1. What is J-Gate?

J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature. Launched in 2001 by Informatics India Limited, J-Gate provides seamless access to  millions of journal articles available online offered by 15,385 Publishers. It presently has a massive database of journal literature, indexed from 67,628 e-journals with links to full text at publisher sites. J-Gate also plans to support online subscription to journals, electronic document delivery, archiving and other related services.

a. Table of Contents (TOC)- For 67,628 e-journals.

b. Database - A comprehensive searchable database with 82,763,896 articles, with 10,000+ articles added every day.


 2. J-Gate Features and Benefits

Truly e-journalportal:

J-Gate excludes journals that are not available online.

Portal with largest number of e-journals:

As an e-journal portal, J-Gate presently hosts content from 67,628 e-journals.

35,604 open-access journals:

Captures and indexes articles from more than 35,604 open-access e-journals and maintains links to them.

Links to 24,514,600 open-access articles:

Provides links to over 24,514,600 open-access articles.

Full-text link to largest number of publisher sites:

Presently links to e-journals from 15,385 publishers.

Union List linkage:

This useful feature enables a J-Gate subscriber to check the availability of journals in local libraries.

Customization features:

Customization of the product refers to configuring the Product for a set of pre-defined features and functionalities that are provided in the Product.All customizations are configurable directly by the Library for its needs.

Constant updating:

The J-Gate site is updated every day, ensuring the freshness and reliability of content.

Comprehensive journal classification:

Three level hierarchical classification of journals is available.

Easy-to-use search functionalities:

TOC and Database allows various search options for the user's convenience. The subscriber can choose to search by Title, Author, Authors' Address/Institution, Keywords, etc.


 3. J-Gate Products and Services

J-Gate TOC (Table of Contents):

  • a. 67,628 e-journals.
  • b. Browse TOC by Journals,Publishers and Subject Categories.
  • c. TOC for all journals is available in an uniform browsable format.
  • d. Basic bibliographic data with abstracts (where available).
  • e. Author address and e-mail where available.
  • f. Link to full-text (both open-access and subscription).
  • g. Link to Union List for finding availability.
  • h. Daily updating.

J-Gate Database:

  • a. J-Gate Database consists of more extensive and comprehensive content than TOC.
  • b. Classification on three levels of subject category.
  • c. Subject-wise indexing.
  • d. Search by Title, Author, Subject Categories, Keywords, Year and any combination of these.
  • e. Provides basic bibliographic data with abstracts (where available).
  • f. Author Address and e-mail where available.
  • g. Link to full-text (both open-access and subscription).
  • h. Link to Union List for finding availability.
  • i. Daily updating with progressive accumulation.


  • a. J-Gate@Consortia acts as a search platform plus resource-sharing facility for the members of the consortium.
  • b. The product is customized for journals coverage limited to the Consortium subscribed journals as well as the member library subscribed journals.
  • c. This is a customized service developed and delivered to a library consortium for the exclusive access and use of its registered closed-user-group members only, who desire to share resources and infrastructure through a mutual agreement.


 4. J-Gate Publisher Partners

Scholarly and Technical publishers, as well as specific, mutual agreement driven partnerships with key publishers have been a major support and strength for J-Gate. Click here to see our current publisher partners actively participating in J-Gate.


 5. J-Gate Infrastructure

  • a. 7-days/24 hours access.
  • b. High-speed in-house Internet infrastructure.
  • c. Content capturing and conversion system with high automation ensures high quality content aggregation.
  • d. In-house software development team.
  • e. Safe and reliable high-capacity storage system for content storage.


 6. Trial Access

Informatics will be happy to set up trial access to J-Gate and present the benefits of J-Gate customized services to your users and decision makers in your campus. Please Click here to request a trial.