Indian Institute of Science: Off-Campus access to online Journals, Databases, and eBooks

J.R.D. Tata Memorial Library, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, subscribes to several of the leading peer-reviewed scholarly electronic resources related to science and engineering. IISc's subscription is supplemented by several other leading online resources in S&T through e-ShodhSindhu consortium subscriptions. The seamless off-Campus access service to several of these resources is facilitated to the faculty members and students of the institute using Shibboleth. Shibboleth is a means of authentication and authorisation that allows authorised members of an institute to access licensed online resources through official email id and password. In case any issues, kindly contact the Library Team. Most of the resources listed below are accessible by using one's 'username' from the official email id and the password is the same as the one associated with the email id. Please note, do not enter your full email id against the 'Username'. For example, for the email id,, Username will be 'librarian' without the quotes.

Dear User, Access to subscribed online resources through Shibboleth-based single sign-on has been temporarily stopped as the software needs to be upgraded to its latest version. In the meanwhile, to access subscribed online resources from off-campus, please connect to the IISc VPN server using a VPN client. For VPN client installation and configuration, please visit this link. If you are unable to configure VPN client to get connected the IISc VPN server, please send an email to

Thank you, and sorry for the inconvenience.