National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST): N-LIST is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development under National Mission on Education through ICT to extend e-resources to colleges in India. The Project entitled “National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)”, being jointly executed by the UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, and the INDEST-AICTE Consortium.
a) Aims and Objectives: The project has four distinct components. The INDEST and UGC-INFONET are jointly responsible for the following activity listed at i) and ii). The INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad is responsible for activities listed at iii) and iv).
i) To subscribe and provide access to selected UGC-INFONET e-resources to technical institutions (IITs, IISc, IISERs and NITs) and monitor its usage;
ii) To subscribe and provide access to selected INDEST e-resources to selected universities and monitor its usage;
iii) To subscribe and provide access to selected e-resources to 6,000 Govt./ Govt.-aided colleges and monitor its usage; and
iv) To act as a Monitoring Agency for colleges and evaluate, promote, impart training and monitor all activities involved in the process of providing effective and efficient access to e-resources to colleges.
b) Membership: The N-LIST project provides access to e-resources to students, researchers and faculty from colleges and other beneficiary institutions through server(s) installed at the INFLIBNET Centre. More than 6,000 colleges covered under 2F/12B Act of UGC are eligible to register with N-LIST programme. The colleges that are not covered under 2F/12B, can apply for Associate Membership Programme. All members will be required to pay Rs. 5,000/ for annual membership.
For more information you can consult: http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/