VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
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Name Dr. Pijush Kanti Jana
Designation Professor
Department Name LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 448
Email ID pkj@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
Fax -
Mobile No 9434342283
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/library_Information/CV_Pijushjana.pdf
Address Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph DVidyasagar University2003
UGC - NETUGC1991
M Lib I ScVidyasagar University1989
B Lib I ScVidyasagar University1987
M ComUniversity of Calcutta1986
B Com (Hons)University of Calcutta1983


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Joined as Lecturer in the year 1992, now Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University since March 31,2009

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Knowledge Organisation
Bibliometrics

Course/ Subject Taught
Knowledge Organisation
Library Management

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Emergence of E – Resource Collection and their Services in Private Engineering College Libraries of West Bengal: Analytical StudyVSRD International Journal of Library & Information Science. 2, 1; 1- 7.2016Visual Soft (India) Pvt Ltd
Collection, Organisation and Proper Dissemination of E – Resources and Services: Role of LibrarianJournal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 3, 1; 1- 5.2016STM Journal
Chief Sources of Information for Bibliographic Description: Analysis of the Bengali Books Published during the First Two Decades of the 20th CenturyThe Eastern Librarian. 22, 1 & 2; 44- 58.2016The Library Association of Bangladesh
Trends in Private Engineering Education Institutions and their Libraries Services in West Bengal: An OverviewJournal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 2, 2; 32- 40.2015Consortium E- Learning Network Private Ltd
Quality Management Systems in Special Libraries of Kolkata City: An OverviewIASLIC Bulletin. 57, 1; 34- 46.2012Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres
Public Library System and Services in Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal: A Study.The Eastern Librarian. 22, 1 & 2; 40-48.2011The Library Association of Bangladesh
Book fair and publishers: In search of some unknown informationThe Eastern Librarian. 21, 1 & 2; 20-25.2007The Library Association of Bangladesh


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Trend of Indian Patents on the Subject Field Related to Inorganic Chemistry during Pre and Post TRIPS Period: An Analytical StudyVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 20; March, 1- 12.2016Vidyasagar University
Bridging the Digital Gap through ICT: A Proposed SolutionVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 20; March, 95- 1052016Vidyasagar University
Look Back to 20th Century: Content Analysis of Preliminary Pages of Bengali Books Published during 1901 – 1920Academia: GMGC (An Academic Journal of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College. 2; 66 - 742015Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College
Collection of Vidyasagar University Central Library: A Bibliometric StudyVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 18-19; 30 – 44.2014Vidyasagar University
Indian Patents on the Subject Field of Human Necessities during Pre and Post TRIPS Period: An Analytical StudyLibrarian. 20, 2; 27 – 38.2013Jadavpur University
Impact of Human Genome Project in International Collaborative Research on Leukemia GeneticsVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 16-17; 01 – 27.2013Vidyasagar University
Trend of Indian Patents on the Subject Field of Physics during Pre and Post TRIPS Periods: An Analytical StudyVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 16-17; 98 – 117.2013Vidyasagar University
Quality Management System in a Library: An OverviewVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 2; 15-16.2011Vidyasagar University
Collection Development of Vidyasagar University Central Library: 1986 – 2006Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 10-14; 58 – 682009Vidyasagar University
Book fair and public library: In search of some unknown information.Granthagar. 56, 10; 241-244.2007Bengal Library Association
Organisation of local resources and historical information in public librariesGranthagar. 51, 12; 272 – 279.2002Bengal Library Association
A bibliometric study of the journal “OPSEARCH” (1995-99).Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 5; 48- 60.2000Vidyasagar University
Treatment of the Basic Class Anthropology in DDC Scheme.Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 3; 60-67.1998Vidyasagar University
District wise Inter Library Co-operation: A Sample Survey.Granthagar, 47, 12; 13-19.1998Bengal Library Association
Total Quality Management in Libraries and Information Centres.Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science. 2; 33-37.1997Vidyasagar University


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
School Library and we: some wordsSmritisudha, the Souvenir of Khairullachak Netaji Bidyamandir (H. S.) to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Celebration held during Jan 22 – 24, 2015. Khairullachak. 2015; 20 – 25.2015Khairullachak Netaji Bidyamandir (H. S.)
Role of library in Community educationSouvenir of Paschim Medinipur District 6th Book Fair, Chandrakona Road; 12-15.2008District Book Fair Committee, Paschim Medinipur
Role of non-government libraries in library and information servicesSouvenir (special issue) of Sarat Smriti Granthagar Nirman Committee; 15- 17.2007Sarat Smriti Granthagar Nirman Committee, Midnapore
Library movement in Paschim Medinipur District: Role of Left Front Government.Awhan, Quarterly District Bulletin of All Bengal Teachers’ Association, Paschim Medinipur; 55-61.2006All Bengal Teachers’ Association, Paschim Medinipur
Role of public libraries in information services of business institutionPublished in the Souvenir of Paschim Medinipur District 2nd Book Fair, Midnapore; 24 - 282004District Book Fair Committee, Midnapore
Library Publicity in Public LibrariesSouvenir of Medinipur District 14th Book Fair, Midnapore; 2002; 1 – 3.2002District Book Fair Committee, Midnapore
Information services of public libraries in changing contextPrakashita Alo. Published in the Souvenir of Medinipur District 12th Book Fair, Midnapore; 2000; 23 – 262000District Book Fair Committee, Midnapore


