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Very Short Introductions

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects. Each volume provides an authoritative and engaging assessment of a concept, field, or body of work, drawing out the central ideas, themes, and approaches. With around 700 titles and regularly updated with monthly new editions, the series is constantly evolving to reflect a contemporary readership. Very Short Introductions cover a diverse range of subject areas, from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. The series is split into the following categories online, with many subjects and sub-disciplines within each:

  • Arts and Humanities

  • Science and Mathematics

  • Social Sciences

  • Law

  • Medicine and Health

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  • Trial expires on 01-10-2021

The Morning Context

The Morning Context is a news platform that delivers stories on topics like; Internet, Business, and Chaos in India and around the world.

  • Campus Wide Access
  • Trial expires on 30-11-2021


Swarajya is an Online platform shares stories daily and also in the form of a monthly magazine that focuses on the social, political, economic, and cultural (what we refer to as SPEC) life of India.

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  • Campus Wide Access
  • Trial expires on 31-12-2021


The Vikram Sarabhai Library has 165+ databases in its e-resources collection. The databases have been divided into different categories content wise like company & country database, scholarly resources, research support resources and legal databases. These databases fulfill the specific requirements sought by the users.

  • Most of the databases are accessible through IP, while some databases require log-in ID & password.
  • The faculty and existing students can access the databases off-campus through Remote Access.
  • The Databases should be used solely for academic and research needs and not for any commercial purpose.
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The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) is named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, world renowned physicist and founding Director of IIMA. It was set up in 1962 and is one of the best management libraries in Asia. The library is open 24x7. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current, global and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information in various formats (print & non print) to serve the information needs of the academic fraternity of IIMA to meet their teaching, research, consulting, training and learning requirements.

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