E-Resources Portal

 Bangalore University WebOPAC   BU Theses @ Shodhganga  ePrints@Bangalore University (Institutional Repository)  Question Paper Bank: Digital Archive of BU Question papers

Reference Sources: Encyclopedia/Dictionaries/Academic Writing /Style Guides

The free dictionary by Farlex Wikipedia – Kannada
Wikipedia Reference Style Guides 
Virtual Learning Resource Centre Microsoft Academic Search (>40 Million Publications)
Global Research Gateway Scholarly Societies
Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing  

Statistical Databases

IndiaStat.com ISID (Institute for Studies in Industrial Development)
Social Science Data Services (Data for Research)

Journal Gateways

UGC-Infonet  Open Access
Search/Browse Journals by Title/Publishers Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (>9200 Titles)
Browse Journals A- Z Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE)
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Search Engines/Databases/IR Harvesters


J –Gate@ShodhSindhu (J-Gate Plus) (> 45,300 Journals) Google Scholar
Web of Science (> 18,000 Journals) DOAJ  (>9,200 Journals, 2.3M Articles)
MathSciNet ResearchGate (Scientific Social Network)
SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts 1907+) HighWire Press
 IEEE Manupatra
ASME Digital Collections BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (68.2 Million records)
ASCE Library OAIster  (OA Union World Catalogue)

Search Engines/Databases/IR Harvesters

Specific Subject


Licensed (Perpetual) Open Access 
Springer E Books ( about 30,893 Titles) Internet Archive (About >10 Million texts +)
Taylor & Francis E-Books (about 7427 titles) Google Books
Pearson E-Books (about 439 titles) UN University Full-Text Publications
McGrawHill E-Books (about 142 titles) Directory of Open Access Books
Open Library (1 Million Free Classic Books)
Licensed (Limited Access)

 World eBook Library

Full Text E-Journals

UGC-Infonet I-scholar (> 1000 Indian Full Text Journals)
American Chemical Society (55 Journals)  
American Institute of Physics(19 Journals) Sage Publications
American Physical Society(13 Journals) Sage Journals
Annual Reviews(54 Journals)  
Blackwell – Wiley(915 Journals) Open Access 
Cambridge University Press(224 Journals) Bioline International
Economic & Political Weekly( 1 Journal) BioMed Central (STM) (290 OA Journals)
Elsevier Science(1036 Journals) Hindawi Publishing Corporation (>405 OA Journals)
Emerald (133 Journals) Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS)
Institute of Physics(46 Journals) Indian Journals
JSTOR(3071 Journals) MedIND (Indian Medical Journals)
Nature(01 Journals) IMedknow Publications (375 Journals)
Oxford University Press (262 Journals) IPublic Library of Science (PLoS)
Portland Press (10 Journals) Indian National Science Academy
Project Euclid (39 Journals)  
Project Muse (648 Journals)  
Royal Society of Chemistry (29 Journals)  
SIAM (16 Journals)  
Springer Link (1438 Journals)  
Taylor and Francis (1079 Journals)

Document Specific Databases: Patents/Technical Reports/News Papers

Legal Database Reports
Manupatra NTIS: National Technical Information Service
  NTRS: NASA Technical Report Server
Free Patents Online (Multi-Country) News Papers
US Patents News Papers & Magazines (World)
European Patent Office
Canadian Patents Database
Japan Patent Office
Indian Patent Office

Information Gateways


Internet Public Library Infoport of Inflibnet
Sakshat CNRE-Global Research Gateway
EnviroLink: Environmental Resources SciCentral: Science News
WorldWideScience Elki Subject Gateway (Law, Politics, Society, Parliamentary)
  Educational Materials Gateway (GEM)


Botany: Mathematics:
Internet Directory of Botany Mathematics WWW Virtual Library@FSU
Scott’s Botanical Links – Subject Index Math on The Web
Ecology WWW Page Political Science:
English: Political Science Resources
English  Literature on the Web Political Parties: World List 
English Literature Forum Human Security Gateway
Engineering and Technology: Social Science:       
Engineering Information Gateway SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway
Information Technology Gateway (SIGIT) Law:
TechXtra Manupatra
ViFaTec: Engineering Gateway
Information Technology Gateway
Biology Browser

E-Theses and Dissertations

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) OhioLINK: Electronic Theses and Dissertations Centre
BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (>3.56 Million Theses) CalTech Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Open Access Theses and Dissertations Shodhganga-Indian ETDs (INFLIBNET)
DART (European Universities) etd@IISc: IISc Repository of Theses and Dissertations
MGU PhD Theses Archive  
VTLS Thesis Search  

Open Courseware

Academia.edu Open CourseWare Consortium
Academic Earth Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon
JHSPH Open Courseware OpenLearn (OU)
MIT Open Courseware Students for Free Culture

Open Access Institutional Repositories (Select) and Directories

Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)
Analytical Sciences Digital Library (NISCAIR) Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) (Dyuthi) Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) Information and Library Network Center (INFLIBNET)
Indian Institute of Astrophysics Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU)
Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR) Mahatma Gandhi University
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) Management Development Institute (MDI)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) National Centre for Catalysis Research (NCCR)
IIT Kanpur (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur) NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD) Pandit Deendayal Petroleum Univeristy (PDPU)
Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre (ISI) Thapar University (TU)
ePrints@Bangalore University ePrints@UoM (University of Mysore)

Blogs: Academic and Scientific

PLoS BLOGS: Science and Medicine Speakeasy Science
The Language of Bad Physics Science 3.0: Advancement of Science
Personal Genome Project MIT Subject/Research Guides

BUL Subscribed Database links 2019

Gale Reference Complete i-Scholar
JOVE Biology ProQuest(1754 journals)
EBSCO I-scholar
Indiasta Manupatra

E-Books Purchased by Bangalore University

If you face any problems in accessing any of the resources listed above please contact:

Dr. B.R.Radha Krishna

University Librarian 


E-mail:  librarian@bub.ernet.in