INFLIBNET Centre (Information and Library Network Centre) is an autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India under Ministry of HRD (MHRD) located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The centre was initially started as a national project under IUCAA in March, 1991. It became an independent Inter-University Centre in June 1996.

INFLIBNET is involved in modernizing university & college libraries in India and connecting them as well as information centres in the country through a nationwide high speed data network using the state-of-art technologies for the optimum utilization of information. INFLIBNET is set out to be a major player in promoting scholarly communication among academicians and researchers in India.


The centre has taken several initiatives like:


  • OJAS, a platform to faculty and researchers in Universities to host their open-access journals
  • Shodhganga, a digital repository for theses and dissertations by research scholars in universities in India
  • Shodhgangotri, a digital repository of synopsis of research topic submitted to the universities in India by research scholars
  • e-PG Pathshala: A Gateway to All Post Graduate Courses


Besides, the N-LIST project of INFLIBNET Centre provides access to e-resources (6,000+ ejournals and 31,35,000+ ebooks) to students, researchers and faculty from colleges. The authorized users from colleges can access e-resources and download articles required by them directly from the publisher’s website once they are duly authenticated as authorized users through servers deployed at the INFLIBNET Centre.