Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) plays a significant role in acquisition, organization, and dissemination of scientific information in the frontier areas of ocean sciences, geophysics, and other allied sciences. It is engaged in providing specialized services such as managing institutional repository, scientometric analysis, information on impact factors, comparative information w.r.t. journals and also involved in management of learning resources and bibliography management.It has adequate infrastructure to meet its requirements. The main thrust of KRC continues to be the improvement of the quality of services and facilities, achieving higher degree of user satisfaction and modernization of its activities and operations.
It has an impressive collection of both print and electronic resources in focused subject areas. Print holdings include ocean science related reference books, atlases, dictionaries, handbooks, encyclopedias, technical reports, theses and archived journals. Online scientific databases and e-journals are made available online for ESSO-INCOIS' staff. In addition, few journals are accessible under MoES e-Journal Consortium. KRC subscribes to various printed national and international journals.