PRODUCTS

1.

NATIONAL UNION CATALOGUE OF SCIENTIFIC SERIALS IN INDIA (NUCSSI) ON CD-ROM

The importance of NUCSSI database has been well recognised by information managers and planners. It is a valuable information tool which not only provides location information of serials but also helps in their rationalized acquisition by encouraging resource sharing.

Keeping pace with the current trends in database industry, INSDOC has brought out the CD-ROM version of the NUCSSI database. NUCSSI on CD-ROM covers holdings information of nearly 450 major libraries in India and is updated till 1997. The database has a easy to use menu driven access and is searchable through various options like journal title, library, city, and subject.

Hardware/Software Requirements:

Pentium System with 16Mb RAM
SVGA Colour Monitor
CD-ROM Drive
Windows 95/98 or DOS

Price

Rs. 6000/-* only inclusive of retrieval software
*Discount Rates:
20% - Second purchase
30% - Third purchase
40% - Fourth purchase
50% - Fifth purchase and thereafter
 

2. INDIAN PATENTS (INPAT) DATABASE ON CD-ROM

Intellectual property rights, its application and management is vital in designing and developing new products and processes. The post-GATT era has ushered in a demand to for patent information world wide.

India introduced for the first time the provision of granting Exclusive Privileges in 1856. The Indian Patents and Designs Act, 1911 was modelled on the British Patent Act of 1907. Thereafter, the Indian law was subjected to several amendments until the Patents Act of 1970 came into operation in April 1972.

With the phenomenal growth in the number of patents and growing demand for patent information, a single source to quickly retrieve information on patents granted in India was required. INPAT ON CD-ROM serves this purpose.

INPAT on CD-ROM is a bibliographic database that provides information on nearly 50,000 patents granted in India from the year 1972 to December 1997. The information on a patent in the database comprises:

Patent Title
Applicant and Inventor Names
Patent and Application Numbers
Application and Publication Dates
International Classification Code
Country

The database can be searched by a variety of parameters including keywords, applicant and inventor names, patent number, international classification code and country name.

The database will be usefull to scientists, researchers, patent attorneys and patent offices, libraries of R&D units and business houses throughout the world.

The retrieval software is Windows based and is user friendly.

Hardware and Software Requirements:

Pentium System with 16Mb RAM
SVGA Colour Monitor
CD-ROM Drive
Windows 95/98

Price:

Rs. 10,000/-

3. GRANTHALAYA - A LIBRARY AUTOMATION PACKAGE

Granthalaya is a state-of-the-art library automation package designed and developed by a unique blend of expertise available only at INSDOC - that of software engineers and library professionals.

The package has been designed with an object-oriented approach. It uses a directory concept that facilitates easy data input and results in better data integrity. The package has a modular structure which offers to libraries flexibility to go in for selective or gradual automation.

Granthalaya can also be customised to meet a library's special functional needs. The package is available on a platforms like DOS, Windows 95 and windows 98.

Price DOS* and Windows versions:

1. DATA MANAGEMENT
Rs. 10000/-
2. CATALOGUE ACCESS
Rs. 10000/-
3. CIRCULATION Rs. 10000/-
4. ACQUISITION Rs. 10000/-
5. SERIALS CONTROL Rs. 20000/-
6. TECHNICAL PROCESSING Rs. 10000/-
7. LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION Rs. 10000/-
TOTAL PACKAGE Rs. 80000/-
* A discount of 20% on the above prices is given to purchasers of the DOS version of Granthalaya. A subsidised DOS version of Granthalaya for schools (the first three modules) is available for Rs. 16000/- only

4. INDIAN SCIENCE ABSTRACTS (ISA) ON CD-ROM FROM 1990+

Indian Science Abstracts (ISA) is a semi-monthly abstracting journal which has been reporting scientific work done in India since 1965. Original research articles short communications, revies articles, and informative articles published in scientific and technical periodicals, proceedings of conferences and symposia, monographs and other publications, as well as patents, standards and theses are reported in ISA.

The disciplines covered in ISA are: Agriculture, Anthropology, Architecture, Building, Business Management, Industry, Chemistry, Commerce, Communications, Computers, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Life Sciences, Management, Manufacturing Technology, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Palaeontology, Pharmaceutics, Physics, Crafts and Trades, etc.

ISA on CD-ROM is a cumulative database of nearly 2 lakhs Indian science abstracts covering the period from 1990 to March 1999. The database is searchable by a variety of parameters such as keyword, author, corporate author, ISA issue number & year of publication, source journal, and type of document. The retrieval software is Windows based and user friendly.

ISA on CD-ROM is an excellent replacement for hardcopy ISA leading to considerable saving in shelf space, and also an electronically searchable collection on Indian Science.

Salient Features:

A value added information source for Indian R&D activities
A single source of comprehensive S&T information generated in India in the last decade
Cumulative data from 1990 onwards carrying about 2 lakh abstracts
Facilities for powerful querying through a combination of different parameters
Windows based graphic user interface
User friendly software

Target Users:

University Departments, Colleges and Academic Establishments
R&D Institutes
Libraries of S&T Institutions
Subscribers of print version of ISA
Other users of Indian S&T Information

Hardware and Software Requirements:

Pentium System with 16Mb RAM
SVGA Colour Monitor
CD-ROM Drive
Windows 95/98

Price:

Rs. 10,000/-
Special offer for those who have subscribed to ISA in hard copy form.
Rs. 500/- off on every year of subcription subject to a maximum of Rs. 5000/-.
Enclose proof of subscription with your order