Department of Biotechnology [DBT], Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India


DeLCON: DBT-Electronic Library Consortium

DBT e-Library Consortium (DeLCON) is a unique Electronic Journal Consortium which is operational since January 2009. Currently the Consortium includes 16 DBT Institutions including ICGEB, New Delhi and 18 North Eastern Region (NER) Institutions. The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), New Delhi is also part of DeLCON. Now, the total 'DeLCON Members' are 34. A total of 1171 selective Journals and a Database (SCOPUS) are covered under DeLCON. These all are accessible by the DeLCON Consortium Members through the DeLCON Portal ( Others can also view and access abstracts of papers as free of costs.

DeLCON National Workshop 2017 was held at NBRC

  • 32nd DeLCON Nodal Officer's Meeting Scheduled to be held on 23rd & 24th Oct. 2017 (Monday & Tuesday) at 'National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS)', Punenew

  • DeLCON National Workshop (DNW-2017) on "Strengthening Open Access (OA) Initiatives in India" was held on 23rd June 2017

  • 'ACS' has been discontinued from the year 2017

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