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Status of Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) in India

Status of Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) in India
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Author(s): Rupak Chakravarty (Panjab University, India)
Copyright: 2019
Pages: 18
Source title: Exploring the Relationship Between Media, Libraries, and Archives
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita (Harare Polytechnic, Zimbabwe & University of South Africa, South Africa) and Alexander M. Rusero (Harare Polytechnic, Zimbabwe)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5840-8.ch003


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INFLIBNET (information library network) has gradually emerged as the backbone of the higher education sector of India. The remarkable initiatives taken by the INFLIBNET strive for strengthening and supporting information needs of the students, scholars, teachers, scientists, and peers. Scholars all around the world would be thankful to the INFLIBNET for their marvelous and ambitious project in the direction of bringing millions of theses and dissertation under the umbrella of OA. With 166,675 full-text ETD items and growing, it qualifies to be called a massive digital library (MDL). This chapter discusses the salient features, significance, and implications of the Shodhganga. It also discusses Shodhgangotri, a database consisting of approved research proposal submitted by the research scholars. The chapter concludes with discussion on the evaluation report of the Shodhganga website with the web-analyzer software Nibbler.

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