Library | Resource Guides | Electrical Engineering
Library Contact
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar - 382355 | Gujarat | India
Tel: + 91-79-2395 2431, 1129
Email: &
Key to Icons
Restricted Resource = Restricted resource
Some full text available = Some full text
openURL = OpenURL enabled

Resource contains images = Images
Resource contains video = Video files
Resource contains audio = Audio files
Reference Management Software
Electrical Engineering
Welcome to the subject Resource Guide on Electrical Engineering!

This resource guide serves as window to scholarly resources in the area of Electrical Engineering. Resources listed here include those that are accessible through our library and also on the web.  It enable you to access from one point, the resources such as books, print and e-journals, popular magazines, databases, theses and dissertations and other web based resources. This guide by no means is a comprehensive list, but serves as a useful starting point. We strive to add newer resources and keep the entire range of resource lists updated from time to time.

We request your active participation in making this resource guide as most useful starting point for scholarly resources in the discipline and request for your comments and suggestions.
IIT Gandhinagar Library WebOPAC
All Items by Source


Books on Electrical Engineering
Print Location: Library Stack Area Restricted Resource
Library has sizable collection of books and reading material on Electrical, Electronics and related subjects. These books are classified under following class numbers:
  • 621.3        : Electromagnetic, electrical and electronic engineering
  • 621.31      : Generation, modification, storage, transmission of electric power
  • 621.317    : Control devices
  • 621.319    : Transmission
  • 621.3192  : Networks (circuitry and lines)
  • 621.32      : Lighting
  • 621.33      : Electric power transmission for railroads
  • 621.34      : Magnetic engineering
  • 621.35      : Superconductivity
  • 621.36      : Optical engineering
  • 621.366    : Lasers
  • 621.37      : Testing & measurement of electrical quantities
  • 621.38      : Electronics, communications Engineering
  • 621.381    : Microelectronics, molecular electronics
  • 621.3815  : Components and circuits
  • 621.3822  : Signal processing
  • 621.39      : Computer engineering
  • 621.395    : Circuitry (VLSI)
  • 621.398    : Interfacing and communication devices, peripherals
  • 621.3993  : Computer vision
  • 621.3994  : Computer pattern recognition
To locate books on Electrical Engineering, please search in Library Online Catalogue 
Course Readings
Print Location: Library Circulation Desk 
Library compiles and provides a list of books recommended by the faculty members for courses being taught during a semester. These books are usually placed under Course Reserve- CR and Short Loan-SL. Such a list of books for the current semester is given here.

Magazines and Newspapers
Print Location: Periodical Section  
Library subscribes to good number of periodicals (Journals and Magazines) in print. These periodicals are separately displayed in alphabetical order in the periodical section of the Library. Older issues are available for borrowing as per the circulation privileges. 
The list of these periodicals is available here
DVDs and CDs
Print Location: Library Circulation Desk  
Library has a fast growing collection of CDs and DVDs. This collection is organized separately and is available for viewing inside the library and may also be borrowed (restricted) as per your borrowing privileges. (Link). The list of CDs & DVDs available here


Reference Books on Electrical Engineering
Print Location: Library Stack Area Restricted Resource
Please search here

As the Internet's premier collection of online encyclopedias, provides you reference entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia
New World Encyclopedia openURL
Organizes human knowledge in a way that allow a reader to learn information, not just for its own sake, but for its value to the world as a whole. The underlying goal of the encyclopedia is to promote knowledge


HathiTrust Digital Library Some full text available
A collaborative electronic book repository supported by 60 academic and research libraries. It provides free access to books, serials, standards, theses, etc.
INTECH Open access books openURL
It is the world's largest Science, Technology and Medicine Open Access book publisher. With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004, InTechOpen has published 2,875 books and 46,833 scientific works.
McGraw Hill Access Engineering Restricted Resource Some full text available
The Access Engineering Library (General Engineering and Reference) collection provides access to full text of reference books covering 12 multi-disciplinary areas of engineering.
Project Gutenberg Some full text availableopenURL
It offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online
World eBook Library Restricted Resource Some full text available
The World eBook Library is an academic research database of portable e-books. It is considered as a largest collection of Books and Articles in electronic format.



Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ) openURL
This is a free service to 11500 fully open access, peer reviewed scholarly journals.



Free Patent Databases
Here are the set of database and search engines providing access to search and retrieve patents.


arXiv Some full text availableopenURL
Open access to over 1400000 e-prints of research papers in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics
Osfprint openURL
Serves as one point access to over hugecollection of eprints covering every major discipline.


Journal TOCs openURL
Journal TOCs is the largest, free collections of scholarly journals. It provides table of contents (TOCs) from over 26,000 journals in all subjects. User can search for journals, set the email based alerts, and view the latest TOC for each journal and link to the full text.


Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations openURL
NDLTD contains metadata and full text of more than one million electronic theses and dissertations contributed by 125+ member universities & consortia.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations openURL aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.
ProQuest Digital Theses ( requires subscription) openURL
The ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day
Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian Theses openURL
Provides access to PhD theses submitted to Indian universities covering all disciplines.



Infoplease openURL
Infoplease is a website where all the world famous people names arranged alphabetically
The Famous people openURL
In this website the pioneers of Electrical Engineers and scientist biography is available




Academia is the easiest way to share papers with millions of people across the world for free. A study recently published in PLOS ONE found that papers uploaded to Academia receive a 69% boost in citations over 5 years
Electrical Engineering World
It is group of Electrical Engineers. About 78,111 members are joined this group for research
ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators