Open Access Policy
The SEARCH Digital Library is committed to disseminating the knowledge and information related to its research and scholarship as widely as possible. The articles stored and made available on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful, noncommercial purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.
The SearchDL provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The resources have no financial or legal barriers to access for members of our user community.
The SEARCH Digital Library is an Open Access Digital Library. Registration is FREE and Readers don’t have to pay to read and download the papers. Following are our commitment towards the Open Access
1. The publications are available online at no charge to readers or institutions. No subscription is required for online access. Unlimited Download of the full-text in PDF format
2. Even though the documents are copyrighted and protected, the readers are permitted to use the material for any lawful purpose, including downloading, copying, making derivative works, printing, searching, or linking to the full texts of works, crawling for indexing.
3. No licensor/licensee relationship shall exist between the publisher or provider of the online publication and the individual user or institution.