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Online Documentation Services

The ISID online Databases have now been made widely available to the public. People from all sectors and parts of the country as well as aboard will have easy access to knowledge appertaining to their interests.


Index of Indian Social Science Journals


The ISID On-line Index to Indian Social Science Journals offers a unique facility of retrieving the desired information through keyword search to the users. The coverage has since been improved by not only keeping the index updated, but also by adding a number of new social science journals. Presently, the On-Line Database Index covers 252 Indian social science journals covering the disciplines of economics, political science, public administration, sociology, social anthropology, business management, finance, geography, social work, health and education, etc.


Documentation of Press Clippings Index


The Institute has been maintaining an on-line database of computerized newspaper clippings on wide-ranging subjects, which is referred to as the Press Clippings Index (PCI).


The index covers major English language newspapers, including leading financial dailies. Selected clippings are stored in the form of digital images from the year 2000 onward and are available on-line for registered users. The image retrieval system developed at the Institute helps users to search, identify and view these clippings at the click of a button. The computerised index of 18 daily English newspapers, referred to as the Press Clippings Index (PCI), was initiated in 1990. The newspaper clippings files are categorised under 58 subject heads. These subjects cover not only economic news, but also important news and information on political, social and other developmental issues