Institute for Social and Economic Change

Established in 1972 by Professor V K R V Rao, ISEC is an All-India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences

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Learning Resources

Library & Documentation

Library Collection

The collection is particularly rich in the areas of economics, planning and development, political science, sociology, rural and urban studies, gender studies, education and environmental sciences. The Library has collection of Census of India publications, reports of various committees and commissions appointed by the Central and State Governments, National Sample Survey reports, annual reports of various ministries and departments of the Government of India, and select publications of international organizations. The library has an exhaustive collection of press clippings of important editorials, signed articles, and news items published in national dailies.

It has more than 1.34 lakh collections of books, reports and other documents and about 300 research journals are being subscribed and about 80 journals are available for online access. The World Bank and a number of other international organizations have recognized it as a Depository Library. Library is fully automated using integrated library software and it subscribes to online databases viz., JSTOR, EconLit Fulltext, Prowess(CMIE),, ISID, EPWRF ITS, etc.

Current Periodicals

Library subscribes to 300 journals in print format. Please click on the Journals List to view current periodicals subscribed for the year 2015

List of Current Journals

Full text of the these journals are available only to the subscribers of the print version. Access to full text articles is restricted to

E-journals within ISEC domain

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