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ACE Equity
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
CMIE - Industry Analysis Service
CMIE - Prowess
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Emerald Management Xtra
Elsevier's Business, Management & Accounting Collection
Elsevier's Energy Collection
IGI Global
Indian Power Sector Database
INFORMS Journals
ISI Emerging Markets - Asia
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Sage Online Journal Collection
Venture Intelligence


ABI/INFORM Complete is a database of full text journals on business, economy and management providing a comprehensive coverage on various micro as well as macro economic aspects of various economies of the world.

It provides fast, easy access to information on almost 200,000 companies, with coverage from at least 1992 forward and with back-file coverage to 1923.

        Consist of:
          »  ABI/INFORM Global
          »  ABI/INFORM Trade& Industry
          »  ABI/INFORM Dateline

          »  Business Conditions
          »  Competitive Product Information
          »  Corporate Strategies and Tactics
          »  Management Techniques
          »  Trends

        Includes following Non-periodical contents:
          »  Author Profiles from Scholar Universe
          »  Business Case
          »  EIU ViewsWires
          »  ProQuest Business
          »  Dissertations

        Includes following Non-periodical contents:
          »  Nearly 4,240 Journals in Business, Management and Social Sciences
          »  3,100 of them in Full-Text
          »  1,000 at the Abstract Level with Coverage Dating Back to 1923
          »  14,000 Dissertations

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ACE Equity

ACE Equity Corporate Database provides latest / historical, financial and non-financial information on more than Listed & Unlisted Indian companies. Ace Equity provides the complete information available in the Annual Report of the companies like Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow, Interim Results, Holdings, Reports etc. It covers more than 1750 Financial data points with in-depth coverage for analysis. Ace Equity financial data is presented in 10 standardized Industry formats namely, Manufacturing, Banking, Finance (Broking & NBFC), Software, Shipping, Hotel, Media, Hospitality, Real Estate & Power with a very powerful Query module.

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Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Business Source® Complete is an industry’s scholarly business research database providing the leading collection of full text and bibliographic contents. The database contains indices and abstracts for more than 3,800 business-related periodicals with coverage going back to the first half of the 20th century for many scholarly journals. It also facilitates searches through a business thesaurus and search for citations (a.k.a. linked, cited references) for more than 1,100 academic journals. It provides archive of business journals, offering hundreds of thousands of peer reviewed business articles in PDF prior to 1985. It provides complex searches using different parameters, limiters, expenders, and Boolean operators. It facilitates for setting up an e-mail alert to automatically notify about new issues for a selected journal(s) / subject(s) at the user specified interval /periodicity.

        It contains:
          »  Full text more than 2,300 journals
          »  Full text dating back to 1886
          »  Company profiles
          »  Country reports
          »  Industry reports
          »  Market Research Reports
          »  Searchable cited references dating back to 1998
          »  SWOT analyses

        It includes following business disciplines:
          »  Accounting
          »  Finance
          »  POM
          »  Economics
          »  Marketing

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CMIE - Industry Analysis Service

Industry Analysis Service is a powerful combination that brings together the advantages of a database service and analysis. It provides both. It helps you remain fully abreast of the trends in individual industries. The service covers around hundred industries. It provides an up-to-date database and an incisive analysis of what the numbers speak.

        The database is at the core of the IAS. It presents detailed data on
          »  Demand and Supply
          »  Prices
          »  Financial performance
          »  Investments etc. of the industries

Demand and supply includes production, trade, consumption and in some cases inventories. Prices include those in multiple markets and for multiple grades.

The financial performance includes quarterly growth in sales profits and profitability of companies in the industries. CMIE's share price indices are the most broadbased and comprehensive. They include sectoral indices. IAS provides these series. The database is available in the form of long time-series. It provides the basic inputs required by any analyst to perform his/her own analysis. IAS also provides news abstracts relevant for the industries covered.

The IAS also provides its own analysis of the individual industries. This includes forecasts and descriptive analysis of the current trends. These analytical reports are available in the form of PDF files. Such reports are updated and prepared by CMIE every month.

        How to Access:
          1  Click START on the Task bar
          2  Choose RUN
          3  Type \\library and click on OK
          4  Enter user id – mdi and password - mdi
          5  Choose CMIE folder and then IAS folder
          6  Now click on IAS CMIE Service icon to access the database

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CMIE - Prowess

Prowess is a database of large and medium Indian firms. It contains detailed information on over 20,000 firms. These comprise:
          »  All companies traded on India's major stock exchanges
          »  Several others including the central public sector enterprises.

