The Nehru Library

The Nehru Library is an important educational center of the university and working as Central Library of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalya. Nehru Library functioning as Central University Library for constituent and affiliated colleges of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalya viz. nine constituent Colleges and fifteen private colleges, Research Stations and Krishi Vighyan Kendras (KVKs). The Nehru Library established in 1987 after IGKV came in to existence by bifurcation from JNKVV Jabalpur. Before that it was the library of College of Agriculture, Raipur. It has been recognized as Regional Library of Central India by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 2005. The Nehru Library of IGKV has been well equipped with the latest communication media and information technologies…



The library is equipped with latest communication media and information technologies like web based information, CD Rom search and internet browsing as it is well connected through LAN/ BSNL leased line. The library is linked with various consortiums for online journals. Nehru Library tains around >50000 collections of books, reports, theses, monograph, journal volumes, CD ROM Database and other reference material. Library subscribes > 250 journals in physical and/or in electronic forms


The library provides following services:

Internet Connectivity: LAN BSNL/dedicated lease line; Internet browsing

Consortium of e-Resources In Agriculture (CeRA)

Online Journals:

More than 3000 scientific research journals are available online through with:Springerlinks Springer-verlag: Through this bouquet user can access in full text 70+ journals

Annual Review: Annual Review is authoritative, analytic reviews in 22 focused disciplines.

CSIRO: Australia Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization 8 journals 131 journals
Taylor and Francis Ltd' 1079 journals
Oxford Journals: Oxford University Press 30 journals
American Society of Agronomy 8 journals
Elsevier Science: 358 journals

CD-ROM Database (Bibliographic Search)

Abstracting Services:

CD ROM Database CABI, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, CROP CD, SOIL CD, HORT CD, Pl. GEN CD, VET. CD, AGECON CD and PL. Protection CD data based from 1972 to cont..
Documentation Section of the University Library provides CD-ROM Database search facility .The following databases are available in the Library
AGRICOLA    1970 -2013
AGRIS           1975-2013
CAB              1973-2013


Loan Privilege/ Circulation

Bar-coded Circulation (Bar-coded Library Membership card and VV I Cards)
Text Book/Book Bank Scheme

Book Bank Scheme

In this scheme SC/ST students are given prescribed textbooks.


Photocopying Service is available to users

Documentation Services

CAS/SDI/Abstracting/Indexing Services

Reference & Information Services

Awareness Programme

User Education

Library and Information Services Course 501 for PG and Ph.D. students.

Scientific Information Exchange Services

Organization of Book exhibition, poster session of Seminar/symposium

Inter Library Loan / Resource Sharing

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Dr. Madhav Pandey

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalya,
Raipur 492012,Chhattisgarh, India
CeRA Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture


IGKV Thesis


Delnet Online

Agricatlink AgriCat @ eGranth


Online E Books

DOAJ -Directory of Open Access Journals

AGORA -Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture

Taylor and Francis

CAB eBooks

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Annual Reviews




Free e-Reference sources


Columbia Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Psychology

Medical Encyclopedia

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Free online Encyclopedia

Dictionaries, Thesauri

Language Dictionaries Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms

English to Punjabi Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

CABI Thesaurus

Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Library Automation/Technology Glossary

i. Medical Dictionary

Roget’s Int. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

k. Roget's Thesaurus

Yearbooks, Almanacs, Handbooks

Union Budget & Economic Survey

Global Corruption Report 2005

Guinness Book of World Records

Human Development Reports

Sipri Yearbook

World Development Indicators 2005

World Fact book 2004

Sources of Biographical Information

Biographical Dictionary

Bi ographies of Great Indians

Sources of Geographical Information

City Population


c. Global Gazetteer

Imperial Gazetteer of India

Imperial Gazetteer of India (Maps)

Indian Historical Maps

Internet Resources : Geographical Data

Maps and GIS sources on the World

Maps of India

Population Reference Bureau

Thesaurus of Geographic Names

World Atlas

World Flag Database

n. World Gazetteer

F. Sources of Statistical Information

Census of India

Asian Development Bank

Demographic and Health Surveys

Human Development Resource Centre

Indian Health Statistical Database

International Monetary Fund

International Statistical yearbooks

National Family Health Survey (NFHS), India

Reserve Bank of India

UNICEF Statistical Data

WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)

World Bank Data & Statistics

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Sources of Educational Information

All India Council For Technical Education(AICTE)

Association of Indian Universities(AIU)

