1) Accommodation Facilities:
Travelling, boarding & lodging expenses for the campus module shall be borne by the participant. lf participant opt to avail accommodation on llMA campus (subject to availability) they shall pay the B&L charges directly to IMDC facility management.
2) Library Resources:
With more than 170,000 books, over 41,500 bound volumes of periodicals, over 1,000 subscribed journals, more than 1,800 educational CDs and over 2,000 working papers and dissertations; and more than 70 electronic databases, the Vikram Sarabhai Library is an invaluable resource. It is committed to providing widest possible access to information and this commitment is reflected in the range of services provided by it. Its website http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/library/ is linked to various online databases that are available from any networked PC within the library and the Institute. The library spares no efforts to fulfill its mission by selecting, acquiring, organizing, reserving, maintaining, and providing access to a collection of materials (both print and non-print) and electronic resources that address the interest and needs of the members such as company/industry/country databases, E-journal databases, back files of E-journal databases, legal and other databases, specialized search software and services. The library has also been publishing two quarterly information bulletins since 1998 (a) Current Contents in Management: Marketing and (b) Current Index of Management: Marketing. It has started NICMAN (National Information Centre for Management) Membership in order to help/facilitate business/management related researchers in their research. Recently it has also started documenting research in marketing in the context of emerging economies. Some of the data bases that our library subscribes to are as follows:
Datamonitor 360, CAPITALINE, CMIE - Alpha, Business Beacon, Capex, EIS, First Source, IAS, IECO, India Harvest, India Trades, M & A, Prowess and SAS, CRISINFAC, Datastream (Incorporating Worldscope), DSI Data Service, EIU Country Reports (Brazil, Russia & China), Euromonitor (GMID), FT.com, FT Archive (1888-2006), Gartner, INDIASTATS, INDICUS (District GDP 2007), Infraline - Coal Sector, Oil & Gas Sector, and Power Sector, Invest India, Insight, ISI Emerging Markets – Asia, NASSCOM, Prime Database, Reuters 3000 Extra Hosted Terminal and Reuters Knowledge, Venture Intelligence, Economic Outlook-CMIE.
ABI / Inform Complete (2000+ Titles), ACM Digital Library (40+ Titles), EBSCO Academic Search Premier (4500+ Titles), EBSCO Business Source Complete (1200+ Titles), EBSCO Psycarticles (66 Titles), EBSCO Econlit (Abstracts), Elsevier - Business Management & Accounting, Decision Science Economics, Econometrics Finance & Computer Science (400+ Titles), Emerald Management Extra (170+ Titles), IEEE Electronic Library (IEL), IGI Full-Text (50+ Titles), INFORMS (12 Titles), Indian Journals.com – Business/Economics/Management Package (30 Titles) JSTOR (1300+ Titles), Kluwer - Springer Link (33 Titles), Oxford University Press (86 Titles), Project Muse (296 Titles), Sage (400+ Titles), Taylor and Francis (41 Titles), Wiley-Blackwell (500+ Titles), c-balance footprint reporter.
Back-Files of E-Journals
Elsevier (Agriculture & Biological Science; Social Science; Pharmacology, Toxicology & Pharmaceutics, Business Management & Accounting, Decision Science Economics, Econometrics and Finance) (550+ Titles), Emerald Management Extra (170+ Titles).
Legal & Other Databases
AIR (All India Reporter) High Court (1965-2010), Criminal Law (1960-2010), Supreme Court (1950-2010), Privy Council (1930-1950), ISI Web of Knowledge (Citation), J-Gate, Papers-Invited, Westlaw (including INDLAW), World Bank E-Library, World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Global Economic Monitor.
Specialized Search Software
3) Student Workshops
4) Student-Industry Interaction
The participants are considered bonafide students of IIM Ahmedabad and will enjoy similar privileges, including alumni status