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Electronic Resources


The NIPFP Library provides access to a wide variety of subscription databases, electronic journals and e-books to its members. This section lists the resources that are available both in and outside of the Library.


Electronic Databases:


1. Elsevier - Science Direct:


Type: Academic Literature

Access: Campus-wide


Library subscribes many e-journals from different packages related to Business and Economics from Elsevier. These all are available with back-files 1995 onwards. Subjects covered: economics, econometrics and management.

2. OECD F&I Data:

Type:  E-Books; Socio-Economic Indicators
Access: Campus-wide
OECD i Library fully integrates OECD data and analysis thus facilitating the discovery process. User can search and click directly to chapters, articles, books, tables, databases, etc. These content items are available in different languages and formats it contains 650 e-books, 3500 Chapters, 330 issues and articles, 130 database.

3. OECD Tax Data:
Type:  E-Books; Socio-Economic Indicators
Access: Campus-wide
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It contains 530 e-book a, 1900 Chapters, 100 issues and article, 150 data sets etc.

4. IBFD Repository:

Type: Journal articles collections; (online) books on general and specialized tax issues
Access: For selected users only

IBFD is a unique centre of expertise, offering high-quality information and education on international taxation.  IBFD offers clients a wide variety of high-quality services that enable them to find the optimum solution to their tax needs.

Type: Books and Analytical Papers Gain access to our thought leadership, unique studies, and important research
Access: Campus-wide
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.


The IMF's responsibilities: The IMF's primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system—the system of exchange rates and international payments that enables countries (and their citizens) to transact with each other. The Fund's mandate was updated in 2012 to include all macroeconomic and financial sector issues that bear on global stability.


Type:  India-Centric Content; Socio-Economic Indicators
Access: Campus-wide
EPWFR provides time series data on financial markets, banking statistics, domestic product of states of India, price indices, agricultural statistics, power sector, industrial production, etc. It also includes economic and market reviews and research notes on Indian macro-economy and financial markets.


Type:  Academic Literature
Access: Campus-wide
JSTOR provides online full text access to scholarly journals in the area of business The database has an entire run of these journals from the very first issue to “moving wall" of 2-5 years from the present.

8. Manupatra:
Type: Legal and business policy database
Access:  Single user 
Manupatra includes case updates from Supreme Court and all High courts, Orders of Tribunals· 1100 Central Acts with all amendments incorporated, Notification Circulars of 36 Government of India ministries including SEBI & RBI- updated daily. Full Text of Bills in Parliament & Ordinances, Agreements & Drafts, Committee Reports, Stamp Duty, Court Fees & Court Rules etc.

9. Financial Times News Paper:
Type: Company and Financial Data; IPO / Stock Market Data; News Papers & Magazines 
Access: Single User
The database provides access to not only FT newspaper it’s also home for business intelligence on the web, providing an essential source of news, comment, market information, data and analysis for the global business community.

Type: Academic Literature
Access: Campus-wide
The American Economic Association's electronic database is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit adheres to the high quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. Including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more. EconLit uses the JEL classification system and controlled vocabulary of keywords to index six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature. These sources bring the total records available in the database to more than 1.2 million.
Type: Academic Literature
Access: Campus-wide
The Institute has access to approx 46 journals published by Oxford University Press which can be accessed through the URL: These prestigious and authoritative journals are published in collaboration with some of the world’s most influential scholarly and professional societies. These cover a wide range of subject areas including economics, law, finance, politics and social science titles as well as some related disciplines. This collection can help researchers analyze and understand key concepts and theories, explore peer-reviewed articles in the field as well as keep up to date with the latest research in the field.


Type: Network of libraries

Access: Campus-wide
DELNET was started at the India International Centre Library in January 1988 and was registered as a society in 1992. DELNET has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also to reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible. It provide access to DELNET Union Catalogues and other Database to Member-Libraries.

13. Health Policy Reference Center :

Type: Academic Literature
Access: Campus-wide
The Health Policy Reference Center is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of corporations, medical institutions, government agencies, and other entities relative to health policy. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information essential to all aspects of the health policy discipline. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to health policy including, but not limited to: health care access, health care quality, health care financing, etc. The database features hundreds of thousands of records, and offers complete coverage of more than 200 full-text titles. Searchable cited references are also provided.

Electronic Book Databases:

1.  Springer:
Type: Academic Literature
Access: Campus-wide
This database offers to Books with perpetual access on different disciplines like; business and management, accounting & finance, mathematics, marketing, education and transportation, etc. (Available 2005 to 2015).

Corporate Databases:

1.  CMIE Economic Outlook:
Type: India-centric Content/ Socio-Economic Indicators
Access:  Single user
The database provides forecasts on growth, inflation, fiscal balance, balance of payments, corporate earnings and a host of sectorial indicators. The database has a huge depository of historical time series data which continuously updated.

2. CMIE - CapEx:

Type: Provides information and data on investment projects that involve the setting up of new capacities in India.
Access: Single user
The database provides information and insights on the new capacities coming up in India in the near or medium-term future. The database will help financial markets look for funding opportunities, construction companies and capital goods providers for business opportunities, policy makers for possible new employment potential or infrastructure gaps, analysts for future industry structure and competition.

3. CMIE Prowess IQ:

Type: Company and Financial Data/ India-centric Content/ Industry Data/ IPO / Stock Market Data/ Mergers and Acquisitions
Access: Single user
CMIE Prowess IQ (Interactive Querying) provides the financial performance of Indian companies, its covers 37,780 companies’ financial data. It is internet-based application for querying CMIE's database on performances of listed and unlisted companies It also provides charting tools and well-formatted reports on performances of companies. The reports give financial information including analytical ratios and benchmark comparisons. Source documents such as annual reports, interim results, and ratings rationales also accessible through this database