USE OF CONSORTIUM FOR E-RESOURCES IN AGRICULTURE (CERA): A CASE STUDY
Author(s): Kalbande, D.T, Syed, Fayyaz.M, Shashank S Sonwane
The paper provides the brief background of the Indian Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture (CeRA) and the components of the National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) with special reference to the Component-I under the important and most innovative web-based projects, i.e., CeRA, The overview of these project including objectives and deliverables has been highlighted especially keeping in view of the current scenario of the MPKV. There are several library consortia in India, UGC Infonet is mainly meant for universities controlled by UGC and CeRA is meant for agricultural universities. This paper discusses utilization of consortia-based digital information resources by the post graduate and doctoral students of the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (M.S).