e-Resource Access and Copyright Rules

Remote Access to E-Resources through INFED: Click here

Access E-Resources from remote through INFED/Shibboleth. You have to login with your OCTA username (Usually your roll number/ webmail username without "@nitt.edu") and password. Remember, OCTA password is not the same as your webmail password. If you have forgotten your OCTA password, please contact the Computer Support Group (CSG) over email (csgmaint@nitt.edu)

Remote Access to E-Resources through MyLOFT

Central Library is providing remote access to all subscribed e-resources for Faculties, PDFs and PhD research scholars through MyLOFT Application. PhD research scholars need to send a request email to librarian@nitt.edu for their account creation. After your account is created, a welcome mail reaches your institute affiliated email id (if not found, check Spam folder/ MyLOFT in Junk Summary). There is an option to “Set Password” in that mail. Click on the option. It will open a new tab and will ask you to create a password.

Open MyLOFT app in your desktop: Click here

While using MyLOFT on desktop, remember to download the browser extension. Chrome UsersMicrosoft Edge Users

Downlaod MyLOFT for your Mobile. Android usersMac users

Video: How to use MyLOFT

J-Gate Search

  1. IEEE Electronic Library (IEL): Click here

    IEEE 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). The resource covers more than 780,000 documents from over 12,000 publications, including 490+ 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. IEEE Course: English for Technical Professionals Click here

    This course enables technical professionals to improve language skills in a way that fits the needs and priorities of working adults in the engineering fields. Also presents the English language standards and practice activities that are essential for describing a project to a peer, submit a technical proposal to a funding source, or justify technical findings to a supervisor. It helps learners gain confidence and understanding the technical or engineering communication works.
  3. 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
  4. Springer Link 1700 Collection and Nature Journal: Click here

    The Springer's Link is the 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 1700 current journals of the highest quality.

    List of Journal Titles Accessible from Springer
  5. 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. You can access articles published from ACS journals after 1996.
  6. SciFinder-N: Click here

    SciFinder gives you the access to CAS content that includes many scientific disciplines including biological sciences, biomedical sciences, engineering, materials science, agricultural science and more.

    SciFindnder-N Registration Guidelines
  7. Royal Society of Chemistry 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.
  8. Bentham Science Journals: Click here

    Bentham Science currently publishes more than 100 journals. These journals cover various disciplines in pharmaceutical research and development, medical subspecialties, engineering, technology, and social sciences.

    List of Journal Titles Accessible from Bentham Sc. and Tech. Collections
  9. Thieme Journals: Click here

    Journals accessible from Thieme are:
    1. Planta Medica
    2. Pharmacopsychaitry
    3. Synfacts
    4. Synlett
    5. Synthesis
  10. Taylor and Francis Journals: http://www.tandfonline.com

    T&F online has 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:
    1. Physics
    2. Chemistry
    3. Mathematics and Statistics
    4. Engineering, Computing and Technology
    5. Business Management and Economics
  11. SAGE-Materials Science and Engineering Journals: http://journals.sagepub.com

  12. Architecture E-Journals

    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:
      1. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology
      2. Lighting Research and Technology
    2. Taylor and Francis

      1. Advances in Building Energy Research: http://www.tandfonline.com/TAER
      2. Architectural Engineering and Design Management: http://www.tandfonline.com/TAEM
      3. Architectural Science Review: http://www.tandfonline.com/TASR
      4. Architectural Theory Review: http://www.tandfonline.com/RATR
      5. Journal of Building Performance Simulation: http://www.tandfonline.com/TBPS
      6. Housing, Theory and Society : http://www.tandfonline.com/SHOU
      7. Journal of Landscape Architecture: http://www.tandfonline.com/RJLA
      8. Journal of the American Planning Association: http://www.tandfonline.com/RJPA
      9. Journal of Urban Design: http://www.tandfonline.com/CJUD
  13. Emerald Insight

    Emerald is a leading publisher covering many disciplines. You get information and articles from breadth and depth across all management disciplines, including the latest peer-reviewed, international research in both established and emerging areas of interest.
    1. Emerald Insight E-Journals

      List of Journal Titles Accessible from Emerald Publisher
    2. Emerald Insight E-Case Collection
  14. EBSCO Business Source Elite: Click here

    Business Source Elite database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. It covers topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, and sales.
  15. CMIE-Prowess IQ: Click here

    Prowess IQ provides financial information of Indian companies. Annual Report of companies is the most important source of this database. For listed companies, the Prowess database contains additional data sourced from the stock exchanges. Prowess IQ provides time-series data beginning 1989-90.
  16. 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 a full-image of 160 titles. All titles are indexed from 1994 onward; the database is updated monthly.
    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.
    2. Research Library: A database for English and Humanities field: Click here

  17. JSTOR: Click Here

    JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
  18. South Asia Archive (SAA): Click here

    It is an extensive resource for students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences. The historical documents within the Archive are truly interdisciplinary, reflecting the varied range of knowledge production in colonial and early post-colonial India and the wider sub-continent.
  19. Oxford University Press Journals: Click here

    List of Journal Titles Accessible from Oxford University Press
  20. 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.
  21. American Institute of Physics Journals: Click here

    AIP Publishing comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.
  22. American Physical Society Journals: Click here

    APS pulishes 14 Jounrals focusing the field Physics.
  23. Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals: Click here

    The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body and learned society, established to promote the advancement and dissemination of Phyics. It provides access to full text journals in the area of Physics.

