Library and Documentation Center

The Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment - Library housed at the 8th Floor of Sasthra Bhavan maintains an excellent and well equipped professional Research and Reference. This Library has a good collection of books and journals on subjects relating to Science, Technology and Environment. It also houses a Documentation Center with Reprographic facilities and provides support in documenting the reports and other such publications of KSCSTE. It is an arm of the Information Systems Division.

Main Objectives of the Library

  • To build up a relevant collection of information materials on Science and Technology to disseminate the necessary information to Researchers, Scientists and other Professionals.

  • To provide information and documentation support to the programmes and activities of KSCSTE.

  • To play a vital role in achieving the aims and objectives of the Institution by providing timely and relevant information to the scientific and technical staff.

  • Creation of a Digital Repository of information available in the libraries of the Council and R&D Centres and making them available to the researchers, students, scientists, the academic community etc. free of cost.

In addition to the Staff Members of KSCSTE, the Library is open to Scientists and Researchers of other Institutions and Universities and all interested users for reference.  To use the library facilities you need to produce a letter of introduction from the Institutions/ Organizations concerned. However, borrowing privileges are limited to the Permanent Staff Members of KSCSTE only.

Working hours of Library is from 10 A.M to 5 P.M on all working days.

Library Resources

The Library has a good collection of Books, Reports and publications. It houses more than 5000 items consisting of books, various project reports, study reports, project proposals and publications of Council and other R&D Centres. The Library also has 56 Scientific Journals apart from 11 newspapers and 17 Magazines for General Reading. 

OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS 

Sasthra Vigyan Kendra Library

KSCSTE has started a Library exclusively for students of undergraduate level by name Sasthra Vigyan Kendra at Kerala State Science & Technology Museum (KSSTM) at PMG, Thiruvananthapuram with an initial collection of 250 books.

Library Services

  • Lending

  • Reference

  • Newspaper Clipping Service

  • Reprographic Services

  • Bibliographic Service

  • Internet Service

  • Inter Library Loan Service/Resource sharing

  • Selective Dissemination of Information

JOURNALS

No

Title of Journal

Frequency

Publisher

1

Bulletin of  Material Science

Bimonthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

2

Current Science

Fortnightly

Indian Academy of Sciences

3

Journal of  Biosciences

Quarterly

Indian Academy of Sciences

4

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

Quarterly

Indian Academy of Sciences

5

Journal of Chemical Sciences

Bimonthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

6

Journal of Earth System Science

Bimonthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

7

Journal of Genetics

Triannual

Indian Academy of Sciences

8

Pramana-Journal of Physics

Monthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

9

Proceedings (Mathematical Sciences)

Quarterly

Indian Academy of Sciences

10

Resonance

Monthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

11

Sadhana

Bimonthly

Indian Academy of Sciences

12

Annals of Library and Information Studies

Quarterly

NISCAIR

13

CSIR News

Fortnightly

NISCAIR

14

Indian Journal of  Marine Sciences

Quarterly

NISCAIR

15

Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

16

Indian Journal of Biotechnology

Quarterly

NISCAIR

17

Indian Journal of Chemical Technology

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

18

Indian Journal of Chemistry:Section –A

Monthly

NISCAIR

19

Indian Journal of Chemistry:Section -B

Monthly

NISCAIR

20

Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Sciences

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

21

Indian Journal of Experimental Biology

Monthly

NISCAIR

22

Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research

Quarterly

NISCAIR

23

Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics

Monthly

NISCAIR

24

Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

25

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

Quarterly

NISCAIR

26

Indian Science Abstracts

Fortnightly

NISCAIR

27

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

28

Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research

Monthly

NISCAIR

29

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Abstract

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

30

Natural Products Radiance

Bimonthly

NISCAIR

31

Science Reporter

Monthly

NISCAIR

32

Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Science

Quarterly

Enviromedia

33

Ecology, Environment & Conservation

Quarterly

Enviromedia

34

Journal of Industrial Pollution Control

Biannual

Enviromedia

35

Pollution Research

Quarterly

Enviromedia

36

Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution

Biannual

Capital Publishing Company

37

Kurukshethra

Monthly

Publication Division Government of India

38

Yojana

 

Publication Division Government of India

39

Down to Earth

Fortnightly

Society of Environmental Communications

40

Corporate Environment Inc.

Monthly

Centre for Science and Environment

41

India Green File

Monthly

Centre for Science and Environment

42

South Asia Green File

Monthly

Centre for Science and Environment

43

Terragreen

Monthly/(online)

The Energy and Research Institute (TERI)

44

Nandini Chemical Journal

Monthly

Nandini Institute of Chemical Industries

45

Geographical Indications Journal

 

Geographical Indications Registry

46

Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing

Quarterly

The Indian  Society of Remote Sensing

47

The Indian Forester

Monthly

Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

48

Geography  and You

Bimonthly

IRIS

49

Executive Knowledge Lines

Monthly

EKL

50

National Geographic

Monthly

National Geographic Society

51

Nature

Weekly

Nature Publishing Group

52

Science

Weekly

AAAS

53

New Scientist

Weekly

Reed Business Information Ltd.

54

Journal of Environmental Research & Development

Quarterly

G SEED

55

Sasthragathi (m)

Monthly

Kerala Sastra Sahithya Parishad

56

Vijnanakairali(m)

Monthly

State Institute of Languages

Periodicals

1
India Today
2
Time
3
Frontline
4
The Week
5
Chip
6
PC World
7
IT Lokam (M)
8
Infokairali (M)
9
Vanitha (M)
10
Mathrubhumi Weekly (M)
11
Mathrubhumi Arogyamasika (M)
12
Kalakaumudi Weekly(M)
13
Mathrubhumi Thozhilvartha
14
Employment News
15
PC Quest
16
PSC Bulletin
17
Dhanam

News Papers

1
Mathrubhumi
2
Malayala Manorama
3
Kerala Kaumudi
4
Desabhimani
5
Deepika
6
The Hindu
7
The New Indian Express
8
Deccan Chronicle
9
Times of India
10
The Business Line
11
The Economic Times

 

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