e-Resource Access and Copyright Rules

1. IEL Online (IEEE Xplore Digital Library): Click here

The IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL) provides The IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL) covers almost one third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature, providing unparalleled access to publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). The resource covers more than 780,000 documents from over 12,000 publications, including 120 journals, transactions, magazines, conference proceedings, IEEE Standards. More than 25,000 new pages are added per month. It provides access to more than two million full-page PDF images, including all original charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and illustrative material.

2. Elsevier's Science Direct: Click here

ScienceDirect is the web-based interface to the full-text database of Elsevier Science journals and Academic Press (Ideal), one of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature. The ScienceDirect offers a rich electronic environment for research journals, bibliographic databases and reference works. The database offers more than 1700 scientific, technical and medical peer-reviewed journals, over 59 million abstracts, over two million full-text scientific journal articles, an expanding suite of bibliographic databases and linking to another one million full-text articles via CrossRef to other publishers' platforms.

List of Journal Titles Accessible from Elsevier ScienceDirect

3. Springer Verlag’s Link: Click here

The Springer's Link is the online e-books and e-journals service from Springer, one of the world's leading scientific publishers. Key subject areas include: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Astronomy, Geoscience, Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine. The resource include over 400 current journals of the highest quality, as well as more than 20 book series. Currently over 3,40,000 full-text articles are available in Springer Link.

4. Nature e-Journal: Click here

One of the most recognizable multidisciplinary scientific journals in the world.Research scientists are the primary audience for the journal, but summaries and accompanying articles are intended to make many of the most important papers understandable to scientists in other fields and the educated public.

5. ACM Digital Library: http://dl.acm.org

The ACM Digital Library incorporates digital versions of works published by ACM since its inception. The major components of the resource is an enhanced version of the ACM Digital Library plus an extended bibliographic database, consisting of more than a quarter-million citations of core works in computing. The ACM Digital Library hosts over 103,000 full-text articles from ACM journals, magazines, and conference proceedings and half million bibliographic Records with about 2,50,000 links to full bibliographic information and 70,000 further links to full text resources.

6. ASCE Journals: Click here

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is recognized globally for their significant contribution and dedication to the advancement of science and education in the civil engineering profession. The ASCE publishes 30 journals, periodicals and transactions that cover a comprehensive range of the civil engineering profession. ASCE journals are highly cited and are most relevant to the civil engineers for exchanging technical and professional knowledge. Information published in the journals of ASCE forms archival records not only of the technical advances of the ASCE but of the civil engineering profession as a whole.

7. ASME Journals: http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a nonprofit educational and technical organization serving a worldwide community of mechanical engineers. The ASME conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations. The society holds more than 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year. The ASME promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well-being through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind through its publications that include more than 20 journals and transactions

8. ASTM Standards: http://compass.astm.org

The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.

9. American Chemical Society's Journals(ACS)-All Web Edition: http://pubs.acs.org/journal/

ACS Publications manages the scholarly publishing program of the world’s largest and most influential scientific society. Every year over 100,000 authors and their research teams from the community of scientists worldwide submit their work for consideration, review, and publication to ACS Publications.

10. Royal Society of Chemistry E-Journals: http://www.rsc.org/publishing

This platform provides access to journals, books and databases from RSC Publishing, linking over 1,162,083 chemical science articles and chapters. You can access the latest research of interest using the custom eAlerts, RSS feeds and blogs or you can explore content using the quick and advanced searches. Discover the highest quality integrated scientific research today - search faster, navigate smarter and connect more

11. Emerald Insight E-Journals

11.1. Emerald Insight E-Journals

11.2. Emerald Insight E-Case Collection

12. Taylor and Francis (4 Subject Collection): http://www.tandfonline.com

T&F online have provided consistent global navigation links and each page has a breadcrumb trail of navigation leading back to the homepage. All pages on the site contain a search box. There is also a 'skip to content' link on every page which allows users of assistive technologies to navigate directly to the main content. The journal content has been published in both HTML and accessible PDF formats. Secondary content has been provided as HTML where possible and accessible PDFs where not. The Subjects covered in this collection are:

12.1. Physics
12.2. Chemistry
12.3. Mathematics & Statistics
12.4. Engineering, Computing & Technology

13. Bentham Science E-Journals: Click here

14. Architecture E-Journals

14.1. SAGE Publications: Click here

SAGE Publications is an independent international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Known for the commitment to quality and innovation, they are a world leader in the chosen scholarly, educational, and professional markets. Purchased E-journals are given below:

