The resources of KRC(Knowledge Resource Centre) are available in all the functional areas of Science, Technology and Management.
Online information resources of leading publishers are accessible to CSIR-DST institutions through National Knowledge Resources Consortium . The KRC is facilitated to search the selective full-text journals and databases to keep the staff abreast of the latest developments and emerging trends in scientific research.
The KRC maintains a separate collection of CDs on multidisciplinary subjects. The KRC has complete collection of Indian Standards on CD-ROM which is available on intranet.
There are cutting edge books on R & D management; knowledge management; nanotechnology; chemical technology; environment; food science and technology; biotechnology and information technology etc. The core strength of its collection lies in the special encyclopedias in the areas of Science, Technology and Management. The KRC has also built up a good collection of books in Hindi.
The KRC subscribes to prestigious Indian as well as international print research journals in the field of Science, Technology, and Management. Subscription to some of the print journals includes online access. The KRC also maintains back volumes of research journals, and subscribes to a good number of popular magazines.
The KRC maintains Annual reports of CSIR and its laboratories as well as of other R & D organizations and Ministries for reference purpose.
Various brochures/pamphlets having latest information on scientific and technological developments of CSIR are available in the KRC.