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Country Report: ETDs in India

posted Aug 4, 2016, 11:29 AM by NDLTD Admin
At the July 2016 NDLTD Board of Directors meeting in Lille, Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur, the University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University, presented the India ETD Report. Here are some highlights:
The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make them available to the entire scholarly community in open access.

Shodhganga e-Theses

No. of full text theses available:                             99,995
No. of synopses:                                                      3,485
No. of contributing Universities:                                 261
No. of University signed MoU with INFLIBNET:            280
No. of cataloguing record of Theses in Indcat:    265,881 
Anti-plagiarism support
INFLIBNET Centre provides anti-plagiarism tools URKUND to about 270 Universities in India.

Read more about University Grants Commission Policy regarding ETDs and Shodhganga repository in last year's India Country Report