Balani Infotech: serving 60+ publishing partners

Established in 2001, at a time when concept of e-resources was only at a nascent stage, Balani Infotech Pvt Ltd. (BIPL) is today India’s pioneering Library and Information Services provider in electronic form and stands strong as one of the leading providers of learning and research contents, continuously partnering with the world’s best publishers and societies.

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Sensing early an internetled global transformation and a consequent shift from print to digital format, Balani Infotech Pvt Ltd. (BIPL) has strongly diversified into the arena of electronic subscriptions of e-resources, technological solutions, plagiarism detection and web-based writing tools in recent years, and today prides on serving more than 5,000+ esteemed customers and over 60+ publishing partners in various subject areas.

The model…

As the spectrum of content evolved from print book to electronic subscriptions with new access models, BIPL played a pioneering role in introducing consortia model of subscription in the form of INDEST, the first ever Indian consortium. As the concept matured further, BIPL played a key role in providing quality content to consortium, like e-Shodh Sindhu-A national consortium under UGC –INFLIBNET, NKRC-National Knowledge Resources Consortium of CSIR &DST Labs,VTU – a consortium of colleges and DeLCON-DBT E-Library Consortium. BIPL also provides DrillBit plagiarism detection services to 1100+ HEIs.

National Digital Library…

When government of India launched the ambitious National Digital Library in the form of NDLI, BIPL emerged its strongest content partner by way of providing highly valuable resource, World e-Book Library and hosting 600,000 ebooks on NDLI platform. BIPL also partners with DELNET, India’s largest library network and serves its members with a large number of e-resources.

Diversification…

As the information landscape got dotted with digital revolution, BIPL has strongly diversified into newer and emerging technology led web based platforms like writing solutions, plagiarism detection, grammar checking and reference management facilitating and enhancing English language proficiency, academic integrity and research management. Our products like DrillBit , Lanquill, MyLoft and Trinka have lately emerged as valuable platforms and some have been recognised by the National Educational Alliance for Technology.

Outreach programme…

In alignment with their objectives of delivering learning solutions, BIPL continuously improves in this domain and strives to provide numerous new and affordable solutions. Through outreach programmes, BIPL tries to reach large number of users by regularly organising Webinars and Training to Users and Author’s workshops organized for the academic fraternity provide a deep insight into the value and applicability of the content to the authors and researchers. BIPL’s team consists of highly qualified researchers in their field, a friendly and dedicated team of professionals and publishers with diverse backgrounds in the library business.

The credentials…

BIPL is a flagship company of Balani Group which was established in 1987 by Kailash Balani having an industry experience of more than five decades of serving thousands of libraries and dealing with 60+ Global publishers,covering different areas of knowledge. Aditya Books Pvt. Ltd., established in 1987, was the first and pioneering venture of Balani Group.

Balani is the former President of Federation of Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Assocations in India, Executive member of Delhi State Booksellers and Publishers Association, and also the member of FICCI publishing committee.

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