Free Access

These e-Resources can be accessed from anywhere at any time through any device by anyone, including the common public (those who are not a member of our Institution).


The revolution, which took place in information and communication technology (ICT) has made a paradigm shift in the route to access library & information centres.  Realizing the importance of e-access and its advantages, the library has shifted its focus towards open access as well paid subscription to e-Books.

  1. National Digital Library of India
  2. PDF Drive
  3. Pharmacy
  4. Engineering – Bookboon
  5. Engineering –
  6. Business & Investing
  7. Computers Science & Internet
  8. Directory of Open access Books
  9. e-Book Lobby containing collection of various subjects.
  10. Engineering & Technology – Semrush
  11. Free Online Computer Science & programming Books – Welcome To Freetech Books
  12. Free Computer Books – Free Technical Publication
  13. Get Free EBooks
  14. Globusz is a unique e-Publishing house, specializing in free e-Book downloads
  15. Gutenberg- more than 20,000 public domain books that are out of copyright and also world’s greatest fiction available.
  16. Health, Mind & Body
  17. History
  18. Humanities
  19. Law
  20. Literature & Fiction
  21. Many Books provides more than 20,000 e-books in various subjects
  22. Mathematics
  23. Medical Science
  24. Nonfiction
  25. Online Books for children – Big Universe
  26. Online Computer Books contains details about free computer books
  27. Online Free E-Books provides various subject e-books
  28. Open Book Publishers – Publishing open access academic books in the humanities and social sciences.
  29. Outdoors & Nature
  30. Pure Science
  31. Religion & Spirituality
  32. Scribed, the online document sharing site which supports Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other popular formats.
  33. Science & Engineering books for free download
  34. The Online Books Page is a Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web
  35. The Public Library and Digital Archive
  36. Topics like biography, fiction, games, history or tutorials etc.
  37. Tourism & Travel
  38. Eduinformer


  1. Indian Academy of Science Journals
  2. NISCAIR Research Journals
  3. MIT Open Courseware
  4. Directory of Open Access Journals
  5. National Digital Library (NDL)
  6. National Science Digital Library
  7. KHAN Academy
  8. Electronic Resources for Mathameticians Science
  9. Springer Open Access Journals
  10. Free On-line Chemistry journals
  11. Wiley Open Access Journals
  12. Taylor & Francis Open Access Journals
  13. International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)
  14. INSPIRE- HEP L iterature Database
  15. Open Access Journals (various subjects)
  16. NPTEL Audio & Video Course Materials
  17. Scientific Research Publications
  18. Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  19. National Preservation Office – NPO
  20. Nature Proceedings – Preprint server for the Life Science community.
  21. Nature Publishing Group – Open Access Journals
  22. Nutrition Bytes – Free full text
  23. OMICS Publishing Group – Open Access Journals
  24. Open Access Library (OALIB) – Free Access to 263,388 Academic Articles
  25. Open Science Directory – Developed by EBSCO and the Hasselt University Library
  26. Palgrave Macmillan – Open Access Journals
  27. Physics related free access journals
  28. Public Library of Science – premier open-access journals in Biology and Medicine
  29. Publisher of more than 150 peer-reviewed Open Access Journals
  30. SAGE Open Subject Collections
  31. Social Science Research Network (SSRN) – Worldwide dissemination of social science research.
  32. Springer Open gives you free access in Science, Technology and Medicine.
  33. The African Journal Archive
  34. University of Tennessee – Research Guides – Citation Formats and Style Manuals, Databases and other e-resources collection.
  35. Wiley Open Access Journal

PhD Thesis of B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology

Automobile Engineering, Civil Engineering
Chemistry, Commerce
Computer Applications, Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering, English
Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Islamic Studies
Life Science, Management Studies
Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering
Physics, Polymer Technology
Total No of PhD Thesis at BSACIST


Shodhganga -ETD Repository of Indian Universities – INFLIBNET initiative
Open Access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT Open)
Vidyanidhi enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works
Open Access Theses/Dissertations


UG – Question Papers   Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering, Architecture, Automobile Engineering
B.Des (Interior Architecture), Bio-Technology, B Tech Common
Biotechnology and Cancer Biotechnology, Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Information Technology, Law, Mechanical Engineering
Polymer Engineering
Pharmacy, B.Sc Computer Science, B.Com
BBA LLB, B.Com LLB, BBA Financial Services, BCA- B.Com & B.Sc (Common)
School Of Islamic Studies, Common to All Branches
Actuarial Science, Biotechnology, Chemistry
Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Information Technology
M.Arch, Manufacturing & CAD-CAM Engineering
Arabic & Islamic Studies, Management Studies
Computer Applications, Microbiology
Physics, Power Electronics & Drives
VLSI & Embedded Systems, PhD – Question Papers


Canadian, European, Indian Patent design and trademark office, Internet sites for patent search, United States, WIPO PCT database


  1. Cambridge Dictionaries Online
  2. Foreign Language Dictionary-French
  3. Foreign Language Dictionary-Spanish
  4. Glossary
  5. Librarian’s Index to the Internet
  6. Merriam-Webster
  7. One Look Dictionaries
  8. Scholarpedia
  9. Subject Dictionary-Business/Finance
  10. Subject Dictionary-Library and Information Science
  11. Subject Dictionary-Medical Science
  12. Subject Dictionary-Science
  13. Subject Dictionary-Technology
  14. Wikipedia


About 10,000 newspapers worldwide

Free Online Courses

Swayam, NPTEL, Coursera, Khan Academy, Edx, Academicearth

Research Support Resources


About Plagiarism, Turnitin – Plagiarism Checker

Journal Finder

Elsevier Journal Finder, Springer Journal Suggester, Scopus Journal Analyzer, Manuscript matcher, IEEE Publication Recommender, Open Journal Matcher, AUTHOR SERVICES – Taylor & Francis, Springer Author Academy

Journals List

Scopus Indexed Journals, Web of Science Indexed Journals, UGC CARE Journals

Reference Management Tools

Mendeley, EndNote, ReadCube Papers, Zotero

Writing Tools

Grammarly, Wordtune, Prowritingaid, Ginger

Citation Generator

Citation Machine, Bibliography, Easy Bib

Fellowships and Scholarships

UGC – Fellowship and Scholarships, Research Funds, Department of Biotechnology Scholarships, Department of Science & Technology Scholarships, Prime Minister’s Fellowship for Doctoral Research, SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF), Google PhD Fellowships, Commonwealth Fellowship, United States – India Educational Foundation (USIEF) – Fulbright program

Learning Support Resources

National Digital Library, One India One Digital Platform, Spoken Tutorial, NPTEL, SWAYAM e-PG Pathshala, Virtual Labs, Talk to Teacher

Study Materials for Competitive Exams,,,,,,
ICT Initiatives of Ministry of Education, Government of India
Copyright Guide for Indian Libraries