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Towards Strategic Management for Libraries. In MAITY (Goutam), Ed. Charaibeti: Golden Jubilee Commemorative Volume. 2014. p 105- 113Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University2014Contribution to Edited Volume
Trend of Research in LIS (2001 – 2010): University News Perspectives. In JANA (Pijush Kanti) and MALLIK (Soumen), Ed. Glorious 100 Years of LIS Education in India: Introspect and Prospects. 2013. p 256- 267.Dept. of Lib. and Inf Science, Vidyasagar University.2013Contribution to Edited Volume
Libraries in the Eyes of a Great Philosopher. In SARKAR (Milan Kumar), Ed. Tagorian Concept on Library Activities and Services. 2013. P. 44- 47K D College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur.2013Contribution to Edited Volume
Politics, Policies, Negligence and College Librarianship. In CHAKRABORTI (Bhubaneswar), Ed-in-Chief. College Libraries in West Bengal: Challenges and Opportunities (Proceedings of XXV Annual Conference and Seminar, 2012). 2013. p. 24- 35West Bengal College Librarians’ Association; Kolkata.2013Contribution to Edited Volume
Glorious 100 Years of LIS Education in India: Introspect and ProspectsDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University2013First Editor
Libraries at Present and also in Future: Thinking of an Eminent Philosopher. In JANA (Lakshmi Kanta), Ed. College Libraries Today and Tagorean Concept of Library: A Reappraisal. 2011. P. 64- 74Narajole Raj College; Narajole, Paschim Medinipur.2011Contribution to Edited Volume
Structure and Development of Sociology: Documentary Classification Approach. In JANA (Pijush Kanti) and RATH (Durga Sankar), Ed. Access to Social Science Information. 2009. p. 29-37Prova Prakashani; Kolkata.2009Contribution to Edited volume
Use of Literature in Social Science Research: A Study of the Ph D Theses Submitted to Vidyasagar University. In JANA (Pijush Kanti) and RATH (Durga Sankar), Ed. Access to Social Science Information. 2009. p 177 – 189.Prova Prakashani; Kolkata.2009Contribution to Edited Volume
Towards a Knowledge Representation Model on AnthropologyArpita Prakashani2009Author
Access to Social Science InformationProva Prakashani2009First Editor
Information Transfer among Countryside Commonalties. In MAITY (Goutam) and SETT (Smita), Ed. Information Strategies for Rural India. ; 2006. Kolkata. p. 101-115.Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University and Interactive Education2006Contribution to Edited Volume
Library and Information Science: Objective Questions and Answers in NET/ SLET and other ExaminationsDominant Publishers and Distributors2002First Author
Cataloguing in Public Libraries: A Guide BookLocal Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur2001Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mrs Snigdha NaskarDevelopment of Document Preservation Method: An Analytical Study Ongoing2018 (Expected)
Mr Bhakti Pada JanaEvolution of Public Libraries in Colonial Bengal during 1800- 1947Dr Sujaya SarkarOngoing2018 (Expected)
Mrs Parama Das MajumderDesigning and Development of a Standard for School Library in West Bengal Ongoing2017
Mrs Dipa SahuInformation Seeking Behaviour of Betel Leaf Farmers: A Case Study in Purba Medinipur District Ongoing2017
Ms Sarama DasEvolution of Bengali Books Published during 20th Century: A Physiological Study Ongoing2017
Mr Nakul Chandra MondalCollection Development of E- Resources, their Service and Usage in the Private Engineering College Libraries in West Bengal: An Analytical Study Ongoing2017
Mrs Ratna SangiriZoological Research in Vidyasagar University: A Bibliometric Study Ongoing2016
Mr Rudreswar MishraOrigin and Development of Public Libraries in Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal: An Analytical Study Ongoing2016


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Dr Soumen MallikGenetics and Leukemia Research: Influence of the Success of Human Genome Project - A Scientometric Mapping ApproachProf B K SenAwarded2014
Dr Susobhan DebbarmanTrend of Patent Applications in India during Pre and Post TRIPS Agreement: An Analytical Study Awarded2013
Kazi Moklesur RahmanAn Evaluative Study of Reference and Information Services in University Libraries of BangladeshDr J N SatpathiAwarded2011
Dr Ranjan Sinha ThakurProblems and Prospects in the Design and Implementation of Quality Management System in Special Libraries of Kolkata Awarded2010
Md Mizanur RahmanDevelopment of Secondary School Library System in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects Awarded2010
Dr Pranab Kumar GangulyThe Role of Public Libraries in Creating Social Consciousness and in Promoting the Prospect of Functional Literacy - A Study in the District of BurdwanProf Amalansu SenguptaAwarded2009

