Friday, 10 March 2017

Library Develops Searchable Database of CD/DVD

Institute Library has good collection of educational CDs and DVDs. A searchable database of these resources is developed by the library team, which can be accessed from here or through the link provided in the library website

Users may borrow the CD/DVD from the library.

CD/DVD Database @IISER Thiruvananthapuram


Tuesday, 7 March 2017

नए आगमन बुलेटिन New Arrival Bulletin वॉल्यूम सं / Vol.No 7 (3), March 2017

निम्नलिखित पुस्तकों को पुस्तकालय के संग्रह में हाल में जोडा गया हैं | इन किताबों को नए आगमन अनुभाग  में रखा गया है | आप इन पुस्तकों को उधार ले  सकते हैं | Following books are recently added to the Library Collection. These books are kept in the New Arrivals Section. You may borrow these books.


SI No
शीर्षक /Title
लेखक/ Author
1.
Basic Organometallic Chemistry : Concepts, Syntheses and Applications
Gupta, B.D.
2.
Calculus Vol 1 : One Variable Calculus with an Introduction to Linear Algebra
Apostol, Tom M.
3.
Classical and Quantum Dynamics : From Classical Paths to Path Integrals
Dittrich, Walter.
4.
Experimental Low Temperature Physics
Kent, Anthony.
5.
Mass and Motion in General Relativity
Blanchet, Luc.
6.
Measurements and Their Uncertainties : A Practical Guide to Modern Error Analysis
Hughes, Ifan G.
7.
Optical Waves in Layered Media
Yeh, Pochi.
8.
Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium
Spitzer Jr, Lyman.
9.
Statistical Thermodynamics
Maczek, Andrew.
10.
The Social Conquest of Earth
Wilson, Edward O.
11.
Topology of Metric Spaces
Kumaresan S.
12.
Toward a New Dimension : Exploring the Nanoscale
Marcovich, Anne.
13.
Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides
Kolobov, Alexander V.
14.
Undergraduate Physics
French, Matthew M.J.
15.
Understanding Voltammetry
Compton, R. G.

Trial Access to the Reaxys Database

Trial access to the Reaxys database is made available to IISER Thiruvananthapuram. 

'Reaxys is a web-based chemistry database consisting of deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information as well as bibliographic data, navigated and displayed via an actionable interface'.

Access URL: https://www.reaxys.com

Duration of trial  access: Upto 31st March 2017

All are requested to kindly make use of this database.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Senior Editor (CRC Pres) visits IISER Library


Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Senior Editor (Acquisitions) for Engineering/Environmental sciences, CRC Press,  during his visit to the Central  Library, IISER Thiruvananthapuram. Mr. Sreenath (T&F), Dr. Sainul Abideen P ( Officer in Charge Library) and library staff members also seen.

Editorial Workshop Concludes

The Central Library, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram organised an Editorial Workshop on ‘How to Publish with Taylor & Francis’ on 22.02.2017.

The goal of this workshop was to make the IISER community aware of the publishing process, various steps involved and to provide tips and advice in the publishing process and thereby enhancing the publications of the Institute. The workshop was held at the seminar hall of the Institute

The workshop was handled by Dr. Gagandeep Singh, senior editor (acquisitions) for engineering/environmental sciences at the CRC Press. He is also editorial manager for the CRC press team in India and takes care of engineering acquisitions programme in Australia as well.

Faculty members and students were well attended in this workshop. The participants from the permanent campus took part in the workshop via video conferencing.

The workshop started with a welcome address by Dr. Sainul Abideen. P, Asst. Librarian, followed by the presentations by Dr Gagandeep Singh.  Participants got useful insight from the speaker on how to prepare a perfect manuscript and how to avoid the common mistakes while drafting an article. He spoke about the difference parameters of publishing books and articles. He explained what peer review is, and how to handle peer-review comments and talked about the copyright issues and how to manage them to avoid piracy.

At the end of the session, speaker clarified the doubts of the participants by answering their question regarding the topic.


An exhibition of CRC press books was also arranged as part of the workshop, which was attended by faculty members and students.

Dr. Sainul Abideen introducing the speaker


Dr. Gagandeep Singh addressing the audience



Participants of the Editorial Workshop



Faculty members visiting the book display


From the book display

From the book display


Monday, 20 February 2017

Editorial Workshop on 'How to Publish with Taylor & Francis' on 22.02.2017

To make IISER community more aware about the process of publishing scientific articles and books, Central Library is organising an 'Editorial Workshop on How to Publish with Taylor & Francis' on 22.02.2017 between 11 AM-12 noon at the Seminar Hall (Computer Sc. Building, CET). 

