2. NASSDOC began as a branch of the Indian
council of social science research (ICSSR) in
Its goal is to provide library and information
support services to social science researchers
in academic institutions, autonomous research
organizations, government policy making,
planning, and research units, business and
industry, and so on.
3. ⦁ Provides assistance to the libraries of ICSSR
Regional Centers and Research Institutes that
are supported by the ICSSR.
⦁ Provides study grants to PhD candidates for
the purpose of collecting research materials
from various libraries across India.
4. ⦁ Grant financial aid to people who want to
start bibliographical or documentation
⦁ Provides document delivery service.
⦁ Organize short-term training courses for
researchers, social scientists, librarians, and
IT professionals to familiarize them with the
most up-to-date information and
5. Consultation Services
Document Delivery Service
6. ⦁ Consultation Services
Research scholars who visit NASSDOC for
their research work can access International
Political Science Abstracts and other online
⦁ Reference Service
Staff responds to reference requests made
in person, via e-mail, phone, or fax.
7. ⦁ Referral Service
Research scholars are referred to other
institutions/libraries if content is not
available in the library.
⦁ Literature Search
NASSDOC offers a large collection of
bibliographic data in both printed and
digital formats. These databases are used
to conduct literature searches on a wide
range of subjects.
8. ⦁ Document Delivery Service
NASSDOC makes copies of research materials
from its own collection as well as those from
other Indian and international libraries and
organizations to be delivered to users on
⦁ Bibliographic Service
On-demand bibliographic services are
available. This service is available in two
formats: bibliographical references and
bibliographical references with an abstract or
summary of the document's conceptual
9. Directory of Social Science Libraries and
Information Centers in India
Directory of Social Science Research and
Training Institutions in India
Union Catalogue of Social Science Periodicals
and Serials in India