The CPCRI Library and Information Centre in keeping with its mission to acquire, organize, preserve and disseminate information on the plantation crops, coconut, arecanut and cocoa, holds a rich collection of resources catering to the information requirements of the scientific, technical and administrative staff of the institute, the researchers from universities, under graduate and post graduate students, industries on plantation crops and other related organizations.
The library operations are automated with Koha open source integrated library system. The collection is bar coded for easy retrieval. And housed in a spacious building with high speed internet connectivity and sufficient independent nodes, to cater to the demands of our clientele. Besides, an institutional repository has been developed using the Open source repository software DSpace.The CPCRI digital repository holding a literature collection to the tune of 7000 records is very user friendly with eight communities and provides full text access to its collection through the intranet. read more
The access to the digital repository is provided in the institute website under the webpage for library..
Research Papers by CPCRI Staff
Mandate Crops-Other than CPCRI
Dissertations / Project Reports
Online journals / Databases / E-books
The library provides links to gain access to open access journals / e-journals subscribed as well as consortia subscribed databases.
Document Delivery Service
As part of the Resource Sharing Programme under CeRA, library provides online Document Delivery Service expeditiously on demand.
Newspaper clippings service (Glimpse)
“The glimpse”, a newspaper clippings service covering news items related to agriculture and allied sciences is brought out every month. News items related to the institute are made available under the link CPCRI in media in the institute web site.
CPCRI Library and Information Centre provides reprography service such as scanning / photocopying of resources to the clientele as well as to visitors.