Vidyanidhi (Meaning ‘Treasure of Knowledge’ in Sanskrit) is India’s premier Digital library initiative to facilitate the creation, archiving and accessing of doctoral theses. Vidyanidhi is an information infrastructure, a digital library, a portal of resources, tools and facilities for doctoral research in India.
Vidyanidhi database offers access to more than 1,00,000 Indian theses metadata records. Being Unicode Compliant, it enables access to more than 1500 Kannada records and 4000 Hindi records. A digital library of Indian doctoral theses. Vidyanidhi provides access to 6500 Full-Text Theses Database. However, vidyanidhi’s library is outdated, if you are searching for the same library then you can visit Mysore university’s new online library.
The Mysore University online Library has acquired a large number of Reports, Thesis, E-Journals, books, Journals, CD-ROMs, Data-bases, Non-book materials, News Papers and Magazines, etc., by utilizing various types of grants funded by State Government, University, UGC and Other Academic and Scientific Organizations, WEB OPAC for New and OLD Books
The University of Mysore online library has acquired a large number of books, magazines, reports, theses, e-journals, CD-ROMs, databases, non-book materials, newspapers and magazines etc. Students can get study material form an online library. The online library contains thousands of book, category wise number of the book has been shared in the table below.
|Types of Documents||Numbers|
|Periodicals (Including Bound Journals)||1,20,000|
|Reference and Archival Materials||14,000|
|Thesis and Dissertation||4,000|
|Number of Indian Journals||330|
|[Silver Platters Subject-wise, Multimedia + Text Books]||250|