Professor, Department of Library & Information Science
Department of Library and Information Science, Integrated Building (1st floor),
Jadavpur University,
Kolkata -700032
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Ph.D. Jadavpur University
MLISC Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Information Science,Digital Reference and Information Retrieval
Courses Taught/Teaching
BLIS:Information Sources and Services,Digital Reference
MLIS:Information Science and Information Retrieval
MLIS(Digital Library):Information Science and Information Retrieval
Research Area
Information Retrieval, Digital Reference and Bibliometrics
18 Years
Conference Papers Published (7)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Digital reference service for the people with special needs: What, why and how IFLA Conference 2013 -
The collaborative roles of information professionals for information management Conference Proceedings of Challenges in Library management Systems (CLMS 2012) 2012 -
Transdisciplinarity and LIS education Glorious 100 years of LIS Education in India 2011 -
Britichutta granthagarikata Proceedings of the Bengal Library Conference 2009 -
Organization and analysis of information on scroll paints- an age old indigenous art form Proceedings of the IASLIC Conference 2009 -
Journal Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Doctoral theses in physics submitted to university of North Bengal: a pattern of citation analysis Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services 2013 3(1)-
The form and country wise dispersion and ascertaining of core journals in physics at North Bengal University: A citation Study eLibrary Science Research Journal 2013 11(10)-
A proposed model of public library information network system in West Bengal Librarian 2012 19-37-43
Citation analysis of doctoral theses in botany: a North Bengal University case study International Journal of Library and Information Studies 2012 2(3)-
Treading into and Going Beyond the Digital Reference Service Librarian 2012 19-37-43
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Interdisciplinary Subjects: Formation and Classification Prabha Prakashani 2012 First Author
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (7)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Gayatri Paul Satyajit Thatyakosh: Chalachitra, Sahitya o Ananya Shrithi Complete 2013
Ranjan Samanta Public Library Services in Different Continents of World: An Evaluative Study, Suggesting a Suitable Model in West Bengal Complete 2012
Ziaur Rahman Bibliographic Analysis of the Citations of Doctoral Thesis on Science Submitted to North Bengal University Complete 2012
Swapan Khan Recent Pattern of Citations: An Analytical Study of Citations of Articles Published in Library and Information Science Ongoing
Tarun Kumar Mondal Absolute Syntax and Cognitive Science: A Critical Analysis on the Cognitive Basis of Ranganathan’s Idea about Syntax of Facets Ongoing
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (1)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Survey of The Potentiality And Lacunae Of Existing Free/ Open Source Library Management Software And Developing/ Customization Of The Same, Suitable For The Small Libraries In West Bengal Principal Investigator UGC- University Potential For Excellence-II 20 Lakhs 3 Years 2012 to 2015 Ongoing
Patents (0)
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Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Governing Body Member, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres, 2010 onwards
Executive Committee Member, Bengal Library Association, 2006 onwards
Editor-in-Chief, Librarian (Journal of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University), 2008-2010
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