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IT Infrastructure at TERI SAS

The TERI SAS library supports the Deemed university's academic and research programmes by meeting the information requirements of students, Ph.D. scholars, researchers, faculty, scientists, and institutions in India and across the world. The library’s services are offered electronically on users’ desktops, in an IT and wi-fi enabled campus.

The library exemplifies modern methods for creating, applying and utilizing digital information. It contributes to students, faculty and society at large by being a repository of raw information capital in areas related to the Deemed university's research and teaching. The library has the potential, capacity, and infrastructure to promote activities such as sharing and management of digital resources, distance online teaching and learning, virtual referencing, user centric digital services and fostering an environment conducive to research, teaching and learning.


The web-enabled Integrated Digital Information System

Digital resources are centrally organized and available to students, researchers, and faculty via single-window access on their desktops. It supports generation and use of information for updating knowledge regardless of form or format.The Library is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to collect, store, retrieve and disseminate information. User terminals in the library permit access to the library resources and services. The library uses bar-code technology that enables automated circulation and management of resources.

The web interface provides flexible access to several electronic books,journals, databases, TERI SAS Ph.D. theses, photographs, newspaper clippings and multimedia resources. It serves as a one-stop shop where users find links to digital services and resources all in one place. It is also a tool for integrating both printed and electronic resources. Services such as electronic alerts and selective dissemination of information are also available. The library uses the web-enabled digital information system as a communication tool for providing the updated information about other libraries, list of journals, CDs, links to e-resources, news about special programs, events, feedback, and information about the library.

Access to customized digital information services

To facilitate outreach, sharing of resources, and networking between libraries, the TERI SAS library regularly provides following specialized services, which familiarize users with the latest developments and enable sharing of knowledge:

  • Information exchange programmes with overseas universities
  • Linkages for resource sharing with Deemed university libraries
  • Subject specific user education sessions
  • Orientation programmes

Digital Library

E-resources of TERI SAS can be access through Digital Library. Information like, Catalogue Search, Compact Disc, Dissertation & Thesis, Journals (Print & Online), E-Databases, E-Documents etc. are available in Digital Library. URL: (accessible within the campus)

Science Direct


Environmental Science


World e-Book Library (WeL)

South Asia Archive (SAA)

Information Desk

Opening hours
  • Monday to Friday : 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Issue/return of books from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM)
  • Saturday : 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Issue/return of books from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM>
  • Sunday : 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (No issue/return of books)

The TERI SAS Library shall remain open on all the days except list of holidays notified by the Deemed University (

Contact us at
Mr. Ratan Kr. Jha
Assistant Librarian
10, Institutional Area
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi-110070

Tel: +91 11 71800222 (25 lines)
Ext. 4912/13
Fax : 26122874
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Digital information services such as:

  • Subject/Syllabus/Course based customized information
  • Upcoming events and opportunities offered by foreign universities.
  • Access to holdings of national and international university libraries
  • Websites and portals of relevance
  • Tracking information for scholarships/placements/ call for papers announcements
  • On-line services e.g. forthcoming talks, content alerts
  • Access to online catalogues of publishers to inform new releases
  • Online databases and archives of academic journals/monographs
  • Electronic news, journal content alerts, forthcoming conferences, recent additions

Proactive services to reach-out:

  • Talks from foreign Universities which are beneficial to students and faculty
  • Library tours briefing visitors on major services provided by Library.
  • Library book fairs, exhibitions, subject specific collection promotion events.
  • Create awareness and promote library through personal interactions, notice boards, new arrival, forthcoming events and alert services to attract large number of users.
  • Regular feedback from the faculty and students


In addition to conventional library and information services, library also provides following electronic services:

  • Alert services, blogs, forthcoming events, daily news, recent additions, web articles
  • Literature searches/document supply
  • Customized dissemination of information
  • Electronic articles and journal content-page alert services
  • Reference and referral services
  • Inter-library loan and Institutional Memberships covering all major libraries of Delhi
    eg. American Information Centre, BCL, DELNET, DU, IIT, JNU
  • Orientation programmes
  • Subject specific talks, seminars, workshops
  • Reprographic services


Electronic and print resources are available in following subjects:
Natural Resources, environment, sustainable development, plant biotechnology, Geoinformatics, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Regulations, Public policy and related areas

  • Compact Disc
  • Theses/Dissertations (Submitted by TERI SAS Students)
  • E – Databases
  • E-documents, E-Annual Reports, E-Books, E-Government Documents, E-Reference Collection
  • In-house publications (Newsletters and Journals)
  • Maps
  • Print journals
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