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The NCCS library has collection in the frontier areas of biotechnology having relevance to NCCS research activities. The library holds approximately Twelve thousand four hundred bound journals, two thousands eight hundred books and two hundred NCCS Ph.D. thesis. It subscribes twenty scientific journals and twenty eight other periodicals in print form.

In the development of its collections, the library's priority is to support NCCS research activities. The library collection is expanded in consultation with NCCS scientists. The library's print collections are growing by approximately 1200 volumes per year. The library has equipped with Linux based SLIM21 with RFID Interfaced library software for the library house keeping operation and Web-OPAC for online searching of the library documents. The library has also installed barcode technology for circulation (Issue & Return) of library documents. The library maintains also library information (In Hindi & English) on its webpage which includes free Online Medical database link, NCCS research publication list, library forms, NCCS in News, Ph.D. thesis collection and list of NCCS Alumni and other Scientific Grants\Funds and fellowship related links. During the period under review the library has created Digital Archive of NCCS Ph.D. thesis, NCCS Publications, NCCS Annual Reports and Book Chapter archives which are accessible through library NCCS Intranet.

Additional documentation facilities include local area network for library activities and PubMed database access, a number of CD-ROMS for books, journals & Ph.D. thesis. The library is listed in the Union Catalogue of Biomedical Serials in India created by National Informatics Centre, New Delhi and continues to be a member of the Medical Library Association of India.

The Library provides access to 734 online Journals (Including one Online Book Methods in Enzymolgoy series) of various Publishers i.e. Springer, John Wiley, Nature Publishing group, Mary & Libert, Oxford, Elsevier Science Direct and through "DeLCON" DBT Online journal consortia. In addition, it also subscribed to six extra online journals related to the NCCS research activities.

In addition to above library provides a service of scanning the documents for plagiarism using iThenticate Anti-Plagiarism Software.

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