Access to Catalogues & Databases

DELNET Databases

a)    Union Catalogue of Books
Edwin Digital Library maintains an online union catalogue of books available in its member-libraries. This union catalogue is continuously updated and is growing in size. The information can be retrieved by author, title, subject, conference, series, etc. It has 2,51,90,300 bibliographic records. The request for inter-library loan can be placed through the online system.

b)   Union List of Current  Periodicals
Edwin Digital Library has created union lists of current periodicals in science and technology, social sciences and humanities. This database is available online to Edwin Digital Library users. It now lists 37,847 periodicals and is regularly updated and new titles are added annually. It is a major resource for Document Delivery Services.

c)   Union  Catalogue  of Periodicals
Edwin Digital Library maintains a union catalogue of periodicals, which contains full holdings data of the libraries. At present, the database contains   20,235 records.

d)   Database  of Periodical Articles
The database has details of articles which can be searched under the title, author, compiler, name of the periodical and subject. The database is being extensively utilised by the researchers and scholars. At present the database contains  9,84,809 records.

e)   CD-ROM  Database
A bibliographic database of CD-ROMs available with the member-libraries is being compiled. It has 58,831 records.

f)    Union List of Video Recordings
This is a database of video cassettes available in Edwin Digital Library member-libraries and has about 6,000 listings.

g)   Union List of Sound Recordings
This union list consists of audio cassette records available in member-libraries. This database has 1,025 records.

h)    Database of Theses and Dissertations
A database of Theses and Dissertations submitted to Indian Universities has been started, which covers various subjects. The database has 1,02,096 records.

i)   Union List of Newspapers
The database has 70 records and contains information about the newspapers including title, name of the editor, published from, E-mail address and also the Web address of the INTERNET edition if available on the WWW.

j)     Database of E-books
It has nearly 1613 records.

k) Profile of Member-Libraries
A directory of member-libraries is available and contains information about them.

II  Edwin Digital Library also provides access to

  1. Cambridge Dictionaries online

  2. Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

  3. ODLIS : Online Dictionary of Library & Information Science

  4. GISTNIC Databases

  5. MEDLINE & other databases of NLM

  6. U.S. Patents: Full Text

  7. Full Text Medical Journals

  8. Open Access Journals

  9. Engineering  & Technology  E-Journals: Table of Contents

  10. Full-Text Medical Books

  11. Full-Text Engineering & Technology E-journals

  12. Learning Resources for LIS Professionals

  13. Digital Libraries of the World