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e-Library or Digital Library or Online Library or Virtual Library is the one in which collections are stored in digital format as opposed to print, microform or other media with computer access to such collection of information resources in the nature of retrieval system. e LibraryThe e-resources collection could be subscription based or developed using local information resources or a combination of both. The e-library allows an user to search, retrieve, save and re-use in real time.
An eLibrary is a gateway to quality academic resources, such as peer-reviewed articles and selected websites. It also lets you search a number of databases at once, combining and filtering the results so that you spend less time searching for relevant material to support research and study. eLibrary allows you to search and display results from a selection of electronic resources all at once and  provides.

  • Powerful search capabilities, including the ability to search the text of recent, scanned documents using optical character recognition;
  • Desk-top access to electronic filings and issuances, scanned documents, and large format maps;
  • Several file formats for accessing and downloading documents; and
  • The option to request that documents be printed or downloaded at your desktop, or by the contractor in the Public Reference Room .

At Dr. YSR NITHM, there are lots of E-Journals, Magazines, Tourism Guides, Tourism Dictionaries etc. are available.

J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature. Launched in 2001 by Informatics India Limited, J-Gate provides seamless access to millions of journal articles available online offered by 8,750 + Publishers. Presently it has a massive database of journal literature, indexed from 26,830+ e-journals with links to full text at publisher sites. J-Gate also plans to support online subscription to journals, electronic document delivery, archiving and other related services. It offers bibliographic information services to scholarly and technical electronic journal literature. J-Gate Social & Management Sciences (JSMS) is a subset of J-Gate and indexes e-journals in the fields of Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Information Technology, Computer science etc. Journal coverage: 6700 Indexed, 2000 free full text

EBSCO Database, Tourism & Hospitality Complete


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The Premier Collection of Scholarly Research and Industry News Relating to All Areas of Hospitality and Tourism

This collection contains more than 990,000 records, with coverage dating back to 1930, with full text for nearly 830 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Full-text periodicals include Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, Current Issues in Tourism, International Journal of Tourism Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Leisure Sciences, Nation's Restaurant News, Restaurant Business and many more.

A Trusted and Unique Resource for Information not Found Anywhere Else

Sources are both domestic and international in range and scope, with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia.

Hospitality Tourism Complete was selected as a 2006 Library Journal Best Reference Resource.

Developing Library Network

DELNET was started at the India International Centre Library in January 1988 and was registered as a society in 1992. It was initially supported by the National Information System for Science and Technology (NISSAT), Department of Scientific and Industrial Reseach, Government of India. It was subsequently supported by the National Informatics Centre, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India and the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

DELNET has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also to reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible.

Open Access E-Resources 

Some important National and International Journals on Tourism that are available in Open Access are listed below along with their website links.

Name of the Journal Website / URL
An Indian Journey
Atna - Journal Of Tourism Studies
American Journal of Tourism Research
Almatourism - Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development
European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation
Enlightening Tourism- A pathmaking Journal
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites
International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation & Tourism
International Journal of education & arts
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sports and Tourism Education
Journal of Topurism & Hospitality
Medical Tourism Magazine, Health tourism, Medical travel
Tourismos : an International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism
Trav talk etalk
Travel hour
Journal of Information Technology & Tourism
Virtual Journal of Tourism

Some important Open Access travel guides available on the Internet are –

  • ATLAS :

Touristic dictionary written for ordinary citizens provides short concise and understandable information on thousands of touristic places and travel items.

Tourism and Hospitality News can be obtained at: