3What 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.
4DeLCON ConsortiumThe DBT, Government of India has established ‘DBT’s 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.
5PROGRESS & DEVELOPMENT OF DELCON CONSORTIUM :: –> ‘MILESTONE OF DeLCON Consortium’
6DeLCON 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.
7Further, added 7 Institutions 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.
8DeLCON Phase – I Members = 10 National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), ManesarDepartment of Biotechnology, (DBT), New DelhiNational Institute of Immunology (NII), New DelhiNational Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New DelhiNational Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, MaharashtraInstitute of Life Sciences (ILS), BhubaneswarInstitute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, ManipurCentre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), HyderabadRajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), ThiruvananthapuramInternational Centre for Genome Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi
9DeLCON Phase-II Members = 16 Assam University, Silchar, AssamCollege of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, GuwahatiCollege of Veterinary Sci. & A.H. Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, MizoramD. M. College of Science, Imphal, ManipurDibrugarh University, DibrugarhGuwahati University, GuwahatiManipur University, ImphalMizoram University, MizoramNagaland University, Kohima, NagalandNorth Eastern Hill University, ShillongNorth Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Arunachal PradeshNorth East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat, AssamRajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal PradeshSikkim University, GagtokSt. Anthony’s College, Shillong, MeghalayaBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Program (BIRAP), New Delhi
10DeLCON Phase-III Members = 07 National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali, Punjab.Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Gurgaon.Translational Health Science & Technology Institute (THSTI), GurgaonNational Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NABMG), Kalyani, Kolkata.(NER-Institution)Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati.Tezpur University, (TU) Assam.Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology (SSCST), Sikkim.
11DeLCON CONSORTIUM COVERED 917 e-Journals Am. Assoc. for Advancement of Science(3 Journal)2Am. Association for Cancer Research(8 Journals)3American Chemical Society (ACS)(37 Journals4Annual 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 Liebert10Nature 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)1819Am. Association of Immunology (AAI)Am. Association for Plant Biologist(01 Journal)(02 Journals)20SCOPUS Database(1 Database)
12Criteria for Selection of ‘DeLCON Journals’ Selections based on usage / suitability of e-resources to DBT Institutions.Nodal Officer’s Feedback & RequestsMinimum Recommendations of 3-5 DBT InstitutionsRecommendations of DeLCON Expert CommitteeBased on Funds Availability.Terms and Conditions should be suitable with PublishersPerpetual Access & Back Volumes accessPublishers Discount offer and Negotiation.
13BUDGETS & FUNDSThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, is funding & Monitoring to ‘DeLCON Consortium’.
14The ‘DeLCON Consortium’ not prefer and not agree for ‘FTE’ Model. PRISING MODELThe ‘DeLCON Consortium’ not prefer and not agree for ‘FTE’ Model.
15DISCOUNT Expectations The ‘DeLCON Consortium’ expectation is more than 80-85% discount.
16DeLCON ACCESS FACILITIES MODE OF ACCESS = ONLINE ONLY 24X7X365 : unlimitedIP based in Institution / Full Access without passwordLimited Remote AccessInter Library Loan (ILL) Facilities for Research WorksSearch / Advance Search / Key Word Search / Full Text (.pdf) DownloadableBrowse / Archive Back Volumes from Vol. 1 Issues 1 or from 1995
17SUBJECT COVERAGE UNDER DeLCON LIFE SCIENCESBIOTECHNOLOGY,BIOINFORMATICSBIOCHEMISTRYBIOLOGY/ CHEMICAL BIOLOGYIMMUNOLOGYNEUROSCIENCEPLANT GENOMEPLANT BIOLOGYMICROBIOLOGYPHYSIOLOGY / PSYCHOLOGYPHYSIOTHERAPYGENOME / GENE / GENETICSMATHEMATICSPHYSICSCHEMISTRYRADIOLOGYMEDICINESCOMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGYCELL BIOLOGY & CELL SC.MOLECULAR BIOLOGYMOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGYVETERINARY SCIENCESCOMPUTATIONAL NEUROSC.SYSTEM NEUROSCIENCE
18DBT’s E-LIBRARY CONSORTIUM (DeLCON) JOURNALS are AVAILABLE to ACCESS : http://delcon.gov.in/
19HOW TO ACCESS DeLCON : http://www.delcon.gov.in Visit the Website :
20IF ANY QUESTION / FEEDBACK PLEASE CONTACT TO : D.D.LalDeLCON Coordinator & AdministratorTel (D): // M.:Website :