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Name Dr. Bidyarthi Dutta
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 448
Email ID bidyarthi.bhaswati@gmail.com
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Address Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DJadavpur University2008
MLISIndira Gandhi National Open University2002
UGC-NETUniversity Grants Commission2002
Associateship in Information Sc.(AIS)Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (CSIR)2001
M.ScUniversity of Kalyani1995


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Librarian (in Assistant Professor Grade), St. Xaviers College (Autonomous) since February, 2004. Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University sincs April, 2012.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Bibliometrics, informetrics and scientometrics
Academic library system
Research methodology
Knowledge organization- indexing and classification

Course/ Subject Taught
Library classification theory/ BLIS
Library classification practice - DDC and UDC/BLIS
Information sources systems and services/ MLIS
Research methodology- quantitative techniques/ MLIS
Bibliometrics, informetrics and scientometrics/ MLIS
Knowledge organization/ MLIS

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Cosmology research in India: a scientometric studyLibrary Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), paper 996.2013University of Nebraska, USA


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
A linguistic view of subject formation process as described by Ranganathan and othersAnnals of Library and Information Studies, 61(1) p. 56-64.2014National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR
The journey from librametry to altmetrics: a look backGolden Jubilee Commemorative Volume, p. 234-249. 2014Dept. of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
An approach to categorize information from the viewpoint of Ranganathan’s trinity model of library servicesVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, 16-17 p.52-632013Dept. of Library and Information Sc. Vidyasagar University
A comparative study between words in titles and words in keywords of some research articles on knowledge organizationDESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, 33(6) p. 498-508.2013Defence Science Information and Documentation Centre, DRDO
Scientometric study of Carbon Nanotube research in IndiaSRELS Journal of Information Management, 50(5) p. 639-55.2013Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
Concept of ‘subject’ in the context of library and information science from a new angleAnnals of Library and Information Studies, 60(2) p. 78-87.2013National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
In search of dimensions of subjects from the standpoint of RanganathanAnnals of Library and Information Studies, 60(1) p. 51-55.2013National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
Mechanism of keyword formation in research articles on physics: an empirical studySRELS Journal of Information Management, 50(1) p. 3-222013Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore
The future of academic library system in India: a visionCollege Libraries, 26(I-IV) p. 41-55.2011West Bengal College Librarians Association, Kolkata
Study of subject domain by keyword cluster analysis based on research articles: a case study from physicsInformation Studies, 17(4) p. 195-210.2011Ranganathan Centre for Information Studies, Chennai
An analytical model to interpret continuous expansion of universe of subjectsAnnals of Library and Information Studies, 58(1) p. 48-53.2011National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
Content management by keywords: an analytical studySRELS Journal of Information Management, 47(6) p. 599-620.2010Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore
An analytical model for investigation of some characteristics of the keywords of the subject Fermi liquid: A case study.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 56(4) p. 273-290.2009National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
Classification of keywords extracted from research articles published in science journals.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 55(4) p. 317-333.2008National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
The Scattering of Articles over a Journal system as Observed from the Viewpoint of Bose-Einstein Statistics.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 52(2) p. 51-55.2005National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
In Search of an Axiomatic Concept of Document.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 52(1) p. 25-30.2005National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
An Introduction to Auditing and Control of Digital Library Systems.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 51(3) p. 99-103.2004National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
INSDOC’s Contribution on Bibliometrics.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 49(1) p. 1-6.2002National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
A Comparative Study of Citation Pattern among Eight Scholarly Journals published by National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources.Annals of Library and Information Studies, 49(4) p. 127-134.2002National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, Govt. of India
A new Indicator based on Journal Self-Citation.CLIS Observer, 19(1-2) p. 110-119.2002The Editor
Training and Development Programmes for Library and Information Professionals.University News, 40(1) p. 11-14.2002Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi
Presentation of Results of Research: Linear and Non-linear Forms.University News, 40(2) p. 11-13.2002Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi


