E-Books HEC Nations Digital Library

Project Muse E-Books

Copyright years: 2010 Complete Collection (1666 Titles)
2011 Complete Collection (1789 Titles)
2012 Complete Collection (1822 Titles)


For the first time, Springers Ebooks are available on perpetual access i.e. fully downloadable. These books cover a wide range of disciplines published during 2005-2007. These books are available for all public/private universities recognized by HEC

Digital Library Program Subscribed Journals

Punjab University Library offers a big collection of more than 70% of online journals available all over the world. Most of the journals are peer reviewed and highly research oriented. All resources can be accessed within Punjab University LAN (Local Area Network) only.


The IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) provides access to almost a third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature, featuring high-quality content from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, with over 500 high-quality publications available in the archive. JSTOR provides the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated.


Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher. More than 1000 journal titles in a full range of disciplines.

ELSEVIER (Science Direct)

Science Direct is the world's leading electronic collection of scientific journals. Renowned for the high-quality of its content in all branches of science, technology and medicine.


Emerald is a long established publisher with over 200 titles in the fields of management, information science and engineering. All of Emerald research journals are peer-reviewed to ensure the highest quality.


ACS provides access to over 30 peer-reviewed journals and magazines in all fields of chemistry Subject Strengths include Core, Applied, Organic Chemistry, Bio- Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Polymers and Materials Science.


Provides access to the full-collection of highly-rated of 11 Journals and conference proceedings. Covers developments in Physics, Industrial Applications (Applied Physics), and advances in Scientific Computing.


Provides full-text online access to its four journals as well as the MathSciNet database.Covers international mathematical literature dating back to 1940, providing access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews database.


Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field and help them keep up to date in their area of research. Each article is its own search engine, providing a gateway to the essential primary research literature referenced within each topic.

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

INFORMS publishes 11 scholarly journals, including a journal for the practice of OR/MS (Interfaces), as well as an on-line open access journal (INFORMS Transactions on Education).


SpringerLink provides access to 503 full-text Springer-Verlag Journals and 738 full-text journals formerly published by Kluwer Academic Publishing. One of the world's leading information services for Science, Technical and Medical journals.


Wiley-Interscience is an STM (Science, technology, and Medicine) and SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) publisher. Introduced in 1997, Wiley InterScience is a leading international resource for scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content.

In June 2008, Wiley InterScience incorporated the online content formerly hosted on Blackwell Synergy to provide access across 1,234 journals in science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences. Since the Blackwell-Synergy merger with Wiley-Interscience, all the journals available to HEC consortium are now available through Wiley-Interscience.


The IMF is viewed as one of the world's most authoritative sources for economic information, analysis and harmonized statistics. IMF eLibrary provides comprehensive data and original analysis, with coverage of almost every economy in the world and a special focus on developing and emerging economies.


Your free access to HeinOnline’s Social Justice Suite has now been activated! Your institution now has access to the following four resources included in the suite:

Civil Rights & Social Justice

This database covers civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans.

Gun Regulation & Legislation in America

This database brings together essential documents on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, & Law

This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.

Open Society Justice Initiative

The Open Society Justice Initiative, part of the Open Society Foundations, was established in 2003 to provide expert legal support for Open Society's broader mission and values through strategic human rights litigation and other legal work.

PU Digital Library Program

Library is providing free digital library facility to its users. This is open source software which uses mysql and tomcat softwares. This digital library currently holds 32,000+ full text records of thesis, articles, books, CDs/DVDs. Users can access and download their required material within the premises of library. Library staff gathers material of various types and feed it into digital library program for further downloading. There are various ways to get the material for this program as following:

Open Access Material on Internet

Library staff receives demands of users for their required material and search through internet to get them. Upon successful retrieval of required items, one copy delivers to concerned student and adds in digital library collection as well.

CDs/DVDs Collection

Library has a collection of CDs/DVDs. These CDs are as accompanying material along with foreign purchased books. Students can read and write this material free of charges. Most of the CD collection is related to science subjects, however CDs related to IELTS, TOEFL, GRE and English dictionaries etc. are also available. Metadata of this CDs/DVDs collection is available into digital library catalogue.

Digitized Collection

Library holds manuscripts, newspapers, rare items and other documents of historical importance in its collection. These items need to be preserved for future use and to fulfill the research needs of researchers in country or from abroad. In all this process, intellectual property and copyright laws are keenly observed. Metadata of this digitized collection is available into digital library catalogue.


Many library users share their digital collection with library administration for the help and sharing with other students. Library staff enters such material in digital library for sharing with other users.

How to Access Digital Library

  • Library users can use Internet Lab of the library or can connect their laptops with library server through Wi-Fi.
  • Open pulibrary.edu.pk
  • Click on Services button and choose (PU Digital Library)
  • Choose your required document type in Document Type field of home screen.
  • Write your required information in fields of title, author, keyword etc.
  • Press Search Button and get the results.
  • Click on your desired result and download it.
  • For any assistance, please contact in Preservation and Conservation section.

Request for a New Book

Please download the Performa to suggest a book and acquire the recommendation of your head of the department. Submit the dully filled and recommended Performa at the Readers Services Desk of the library.

We will consider to purchase the title but we cannot guarantee it will be purchased in case the title is out of print or any other clash with the collection development policy of the library.

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Turnitin Service

Punjab University administration has declared Chief Librarian, Punjab University Library (PUL) as focal person for Turnitin issues for HEC. The University has given the responsibility to Chief Librarian of issuing certificate to research works as plagiarism free. In this context, all M.Phil, Ph.D dissertations and faculty research publications are bound to get plagiarism free certificate before their submission in the University. To make this process convenient, Turnitin accounts have been created for faculty members and departmental librarians. Research scholars can contact to their supervisor or departmental librarian to pass through their research work from Turnitin before applying for final certificate.

Procedure to get certificate

1) Head of department have the authority to send research work of their faculty member or research scholar along-with a CD packed in a sealed envelope to Chief Librarian.
2) This CD must have title page, abstract and all chapters. This CD should be labeled with title and author name. Our IRC section will receive the request and check CD on spot to ensure the availability of required information.
3) As per HEC guidelines, acknowledgement, table of contents, bibliography, references, appendices and running title etc. should be removed from research work before their uploading in Turnitin so these items should be removed before writing the research work on CD for submission to the Chief Librarian office.
4) IRC section will examine the results of Turnitin as per HEC criteria and if it is according to the criteria, the research content will be submitted in Turnitin student paper repository and a plagiarism free certificate will be issued to the author name and send it to concerned head of department through proper channel.
5) Turnitin student paper repository ID will be mentioned on the certificate as an evidence. Certificates are issued on first come, first serve basis without any un-necessary delay.
6) For any clarification in this issue, researchers can contact at 042-99231126 to IRC section during office timings.