The Library System has a rich collection of abstracts of journal articles in digital/electronic form i.e. 11 CDROM Databases subscribed from 2003 with retrospective data from 1972 onwards. About 9.45 million research articles (bibliographical data along with the abstracts) are available in these databases. The CDROM Databases are the most widely sought after source of information. This information is available on local network of the library. The CDROM Databases are not only used by the scientists and students of SKUAST-Kashmir but also students, scholars and researchers of some premier institutions of the state like that of The University of Kashmir, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Degree Colleges and other Research Institutions of the state engaged in agro-biological research.

SNo. Name of Abstract Data Bases on CD-ROM Coverage
1 CABI: Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (formerly CAB International) 1973 to Present
2 AGRICOLA 1975 to Present
3 AGRIS 1991 to Present
4 Biotechnology Abstracts 1982 to Present
5 Food Science Technology Abstracts (FSTA) FSTA Current 1990 to Present FSTA Retrospective 1969 to 2012
6 Indian Science Abstract 1990 to 1999
7 Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE): U.S. National Library of Medicine's life science database 1997 to Present
8 Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) 10,000 PAGES
9 International Bibliography on Rice Research (IBRR) 1951 to 2000
10 Current Agricultural Research & Information System (CARIS) 2002
11 Vet CD 1972 to present