History: Abstracting and Indexing Service

YearDescriptionFrequency
1960Published under the title of “Pakistan Science Literature: Current Bibliography” as a guide and a convenient means of reference to the work that is being done in Pakistan in the various fields of science and technology. Format: List of references under the titles of the journals with author and subject index Quarterly
1962Renamed as Pakistan Science Abstracts Format: List of references with abstracts arranged author wise under UDC system of classification under the titles of the journals with author and subject index Annual
2003 Splitted in 10 sections covering 19 scientific disciplines
In each section, bibliographic information is listed author-wise
Section A: Food and Agricultural Sciences
Section B: Biochemistry & Biotechnology
Section C: Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Section D: Animal Sciences & Veterinary Sciences
Section E: Earth, Environment and Energy
Section F: Physics
Section G Mathematics & Statistics
Section H: Medical Sciences
Section I: Information Communication & Engineering Sciences
Section J: Plant Sciences
Format: In each section references with authors, institutional affiliations along with abstracts are arranged author wise with author and keyword index.
Annual
2011ROwing to the need of the digital world and to enhance visibility, readability, accessibility and citation of articles published in local national journals of Pakistan at global level, its online version has been launched in 2011 in the form of an online database. Regular
2017Updated application with list of references, search through author & journal etc. Regular