Information Desk

Library Services at Dr. M D Patel Regional e-Library


L I B R A R Y - R E S O U R C E S


The library is fully computerized and equipped with facilities such as OPAC (Online Pubic Access Catalogue). The library uses cloud based KOHA, the integrated library automation software which enables working in an integrated multi-user and networked environment. The entire library collection may be accessed from the KOHA OPAC database. The faculty and participants of the University’s various programmes can access the library collection from their desktop through the use of the AAU Intranet and WIFI that connects all library services to their office rooms. The library OPAC is web-enabled and thus accessible to intranet as well as internet users.
Online Access to Web OPAC

AAU Question Papers Repository

The library has developed collection of old papers in digital format(.pdf). AAU Question Papers Repository is a collection of old papers of different courses offered at Anand Agricultural University. Students can get old question papers starting from DEC-2013.Papers can be downloaded in pdf format.
Online Access to QuestionPapers on Krishikosh


Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture

Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture (CeRA) was established in November 2007 for facilitating accessibility of scientific journals to all researchers / teachers in the National Agricultural Research System by providing access to information specially access to journals online which is crucial for having excellence in research and teaching.CeRA provides access to 3059 consortia journals and 39683 total journals with abstacts and open access journals.

Online Access to CeRA 


DELNET Digital Library Resources

DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member-libraries.It has already created the Union Catalogue of Books,Union List of Current Periodicals, Union Catalogue of Periodicals,CD-ROM Database,Database of Indian Specialists, Database of Periodical Articles, Union List of Video Recordings, Urdu Manuscripts' Database, Database of Theses and Dissertations,  sample databases of language publications using GIST technology and several other databases. The data is being updated in these databases and is growing rapidly. All the DELNET databases have been resident on DELSIS, an in-house software developed on BASISPlus, an RDBMS, the product of Information Dimensions Inc. of USA which has been provided to DELNET courtesy National Informatics Centre, New Delhi.
Online Access to DELNET Discovery Portal

Online Access to DELNET Knowledge Gainer Portal



IEEE Journals

IEEE Cloud Computing
IEEE Multimedia
IEEE Security and Privacy

Access to Agriculture and Animal Science related e-journals.

Online access to

It provides digital access to library resources of 12 different research institutes and agricultural universities which include OPAC, important institutional repositories, rare books and old journals and makes them publically accessible over internet under NARS with Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) partnership.
Online Access to e-Granth

Institutional Repositories of ICAR institutes and SAUs
Online Access to Krishikosh


e-Krishi Shiksha
ICAR Portal for e-courses in Agricultural and allied sciences.
Online Access to e-Krishi Shiksha

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
This website is useful to see NAAS Rating of Journals.
Online Access NAAS


J-Gate is a portal cum bibliographic database accomplishing indexing at more than 35,000 + online journals with links to full text for every article and author email address. The portal cum database includes coverage from 2001 onwards, and is updated daily. Some journals dates back to even 1996. It covers 14,850+ open access journals as part of the 35,000+ online journals. J-Gate adds 1.5 million articles added every year.
Online Access to J-Gate

CAB Abstracts

The most comprehensive database of its kind, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 7.6 million records from 1973 onwards, with over 350,000 abstracts added each year. Its coverage of the applied life sciences includes agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition. CAB Abstracts is the leading English-language bibliographic information service providing access to the world’s applied life sciences literature.

Online Access to CAB Abstracts(Under Renewal)

Today, is a cluster of 57 sites including India-specific, Sector specific, Region specific and State specific sites rendering its dedicated services to the research fraternity from academic, professional and corporate world with authentic and comprehensive compilation of secondary level socio-economic statistical data about India and its states, Region and Sector on more than 35 variables.
Note:No username/password required.Please click IP Login button on Menubar.
Online Access to


The Commodities database provides real-time spot and futures prices, market intelligence, historical fundamental data and robust forecasts for agricultural crops. This database is ideal for investors, researchers, banking and non-banking financial institutions involved in the commodities markets of India.Commodities delivers data on prices for 200 varieties of 70 commodities from 150 markets. It also contains statistics on area, production and yield uptil the district-level. Reports and data on the progress of agriculture, alongwith quantitative forecasts on production of major crops complete the product's intelligence.Commodities is updated every day by CMIE's dedicated team of analysts.
Note:You have to create user account.Use register link on right side of home page.
Online Access to Commodities

