Electronic Resources

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The library's Non-print collection includes Electronic databases (Online & Offline), In-house Developed Databases and audio/video cassettes.

Online Electronic Databases :

Sl.No Name of Database Description
1 Ebscohost’s- Business Source complete Full-text scholarly business database, providing the leading collection for more than 4200 journals.
2 Proquest-ABI Inform Complete
Full-text scholarly business database, providing the leading collection for more than 4000 journals.
3 Proquest Healthcare Full-text scholarly business database in the area of healthcare, providing the leading collection for more than 3000 journals.
4 JGate JSMS Abstracting and indexing database in management comprising indexes of reputed journals in management including large number of full text of articles.
5 CRIS-INFAC (Industry Reports) Corporate database of Industries in India includes over 50 detailed industry analysis reports. It requires first time registration and login in subsequent searches.
ISI Emerging Markets-EMIS Corporate database delivers news, company and financial data direct from more than 80 emerging markets in India.
7 Indiastat.com Micro/Macro economic database gives comprehensive and authentic socio-economic information related to India.
 8 IMF elibrary Membership subscription to eLibrary of International Monetary Fund
 9 NPTEL National program for technology enhanced learning - A national project by IIT Madras and IIT Mumbai accessible across the country.
10 McKinsey Quarterly Dr. Manjunath has Premium membership to this database. This database provides world class scholarly articles on management and related subjects.
11 Trade info database E-weekly of National centre for Trade Information (NCTI), New Delhi offering up-to-date trade information from major business centers around the World. NCTI is the approved Trade point in Dept. of Commerce, Min. of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
12 Informed Librarian An abstract and Full-text Database in the area of Library, Information science & Technology, and Systems.  It is accessible through Membership.Contact Librarian for any help from this database.
13 DELNET Membership TAPMI is member of Developing library Network (DELNET). It has union catalog of Books, journals of over 900 member libraries. Contact Librarian for getting any book from DELNET that is not available in TAPMI Library.
AIRC Library membership Library is a member of American Information Resource Centre, Chennai for Inter Library lending purposes. It borrows many books for its users from AIRC and the members get latest books and articles alerts from AIRC on regular basis.
TERI Membership
(The Energy Res. Institute, New Delhi)
TAPMI is a member of TERI and the membership allows to search some of the research materials developed by the institute. The membership also allows getting newsletters, abstracts and indexing publications from the institute on regular basis.
SSRN Membership
(Social Science research Network)
The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 225,200 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 193,000 downloadable full text documents in PDF format.

Databases accessible on Local Area Network (Intranet)

17 CMIE's Prowess CMIE (Centre for monitoring Indian Economy, Mumbai) Prowess is a corporate database of over 10,000 Indian companies. It contains detailed normalized data culled from the audited annual accounts, stock exchanges, company announcements, etc.
18 Business Beacon Business Beacon is a comprehensive time-series database on the Indian economy. It brings to you 9,808 economic indicators in upto six frequencies. The six frequencies are: daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, cumulative & annual. These total upto 25,522 series of economic data. The database is updated daily with the latest information.

In-House developed Electronic databases (Intranet)

In addition to subscribed electronic databases, the library has developed a few in-house database, which are accessible on Intranet. They are listed below:

16 Bibliographic databases Databases consisting Bibliographic details of library Books, Journals, Boundvolumes, Students' project reports, Management cases, Videocassettes, CDs and Company annual reports.
17 TAPMI working Papers Working papers published by faculty members of TAPMI. These are pre publication research papers. and will be circulated among faculty colleagues for comments and suggestions.
18 Students Photo Albums The digital copy of the Library Identity cards including Photo  name, batch and rollno in PDF format right from first batch (1984-86).  
19 Alumni Database The database consisting of details of tapmi students (alumni) from first batch.
20 T. A. Pai Memorial Lectures T. A. Pai Memorial Lecture is organised during the annual founder's day celebrations, which will held on January 17th of each year. Full Text of T. A. Pai Memorial Lectures are digitized and PDF format of past memorial lectures are accessible.
21 Students MIP Reports Though print copies of project reports of Management In Practice (MIP) are available for ready reference in the library. Full text of MIP Reports in digital version (PDF format) are available for the past four years. 
22 Brandscan Reports Print copies of Brandscan- market Research project reports conducted by students are available for ready reference in the library. Full text of Brandscan Reports in digital version (PDF format) are available for the past four years.
23 Management Cases TAPMI faculty members have developed over 200 Management cases and these cases have been submitted to European Case Clearing House (ECCH, UK) case repository for use by other bschools. Besides, it has purchased several cases from Harvard Business school, ECCH,  Darden, Ivey and ICFAI. These case are preserved in library for ready reference.
24 Faculty Publications  


The library has over 3000 CDs/DVDs on management and related subjects. The CD collection includes subejct CDs, Cds accompanied with books and journals and CDs developed during institutional programs such as industry Day, Brandscan, and Convocation. some videocassettes in the library have been converted to CDs exclusively for self academic purposes.

Audio/Video Cassettes:

The library has about 400 videocassettes on Management and related subjects. Besides, the videocassettes prepared during the institute’s activities such as Convocation and Brand Scan are available in the library. some of these videocassettes have been converted into CDs. About 25 CD converted audiocassettes are also available in library.