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Company, Financial& Industrial databases

CMIE Prowess IQ

Prowess is a database of the financials of Indian companies. Annual Reports of companies is the most important source of this database. For listed companies, the Prowess database contains additional data sourced from the stock exchanges. ProwessIQ provides time-series data beginning 1989-90. The database is updated on a continuous basis. ProwessIQ is accessed through a software installed on a local computer running Microsoft Windows OS. This is a windows executable developed by CMIE specially to access the Prowess database. Download your ProwessIQ user interface for querying the Prowess database of financial performance of companies from https://prowessiq.cmie.com/ You can install this software on any computer with minimum hard disk space of 150 MB, Windows 7 or above and IE version of 7.0 or above. Download & installation is free.

On campus and off campus access available. For off campus access please contact Department Librarian

ISID Database

The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID. has developed databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly concerning industry and the corporate sector. It has created On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI) and Press Clippings on diverse social science subjects. These have been widely acclaimed as valuable sources of information for researchers studying India's socio-economic development.

Only On- Campus access

Proquest One Business

4 databases containing scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more.

For Off-Campus access, use the link https://idp.cusat.ac.in/

Law Database


Manupatra is India's largest and most comprehensive online legal & business policy database. Manupatra's mission is to be the preferred provider of decision support information to professionals in Legal, Business, Academic and Government markets and anyone who requires legal and business policy information.

On campus and off campus access available. For off campus access please contact Department Librarian

Hein Online

HeinOnline is a premier online research platform that provides more than 200 million pages of multidisciplinary periodicals, essential government documents, international resources, case law, and much more. The academic core collection includes Code of Federal Regulations/Federal Register Lib, European Center for Minority Issues, Law Journal Library, Legal Classics, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library,U.S. Presidential Library ,U.S. Statutes at Large U.S. Supreme Court Library, United States Code,World Constitutions Illustrated. How to access

Only in Campus

Statistical Database

EPWRF India Time Series

EPWRF India Time Series is an online database on the Indian economy structured in 20 modules (National Accounts Statistics of India, Domestic Product of States of India, Price Indices, Agricultural Statistics, Wage Rates in Rural India, Annual Survey of Industries, Industrial Production Series, Power Sector Statistics, External Sector Statistics, Monetary Statistics, Financial Markets, Banking Statistics, Insurance Statistics, Finances of the Government of India, Finances of State Governments, Combined Government Finances, Health Statistics, Educational Statistics, Mineral Statistics and Statistics of Mines)

On campus and off campus access available. For off campus access please contact Department Librarian


Indiastat.com provides secondary level socioeconomic statistical information about India. Data includes statistics on demographics, health, higher education, agricultural and industrial production information, economic statistics, etc. Information from specific sectors such as bank and financial institutions, companies, co-operatives, crime and law, population, foreign trade, labor and workforce, housing, media, power, and transportion are also included.

Only in Campus IP

Literature Database

Notnul Hindi Database

Full Text Databases of Hindi Resources: The Library Has access to E-books, E-journals of Hindi literature

On campus and off campus access available. For off campus access please contact Department Librarian

Physical and Mathematical Sciences


SciFinder Registration : . New users need to register for SciFinder-n from their respective official email id (@cusat.ac.in) using the following registration : URL :Click Here

Registered user can access from both IP and remote using Scifinder login credentials


MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.

Only in IP


The world's largest sources of inorganic diffraction data from crystals and powders into a single database. The result is a comprehensive collection of inorganic materials, produced in a standardized format that can be rapidly searched for unknown phase identification. Each data set contains diffraction, crystallographic and bibliographic data, as well as experimental, instrument, and sampling conditions, and select physical properties in a common standardized format. The PDF databases are designed to solve your material problems

Both softwares are maintained in the University Library in a stand alone server. For access please contact University Library- E-journal document delivery section

X-Ray Diffraction Anaysis Software

XPowderx Qualitative, Quantitative and Micro textural Powder X-Ray Diffraction Analysis software includes AMSCD Minerals database compatible to XRD raw data files(Panalytical, INEL, etc..) operating under Microsoft Windows OS.

Citation Database


Web of Science, provides access to the world's leading citation databases which includes Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). The Web of Science enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching. With it, users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research. Users can also navigate to electronic full-text journal articles.

On campus and off campus access available. For Off-Campus access, use the link https://idp.cusat.ac.in/

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature – scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine social sciences and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. From researchers pursuing scientific breakthroughs to academic institutions and government agencies evaluating research, Scopus is the abstract and indexing database of choice. Worldwide, Scopus is used by more than 3,000 academic, government and corporate institutions and is the main data source that supports the Research Intelligence portfolio.

Document Delivery through Consortium


J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium (JCCC) is a virtual library of journal literature created as a customized e-journals access gateway and database solution. It acts as a one point access to 7900+ journals subscribed currently under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers besides index to open access journals. INFLIBNET has identified 22 potential universities as ILL Centers in the country to fulfill ILL request from the users affiliated to universities covered under UGC- INFONET Digital Library Consortium.

Only On- Campus access


DELNET has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also to reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible. DELNET at present has 5563 libraries as its members, of which 260 libraries are in Delhi, 5278 outside Delhi in 33 States and Union Territories and 25 in overseas countries.

Only On- Campus access

Research Tools


Grammarly is a writing assistant that offers you specific suggestions to help you improve your writing and it goes way beyond grammar

Cusat e-mail mandatory for registration. Registered users can access Grammarly both in IPs and remote

Step 1: go to www.grammarly.com/edu(mandatory to sign up for this URL)

Step 2: Click on Login and then signup button

Step 3 : Fill up the self-service form ( Name, cusat email id , password ) Ensure that users are registering from their respective official email id (@cusat.ac.in)

Step 4: After clicking signup, an activation email will be sent to the user's institutional email ID.

Please Note: Your @edu credential verification has been activated and an activation email will be sent to the user's institutional email ID once he/she registers.Users may at times get this in Spam Folder due to mail setting - users are advised to check the spam folder in case the link is not received in the INBOX. Once registered, users will land on the 'Grammarly Editor' which is easy to use and can be explored by the user. The MS Word Plugin can be downloaded from the support page after registration from the link https://www.grammarly.com/office-addin/windows, the same user ID and Password credentials will grant access to use the Plugin for users. Kindly note that the plugin does not work on MAC/IOS devices.

iThenticate is a plagiarism detection tool used by researchers and professional writers to check their original works for potential plagiarism. Please click here for registration and more details http://library.cusat.ac.in/index.php/ithenticate