The changing electronic environment is forcing indian universities, to think about digitizing their theses and dissertations and introduce etd systems a national level study was undertaken to analyze the present scenario in indian universities with focus on ph d research scholars, research guides and university. Digital libraries of electronic theses and dissertations (etds) offer an alternative to this waste of valuable academic scholarship and offer researchers and university libraries in india opportunities to explore the possibilities electronic publishing trend in academic sector the emergence of ugc infonet, the. Under the initiative called “shodhgangotri”, research scholars / research supervisors in universities are requested to deposit electronic version of approved synopsis submitted as such, once the full-text thesis is submitted for a synopsis, a link to the full-text theses would be provided from shodhgangotri to shodhganga. Hirwade digitization of theses and dissertations: status quo india digitization of theses and dissertations: status quo india dr mangala anil hirwade assistant professor department of library & information science rtm nagpur university, nagpur maharashtra, india e-mail: [email protected] abstract. Nusrl, ranchi [email protected] abstract , indian universities play a vital role in generation and dissemination of knowledge by conductingresearch works and producing theses & dissertationsthat area unique source of information& knowledge every year, about8,000- 10,000 phds are being awarded in india the. This paper examines the electronic thesis and dissertations (etds) deposited at inflibnet shodhganga project by indian universities it is found that 32000+ theses have been deposited on various disciplines by 201 universities the study considered only top five universities ranked by inflibnet shodhganga.
Open access proquest dissertations & theses (pqdt open) http://pqdtopen proquestcom/ shodhganga -etd repository of indian universities- inflibnet initiative http://shodhgangainflibnetacin/ vidyanidhi enhances access to indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for indian doctoral research works. 91-79-630 0990 keywords : inflibnet, library automation, union databases, theses, dissertations, india, online databases 10000 phd theses are produced every year by all the universities put together in india being a vital source of the idea of e- theses and dissertations (etd) is coming up in international. Later in 1996, virginia tech decided to require electronic theses and dissertations (etds), and set a start date for this mandate, 1/1/1997 digital library of theses and dissertations, managed by a steering committee, which led planning for the first etd symposium in 1998 in memphis, at the university of tennessee, with.
Indian electronic theses and dissertations: shodhganga, a platform for improving quality of research in indian universities manoj kumar k scientist-d( cs) shodhganga division inflibnet centre/ugc infocity, gandhinagar, gujarat [email protected] manoj kumar k, inflibnet © 2015 india manoj kumar k. Etd @ indian institute of science bangalore · etd @ indian institute of technology delhi · ethesis at national institute of technology rourkela · imsc library digital repository · mahatma gandhi university: online theses library.
Technical session – ii: shodhganga: an opportunity for university libraries in india shodhganga: central repository of electronic theses and dissertation of university libraries in india by mr manoj kumar, scientist d, inflibnet center, ahmedabad open house on shodhganga technical session – iii: digitization and. Electronic theses an | india has over 416 university level institutions most of t hese institutions offer phd programmes in different disciplines approximately 450 theses are accepted every month for award of doctoral degree by all these universities put together continuous efforts have been made b. According to this regulation, all universities are required to submit a soft copy of mphil/phd thesis to the ugc, within a period of 30 days from announcement of the award of degree, for hosting the same in shodhganga shodhganga shodhganga is the name coined to denote digital repository of indian electronic theses.
2014 all rights reserved published by american research institute for policy development growth and development of electronic theses and dissertation ( etds) in india dr vaishali khaparde1 and dr babasaheb ambedkar2 abstract universities are highly responsible for developing new theories through innovative. Some universities began their etd by instituting and electronic copy requirement along with the paper version during submission of the theses or dissertation other than these 25 indian e-theses repositories, there might be some more but since they are not yet registered under roar or opendoar, they are not. Etd initiatives in india jawaharlal nehru university theses & dissertations collection access to theses & dissertations moving towards electronic theses & dissertations (etds) access to etds full text available in opac etd archive/repository at jnu jnu's etds at shodhganga what next.