Wednesday 25 January 2017

                                  HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY


Display of Books on

India and Indian History

 Ogranized by the Central Library


IISER Thiruvananthapuram

25-1-2017 & 27-1-2017

                                        -All are Welcome-                                                                                                                                                                       

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Library organises 'Author's Skill Development Training Programme on 'Grammarly'

 In order to improve writing skills of IISER TVM community, Central Library  organized an 'Author's Skill Development Training Programme on 'Grammarly'- grammar and plagiarism checking tool, on 18.1.2017. 

Training was provided by Mr. Rakshith Ramesh, and Karthik, Manager, Bridge People Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.

Faculty members, staff, research scholars, students attended this skill development training Programme. Dr. Sainul Abideen, Asst Librarian & Officer i/c Library welcomed the guests.

About Grammarly
Grammarly has facility for grammar checking specific to different types of documents such as research papers (default), dissertations, academic essays, reports, book reviews, presentations, business document, creative writing, etc.  'Grammarly@edu' can also be used to verify the authenticity of the documents, i.e., whether contents are copied from other sources like websites (Plagiarism Checking).

How to Use Grammarly?
Institute library has subscription to the 'Grammarly@edu'. Those who have not created a login ID may create login ID at using their IISER email ID. 

Once the login is created, you may use Grammarly at You may also install Grammarly as a plugin for Microsoft Word, from so that advanced features of Grammarly can be used while using MS Word.
For any clarification, contact library [AT] iisertvm [DOT] ac [DOT] in

Photos of the Training Programme

Mr. Rakshith Ramesh, Manager, Bridge People Technology leading the session

Training Participants
Training Participants

Wednesday 11 January 2017

User Training Programme on "J-Gate@e-ShodhSindhu"

In order to increase awareness and usage of online resources subscribed by the Institute, Central library is conducting series of user awareness programmes. As part of this, User Training Programme on "J-Gate@e-ShodhSindhu" was organised by the Library on 11.1.2017 at the  seminar hall of the Institute. Faculty, students, and staff etc. actively participated in this programme.

Training sessions were conducted by Mr. Ravishankar, Training Consultant, Informatics Publishing Ltd, Bangalore. Training covered various advanced features of this e-Journals platform, provided by the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium of the MHRD. Users may access J-Gate at

Mr. Ravishankar conducting the training


Interactive session

Tuesday 10 January 2017

User Training Programme on


e-Journal Portal

Organised by

Central Library
IISER Thiruvananthapuram


                 Seminar Hall (Computer Sc.Building)

11.01.2017 @ 10.45 AM to 12 Noon

All are invited

Central Library, IISER Thiruvananthapuram

Thursday 5 January 2017

Publisher-wise list of Archival Journals

Institute library provides access to hundreds of journal's back volumes from various publishers.

For the benefit of the users, we have compiled a publisher wise list of archival journals along with each journal's archival access period, which can be access from

It may be noted that all journals of major publishers like,Institute of Physics (IOP), American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry,  Oxford University Press Science Journals, etc are having permanent archival access from volume 1.

Some of the archives goes back even to 1800's for e.g. Science online(1880 onwards),Nature (1869 onwards), Scientific American (1845 onwards), Journal of the American Chemical Society (1879 Onwards), The Journal of Physical Chemistry A (1896 onwards),Physical Review (1893 onwards),Optics & Laser Technology (1971 Onwards), Proceedings of the Physical Society of London (1874 onwards),Transactions of the Optical Society (1899 onwards),Jubilee of the Chemical Society (1891 onwards), Memoirs and Proceedings of the Chemical Society (1843 onwards) etc.

All library users are requested to make use of these resources.

Monday 2 January 2017

नए आगमन बुलेटिन New Arrival Bulletin वॉल्यूम सं / Vol.No 7 (1)

निम्नलिखित पुस्तकों को पुस्तकालय के संग्रह में हाल में जोडा गया हैं | इन किताबों को नए आगमन अनुभाग  में रखा गया है | आप इन पुस्तकों को उधार ले  सकते हैं | Following books are recently added to the Library Collection. These books are kept in the New Arrivals Section. You may borrow these books.

शीर्षक /Title
लेखक/ Author
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
Pinker, Steven.
Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf
Sacks, Oliver.
Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis
Winkless, Laurie.
Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas that Reveal the Cosmos
Natarajan, Priyamvada.
Computational Physics
Walker, Darren.
The Physics of Fluids and Plasmas: An Introduction for Astrophysicists
Choudhuri, Arnab Rai
Experimental Techniques for Low-Temperature Measurements: Cryostat Design, Material Properties, and Superconductor Critical-Current Testing
Ekin, Jack W.
Matter and Methods at Low Temperatures
Powell, Frank.
Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight
Atkins, Peter.
Electronic Absorption Spectroscopy and Related Techniques
Sathyanarayana, D. N.
Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love
Jahren, Hope.
The Gene: Intimate History
Mukherjee, Siddhartha.
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth
Lovelock, James.
The Genius of Birds
Ackerman, Jennifer.
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
Gawande, Atul.
Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits
Calvin Hu, Chenming.
The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
Ghosh, Amitav.
The God of Small Things
Roy, Arundhati.
Candide, or Optimism
The Autumn of the Patriarch
García Márquez, Gabriel.
Love in the Time of Cholera
García Márquez, Gabriel.
Of love and Other Demons
García Márquez, Gabriel.
One Hundred Years of Solitude
García Márquez, Gabriel.
The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
García Márquez, Gabriel.
A Clutch of Indian Masterpieces: Extraordinary Short Stories from the 19th Century to the Present
David, David.
Chasing the Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India
Frater, Alexander.