    List of Journal Titles Accessible from IOP

    Guidelines for Remote Access to IOP journals through Email Domain Login
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Economic & Political Weekly: Click here

    A weekly peer-reviewed academic journal covering all social sciences. The journal was established in 1949 as the Economic Weekly. It is among the most prestigious scholarly journals in India.
  27. Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) Database: Click here

    ISID has been acquiring databases and updating the existing databases to meet the data requirements of the empirical researchers in the area of macroeconomic aspects of the Indian economy. In particular, the ISID database covers a wide range of aggregate economic data with special emphasis on Indian manufacturing industries, corporate sectors, foreign direct investments, technology, international trade, labor, and social sector. The coverage and content of these databases are being continuously enlarged and updated
  28. SIAM Journals: Click here

    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics is a nonprofit organization to convey useful mathematical knowledge to other professionals who could implement mathematical theory for practical, industrial, or scientific use. Through publications, research, and community SIAM builds cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology. SIAM publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals.
  29. World Scientific Publishing Mathematics Journals: Click here

    World Scientific Publishing is a leading academic and professional publisher. They have an agreement with Nobel Foundation to publish the entire series of Nobel Lectures in all subjects - physics and astronomy, chemistry, physiology or medicine, economic sciences and literature.

    List of Mathematics Journal Titles Accessible from World Scientific Publishing
  30. MathSciNet: Click here

    It offers access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 125,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.
  31. ASTM Standards: Click here

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

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

    Old Indian Standards are Available on NITT Intranet: Click here
  33. E-BOOKS

    1. Cambridge University Press: Click here

      List of eBooks accessible from CUP
    2. Oxford University Press {Mathematics (9 Titles), Physics (77 Titles) and Management (22 Titles), Chemistry (1 Title)}: Click here
      Accessible titles: Click "Browse by Subject" >> Select any of the four subjects >> Select the "Unlocked" checkbox >> Submit

      List of eBooks accessible from OUP
    3. IET E-Books (8 Subjects Collection, 394 Titles, Publications from 1979 to 2013): Click here
      Filter by publication date: 1979 to 2013

      List of eBooks accessible from IET
    4. Wiley E-Books: Click here

      New Addition Titles
    5. Springer E-Books: Click here

      New Addition Titles

      Springer Link User Guide
    6. Bloomsbury Architecture Library: Click here
    7. Elsevier/ Academia Press/ Butterwoth-Heinemann E-Books: Click here

      New Addition: Titles
    8. Pearson E-Books: Click here

      To access Pearson E-Library every user needs to create an account which will require Access Code. For Access Code mail to librarian@nitt.edu from your webmail. Creating an account follow the instructions of Pearson e-Library User Guide.

      Pearson e-Library User Guide
    9. PHI Learning E-Books: Click here

      List of eBooks accessible from PHI
    10. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press and Routledge E-Books: Click here

      List of Titles accessible from Taylor and Francis Publication
    11. McGraw Hill Access Engineering E-Books: Click here

      List of Titles accessible from McGraw Hill Access Engineering E-Books

      McGraw Hill Access Engineering User Guide
    12. International Society for Automation E-Books: Click here
  34. 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.
  35. SCOPUS: Click here

    Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
  36. SciVal: Click here

    SciVal offers quick, easy access to visualize research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends. It is based on output and usage data (from 1996 to the current date, covers over 48 million records) from Scopus. Create your account in SciVal with your NITT email ID and sign in.
  37. DELNET Knowledge Gainer Discovery Portal: Click here

    Developing Library Network (DELNET)'s Knowlege Gainer portal offers anytime and everywhere intuitive access and learning environment on a wide array of subjects. At present, through this portal, you can access 33 Lakh E-Books, E-Journals, E-Articles, and IRs.
  38. E-Resources Accessible Through ESS Consortium: Click here

  39. J-Gate Custom Content for Consortia (JCCC): Click here

    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+ Journals.
  40. Turnitin Similarity Checking Tool: http://turnitin.com

    Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism detection service. You can generate similarity report of your research article, assignment and project reports. Only Faculty members and Group A officers get an instructor account visiting Library or sending a request mail to librarian@nitt.edu. Research scholars and students may approach to their respective guide to have the research scholar/ student account.

