The Institute has the worked on the following (completed and ongoing) projects
Support to the development of India's first and probably only open source library management system (LMS) called NewGenLib (NGL) since 1996. NGL is a full fledged web-based LMS and compatible with international standards for bibliographic description, search, The Managing Trustee has provided domain expertise to software specialists in the development of the LMS. He has also participated in promotiing the software in many workshops and various forums in India and overseas. NGL's current version is 3.0.4. NGL has been installed in several libraries in India and at least 15 different countries in S. and S.E. Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. To know more about NGL and how to download and use NGL, visit, http://www.verussolutions.biz.
Reworking the functionality, look and feel of the AGRIS Search Engine, (version 1.3). The project was outsourced by the Library and Documentation Services Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Rome to the Institute during 2006–2007. The work has since been completed, and the results of this may be seen at http:// www.fao.org/agris;
As a follow-up to the work on redesigning the AGRIS search engine 1.3, a new project which was outsourced to redesign the search engine (version 1.5) was completed in Nov 2008. This version has AGROVOC-enabled and multilingual search functionality;
Publication of text books useful to students of library and information science and practicing professionals.
The first in the series is a book titled, 'Case Studies for Teaching Library Management' by N.G. Satish and Anil Takalkar. This was published in 2012 and is available from the Trust.