How to make your request
We provide summaries on all our current research on this website, at no extra cost. Please first read through the available information to help you ascertain whether our research focus matches yours. Please browse the ‘Research & Abstracts’ section of the sidebar (on the right of your screen) to see the summaries in case you have not done so already.
Once you have identified what you are interested in, please fill out the form below:
A member of our staff will get back to you with further details and help you refine your request. Please note that we may ask you to request your referee to write to us endorsing your reasons for wishing to access our archive.
Please note that if we do not have existing material that matches your request, we can treat your query as a new commission if you so desire. For further information on commissioned research, please visit our Commissioned Research page.
We charge a nominal fee for this service. Please click here to see our table of fees to determine what might be applicable to you. Fees are both calculated and payable in INR. Details of payment methods and processing times, and cancellations & refunds are all available along with the fee chart.
CIViC’s unique collections on popular art and culture are an extraordinary resource containing thousands of images and multimedia clips from a variety of sources, including small but stellar private collections that are otherwise inaccessible to the public. In many of these cases, we have been granted exclusive permission to retain these images on our database, purely for research purposes. In addition, the majority of our digital images are backed up by authentic originals. The quality of our source material is therefore difficult to parallel within the popular art & culture field.
We make extensive use of sources such as mainstream publications, print journals and notable image banks. Our location in New Delhi also gives us access to some of the best libraries in the country. Our Fellows, who have been personally appointed by Dr. Jyotindra Jain, will also verify the contents of each essay with Dr. Jain before reaching it to you. Please visit our About page to learn more about the people who might be helping you with your enquiry.