order to access pearson e-Books, the student/faculty of NITH has to fill the following Google Form: https://forms.gle/3ArpNGwEQYkeNT126. You will receive an email after activation of your account.

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. It provides Full text of every article ever published by the Association for Computing Machinery and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.

ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)

The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 174 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment. Through the expertise of its active membership, ASCE is a leading provider of technical and professional conferences and continuing education, the world’s largest publisher of civil engineering content, and an authoritative source for codes and standards that protect the public.

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is the premier professional membership organization for more than 127,000 mechanical engineers and associated members worldwide. ASME also conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations in the world, offering thousands of titles including some of the profession's most prestigious journals, conference proceedings, and ASME Press books.

Consortium for educational Communication

The Consortium for Educational Communication popularly known as CEC is one of the Inter University Centres set up by the University Grants Commission of India. It has been established with the goal of addressing the needs of Higher Education through the use of powerful medium of Television along with the appropriate use of emerging Information Communication Technology (ICT). Realizing the potential and power of television to act as means of Educational Knowledge dissemination, UGC started the Countrywide Classroom Programmes in the year 1984. For production of such programmes Media Centres were set up at 6 Universities. Subsequently CEC emerged in 1993 as a nodal agency to coordinate, guide & facilitate such Educational production at the National level. Today 21 Media Centres are working towards achieving this goal under the umbrella of CEC.

Emerald Group Publishing

Emerald's specialist collections in fields such as Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management, Operation Logistics and Quality, Education, Library Studies and Marketing offering focused international research in a range of subject fields. Its management collection features over 80,000 articles from over 200 titles. The collection continues to disseminate the latest thinking, from authors at 95 of the Financial Times Top 100 business schools and forms an essential part of the research library at most of these institutions.

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

IEEE publishes nearly a third of the world’s technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. This includes approximately 180 transactions, journals, and magazines published annually. In cooperation with John Wiley and Sons, Inc., IEEE also produces technical books, monographs, guides, and textbooks. IEEE journals are consistently among the most highly cited in electrical and electronics engineering, telecommunications, and other technical fields. The IEEE Xplore Digital Library contains more than 3.5 million documents from IEEE and IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, and active IEEE standards.

IndiaStat e-Database

Datanet India Private Limited owns Indiastat.com which was established as an ITeS company in February 2000 to render its services in the socio-economic information domain.

Datanet launched its first web site www.Indiastat.com on 14th November 2000. Indiastat.com serves with authentic and perhaps the most comprehensive compilation of secondary level socio-economic statistical information about India and its states on various socio-economic parameters. These parameters are General Info. Demographics, Economy. Agriculture. Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. Environment and Forest, Industries. Infrastructure. Companies, Education. Health, Housing. Labour & Workforce, Polity. Media, Insurance. Tourism, Crime & Law. Social Welfare & Developmental Schemes etc.

ISID (Institute for Studies in Industrial Development)

The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), successor to the Corporate Studies Group (CSG), is a national-level policy research organization in the public domain and is affiliated to the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). Developing on the initial strength of studying India's industrial regulations, ISID has gained varied expertise in the analysis of the issues thrown up by the changing policy environment. ISID has developed databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly concerning industry and the corporate sector. It has created On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI) and Press Clippings on diverse social science subjects. These have been widely acclaimed as valuable sources of information for researchers studying India's socio-economic development.


Focusing on the needs of scientists, Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. Nature is published by Nature Publishing Group (NPG), a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) publishes the highest quality journals and delivers this research to the widest possible audience. We achieve this by working closely with our society partners, authors, and subscribers in order to provide them with publishing services that support their research needs.

Sage - Urban Studies and Planning Collection : List of Sage e-Journals

SAGE Urban Studies & Planning Collection covers subjects such as Anthropology, Cultural Dynamics, Economic Development, Economics, Education, Environmental Science, Planning Pedagogy, Planning Practice, Planning Theory, Policy Analysis, Political Science, Public Administration, Regional Geography, Regional Science, Residential and Community Development, Social Dynamics, Spatial Dynamics, Sociology, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Culture, Urban Geography, Urban Policy, Urban Politics, and Welfare Economics.

Sage - Psychology Collection : List of Sage e-Journals

SAGE Psychology Collection covers subjects such as Applied Psychology, Assessment, Child Development, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Family Studies, Group Work, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Language Acquisition, Latin American Studies, Learning Disabilities, Measurement, Neuropsychology, Personality, Philosophical Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychology of Diversity, School Psychology, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

Science Direct

ScienceDirect is home to almost one-quarter of the world's peer-reviewed full-text scientific, technical and medical content. Over 15 million researchers, health care professionals, teachers, students and information professionals around the globe rely on ScienceDirect as a trusted source of over 2,500 journals. ScienceDirect supports research and education with interactive elements in articles such as audio, video, graphs, tables and images, and offers tools so users can keep current with research trends. Content on ScienceDirect also features embedded links to external datasets, including earth and environmental science data.

Springer Link

SpringerLink is the world's most comprehensive online collection of scientific, technological and medical journals, books and reference works. SpringerLink offers electronic and printed literature from Springer-Verlag, a preeminent scientific publisher with a reputation for excellence spanning more than 150 years. It also offers the work of a growing roster of publishers, including Urban and Vogel, Steinkopff, and Birkhäuser.

Taylor and Frances Online

Online access to journal content of Taylor and Frances is available via Taylor and Francis Online; multidisciplinary online platform. Created in collaboration with librarians, researchers and scholars, the platform hosts journal and reference work content, allowing user to locate vital resources and stay ahead with updates on the latest developments in his/her field.

Web of Science

Web of Science (previously known as (ISI) Web of Knowledge) is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service maintained by Thomson Reuters that provides a comprehensive citation search. It gives access to multiple databases that reference cross-disciplinary research, which allows for in-depth exploration of specialized sub-fields within an academic or scientific discipline

Wiley 100 e-Journals : List of 100 Wiley e-Journals

Wiley offers an exceptional portfolio of over 8 million articles from 1,600 journals. Half of which are published in partnership with prestigious international scholarly and professional societies, however, most of the journals published by Wiley are related to Medical Science.
Hence, NITH subscribes only 100 Wiley e-Journals in the fields of Analytical Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Probability & Statistics, Batteries & Fuel Cells, Biochemistry, Biochemistry (Chemical Biology), Bioenergy, Biotechnology (Life Sciences), Carbon Capture & Storage, Ceramics, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Kinetics, Chemistry, Circuit Theory & Design, Civil Engineering & Construction, Communication Technology, Computational / Numerical Methods, Computational Chemistry & Molecular Modeling, Computer Science, Computer Science & Information Technology, Control Systems Technology, Corrosion, Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery, Econometrics, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electromagnetic Theory, Energy & Environmental Impact, Failure Fracture, General Nanotechnology, Information & Library Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Linear Algebra, Management, Materials Characterization, Materials Science, Mathematical Modeling, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Organizational Behavior, Petrochemistry / Fuel, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry, Polymer Science & Technology General, Polymer Synthesis, Power Technology & Power Engineering, Production Operations Management, Programming & Software Development, Satellite Communications, Spectroscopy, Statistics, Sustainable Chemistry & Green Chemistry, Visualization & Computer Graphics

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