Inflibnet: Autonomous Inter-University Centre: Role: Bibliometric and Scient Metric Studies

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  • Inflibnet Centre is an autonomous Inter-University Centre of the UGC under Ministry of HRD located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • The center was initially started as a national project under IUCAA in March, 1991. It became an independent Inter-University Centre in June 1996.

Role

  • Financial support for the automation of University Libraries

  • Development of a comprehensive database of the resources in various libraries in India

  • Development of an integrated library management software called SOUL (Software for University Libraries)

  • Ugc-Infonet Internet Connectivity Programme

The center has taken several open access initiatives like:

  • OJAS, a platform to faculty and researchers in Universities to host their open-access journals – discontinued since 2018

  • Shodhganga, a digital repository for theses and dissertations by research scholars in universities in India

  • Shodhgangotri, a digital repository of synopsis of research topic submitted to the universities in India by research scholars

  • An institutional repository called IR@INFLBNET for papers published in the proceedings of the CALIBER and PLANNER

  • Creation of R&D facilities and working groups to study and contribute to the open source movement

Maintenance of a database of scientists, researchers and other faculty members working at leading academic institutions and other R&D organisations involved in teaching and research in India

Bibliometric and Scient Metric Studies

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  • Trainings in many various aspects related to Library and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are frequently organized.

IR@Inflibnet

  • CALIBER (Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions)

  • PLANNER (Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region)

  • INFLIBNET’s Institutional Repository - Welcome to Institutional repository of INFLIBNET Centre, here you can find articles published in all conventional proceedings of INFLIBNET Centre, More over you can also look for various training material, press clippings, newsletters etc.

  • An institutional repository called IR@INFLBNET for papers published in the proceedings of the CALIBER (Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions (CALIBER), a bi-annual convention, organized by the INFLIBNET Centre in different parts of the country in collaboration with universities, was initiated in 1994) and PLANNER (Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region (PLANNER) was launched in 2003 to address the problems and issues in North-Eastern Region).

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