Friday 11 September 2020

Webinar on 'SciFidner-n: Less Search, More Research

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Webinar on 'SciFidner-n: Less search, more research 

 Session 1: Friday, 11th September 2020 at 11:00 AM
 Session 2: Tuesday, 15th September 2020 at 4:00 PM (Repeat session) 


 1. Introduction of CAS and SciFinderⁿ. 
 2. Detailed literature searching including the importance of PatentPak 
 3. Substance and Structure Searching 
 4. Use of MethodsNow synthesis for Reaction searching 
 5. Introduction to CAS Retrosynthesis planner 
 6. Question and Answer Session 

 Registration Details: 

This is a free seminar but requires prior registration. 

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Monday 10 August 2020

ACS On Campus Webinar on 'Peer Review & Publishing Ethics'

All are invited to attend the 'ACS on Campus' webinar on Peer Review & Publishing Ethics to be held on 10th August 2020 between 5 PM to 7 PM.  
Registration Link:                                    

Thursday 9 July 2020

Meet the Editor Online on 14 July 2020

Covid-19 has brought about an unprecedented situation across the globe and the impact of it on the research landscape is going to be paramount. While we all stay isolated in our homes, it is also essential for us to stay connected with the community.

RSC Meet the Editor Webinars provide researchers with a platform to interact and engage with the journal editors and international board members while you stay safe at your homes.

The webinar provides researchers an opportunity to hear some of the exciting research by leading scientists on our journal board. You will also have the opportunity to interact with them and clarify your burning questions on the key aspects of their research.

Join us to make the best use of this time and be a part of the interactive discussions. You could gain meaningful insights from journal editors on scholarly publishing, peer review, ethics and plagiarism helping you to advance your career.

The webinars are free to attend and would not only be beneficial to students and researchers pursuing chemical science but also for anybody wanting to develop their skills at any stage of their research career.

Join Prof. Sandeep Verma, Department of Chemistry, IIT –Kanpur, Secretary of Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, Associate Editor - ChemComm, Royal Society of Chemistry and Dr. Richard Kelly, Executive Editor of ChemComm for a 2-part Meet the Editor Online webinar featuring key scientific and publishing insights.

Time: 14 July 2020 16:00-17:00


Scientific: Prof. Sandeep Verma, IIT Kanpur
Secretary, SERB
Associate EditorChemComm
Title: Gasotransmitter release and biochemical action by designed molecules

Publishing: Dr. Richard Kelly, Royal Society of Chemistry UK
Executive EditorChemCommChem Soc Rev 
Title: Ethics & plagiarism in scientific publishing

This is a free to attend online event and can be attended from any location. Click the BOOK NOW button in the registration page.

Friday 5 June 2020

Free online access to the ACM Digital Library

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Free online access to the ACM Digital Library is available till 30th June 2020.

The ACM Digital Library is a "comprehensive database of full-text articles and bibliographic literature covering computing and information technology.  This renowned repository includes the complete collection of ACM publications plus an extended bibliographic database of core works in computing from scholarly publishers"

Friday 29 May 2020

IISER Library Consortium Webinar on “Elsevier: Empowering Researchers Across IISERs”

IISER Library Consortium in collaboration with  Elsevier is organizing a webinar on  “Elsevier: Empowering Researchers Across IISERs”  on Saturday, May 30th, 2020 from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM to help them understand how Elsevier tools like ScienceDirect, Scopus and Mendeley can enable them to plan and organize their research effectively.

All are requested to kindly register and participate in this useful webinar


11:00 -11:05 
Welcome Address
Mr. Nitin Rawat
Regional Manager-Elsevier South Asia
Inaugural Address
Dr. P Visakhi
Librarian, IISER Mohali
Free Resources and Benefits available from Elsevier to researchers in response to COVID-19
Ms. Neha Srivastava
Account Manager, Elsevier South Asia
ScienceDirect: Read Quality.. Publish Quality
Mr. Pranav Shukla
Account Manager, Elsevier South Asia
Importance of Cell Press Journals: Science that Inspires
Mr. Dhruv Khurana
Solution Manager, Elsevier South Asia
Find the next steps in your research area with Scopus
Mr. Vishal Gupta
Customer Consultant, Elsevier South Asia
Managing References Made Easy Using Mendeley Reference Manager
Mr. Vishal Gupta
Customer Consultant, Elsevier South Asia
Q&A and Closing Remarks
Ms. Faraha Siddiqui
Account Manager, Elsevier South Asia

Access to the IUPAC Standards Online Database

Free access to the IUPAC Standards Online database has been made available to IISER TVM  until December 2020. 

