DeLCON Consortium What is DeLCON Consortium ? The DBT's eLectronic Library CONsortium called as "DeLCON". The 'DeLCON Consortium' has been set up by the DBT to promote the use of electronic databases and full text access to journals by the Research and academic community in the country.
DeLCON Consortium The DBT, Government of India has established DBTs e-Library Consortium (DeLCON) in the year 2009 in the area of Life Sciences and Biotechnology and now the existing members of the DeLCON Consortium are 33 Institutions. The DBT e-Library Consortium (DeLCON) has now covered 917 online resources with 20 International Publishers.
PROGRESS & DEVELOPMENT OF DELCON CONSORTIUM :: –> MILESTONE OF DeLCON Consortium
DeLCON Covered 899 Online Journals in the Year 2009 & in the Year 2010 added 18 New e-Resources & Now, the total Covered DeLCON Journals are 917.
Included 17 New Members in DeLCON (Including 15 NER Institutions, Wellcome Trust - Hyderabad & BIRAP-New Delhi (in the Year 2010). Further, added 7 Institutions (4 DBT Institutions & 3 NER – Institutions) in the year 2011.
DeLCON Phase – I Members = 10 1.National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar 2.Department of Biotechnology, (DBT), New Delhi 3.National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi 4.National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 5.National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, Maharashtra 6.Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar 7.Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, Manipur 8.Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad 9.Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram 10.International Centre for Genome Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi
DeLCON Phase-II Members = 16 1.Assam University, Silchar, Assam 2.College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati 3.College of Veterinary Sci. & A.H. Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizoram 4.D. M. College of Science, Imphal, Manipur 5.Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh 6.Guwahati University, Guwahati 7.Manipur University, Imphal 8.Mizoram University, Mizoram 9.Nagaland University, Kohima, Nagaland 10.North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 11.North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Arunachal Pradesh 12.North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat, Assam 13.Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh 14.Sikkim University, Gagtok 15.St. Anthonys College, Shillong, Meghalaya 16.Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Program (BIRAP), New Delhi
DeLCON Phase-III Members = 07 1.National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali, Punjab. 2.Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Gurgaon. 3.Translational Health Science & Technology Institute (THSTI), Gurgaon 4.National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NABMG), Kalyani, Kolkata. (NER-Institution) 1.Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati. 2.Tezpur University, (TU) Assam. 3.Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology (SSCST), Sikkim.
DeLCON CONSORTIUM COVERED 917 e-Journals 1 Am. Assoc. for Advancement of Science (3 Journal) 2Am. Association for Cancer Research (8 Journals) 3American Chemical Society (ACS) (37 Journals 4Annual Reviews (23 Journals) 5Am. Soc. for Biochem. & Molecular Biology (2 Journal) 6Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (4 Journals) 7Informa Healthcare / Taylor and Francis (7 Journals) 8Lippincott (LWW)/Wolter & Kluwer/ OVID (11 Journals) 9Marry ANN Liebert (7 Journals) 10Nature Publications (40 Journals) 11Oxford University Press (OUP) (18 Journals) 12Springer India (237 Journals) 13Society for General Microbiology (3 Journals) 14Society for Hematology (1 Journal) 15Wiley-Blackwell (86 Journals) 16Elsevier Science (ScienceDirect) (415 Journals) 17Am. Society for Microbiology (ASM) (11 Journals) Am. Association of Immunology (AAI) Am. Association for Plant Biologist (01 Journal) (02 Journals) 20SCOPUS Database (1 Database)
1.Selections based on usage / suitability of e-resources to DBT Institutions. 2.Nodal Officers Feedback & Requests 3.Minimum Recommendations of 3-5 DBT Institutions 4.Recommendations of DeLCON Expert Committee 5.Based on Funds Availability. 6.Terms and Conditions should be suitable with Publishers 7.Perpetual Access & Back Volumes access 8.Publishers Discount offer and Negotiation. Criteria for Selection of DeLCON Journals
BUDGETS & FUNDS The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, is funding & Monitoring to DeLCON Consortium.
PRISING MODEL The DeLCON Consortium not prefer and not agree for FTE Model.
DISCOUNT Expectations The DeLCON Consortium expectation is more than 80-85% discount.
DeLCON ACCESS FACILITIES 1.MODE OF ACCESS = ONLINE ONLY 24X7X365 : unlimited 2.IP based in Institution / Full Access without password 3.Limited Remote Access 4.Inter Library Loan (ILL) Facilities for Research Works 5.Search / Advance Search / Key Word Search / Full Text (.pdf) Downloadable 6.Browse / Archive Back Volumes from Vol. 1 Issues 1 or from 1995