Web Library

Digital Libraries

Open Doar Digital Library E-Books The e Book Directory Been Library
E-Scholarship Repository E-Books 3000 PDF Search Engine Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
Wikipedia – Kannada Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing Scholarly Societies Complete Works of William Shakespeare


College Library and Information Resource Service Portal (DCECLIRSP)

Karnataka Digital Public Library


                    General Encyclopedias                    Subject Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia of Delay-Insensitive Systems Encyclopedia Smithsonian Encyclopedia of British History, 1500-1950 Encyclopedia of Psychology
EncycloZine Treasure Troves of Science Medical Encyclopedia Encyclopedia Astronautica
Wikipedia World Book Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Health Central


Columbia Encyclopedia Encyclopedia Smithsonian    



Language Dictionaries Subject Dictionaries
English Kannada Dictionary Acronym Server All Subject and Language Dictionary Bible dictionary
AskOxford Babylon Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures
English Dictionary
Biographical Dictionary Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary Mathematical Dictionaries Medical Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionary Dictionary of Acronym Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences Sports Glossaries
Dictionary.com Longman Dictionaries Thesaurus Virtual Librarian: Glossary & Index
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary The Free Dictionary Visual Thesaurus Science dictionary
Word Reference Webster Dictionary Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus Merriam Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary Biographical Dictionary CABI Thesaurus ports Glossaries


Yearbooks, Almanacs, Handbooks

Union Budget & Economic Survey Global Corruption Report 2005    Guinness Book of World Records   Human Development Reports 
Sipri Yearbook World Development Indicators 2005 World Fact book 2004  


Sources of Biographical Information

Biographical Dictionary  Biographies of Great Indians Biography online


Sources of Geographical Information
  Geography   Global Gazetteer   Imperial Gazetteer of India   
Indian Historical Maps Internet Resources : Geographical Data   Maps and GIS sources on the World  
Population Reference Bureau  Thesaurus of Geographic Names World Atlas  
  World Gazetteer  Karnataka Gazetteer    


Search Engines/Databases/IR Harvest

Multi Subject


Specific Subject

Google Scholar DOAJ  (>9,200 Journals, 2.3M Articles) Analytical Abstracts World Banking Abstracts
MathSciNet ResearchGate (Scientific Social Network) Mass Spectrometry Bulletin-Discontinued Higher Education Abstracts
ciFinder (Chemical Abstracts 1907+) HighWire Press Social Science Research Network PubMed Central
 IEEE Manupatra Chromatography Abstracts Education Resources Inf. Center (ERIC)
ASME Digital Collections BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (68.2 Million records) RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)


Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions
ASCE Library OAIster  (OA Union World Catalogue) ChemSpider Natural Product Updates


Information Gateways




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


Mathematics Mathematics WWW Virtual Library@FSU Math on The Web
Political Science Political Science Resources Political Parties: World List 
Human Security Gateway
Social Science SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway
Law Manupatra
English English  Literature on the Web English Literature Forum


Sources of Statistical Information

Census of India Asian Development Bank Demographic and Health Surveys Human Development Resource Centre
Indian Health Statistical Database   International Monetary Fund International Statistical yearbooks National Family Health Survey
Reserve Bank of India UNICEF Statistical Data   WHO Statistical Information System World Bank Data & Statistics


Sources of Educational Information

All India Council For Technical Education Association of Indian Universities Association of Commonwealth Universities Colleges & Universities Worldwide
Educational Profile of Indian States & UTs Educational Scholarships Educational Statistics Google Directory for Indian Education
Higher Education in India   International Association of Universities National Policy on Education Sources of Funding for International Students – Education
Study Abroad Technical Education in India    UNESCO University Grants Commission


Standards and Patents

   Bureau of Indian Standards Current Awareness Services: Patents and Standards European Patent Office Google Directory of Patents
Google Directory of Standards Indian Patents Database   Patents & Standards   United States Patents


Indian Reference Sources

Digital Library of India Five Year Plans GISTNIC Gateway to Government of India Info over the web 
   Govt. of India: Directory of Educational Institutions Indian Presidents, Prime Ministers   Internet Indian History Sourcebook Online Encyclopedia of Indian politicians



Bartleby: Geart Books Online Digital Book Index Free Tech Books Google Book Search 
Medical Books FreePDFeBooksArchive Project Gutenberg Read Print
WikiBooks  Agricultural free e-books ACM Digital Library Digital Library of India(1)
Digital Library of India(2) EEE Computer Society’s Dgital Library IET(Institution of Engineering and Technology) Digital Library International Children’s Digital Library
New York Digital Library Collections National Science Digital Library  Oxford Digital Library Traditional Knowledge Digital Library