IndCat: Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities is unified Online Library Catalogues of books, theses and journals available in major university libraries in India. The union database contains bibliographic description, location and holdings information for books, journals and theses in all subject areas available in more than 178 university libraries across the country. A Web-based interface is designed to provide easy access to the merged catalogues. The IndCat is a major source of bibliographic information that can be used for inter-library loan, collections development as well as for copy cataloguing and retro-conversion of bibliographic records. The IndCat consists three components available in open access to users and librarians.

  • Books: Over thirteen millions bibliographical records of books from 178 university libraries. more details OCS 

  • Theses: Doctoral theses submitted to various Indian universities till date. more details

  • Serials: Currently subscribed journals by the universities and holdings information on serials available in various university libraries. more details
Database No. of Records No of Universities
Books 1,39,91,556 178
Theses 2,69,983 315
Serials 35,248 223