        The database covers most of the
          »  Banking
          »  Organized industrial activities
          »  Organized financial and other services sectors in India

Prowess provides detailed information on each company. This includes a normalized database of the financials covering 1,500 data items and ratios per company. Besides, it provides quantitative information on
          »  Consumption of raw material
          »  Energy
          »  Production
          »  Sales

Totally, the number of indicators per company is close to two thousand. Such information is usually available for over ten years. You will also find useful
          »  Auditors
          »  Contact information
          »  List of bankers
          »  News abstracts
          »  Share holding pattern

Prowess also provides daily time series of share prices, computed returns that include
          »  A host of other useful ratios and values
          »  Dividends and other gains
          »  P/E based on the profits of the last four quarters

It packages a normalised database in a versatile and amazingly powerful software. The software permits unlimited querying power to the user.

        How to Access:
          1  Click START on the Task bar
          2  Choose RUN
          3  Type \\library and click on OK
          4  Enter user id – mdi and password - mdi
          5  Choose CMIE folder then Prowess folder
          6  Now click on Prowess icon to access the database

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Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides literature related to communication and mass media. It incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). It contains a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable cited references for peer-reviewed journals covered as “core”). In addition, it features over 5,000 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information, and covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.

        It Includes:
          »  Full text for 350 journals
          »  Selected coverage of nearly 200 journals
          »  Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 460 journals

        It Contains:
          »  Communication thesaurus
          »  Author affiliations
          »  Searchable cited references
          »  Native PDFs
          »  Author supplied abstracts
          »  Author supplied keywords

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Datamonitor is the complete information resource for Academics, Public Libraries, and Governments. Following are the key features:

        Company Intelligence:
          »  SWOT analyses
          »  Company financials
          »  30,000 company analyses
          »  Executive biographies

        Country Intelligence:
          »  215 countries covered
          »  PESTLE analyses
          »  Emerging markets intelligence
          »  Qualitative & quantitative country reports

        Industry Intelligence:
          »  3,000+ industry profiles
          »  200+ markets & 25+ geographies
          »  Global Retail Database
          »  Porters 5 Forces

        Product Intelligence:
          »  1,000+ daily new product launch listings
          »  145 product categories
          »  Innovation ratings
          »  Company profiling

        Business Strategy:
          »  1,000+ strategic & management reports
          »  10+ key industries covered
          »  Topical case studies
          »  Independent opinion

        News & Opinion:
          »  Daily news feeds
          »  Expert views on major issues
          »  5,000+ articles every month
          »  Financial deals news

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Emerald Management Xtra

Emerald was established in 1967 by a group of senior academicians formed MCB University Press, a publishing house that focused on niche management disciplines including strategy, change management and international marketing. It was developed by talking through the ideas, problems and headaches of academic community members including deans, directors, researchers, teachers, students and librarians in business schools and university management departments worldwide. The database allows instant access to the latest research and global thinking and provides information, ideas and opportunity to gain insight into key management topics.

        It covers all major disciplines such as:
          »  Economics
          »  Managing people
          »  Social Policy
          »  Financial management
          »  Marketing
          »  Strategy

        It Contains:
          »  175 full text journals
          »  Reviews from the world's top 300 management journals
          »  Access to over 85,000 full text management articles of the highest caliber

        Value added features:
          »  Book review collection
          »  Guru interviews
          »  Key management readings
          »  Industry reports
          »  Case study collection
          »  Literature reviews

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Elsevier's Business, Management & Accounting Collection

Provides fulltext access to 88 top journals published by Elsevier in the areas of business, management and accounting. While searching, please remember to choose "subscribed sources" from the pull down menu - Sources to limit to your searches only fulltext journals.

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Elsevier's Energy Collection

Provides fulltext access to 50 top journals published by Elsevier in the area of energy. While searching, please remember to choose "subscribed sources" from the pull down menu - Sources to limit to your searches only fulltext journals.

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IGI Global

IGI Global (formerly known as IDEA Group) is a privately-held international publishing company founded in 1987 and located in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The database is a full-text collection of peer-reviewed journals focused on cutting-edge, specialized topics in advanced technology research as well as the organizational, managerial, behavioral, and social implications of technology.