Indian Business Insight

INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT is the first and only comprehensive desk-research tool to Indian business and industry information. INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT, a product of Informatics (India) Limited was launched in the early 90's to provide well indexed Indian content to global databases. INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT knowledge base is captured from more than 312 sources which encompasses daily newspapers, magazines and accesses information disseminated through Government sources. INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT monitors information on listed and unlisted companies, government bodies, topics, industries, and people that matter the most for an organization. INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT delivers the knowledge where it is needed the most. No wonder, when it comes to credibility INDIA BUSINESS INSIGHT is second to none.


Online Access to Indian Business Insight ( Under Renewal )


Elsevier e-books(1174) and e-book series(17)

ScienceDirect® is the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology, and medicine full-text and bibliographic information. It offers a wide variety of features and content.Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture (CeRA), ICAR - DKMA has added 1174 e-books along with 17 e-book series of Elsevier on


Online Access to Elsevier e-books and e-book series


CRCnetBASE e-books(555)

CRCnetBASE, the award-winning Science, Technology, and Medicine eBook platform from CRC Press, offers a comprehensive eBook collection that delivers more than 12,000 references in over 350 subject areas and more than 40 collections. Anand Agricultural University has purchased 555 e-books from this collection for various subject areas.
Note:Please mark Full Access Content Only checkbox on and then click browse content tab. This will list e-books fully accessible by Anand Agricultural University.

Online Access to CRCnetBASE

Pearson e-books(247)

ThinkTank is Pearson's collection of over 3,000 eBooks - the largest and the most comprehensive collection of eBooks in India. Quality content comes from imprints such as Prentice Hall, Peachpit press, Adobe Press, Sams Publishing, FT Press, and Addison-Wesley, among others.Anand Agricultural University has purchased 247 e-books from this collection for various subject areas.
Online Access to Pearson


McGraw Hill e-books(46)

McGraw Hill express library is a collection of eBooks. Anand Agricultural University has purchased 46 e-books from this collection for various subjects related to management and computers.
Online Access to McGraw Hill


Astral e-books(91)
Online Access to Astral e-books 

Elsevier(Science Direct) e-books for Veterinary Science(100)

Science direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books.Anand Agricultural University has purchased 100 e-books from this collection for Veterinary Science.

Note : Use proper filters to get Full Text Books

Online Access to Science Direct

Arts and Science Academic Publications e-books for Veterinary Science(157)

Online Access to ASAP e-books

Encyclopedia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
It is written by about 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 contributors, who have included 110 Nobel Prize winners and five American presidents. The 2010 version of the 15th edition, which spans 32 volumes and 32,640 pages, was the last printed edition; digital content and distribution has continued since then. Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.
Online Access to Encyclopedia Britannica(Under Renewal)


Elsevier(Science Direct) Encyclopedia(MRW)

Science direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books.Anand Agricultural University has purchased following encyclopedias from this collection.


 1. Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences    Access Full Text               

 2. Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences(Second Edition)   Access Full Text

 3. Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology    Access Full Text

 4. Encyclopedia of Food Science and Nutrition(Second Edition)     Access Full Text

 5. Encyclopedia of Grain Science     Access Full Text

 6. Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science    Access Full Text

 7. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences   Access Full Text

 8. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment  Access Full Text

 9. Encyclopedia of Ecology    Access Full Text

10.Encyclopedia of Biodiversity    Access Full Text

11.Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences   Access Full Text

12.Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences   Access Full Text

13.Encyclopedia of Information Systems   Access Full Text

14.Encyclopedia of Animal Behaviour   Access Full Text

15.Encyclopedia of Energy,Natural Resources and Environmental Economics   Access Full Text

16.Encyclopedia of Food Safety Access Full Text

17.Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems Access Full Text

18.Comprehensive Biotechnology Access Full Text

For Further Details

University Librarian

Dr. M D Patel Regional e-Library(University Library)
Anand Agricultural University
ANAND 388 110
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