About CSIR Consortium
CSIR E-Journals Consortium is a network project under 10th five year plan to bridge-up and strengthen the constant decline of journals information base in CSIR labs/institutes. NISCAIR is one of the constituent units of CSIR in the area of information science has been entrusted implementation of this projects aims providing access to 4500 world class e-journals to all S & T personnel of CSIR through pooling and sharing resources. A beginning in this direction was made in 2002 when CSIR entered into an agreement with M/s Elsevier Science to access their 1500+ journals. Presently, agreements have been done with 11 publishers facilitating access to 3300+ world-class e-journals to all CSIR S&T staff, as against their print base of 20-200 journals.
CSIR-NCL is having access to 10 publishers based on the its journals subscription.
Publishers covered under CSIR Consortium are