Aligarh Muslim University ‘cyberary’ gets ISO certification

Aligarh, June 26 (IANS) Thed Aligarh Muslim University’s social sciences cyber library or “cyberary” was accredited with the International Standard Organisation (ISO) certification, institute officials said on Friday.

The “cyberary” was designed and developed by Shabahat Husain, former dean of the faculty of social sciences, to provide students access to web-based resources.

The resources include e-books, e-journals, in-house publications, web courses, video lectures of eminent scholars and databases pertaining to social sciences.

The cyber library is available for social scientists not only in AMU but across the globe. The usage data shows that it has been accessed in 75 countries till date.

It was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on December 27, 2013.

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