This paper aims to find out various research tools available online and their applications in libraries for providing innovative library services. ICT plays a significant role in library and information science; it helps to transform the libraries into an effective learning center. In the digital world, it is essential to understand the need of modern researchers, to minimize their difficulties in research work, to motivate them to conduct research in various fields. Librarians by proving research related services can encourage new researchers which will help in the development of the nation. A collection of relevant database links to resources, online software and research tools to help researchers in all phases of research will become the value added service of the library.
Keywords: Research online tools, E-research, E-tools.