Research Support Services and Outreach Programs

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Research Support Services and Outreach Programs Section

This section explores to support research and outreach services to the clientele of the Central Library using Research Information Management (RIM) and other library resources, services, and products. We at Central Library provide services, resources, products, and expertise to support every phase of your study, teaching, research and extension from discovery and design to creation and sharing. The section takes care of the Faculty Profiling System of IIT Delhi and provides different types of raw and analysed data for different purposes to help institute achieve its goals including for the ranking purpose as well.

Outreach services are now an important component of the libraries through which users are trained to make optimum use of the resources subscribed by the library or available in open access. The section also has the responsibility to conduct Author/Publishing Workshops and to help the users in making use of the academic writing and research tools including Grammarly, Turnitin, different online bibliographic and full-text databases, eBooks, etc.

We further plan to strengthen research services, help to discover and access library and archival materials, data, and e-resources beyond the library catalogue and topic guide for the resources selected by subject specialists to focus your research on a topic, projects and partnerships between the Libraries and research community, to arrange Workshop Specialists to provide instructions on research methods, etc.

The section is guided by all the relevant people from the Central Library who have expertise and interest in this domain of the system under the overall supervision of Librarian & Head, Central Library.

For any query (ies)/suggestion, please contact:

Mr. Vijay Kumar Verma

Assistant Librarian (Senior Scale)
In-charge: E-Resources Division (ERD)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Email: vkverma@library.iitd.ac.in; vijayverma1@gmail.com
Tel: +91-11-26596631 (O)

Bibliographic/Citation and other databases

Electronic Document Delivery Services (EDDS)

The Central library Provides research articles/book chapters/standards available with IIT Delhi in electronic form to the authorised users of IIT Delhi. You can make the request for this at rss@library.iitd.ac.in
If the requested document is not available in the library, the Library arranges the same from other institutions in Delhi as well as from other parts of India through Developing Library Network (DELNET).

Research Data Management Services

Management of research data is very important and it’s planning starts from the very beginning of the research. Please contact Mr. Vijay Kumar Verma, In-charge of the section, at vkverma@library.iitd.ac.in , if you want to discuss more about it.

Remote access services

Most of the resources subscribed by the library can be accessed remotely through Shibboleth. Please visit the website https://idp.iitd.ac.in/ for getting the access. Enter your IIT Delhi credentials on the login page. User guide is available at: For e-resources: Visit Link

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) at IIT Delhi

Central Library maintains an institutional repository of electronic thesis and dissertation. Please visit http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/ for access.

Open Access Publication

The central library IIT Delhi has an agreement with the following publisher(s) for the publication of the paper under open access without payment of article processing charges (APC).
Cambridge- The author can publish in the following journals of CUP without APC. Click here for list of journals. For more details please contact Mr. Vijay Kumar Verma, In-charge of the section, at vkverma@library.iitd.ac.in