e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources

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e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources
Brief Description: 

The MHRD, Govt of India has formed e-ShodhSindhu merging three consortia initiatives, namely UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, NLIST and INDEST-AICTE Consortium.The e-ShodhSindhu will continue to provide current as well as archival access to more than 10,000 core and peer-reviewed journals and a number of bibliographic, citation and factual databases in different disciplines from a large number of publishers and aggregators to its member institutions including centrally-funded technical institutions, universities and colleges that are covered under 12(B) and 2(f) Sections of the UGC Act.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Mailing Address: 
Prof J P Singh Joorel Director Information and Library Network Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar - 382007. Gujarat, India.
Generic Phone Number: 
+91 79 23268201
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
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Other Types of Members: 
Colleges - 3000+