14.1.1 Building Services Engineering Research and Technology
14.1.2 Lighting Research and Technology

14.2. Taylor and Francis

14.2.1 Advances in Building Energy Research: http://www.tandfonline.com/TAER
14.2.2 Architectural Engineering and Design Management: http://www.tandfonline.com/TAEM
14.2.3 Architectural Science Review: http://www.tandfonline.com/TASR
14.2.4 Architectural Theory Review: http://www.tandfonline.com/RATR
14.2.5 Journal of Building Performance Simulation: http://www.tandfonline.com/TBPS
14.2.6 Housing, Theory and Society : http://www.tandfonline.com/SHOU
14.2.7 Journal of Landscape Architecture: http://www.tandfonline.com/RJLA
14.2.8 Journal of the American Planning Association: http://www.tandfonline.com/RJPA
14.2.9 Journal of Urban Design: http://www.tandfonline.com/CJUD

15. SAGE-Materials Science and Engineering E-Journals: http://journals.sagepub.com

16. Thieme Chemistry E-Journals: https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/

17. e-Resources Subscribed for National Institute of Technology through ESS Consortium: Click here

18. Bibliographic Databases

18.1. J-Gate Custom Content for Consortia (JCCC): http://jgateplus.com/search

The J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium (JCCC) is a virtual library of journal literature created as customized e-journals access gateway and database solution for the ESS consortium. It acts as one-point access to 4,000+ subscribed currently by all the IITs and IISc. and available online. JCCC offers following facility and benefit to users.

18.2. Proquest Science (Formerly ASTP): http://www.proquest.com/

The Applied Science and Technology Plus (ASTP) is a CD-ROM database (with access to the Web). The database provides indices and full abstracts to more than 556 key science and engineering titles, plus full-image of 160 titles. All titles are indexed from 1994 onward; the database is updated monthly. The resource is offered on Web with CD ROM backup. While IITs and IISc have online access to ASTP, the NITs, RECs, SLIET, ISM and NERIST get Web-based access as well as backup on CD ROM.

18.2.1. ABI/Inform Collection: Click here

The ABI/Inform Collection is one of the world's first electronic databases. It has been a premier source of business information for more than 30 years. The database contains content from thousands of journals that help researchers track business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide. It consists of 1800 full-text journals and 2000 journals that are indexed and abstracted. The resource is offered on Web with CD ROM backup. Back-files are available from 1985-Present.

18.2.2. Research Library: A database for English and Humanities field: Click here

18.3. Web of Science: Click here

Web of Science (previously known as Web of Knowledge) is an online scientific citation indexing service originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). It provides a comprehensive citation search.

19. Indian Journals (Free e-journals available on-line)

19.1. Current Science: http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/index.html

19.2. Journal of Chemical Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/chemsci/index.html

19.3. Proceedings-Mathematical Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/mathsci/index.html

19.4. Journal of Earth Systems Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/jessci/index_body.html

19.5. Sadhana: http://www.ias.ac.in/sadhana/index.html

19.6. Pramana -Jrl of Physics: http://www.ias.ac.in/pramana/index.html

19.7. Journal of Bioscience: http://www.ias.ac.in/jbiosci/index/html

19.8. Bulletin of Materials Science: http://www.ias.ac.in/matersci/index/html

19.9. Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy: http://www.ac.in/jaa/index/html

19.10.Journal of Genetics: http://www.ias.ac.in/jgenet/index/html

19.11.Resonance: http://www.ias.ac.in/resonance/index.html

19.12.Journal of the Indian Institute of Science: http://journal.library.iisc.ernet.in/

19.13.Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp

19.14.Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy: Pt-A and B: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp

19.15.Indian Journal of Historical Science: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp

19.16. Down To Earth: http://www.downtoearth.org.in

20. Indian Standards Available On Internet: https://standards.bsb.co.in/

Old Indian Standards are Available on NITT Intranet: Click here

Free online access to all the segments of the Indian Standards (BIS)is available to all the NITT users through the Campus INTRANET. The Indian standards can be accessed either by keying the standard number or keywords.


21.1. Springer E-Books (500+ Titles):  Click here

21.2. Cambridge University Press E-Books (40 Title): Click here

21.3. Oxford University Press E-Books {Mathematics(9 Titles) and Physics(76 Titles)}: Click here

21.4. IET E-Books (8 Subjects Collection):  Click here

21.5. Wiley E-Books: Click here

22. NPTEL Web Courses: http://nptel.nitt.edu/

23. MIT Open Courseware: Click here

24. Turnitin Anti Plagiarism Software: http://turnitin.com

25. Grammarly Writing Support Software: https://www.grammarly.com/edu

26. News Paper Direct - Online Newspapers and Magazines: http://www.pressreader.com