NASSDOC - Bibliography on Demand / Literature Search Services

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Bibliography is a systematic descriptive list of published (books, periodical articles etc) as well as unpublished material pertaining to a specific subject for reference and study. This service is provided to the social scientists on demand. The scholars doing their M. Phil, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Research or writing an article or a book can make a request for this service. A scholar who is working on a project or a teacher can also avail this service. This service is provided in two formats:

  • Bibliographical References without Abstracts (for Books - author, title, publisher, year of publication, pages; and for Journal Articles-author, title, name of the Journal, pages).
  • Bibliographical References (as above) and abstract or description of the thought content of the document printed.

NASSDOC uses published printed sources as well as well as digital format and unpublished sources for compilation of a bibliography.



In order to avail this service, scholars have to send the duly filled-in Bibliography Order Form to the Director, National Social Science Documentation Centre (NASSDOC), ICSSR, 35, Ferozshah Road New Delhi-110001. The topic of the bibliography should be clearly written so as to avoid any ambiguity.

Please Note: Those who have submitted the fees online need to send the screenshot containing UTR. No. and Date of Payment to icssrnassdoc[at]gmail[dot]com

Charges / Payment It is paid services and following are the charges:

  • With Abstract: Minimum of Rs. 500 up to 50 Abstracts + Rs. 10 per additional abstract.
  • Without Abstract: Minimum of Rs. 200 up to 40 references + Rs. 5 per additional references.
  • Registered postal charges are extra


  • Delivery of Bibliography can be sent by registered post/e-mail/in person. In case of transmission by email, postal charges are not charged.
  • Advance payment is required to be made by Cash / NEFT / RTGS / Demand Draft in favour of Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
  • Bank Details for Online Payment: Amount may be credited through Online NEFT/RTGS. Name of the Beneficiary:  ICSSR, New Delhi, Acc. No: 8474101050001, IFSC No: CNRB0008474  

Duration / Time Taken

This service is provided on first come first serve basis.

Literature Searches/Bibliographies Compiled in NASSDOC