About IUPAC Standards Online

"IUPAC Standards Online is a unique compilation of the internationally-binding standards and recommendations for chemistry and related fields created by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

These standards and recommendations, extracted from the IUPAC Journal Pure and Applied Chemistry (PAC), are used worldwide by scientists in industry and academia, patent lawyers, toxicologists, environmental scientists, legislators and others who need access to the authoritative information on chemical nomenclature, symbols, terminology, units, weights, measures, and similar scientific conventions. 

Updated annually, integrating the new standards and recommendations published in the prior year, the database provides granular access to the content and enables finding specific information quickly and easily. Numerous search indicators, sorting criteria, and refining options can be used to simplify the selection of the items. The product is supplied with auxiliary material introducing the main functionalities of the database.


  • A comprehensive online resource designed for professionals from different areas of chemistry
  • All standards and recommendations going back to the 1960s in one place
  • A Topical structure of the database supporting field-specific browsing and large-scale data integration
  • Numerous search functionalities, sorting and refining criteria
  • Links in each article to related content enabling fast access to relevant material
  • An extended list of specially-compiled keywords in the metadata
  • A thesaurus-based search for equivalent terms."
All are requested to kindly make use of this database.

Courtesy: De Gruyter

Webinar on "How To Benefit From JoVE Videos In Your Remote Teaching"



WEBINAR: How To Benefit From JoVE Videos In Your Remote Teaching

Greetings from JoVE, The Journal of Visualized Experiments!

Please join our Webinar on Remote Learning with JoVE Science Education Video Collections and JoVE Video Journal. The purpose of the training is to inform academics about the use of the platform. We will be providing ONLINE CERTIFICATES to all the participants. The session will take place as per below.

DATE: Thursday, 4 June 2020
TIME: 15:00 - 16:00 PM, IST


  • General Information About JoVE
  • Information About JoVE Education Collections
  • Off-Campus Access to JoVE Videos
  • How to get published in JoVE
  • Moodle, BlackBoard, Sakai, Microsoft Teams, Zoom etc. LMS Integration Processes

Ibrahim Selcuk, LLM
Director of Sales EMEA & India
JoVE RESEARCH solutions accelerate research productivity by bringing to life the intricate details of cutting-edge experiments, alongside text protocols.
By enabling researchers to see the scientific method
in action, JoVE videos facilitate efficient learning of new methods and ultimately, improve STEM research productivity.

JoVE EDUCATION solutions improve STEM teaching and learning and help educators reach their student learning outcome goals; covering core concepts to advanced methods and theories. The videos support blended learning and flipped
classroom initiatives.

Thursday 14 May 2020

Free Online Textbooks from Springer

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With the Coronavirus outbreak having an unprecedented impact 
on education, Springer is providing free access to hundreds of textbooks across Springer Nature’s eBook subject collections.

For more details Click here

These books will be available via SpringerLink until end of July, 2020.

Thursday 19 March 2020

Rescheduling of the Library Timing.

As a measure to prevent the spread of COVID 19, institute library timing has been restricted till 5.30 PM, till further announcement. Library remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please use hand sanitizer before entering the library and avoid spending a long time inside the library.

All are requested to kindly cooperate.

Free access to Textbooks published by the Cambridge University Press.

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"Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available, on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. We recommend a Laptop/Desktop computer with Google Chrome for the best viewing experience. Textbook content is read-only and cannot be downloaded".

Free access is available until the end of May 2020.
Click Here to access the free e-books.

Free access to OUP resources on coronavirus and related topics

With the recent coronavirus situation, Oxford University Press has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policymakers, and others who are working to address this potential health crisis.

Please click here for accessing the resources