Registry of Open Access Repositories

Social Science Cyber Library


The statistics currently shown are wrong but the harvesting operations should restart over the summer.

We are doing everything we can to bring the service back to normal and we apologise for the interruption to the service.

Webshot of Home Page


The Aligarh Muslim University has taken a pioneering step under the leadership of Prof. Shabahat Husain (a Professor of Library & Information Science), Dean Faculty of Social Sciences to establish the first Social Science Cyber Library in the world. The same was inaugurated by His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 27th December, 2013. The library is aimed at providing access to the freely available e-resources in form of e-books, e-journals including in-house publications, web courses, video lectures of eminent scholars, web sites, Data bases, Subject Gateways and a host of software packages, pertaining to the Social Sciences. The cyber library is expected to serve the social scientists across the globe. The interface is in English. The content is in many languages such as English Hindi, Guajarati and Urdu.


ROAR ID: 8221
Home Page:
Repository Type: Other
Organisation: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
Additional Information: The Library is on 'CALIBER' software.
Software: Other softwares (various) (version other)
Country: Asia > India
Birth Date1: 30 April 2014 04:28:53 UTC
Other Registries: OpenDOAR
Record Creator: User 5198
1Birth Date is either when the repository was first registered in ROAR or the earliest record found via the OAI-PMH interface.

Registry Staff Only: Item Control Page