Association of Commonwealth Universities(AICU)

Colleges & Universities Worldwide

Educational Profile of Indian States & UTs

Educational Scholarships

Educational Statistics

Google Directory for Indian Education

Higher Education in India

International Association of Universities(IAU)

National Policy on Education(NPE)

Sources of Funding for International Students - Education

Study Abroad

Technical Education in India


University Grants Commission (UGC)

Standards and Patents

Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS)

Current Awareness Services: Patents and Standards

European Patent Office(EPO)

Google Directory of Patents

Google Directory of Standards

Indian Patents Database

Patents & Standards

United States Patents(USPTO)

Indian Reference Sources

Digital Library of India

Five Year Plans


Gateway to Government of India Info over the web

Govt. of India: Directory of Educational Institutions

Indian Presidents, Prime Ministers

Internet Indian History Sourcebook

Online Encyclopedia of Indian politicians

Portals for Open Access Journals

Open J-gate

Directory of Open Access Journals

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(1)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(2)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(3)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(4)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(5)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(6)

Open SMT & Biomedical Engineering Journals(7)


Vidyanidhi: Indian Theses Database


Bartleby: Geart Books Online

Digital Book Index

Free Tech Books

Google Book Search

Medical Books


Project Gutenberg

Read Print


Agricultural free e-books

ACM Digital Library

DigitalLibraryat the University of Pennsylvania

Digital Library of India(1)

Digital Library of India(2)

IEEE Computer Society's Dgital Library

IET(Institution of Engineering and Technology) Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library

Kalasampada: Digital Library Resource of Indian Cultural Heritage

New York Digital Library Collections

National Science Digital Library

Oxford Digital Library

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library

Universal Digital Library

e-Conference Alerts

Conference Alerts

Conferences and Events


Open Access e-Resources

Agriculture Network Information Centre

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

e-Books in Science and Technology

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Free Access to Developing Economies – Full-text journals by ‘Highwire Stanford University’

International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterlization (IDIDAS)

PubMed Central (PMC)- Full-text journals of Biomedical & Life Sciences at U. S. National Institute of Health’s National Library of Medicine


A Free Archives of Life Sciences journals




Agriculture Network Information Center



Biology Browser

Directory of Open Access Journals

Dissertation Abstracts International

Free Access to Developing Journals

Fresh Cut

International Database On Insect Disinfestation And Sterilization

Irrigation Equipment Supply Database

Journals Indexed in Agricola

Worls Agricultural Statistics FAOSTAT


Agricultural Statistics - Department of Agriculture & Co-operation


Nobel Prize Internet Archive

Nobel Prize Winners

Open Access e-Resources

Some Useful Class Numbers

Agriculture 630
Accounts 657
Agricultural Engineering 631.3
Agricultural Extension 630.715
Agricultural Marketing 658.80963
Agricultural Meteorology 630.2515
Agricultural Statistics 63:31, 519.2063
Agricultural Credit 332
Agricultural Economics 338.1
Agronomy 630
Animal Science 636
Apiculture 638.1
Biochemistry 574.192
Biocontrol 632.96
Biotechnology 630.2748, 581.8
Botany 581
Cereals 633.1
Child development 649
Communication 302.2
Computer Science 001.642
Crop Physiology 581.1
Crop Science 633
Dry land Agriculture 631.586
Ecology/Environmental Science 574.5
Economics 330
Education 370
Engineering 620
Entomology 595.7
Food & Nutrition 641.1
Family 306.85
Farm Management 658.93
Fertilizer 631.8
Fishery 639.2
Floriculture 635.9
Forage crops 633.2
Forestry 634.9
Fruits 634
Food Technology 664
Genetics 575.1
Green House 631.583, 635.982
Home Economics 640
Horticulture 635
House Hold Equipments 643
Human Resource Development 658.3
Journalism 070
Labour Economics 331
Management 658
Marketing 658.8
Medical Science 610
Microbiology 576
Pathology 632
Insect Pest 632.7
Pest management 632.9
Plant Breeding 581.56
Planning and Economic Development 338.9
Psychology 150
Pulses 633.3
Research Methods, Social Science 300.72
Resource Economics 333.7
Rural development 307.72
Seed Science and Technology 631.521
Sericulture 638.2
Sociology 300
Soil Science 631.4
Sports 796
Textile Handicrafts 746
Textiles 677
Trade and Commerce 382
Vegetable 635.1
Veterinary 636.089

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