Other Publication


Books Published

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Dyuti Samanta (PhD Scholar)Correlation analysis among various impacts of scholarly communication: a normalized approach Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Amiya Kumar Das (PhD Scholar)Human Resource Management in private engineering college libraries of West Bengal: problems and prospects Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Kalipada Jana (PhD Scholar)An Analytical Model for Research trend analysis of specific subject-domains through Keyword-clusters: a case study from physics Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Debabrata Maiti (PhD Scholar)Content analysis of highly- cited subject-specific scholarly communications: an intrinsic approach Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Soumen Teli (PhD Scholar, UGC-JRF)Genesis, growth and obsolescence study of different facets of biological sciences: an analytical model Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Pitambar Naskar (PhD Scholar)Saradindu Bandyopadhyay-er rachana samikshs, charitra nirghantikaran o samasamayek prabhab: tathya samikshya o pralekhan Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Subir Kr Mukherjee (MLIS Dissertation)Open-educational resources in India: a state-of-the art-report Ongoing2015


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Gopinath Das (MLIS Project)Impact of mathematics on library classification: a review Awarded2014
Subhendu Barman (MLIS Project)Library and information systems and Services in Indian R & D sector with special emphasis on CSIR: a state-of-the-art-report Awarded2014
Swarup Barman (MLIS Project)Open access publications with special reference to Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): A state-of-the-art Awarded2013
Swati Mishra (MLIS Project)Annals of Library and Information Studies: An Analysis of Citation Pattern(2010-2012) Awarded2013
Bibek Mahato (MLIS Project)Survey on e-resource use in college libraries Awarded2013
Dines Chandra Maiti (MLIS Project)Research trend analysis in some selected areas of knowledge organization Awarded2012
Subir Kr. Mukherjee (AIS Dissertation)Sustainable open education resources: turning concepts into reality-South Asian scenarioDr. M. NatarajanAwarded2010

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Development of multi-faceted information retrieval tool for some emerging trans-disciplinary subject domainsPrincipal InvestigatorUGC500002 year20132015


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Preservation and conservation of rare documents of St. Xaviers College, KolkataPrincipal InvestigatorUNESCO, New Delhi3000001 year and 6 months20062008

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Institutional repositories: legal issuesCentral Library, Indian Statistical InstituteIndian Statistical Institute, Kolkata2014
Current trends of subject indexingIndian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC)IASLIC, Kolkata2013

Membership of Learned Society 
Bengal Library Association, Kolkata
Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres, Kolkata
Indian Library Association, New Delhi
Information and Communication Society of India, New Delhi

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Acedemic Committee Member and teacher, Bengal Library Association, Kolkata.2007 to 2014
Training Committee Member, Bengal Library Association, Kolkata2007 to 2014

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Library Space and Content Management for Networked Society” (IC.LISCOM)2014Paper Presenter (Developing ontological subject-access tool by multi-layer keywords selected from research articles on astrophysics)DVK Central Library, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore- 560 029, INDIA from 18-20 October, 2014.
Distance Learning and Reciprocal Library System: Is Public Library Network the Better Option!!2014Paper Presenter (Libraries as catalyst of learning process as viewed from Ranganathan’s Fifth Law)S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences on June 6-7, 2014 and organized by Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata.
LIS education: structure, infrastructure and superstructure2014Paper Presenter and Rapporteur General. (LIS education in India: some new dimensions in the light of interdisciplinary approach)Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore on February 20-21, 2014.
Application of Communication and Information Technology in Library2014Paper Presenter and Rapporteur (Standardizing uncontrolled vocabularies through quantitative subject access tool: a case study from low temperature physics)Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (DAE) Kolkata on January 28-30, 2014.


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Mission on Libraries:disseminating knowledge for developing societies2015Organising SecretaryUniversity Grants Commission (UGC) and Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF)
Professionalism in librarianship: issues and challenges in 21st Century2013Organizing SecretaryUniversity Grants Commission (UGC)

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