NASSDOC - E-resources for ICSSR Research Institutes and Regional Centres

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It is capacity building programme initiated by ICSSR for its research institutes, Regional centre to strengthen their e-resource collection. Its objectives are:


  • To strengthen the infrastructure of the research institutes for advancing knowledge in social sciences.
  • To provide free access to full text high quality and scholarly e-journals and other research material which are required by ICSSR fraternity.
  • To provide access to e-resources at a substantially reduced cost.
  • To ensure provision of access to online full text database is a regular programme.
  • To sustain the programme for a long period.
  • To promote use of e-resources in ICSSR research institutes, regional centres and NASSDOC.


Following e-resources are being subscribed for them on demand basis.

  1. Econlit with full text (EBSCO): Pertaining to economics
  2. Indiastat (Datanet India): Socio economic numerical data on India
  3. JSTOR (ITHAKA) : Full text database scholarly journals database
  4. Prowess IQ (Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, CMIE):  Financial performance of large and medium Indian firms