Online library

Access online academic books and e-journals from within the comforts of your home

We have a repository of premium online resources that you can access as an online library member. You will no longer have to worry about visiting our libraries even for registration.

We welcome you to become a part of the British Council family.

Online academic books

E-brary is the leading provider of e-content services and technology. The British Council subscribes to the entire Academic Complete collection of Online Academic Books: ideal for students, researchers, and academics. We give you unlimited access to more than 100,000 academic e-books.

Academic Complete includes the following 16 subject databases:

  • Business and Economics
  • Computers and IT
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technology
  • History and Political Science
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary and Area Studies
  • Language, Literature and Linguistics
  • Law, Intenational Relations and Public Policy
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Physical Sciences


British Council subscribes to the entire Academic One file from Infotrac that offers access to more than 14,000 e-journals and more than 7,000 full text.


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British Council subscribes over 350,000 full-text works of English. Includes access to literary database of poetry, plays and fiction as well as general reference works.

e-magazines & e-newspapers

British Council Subscribes over instant access to 4000+ newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages!

Online library membership

Categories Membership fee (in INR)
Online Library Membership 1100*

*This is an 'Individual' membership which will be available for INR 1100/- per annum.

Online access to more than 100,000 academic Online Academic Books across subject areas like Management, Computers, Science and the Arts
Online access to more than 14,000 e-journals across subjects like Management, Law, Health, general Science and much more*
Subscription to our monthly e-newsletter which includes information on future events and activities at the British council
50 contemporary UK magazines packed with the power and convenience of the digital form
Unlimited streaming of award winning independent movies
350,000 English literature collection including full-text works of poetry, prose and drama.
instant access to 4,000+ newspapers.

*7000 full text

Access online academic books and e-journals from within the comforts of your home

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