Session will be handled by  Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Editorial Manager, CRC Press, New Delhi.
Participation is restricted to 50 on first cum first basis. You are invited to this programme and kindly send a mail to library mail ID to reserve your seat.

About the Workshop

Submitting a paper to a journal, understanding peer review, and getting your paper/book accepted can seem a mysterious process.

This workshop helps to understand the publishing process, various steps involved, and offers tips and advice in the publishing process. Some of the topics covered in the workshop include:
·         How to prepare the perfect paper (and what to avoid)
·         How to structure your manuscript
·         How to choose the best journal for your paper
·         How to publish book
·         What peer review is, and how to handle peer-review comments
·         Copyright issues
·         How to promote your research and understand its impact etc.
This workshop will be beneficial for all faculty members and researchers interested and involved in getting their research published in international renowned publications.
About the Speaker

Dr. Gagandeep Singh is currently working as Senior Editor (Acquisitions) for Engineering/Environmental sciences at the CRC Press. He is also editorial manager for the CRC press team in India and takes care of engineering acquisitions programme in Australia as well.

He has done his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Forensic Chemistry and has more than 25 research papers and a patent to his credit. He is the recipient of "National Award to Commercializable Patents" 2013-14 by TIFAC, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

 In the last five years, he has signed more than 250 books from authors based out of India and abroad and more than 100 titles have been released. His author list includes faculty from major IIT’s, NIT’s and other engineering institutions including IGCAR, Kalpakkam; BARC, Mumbai and various other CSIR/DRDO labs.

Friday, 3 February 2017

नए आगमन बुलेटिन New Arrival Bulletin वॉल्यूम सं / Vol.No 7 (2) February 2017

निम्नलिखित पुस्तकों को पुस्तकालय के संग्रह में हाल में जोडा गया हैं | इन किताबों को नए आगमन अनुभाग  में रखा गया है | आप इन पुस्तकों को उधार ले  सकते हैं | Following books are recently added to the Library Collection. These books are kept in the New Arrivals Section. You may borrow these books.

SI No
कॉल संख्य/
Call Number
शीर्षक /Title
लेखक/ Author
1.
338.927 SAC/A
The Age of Sustainable Development
Sachs, Jeffrey D.
2.
378.54
KUM/E
The Education President : Institution Building for Nation Building
Kumar C. Raj.
3.
401.4
CRY/H
How Language Works : How Babies Babble, Words Change Meaning, and Languages Live or Die
Crystal, David.
4.
500
HEL/S
A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age : Scientific Habits of Mind
Helfand, David J.
5.
512
ART/A.E2
Algebra
Artin, Michael.
6.
512.44 GOP/C.E2
Commutative Algebra
Gopala Krishnan, N S.
7.
512.5
KUM/L
Linear Algebra : A Geometric Approach
Kumaresan, S.
8.
515.35
GRE/A
Applications of Green's Functions in Science and Engineering
Greenberg, Michael D.
9.
515.352 HAR/O.E2
Ordinary Differential Equations
Hartman, Philip.
10.
523.88 KIP/S.E2
Stellar Structure and Evolution
Kippenhahn, Rudolf.
11.
530
CAH/G.P1
A Guide to Physics Problems Part 1 : Mechanics, Relativity, and Electrodynamics
Cahn, Sidney B.
12.
530
CAH/G.P2
A Guide to Physics Problems Part 2 : Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, and Quantum Mechanics
Cahn, Sidney B.
13.
530.11
GRI/C
Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity
Griffiths, J. B. (Jeremy Bransom)
14.
530.11
SMI/I
Introduction to Special Relativity
Smith, James H. (James Hammond)
15.
530.412
RIC/E
Experimental Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics at Low Temperatures
Richardson,Robert C.
16.
536.56
KEN/E
Experimental Low-Temperature Physics
Kent, Anthony.
17.
539.76
RAM/S
Surveys in Theoretical High Energy Physics 1 : Lecture Notes from SERC Schools
Ramadevi, P.
18.
543 MEN/V.E6
Vogel's Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis
Mendham, J.
19.
599.353 BAL/K
Kauf man's Atlas of Mouse Development Supplement : With Coronal Sections
Baldock, Richard.
20.
729.24
MIT/A
The Arts and Interiors of Rashtrapati Bhavan : Lutyens and Beyond
Mitter, Partha.
21.
808.042 BAR/S.E3
Students Must Write : A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework and Examinations
Barrass, Robert.