TUCL has purchased ProQuest database with remote access system

November 19, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic,TUCL has not been able to provide physical access to its resources to its readers for a long period of time. Hence, it has started providing the service to itsusers by subscribing to the ProQuest database with remote access system (RemoteXs) on 18 November, 2020. This service is provided free of cost to all the faculty, students, staff & researchers of TU.  Similarly, the TUCL has not limited this service to TU constituent campuses/departments and students only. It is also providing this service to the others universities&academic institutions. TUCL is providing this serviceto the other universities atNPR 1,00,000annumcharge and additional per user NPR 200per annum. For the campuses/colleges, the annual fee isNPR 5,000annum charge and additional per user NPR 200 for per annum.  ProQuest covers large number of multidisciplinary subject from different leading publishers. It is a collection of journals, eBooks, dissertations, news and videos. It has more than 4,50,000 eBooks, 5 million thesis dissertations and 6 million titles ofperiodical, journals, magazine, report and international newspapers. There are also provisions for readers to read, download, print and save as needed. The database can also be used for citation and works with the reference management tools such as endnotes, refwork, etc. This database is used by more than 100 countries partner with 9,000 renowned Publishers. In the Remote access system,other openly available databases like DOAJ, DOAB, UN Digital Library, NepJol etc. have been added. It helps the user to access other databasesfrom the same dashboard.

 

List of Events

Online Library Orientation Program

TUCL has been conducting orientation programs to its users. The objective of orientation program is to facilitate its users to access ProQuest database remotely from their convenient space with the help of RemoteXs system.In the first phase, starting from 10 December,...

Manuscript preservation work has started

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MoU with Asian Development Bank

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