Librarianship in the 21st century has gone far beyond the era of just
housing books. A lot of libraries have decided to go electronic. ICCON
is not left out in this regard, since the Institute desires to keep
pace with the demands of our time.
The link below leads to the EBSCO
database (library) which can be accessed upon the payment of the
sobcription FEE of
=N=20,000 for Non-Members
=N=200,000 for Corporate Members
Sequel to the Councils apporval after the A.G.M. The management has decided that access to e-library database is given at no cost to ICCON financial members.
Username and Password will be sent via members functional e-mail addresses
Below are E-books link that may be useful in your research works
For one to be able to access databases, one has to get connected online, because that is the basis upon which the linkages to the databases are set.
Advantages of Electronic Resources
The resources will never be on loan and could be read at any place, at any time and anywhere
- Access is provided to more comprehensive sets of journals than those available on shelves
- Costs of technical services, of tracking the arrival of journal issues, and periodical binding will be eliminated
- The need for additional library space would decline
- Costs of retrieving and reshelving materials will be reduced
EBSCO host is a collection of 16 databases for academic research in all disciplines. It also contains online journal databases containing thousands of journal articles that cover a wide variety of topics. If one is in need of journal articles for, say, a research or project, EBSCO host is a great place to begin your search. Each database in the EBSCO collection contains records of articles, book reviews, essays, etc that has been selected from scholarly and professional periodicals. Some of these records include the full text of the article cited.
Furthermore, EBSCO host provides seamless access from the bibliographic records in leading secondary databases to the full text in EBSCO databases, most notably Academic Search via direct links, in which case the full text of articles in just one key stroke away! EBSCO Smart Links also offers linking from secondary databases to the articles in online journals provided, regardless of where the journals are purchased.
The following databases are available as part of the free trial that ICCON is offering its members:
Academic Search Complete
- MEDLINE With Full Text
- International Pharmaceutical Abstracts: Host
Academic Search Complete: This is designed specifically for academic institutions. It is the world’s most comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database, with more than 5,900 full text periodicals including more than 5,030 peer reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,990 journals and more than 10,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings etc.
This scholarly collection offers unmatched full text coverage on information in many areas of academic study, including chemistry, animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, material science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, religion & theology, veterinary sciences, zoology, pharmaceutical sciences, and many other fields.
MEDLINE With Full Text: This is the world’s most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for 1,370 journals indexed in MEDLINE. This is the definitive research tool for medical literature. It also provides authouritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 10,000 biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and Health STAR.
DynaMed and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts are also complimentary from MEDLINE With Full Text.
For additional information, please contact the ICCON Secretariat on
Your comments are welcome.
Welcome on board ICCON digital exploration !!!