About Us

An Overview

Informatics is a pioneer and visionary in the business of e-information in India. Established in 1980 and headquartered in Bangalore, we enrich the culture of e-information in academic and corporate segments. Our prime focus is to develop, market, and distribute scholarly and research content exclusively for these segments. Our expertise includes e-journals, print journals, e-books, databases, conference papers, and other information products.


Informatics as a Group has two companies:

  • Informatics India Ltd., Bangalore, the Group’s holding Company.
  • Informatics Publishing Ltd., New Delhi, a wholly owned subsidiary of Informatics India Ltd.

Our commitment to provide affordable and yet cutting-edge information products and services has endeared the Group to the Indian academic and research community and as such catalysed the development of global quality products.

Informatics works with many global publishing and technology partners to provide the best in class digital library products and solutions to the libraries, publishers and their respective user communities.


The core competencies of Informatics are structured across three distinct groups:

  • Product Development Group
  • Publishing, Content Management Services (PCMS) Division
  • Marketing and Distribution Services Division

We strive to:

Build information products for local and global markets

Provide content development and e-publishing services to global corporations and publishers

Facilitate access to global content (journals, e-books, databases)

Informatics is strongly supported by a team of over 150 well-qualified personnel. Our sales network is spread across India, and we have partnered with distributors across the globe. We currently provide services to more than 2,000 clients in India and abroad.

Vision

To be a leading global player in the publishing and content management space with commitment to excellence.

Mission

To deliver more information to more people and help them manage and use it better.

Clients

Informatics serves a host of clients across education, public sector, and corporate segments. We strive to understand the precise requirements of our subscribers/ libraries to enable us to offer better solutions to them. Our subscribers include IITs, IIMs, government research institutes, and state engineering and medical colleges.

Education

Public Sector

Corporate

History

Informatics was promoted three and half decades ago with a vision to be a pioneer and a leader in the business of e-information in India, with scholarly and research content as prime focus. Informatics has come a long way in promoting e-information usage culture in the academic and corporate world.

The following are the milestones of the company:

Crossing the World (Computer Today, April 1986)

1986

Keyed Up (India Today, 30th April 1986)

1986

True Dialog (Computer Today, April 1987)

1987

New Lines At The Library (Computer Today, April 1987)

1987

Databases On A Silver Platter (Computers Today, September 1988)

1988

Information Group (Deccan Herald, 10th October 1988)

1988

Calling Computers Around the Globe for Data Access (Videsh Sanchar Patrika, August 1989)

1989

Now Access On-Line Global Databases (Computer Today, September 1989)

1989

Helping corporate heads hit the right note (The Times of India Bangalore, 9th September 1989)

1989

Data-base search centre opened (Indian Express, 23rd September 1989)

1989

Inauguration of Infotel - Online Service Centre (Videsh Sanchar Patrika, October 1989)

1989

New Delhi has INFOTEL Online Service Facility (NISSAT Newsletter, January-March 1990)

1990

VSNL Facilitates Database Search (Computer Today, February 1990)

1990

Banking on data (The Economic Times Bangalore, 29th March 1990)

1990

Informatics Celebrates 10th Anniversry With Seminar On Database Technology (Computers and Communication, June 1990)

1990

Facts at fingertips (The City Tab, 10-16 June 1990)

1990

NIC Builds Databases (Computers Today, July 1990)

1990

We Access Databases (Business World, 4-17 July 1990)

1990

DST plan to set up more databases (Financial Express, 21st July 1990)

1990

DST plan to set up more databases (Financial Express, 21st July 1990)

1990

Informatics India (The Economic Times Bangalore, 21st August 1990)

1990

London agency pact with Informatics (The Financial Express, 28th December 1990)

1990

Dear exporter, do log in please! (1st January 1991)

1991

Informatics edges out DBS in race for Decta tie-up (Indian Express, 11th January 1991)

1991

Tendering Global Access (Business World, 27th February 1991)

1991

At The Exporters' Service (Computer Today, May 1991)

1991

Starting a fresh dialog (The Economic Times, 29th May 1991)

1991

We're too obsessed with information technology (Deccan Herald, 13th January 1992)

1992

Informatics Has To Be Entrepreneurial (Computers Today, March 1992)

1992

Informatics: Powerful links (Telematics India, May 1992)

1992

Infotex-93 begins tomorrow (The Hindu, 27th November 1993)

1993

Reuters database is indexed in Bangalore homes (20th December 1999)

1999

Digital library applications on show (The Hindu, 12th December 2001)

2001

J-Gate a window on world-class journals (The Economic Times New Delhi, 16th October 2002)

2002

Informatics develops net gateway for researchers (The Economic Times, 16th October 2002)

2002

A science portal in right format (Sunday Express, 1st December 2002)

2002

eBoox Launch Invite

2016

Digitization Project at Sikkim High Court

2016

e-Content 2016

2016

eContent 2016 held at Hyderabad

2016

eContent 2016 held at Ahmedabad

2016

eContent 2016 held at Bhubaneshwar

2016

eContent 2016 held at Chandigarh

2016

Implementation of Document Management System (DMS) at UCO Bank

2016

National KOHA Conclave 2017

2016

An Advance Level Workshop to Implement Koha on CLoud: A Special Focus on Libraries in North East India

2017

Welcoming DHARANA as a Co-Published Journal

2017

Future of Library Services & Technology Solutions

2017

Aaj ke Yug mein e-Library ko Apnana Hoga (Daily News, Sunday, 9th July 2017)

2017

Ghar Baite Chaatr Pad Sakenge Journals, eBooks (Rajastan Patrika, Sunday, 9th July 2017)

2017

Technic ke Yug mein e-Library ko Apnana Jaroori (Dainik Navjyoti, Sunday, 9th July 2017)

2017

LTC2018: Library Technology Conclave 2018

2017

Library Technology Conclave (LTC 2018): Snapshots

2018

15th Annual Lecture on Informatics

2018

India Needs To Invest More On Research: Informatics India MD, CXOtoday.com, 28th February 2018

2018