    Note: Before putting any paper/ article in Turnitin please have a careful look into the settings (Add Assignment). Change the default option, "Submit a copy in Standard Turnitin Repository" from the dropdown "Additional Settings" to "No repository".
  41. Ouriginal Similarity Checking Tool: Click here

    Ouriginal is globally recognized as plagiarism detection tool. Faculty members and research scholars are using this tool for creation of original Academic Content. To have an Ouriginal account, send an email request to librarian@nitt.edu. Before submitting any article/ research paper to Ouriginal go through the instructions and submission guideline carefully.

    Brief Guide to get start Ouriginal
  42. Grammarly Writing Support Tool: https://www.grammarly.com/edu

    Grammarly is an application tool for checking spelling, and grammar for research writing. It automatically detects potential issues in the text/ document and suggests context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, style, and plagiarism. To get the all features users need to sign up with their institutional email ID.

    Brief Guide to get start Grammarly
  43. Press Reader (Formerly Newspaper Direct) - Online Newspapers and Magazines: http://www.pressreader.com

    It is a database of online newspapers and magazines. Users can read 7285 online newspapers and magazines published by national and international organizations/ news agencies.
  44. IET Open Access Journals: Click here

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology publishes 43 open access journals covering Power, Control, Healthcare and Transport Engineering with AI & Robotics, Communicationa and ICT subject areas.
  45. MIT Open Courseware: Click here

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

  47. National Digital Library(NDL): Click here

    National Digital Library (NDL) is an initiative by MHRD and IIT Kharagpur. It is a huge collection of learning resources (textbook, audio and video contents) for primary to PG level students. You can read online or download the documents from anywhere. Register in NDL with your NITT email ID and explore this enormous knowledge treasure.
  48. Shodhganga (Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations Reposiroty): Click here

    Shodhganaga is the Indian national repository of electronic theses and dissertations deposited by most of the Indian universities. You can search and download fulltext content deposited by M.Phil and PhD.research scholars from diferrent disciplines.
  49. Shodhgangotri (Trends and directions of research being conducted in Indian universities): Click here

    Shodhgangotri is a repository of electronic version of synopses/research proposals submitted to universities for registering in PhD.
  50. Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD): Click here

    NDLTD promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Research scholars can search freely-available digitized dissertations from around the world.
  51. BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine): Click here

    BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engine especially for academic web resources. Users can access full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents (books, articles, thesis, patents, maps, reports, course materails, musical notations, images, audios, videos, software, and dataset etc.) for free (Open Access) from more than 150 million documents from 7,000 institutional repositories, and digital collections.
  52. CORE (COnnecting REpositories): Click here

    CORE is an aggregator of open access papers/ articles. Users can search and download from CORE's discovery service and can get recommendations of related article/ document covering their research interest. CORE's repository dashboard facilitates users' content management and access to raw dataset.
  53. RePEc (Research Papers in Economics): Click here

    RePEc is a collaborative effort to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. More precisely, users can search in a decentralized bibliographic database for working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components.
  54. JURN: Click here

    JURN is a search tool to find free academic articles and books through cureted index. More precisely, users can search in a decentralized cureted index of open access journal articles, books, books chapters covering Arts and Humanities, Bio-medical, Business, Law and Science fields.
  55. Digital Common Network: Click here

    Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
  56. Indian Open Access Journals

    1. Current Science: http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/index.html
    2. Journal of Chemical Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/chemsci/index.html
    3. Proceedings-Mathematical Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/mathsci/index.html
    4. Journal of Earth Systems Sciences: http://www.ias.ac.in/jessci/index_body.html
    5. Sadhana: http://www.ias.ac.in/sadhana/index.html
    6. Pramana -Journal of Physics: http://www.ias.ac.in/pramana/index.html
    7. Journal of Bioscience: http://www.ias.ac.in/jbiosci/index/html
    8. Bulletin of Materials Science: http://www.ias.ac.in/matersci/index/html
    9. Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy: http://www.ac.in/jaa/index/html
    10. Journal of Genetics: http://www.ias.ac.in/jgenet/index/html
    11. Resonance: http://www.ias.ac.in/resonance/index.html
    12. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science: http://journal.library.iisc.ernet.in/
    13. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp
    14. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy: Pt-A and B: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp
    15. Indian Journal of Historical Science: http://insa.ac.in/html/home.asp
    16. Down To Earth: http://www.downtoearth.org.in
  57. Indian Open Access Magazines and Digital Digest

    1. SLATE: Click here
    2. SIT-Digital Digest: Click here
  58. INFOPORT: Subject Gateway for Indian electronic resources Click here

    INFOPORT is a Subject Gateway for Indian scholarly content. This interface supports search, browse and multiple listing. This gateway selectively catalogues online resources of Indian origin on diversified subjects available in open access through an elaborate process of testing and evaluation. InfoPort is indexed subjectwise and arranged alphabetically subjects.