Knowledge Resource Centre

Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) aims to be one of the best Business and Management Science libraries in Mumbai. Our ever growing collection includes of some of the best resources on contemporary management thought, and it includes nearly 60 journals in different disciplines of management and allied sciences. We also subscribe to good number of bibliographic, statistical and full text databases in digital format in order to meet the changing information needs of faculty members and students.

Working Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 A.M. TO 7:00 P.M

Friday – Saturday: 8:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M

Sundays: 09.00 A.M. TO 7.00 P.M.

Public Holidays: Remains closed


Library has more than 8000 books, many Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Audio-visuals. It provides the best information services by subscribing to Online databases like ‘EBSCO: Business Source Premier’ for full text articles of national and international journals, “ACE Knowledge Research Portal” company database for financial data and Industry reports. It also subscribes the case studies from Harvard Business Publishing.


Reference Service:

Reference service is a personalised service extended to library clientele to assist them in finding the required information from library resources, use of online catalogue, databases and other sources. This service in addition to providing assistance also addresses questions of users regarding finding brief information such as addresses, statistics, phone numbers, getting articles from other libraries etc. The library staff will also suggest appropriate online and offline resources for consultation of library users based on their areas of research.

Bibliographic Service:

On the request of clientele, library provides bibliographic service by preparing a bibliography of articles, books and other resources available on their topic of research. This will help them in finding out relevant information.

Current Awareness and SDI Service:

In order to keep the library clientele abreast about latest developments in the field of management science and allied subjects, library provides current awareness service in the form of e-alerts informing about latest articles, books, news items, blog posts, tools etc over email.

User Orientation:

User’s orientation is provided to new library users such as students and faculty members as and when they join the institute. The orientation programme provides overall overview of the library, its services and resources, use of catalogue, location of resources etc to enable new library users make better use of the library and its resources.

Literature Search / Inter-library loan:

Library has established contacts with different libraries to meet the varied information needs of library clientele. Library procures the resources which are not available in its own collection required for clientele from other libraries on inter library loan.


Apart from providing membership to its regular faculty members, students and staff KRC also extends membership facility to DSIMS Alumni members. The visiting faculty membership enables them to borrow books in their areas teaching and research for the entire term.

Book Bank:

Book bank facility is a separate service of the library having collection on course specific text books. This facility is extended only to MMS students, who are economically backward. Membership to the book bank is granted on filling the prescribed application form and submitting necessary documents i.e. Parents income certificate to the admin department. Every year this facility is extended only to 5 students on first come first serve basis. Students are given text books for the entire semester.


KRC has an E-Library section, wherein members can access library catalogue, online databases, Journals and other e-resources related to Management sciences.

Bibliographic Databases E-Journals Directories / E-Discussion/Working Papers
Bielefeld Academic Search Engine [BASE] e-Social Sciences
Google Scholar Research Papers in Economics [RePEc]
ISID Index to Indian Social Science Journals

[Registration Required]

Social Science Research Network [SSRN]
Open Index Initiative [OII] Miscellaneous Resource
International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (Abstract) Directory of Open Access Journals [DOAJ]
Company and Industry Databases Electronics Journal Library
ACE Knowledge Research Portal Open Access Journals
Business Intelligence Journal
Full text Databases Developing Economies, The [Upto 2005]
EBSCO Premier – Only for DSIMS Community European Financial Review
Finance and Development
Statistical Databases Mckinsey Quarterly [Registration required]
Census of India [Population Data] Vikalpa
RBI: Indian Economy Directory of Open Access Books [DOAB]
UN Data Ebrary [No Downloads]
World Bank Data Library of Economics and Liberty
Worlds Integrated Trade Solution (WITS) – [Registration Required] Project Gutenberg
Theses, Dissertations and Case Studies E-Journals Portals
Caseplace [Find Case Studies] Magportal
NDTLD [Find Theses and Dissertations] Scholars Portal Journals
Shodhaganga [Find Theses and Dissertations – Indian Universities] Open Courseware
E-Newspapers [Business] MIT Open Courseware in Management
Afternoon Open Courseware [OCW] Consortium
Business Line Open University UK Courseware in Management
Business Standard NPTEL
Economic Times
Financial Times – India Tutorials
Financial Times – International Plagiarism Tutorial
Financial Express SPSS Tutorial
Loksatta Tools for preparing literature reviews
Mid Day
Mint Guides and Manuals
Navbharat Times Case Writing Guide
Times of India Citation Guides and Manuals
Asian Wall Street Journal – India How to write a research paper?



DSIMS library has developed a Portal, “KRC”. It provides latest information regarding useful websites related to management sciences and its related areas. It is an Intranet portal, access restricted to the DSIMS community only. To access the Portal, Members can click here.

Contact Details

Sunita Pujar, Librarian
Phone: 4520 7711 Extn: 2351 / 2352
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