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.