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Authors have tried to measure the impact of e-Shodh Sindhu - an e-journal consortium so that viewers will come to know how scholarly publications are benefitted from the open-access resources.


Publication quantity and quality are regarded as a measure of the success of individual scientists, researchers, academic institutes, or any universities in general. Therefore, ‘Publish or Perish’ pressure is seen among scientists and academicians. They prefer to publish their research in reputed journals. The main purpose of this study is to determine the usage of e-resources and determine the contribution of the universities to the academic community. E-resources play a valued role in research activity and it has quicken growth in usage of the research items in academic libraries. This study focuses on the usage and the impact of the E-Resources accessible through E-Shodh Sindhu Consortium in Universities of Gujarat. For this study, the usage of universities of Gujarat from the E-Shodh Sindhu Consortium taken out during the period 2012 to 2017 and to measure the impact of using the publication number of the universities has been studied.