        Topics Covered:
          »  Databases, Data Warehousing and Mining
          »  Distance Learning and Education
          »  E-Commerce, E-Government and M-Commerce
          »  Global Information Technology
          »  Healthcare Information Systems
          »  IT Business Value, Support and Solutions
          »  IT Engineering, Modeling and Evaluation
          »  Knowledge Management

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Indian Power Sector Database

The Database includes a detailed overview of the Indian Power Sector, including its evolution, latest status, recent happenings, policy changes, and a glimpse of key statistics related to the sector.

It contains all Acts, Policies, Guidelines, Notifications, Regulations and Orders issued by Government, its bodies and other relevant authorities.

        Information on Topics:
          »  Captive Power
          »  Generation / Transmission / Distribution
          »  Hydro / Nuclear / Thermal Power
          »  Power Sector Players
          »  Power Trading
          »  Reforms & Policies
          »  Region wise Profiles
          »  Regulatory Framework & Bodies
          »  Rural Electrification
          »  State / Private Sector
          »  Statistical Data

          »  General Reports
          »  Power Sector Studies
          »  Special Committee Reports
          »  Region wise Profiles
          »  Reports on Specific Reforms

        Includes Key Contacts in the Power Sector of:
          »  Central, State & Private Power Companies
          »  Ministry of Power Officials
          »  Regulators
          »  Search engine to fond Who’s Who of the Sector

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Datanet India Private Limited was established as an IT-enabled company in February 2000. They launched first web site on 14th November 2000, which was inaugurated by the then Minister of State, Department of Statistics, Planning and Public Grievances, Government of India, Shri Arun Shourie at New Delhi. Endeavour at Datanet is to collect, collate and compile in ready to use socio-economic information about India and its states and to make it available online.

Today, is a cluster of 51 sites including India-specific, Sector specific and State specific sites rendering its dedicated services to the research fraternity from academic, professional and corporate world with authentic and comprehensive compilation of secondary level socio-economic statistical data about India and its states on more than 35 variables.

        Statistical Information:
          »  Administrative Setup
          »  Affairs
          »  Agriculture
          »  Banks and Financial Institutions
          »  Civil Supplies and Consumer
          »  Companies
          »  Cooperatives
          »  Crime and Law
          »  Demographics
          »  Economy
          »  Education
          »  Electoral Data
          »  Environment and Pollution
          »  Foreign Trade
          »  Forest and Wildlife
          »  Geographical Data
          »  Health
          »  Housing
          »  Industries
          »  Insurance
          »  Labour and Workforce
          »  Market Forecast
          »  Media
          »  Metrological Data
          »  Mines and Minerals
          »  Per Capita Availability
          »  Petroleum
          »  Power
          »  Social and Welfare Schemes
          »  Sports
          »  State and Union Territories
          »  Telecommunication
          »  Tourism
          »  Transport
          »  Urban Areas
          »  Villages

        How to Start:
          »  Users can start navigating for data available on the site by clicking on “IP Login”.

Navigating for Data:
»  Click the requisite Data category, under “Statistical Information” shown on the left panel.
»  You get on your screen the alphabetical list of its sub-categories. Clicking a sub-category will lead you     to a further sub-category or to the list of data table headings pertaining to the sub-category clicked.
»  The page showing data table heading shows you data at India level or State-wise consolidated data.
»  If individual state level data is available under the selected category, you would find a drop box     displaying the names of the states for which the data is available. Select the State Name from the    drop box provided on the page, it would further take you to the data table listing page under the said    heading.
»  Click the table heading to view the data table that will be shown in a separate window.

        Time-out Period:
          »  Time-out period of browser is 20 minutes. Thereafter, re-log in would be required.

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INFORMS Journals

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (OR). It was established in 1995 with the merger of the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA) and The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS).

The society serves the scientific and professional needs of OR educators, investigators, scientists, students, managers, and consultants, as well as the organizations they serve, by publishing scholarly journals. All the journals are peer reviewed.

        Library subscribes following five journals:
          »  Information Systems Research
          »  Management Science
          »  Operations Research
          »  Interfaces
          »  Marketing Science

Full text articles is available from 2000 onwards, content prior to 2000 can be accessed from EBSCO - Business Source Complete.

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ISI Emerging Markets - Asia

ISI Emerging Markets, a Euromoney Institutional Investor Company, is a pioneer of high-value emerging market business and financial information. ISI has license agreements for provision of over 15,000 separate data sources on the service, as well as producing internally generated content in several selected markets. The service also provides historical data and information going as far back as 10 years in some countries.


