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Online databases available at G. N. Ramachandran Library, IISER Tirupati

Bibliographic Databases

  • Dimensions
    Dimensions is a new citation database for searching and retrieving research papers, grant info, clinical trials and patents. This free version searches publications only.

  • Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) Database
    [Access provided by e-ShodhSindhu Consortium] : ISID database covers on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly concerning industry and the corporate sector. It has created On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI) and Press Clippings on diverse Social Science subjects. It provides access to Indexes of 125 Indian Social Science journals and major newspaper articles, editorials and news features.

  • Lens.org
    The Lens is a free open discovery citation index covers scholarly and patent records. The database sources data from multiple platforms like PubMed, Crossref and Microsoft Academic Search and patent data from European Patent Office, USPTO, WIPO etc.

  • MathSciNet
    [Access provided by e-ShodhSindhu Consortium] : MathSciNet provides web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database. It covers world’s mathematical literature since 1940. The MathSciNet has signed reviews, powerful search functionality and timely updates. It fosters the navigation of mathematics literature by providing links to original articles and other original documents, when available, and by encouraging links from journal article references to MathSciNet.

    If required, you may please refer MathSciNet Help index and MathSciNet Tutorials for more information.

  • SciFinder Scholar
    SciFinder Scholar provides easy access to the rich and diverse scientific information contained in the CAS databases including Chemical Abstracts from 1907 onwards. SciFinder Scholar offers a variety of pathways to explore CAS databases as well as MEDLINE. It’s interface provides the most accurate and comprehensive chemical and related scientific information including: journal articles and patents together in one source, substance data, chemical reactions, chemical regulatory data, chemical suppliers, biomedical literature. SciFinder Scholar covers not only Chemistry but also Agriculture, Biology and Life Sciences, Engineering, Food, Geology, Medicine, Physics, Polymer and Material Sciences.

    Please click here for SciFinder Tutorials.

    Prior online registration is required for accessing SciFinder and click here for SciFinder registration.

  • The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR)
    TAIR maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Data available from TAIR includes the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications and information about the Arabidopsis research community.

  • Web of Science
    [Access provided by e-ShodhSindhu Consortium] : Web of Science is the most comprehensive and versatile research platform available. Whether looking at data, books, journals, proceedings or patents, Web of Science provides a single destination to access the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research. Quality, curated content delivered alongside information on emerging trends, subject specific content and analysis tools make it easy for students, faculty, researchers, analysts, and program managers to pinpoint the most relevant research to inform their work.

    Note: Access to back files of 20 years.

    If required, you may please refer Web of Science Help page and Web of Science Tutorials for more information.

Full-text Databases

  • Birds of the World (BoW)
    Birds of the World is a powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds.

    [Access provided by e-ShodhSindhu Consortium] : JSTOR provides access to the back issues of academic journals and the most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are generally not available. However, beginning in 2011, current issues for more than 150 journals will be available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Reference Management Tool

  • Paperpile

    Paperpile is a web-based reference management software, with special emphasis on integration with Google Docs. Paperpile helps one manage a research library, enables sharing of references and libraries, and most importantly, works very well to integrate your library with google drive documents.

    Prior online registration is required for accessing Paperpile. Please click here for Paperpile registration.

Writing Support Tool

  • Grammarly

    Grammarly is an online grammar and spelling checker that improves communication by helping users find and correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice and style mistakes in writing. Grammarly’s algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, style, vocabulary enhancement and plagiarism. If required, you may please refer Grammarly Tutorials for more information. Prior online registration is required for accessing Grammarly. Please click here for Grammarly registration.