Knowledge repositories of the R & D organizations play a vital role in sharing of knowledge between personal and the institute.

CSIR institutions provide access to the assets comprising of patents; publications; house magazines; annual reports; projects; and technologies through their respective websites.   On the other side, Institutional repositories of the CSIR laboratories makes their research papers freely accessible.    

Similarly, Open access repositories of various Indian as well as international scientific bodies also disseminate useful information of their intellectual output through various databases; journals; and other scholarly resources.