Company Financials:
Over 20,000 Companies’ Financials, Scanned Annual Reports, Credit Ratings & Rationales, IPO & M&A information, Press Releases etc. for India itself.

Company Research:
From 43 Domestic Brokerage Houses & Global Investment Banks.

Financial Market Analysis:
Equity Market, Debt Market, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Forex & Bullion, Daily Updates, Analysis & Market Commentaries.

Industry Research:
On 89 Industries from 36 domestic & global brokerage houses.

Macroeconomic Analysis:
From CEIC, FICCI, CIER, Ministry of Finance, RBI, Economist Intelligence Unit- Viewswire, Oxford & Fitch Publications, etc.

From more than 100 sources including CNBC newswire, full text articles, archived for 9 years, searchable by company, industry, or a keyword for India Service.

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JSTOR is a not–for–profit organization based United States founded in 1995 to build trusted archives for scholarship. It provides full-text searches of digitized back issues of several hundred journals.

JSTOR has created archive of over one thousand academic journals in both digital and print formats, and continues to greatly expand access to scholarly works and other materials needed for research and teaching globally.

The Archives:
It archives of over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.

Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and related titles. The most recently published issues (past 3 - 5 years) are not available. However, users can search this material and link to the publisher's site or other online source for access.

The majority of content in the archive is journal literature, though inclusion of other materials such as conference proceedings, transactions, pamphlets, monographs, manuscripts, and other materials is growing. Currently, there are 1401 titles, including previous titles, as well as other content available. New titles and other materials are being added regularly.

Available Collections:
JSTOR offers multi-disciplinary and discipline-specific collections. It also offers a small set of additional collections providing access to primary and secondary research materials including: pamphlets, manuscripts, letters, oral histories, government documents, images, 3-D models, and more.

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PsycARTICLES® is a robust database offering complete access to the full text of more than 80 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.

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PsycBOOKS® is a full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by APA, including recent titles in psychological and behavioral science, plus a substantial backfile of classic and historic works.

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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a database providing nearly 600 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. The database can be searched independently, and also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsycINFO. These citations, when viewed via EBSCOhost, have the ability to link to articles from 410 full text journals contained within it. The majority of full text titles in the database are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965.

        Subject coverage includes:
          »  Anthropology
          »  Emotional & behavioral characteristics
          »  Mental processes
          »  Observational & experimental methods
          »  Psychiatry & psychology

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Sage Online Journal Collection

Sage publishes peer reviewed journals for over four decades created in partnership with the best authors, researchers, editors, associations, and societies.

MDI Library subscribes thirty three full text journals and provides access of back files from 1999 to current.

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Venture Intelligence

The Venture Intelligence service is the leading source of information and analysis on private equity, venture capital and M&A in India. Following are the products of Venture Intelligence Database:

Private Equity Deal Database
The Venture Intelligence Private Equity Deal Database lists cash-for-equity investments in India-based companies by private equity and venture capital firms. The database also includes financial investments by strategic investors which function similar to PE/VC firms and often co-invest with them.

Each deal listed in this database typically includes the name of the investee company, its location, Industry & Sector it operates in, the investors involved, the amount and date. Wherever available, we also include information on the valuation and the advisors to the deal.

Apart from the deal-by-deal listing, the database also provides aggregate private equity and venture capital statistics that includes data on deals that have been disclosed in confidence to Venture Intelligence. The database also features a listing of PE/VC exits, profiles of PE firms and PE/VC-backed companies.

M&A Deal Database
The Venture Intelligence Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Database lists inbound, outbound and domestic deals involving India-based companies.

Each deal listed in this database typically includes the name of the target company and acquirer, their locations, the Industry & Sector (of the target), transaction amount and the deal date. Wherever available, we also include information on valuation and the advisors to the deal. Apart from the deal-by-deal listing, the database also provides aggregate M&A statistics.

Real Estate Deal Database
The Venture Intelligence Private Equity in Real Estate Database lists investments in India-based Real Estate companies and projects by private equity firms. The database also includes financial investments by strategic investors which function similar to PE firms and often co-invest with them.

Each deal listed in this database typically includes the name of the investee, its location, type, the investors involved, the amount and date. Wherever available, we also include information on the valuation and the advisors to the deal.

Apart from the deal-by-deal listing, the database also provides aggregate private equity in Real Estate statistics that includes data on deals that have been disclosed in confidence to Venture Intelligence. The database also features a listing of PE exits, profiles of PE firms and PE-backed Real Estate companies/projects.

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