Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Modern reading facility and internet access
  • Digitization through high resolution scanner
  • Subscribing to more than 400 journals.
  • More than 100 old and rare volumes.
  • Access to researchers and public

Home Library and Publications

The Institute Headquarters at Kochi has one of the best-specialized libraries in the field of fisheries and marine science. CMFRI has rare and old publications in marine science and fisheries housed at Mandapam Regional Centre Library while the state of the art library in the headquarters has over 60,000 books and periodicals and over 400 scientific journals. There are 70 national and international print journals and 82 online journals and accessible in the Headquarters Regional / Research Centres through Internet. The digital library with substantial digital resources including videos is connected by LAN to all computers in the Headquarters and Regional / Research Centres through intranet for easy access to users from their desktops. Computerized search facility and electronic check in and check out are available.

Eprints@CMFRI is the Open Access Institutional Repository of ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute.
Research outputs of CMFRI - journal articles, conference papers, reports, theses, patents etc. are uploaded. Users can freely download them from Eprints@CMFRI and also from internet search engines as it is indexed by the major search engines and scientific databases.

  • Ist in National level & 5th in Global level among the Marine Science Institutional Repositories
  • 2nd Rank among the Indian Institutional Repositories
  • 25th Rank in Asia among 500 Repositories
  • 283rd Place in world rank among 2000 Repositories
  • India’s Best Institutional Award for the year 2012 conferred on CMFRI Institutional Repository by the Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Assam.

CMFRI has  published more than 10000 scientific papers in Indian and International journals books, special publications and bulletins. In addition, the CMFRI Newsletter, Marine Fisheries Information Service and the Indian Journal of Fisheries are published quarterly to keep everyone informed about the recent research and developments.

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