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
National Mission on Libraries: Disseminating Knowledge for the Developing Societies2015Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
LIS Education: Structure, Infrastructure and Superstructure2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
The Primary Role of Library and Librarian2014AttendedIASLIC, BLA, and WBPLEA held at Visva- Bharati, Santiniketan
Role of University in Societal Development2014AttendedVidyasagar University Alumni Association & NSS, V U
Ethics and Values of Library Profession2013AttendedIASLIC, BLA, and WBPLEA held at Bose Institute, Kolkata
Is RTI Act 2005 Misused & Abused in Universities and Academic Institutions?2013AttendedVidyasagar University
Re- Visioning Bachelor of Library and Information Science Curriculum2013Chaired a SessionSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
Influence of Vivekananda’s Philosophy on Stress and Time Management of Library Professionals2013Paper presenterCentral Library, K D College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapore
Professionalism in Librarianship: Issues and Challenges in 21st Century2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Problems and Prospects of College Libraries of West Bengal2013Paper PresenterBajkul Milani Mahabidyalaya, Bajkul, Purba Medinipur
College Libraries in West Bengal: Challenges and Opportunities2012Paper PresenterWest Bengal College Librarians’ Association, Kolkata
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: A Scholar and National Leader2012Paper PresenterCollege Library, Narajole Raj College, Narajole, Paschim Medinipur
System of Governance in Higher Education2012AttendedDept of Political Science, Midnapore College, Midnapore
Modernization of Libraries Through Open Source Software2012AttendedIASLIC, BLA, and WBPLEA held at IIM, Joka
19Y4NSiG8kkzwWjMD17euEaQ5PErpwxWkP2011AttendedIASLIC, BLA, and WBPLEA held at State Central Library, Kolkata
Modern Trends in Higher Education2011AttendedVidyasagar University Teachers’ Association, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
52nd Bengal Library Conference and Seminar on Granthagar bimukhata: karan-o-samadhan2011AttendedDept of Library and Information Science and Central Library, Jadavpur University
Tagorean Concept on Library Activities and Services2011Paper PresenterCentral Library, K D College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapore
Glorious 100 Years of LIS Education in India: Introspect and Prospects2011Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Library Vision 2020 in the 28th All India IASLIC Conference2011Paper PresenterAllama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir, Srinagar (J& K)
Digital Future of Library Materials: Issues and Challenges2011Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
College Libraries Today and Tagorean Concept of Library2011Paper PresenterCollege Library, Narajole Raj College, Narajole, Paschim Medinipur
Library Awareness Programme: Jhargram Sub-division2010Resource PersonLocal Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur, held at District Library, Midnapore
Library Awareness Programme : Kharagpur Sub-division2010Resource PersonLocal Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur, held at Belda, Paschim Medinipur
Organising Documents in Public Libraries2010Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Modern Trends in Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges2010AttendedUniversity District Committee, WBCUTA, held at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
National Seminar on Library/ Information Users in Digital Era2009Attended27th All India IASLIC Conference, organized by KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
51st Bengal Library Conference and Seminar on LIS Education in India: Present and Future Scenario2009AttendedBengal Library Association, Kolkata, held at Bantra Public Library, Howrah
LIS Education in Direct and Distance Mode: Problems and Prospects2009AttendedDept of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Grantha – O – Granthagar2009Resource PersonBelda Book Fair Committee, Belda, Paschim Medinipur
Role of Library in Organisation and Transfer of Indigenous Knowledge2009Paper PresenterDepartment of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Library Awareness and Evaluation of Libraries in Paschim Medinipur District2009Paper PresenterLocal Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur, held at Pradyot Smriti Sadan, Zilla Parishad, Paschim Medinipur
Problems and Prospects of College Libraries2009Paper PresenterPanskura Banamali College, Panskura, Purba Medinipur
Grantha – O – Granthagar2008Resource PersonBelda Book Fair Committee, Belda
Role of Library in Rural Development2008AttendedBLA, IASLIC, WBPLEA and Burdwan University
Scope of Retrieval for Assimilation2008AttendedDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
The National Library as an Intellectual Resources: Challenges and Prospects2008AttendedThe National Library, Kolkata
Access to Social Science Information2007Paper PresenterDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Access to Social Science Information2007Paper PresenterDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Community Education and Libraries2007Paper PresenterLocal Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur at its 4th District Book Fair at Jhargram
Information Services in Public Libraries2006AttendedBLA, IASLIC, WBPLEA and Bali Municipality
Development of Public Libraries of Bengal to celebrate the Library Day, 20052005Resource PersonRajnarayan Basu Smriti Pathagar, Midnapore
Delivery of Books Act, Copyright Act, Indian National Bibliography2005AttendedIASLIC, BLA, National Library and Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan
XXI IASLIC National Seminar on Information Support for Rural Development2005AttendedIASLIC, Kolkata, held at Jadavpur University
Workshop for Centre Organisers of Community Libraries and Information Centres2005Resource PersonZilla Parishad and Local Library Authority, Paschim Medinipur, held at District Library, Midnapore
Use of Information Technology in Library Services2004AttendedBLA, IASLIC, WBPLEA, RRRLF and Vidyasagar University
Classification and Cataloguing in Digital Era2003AttendedDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
Information Support for Rural Development2003Paper PresenterDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
New Dimension in Public Library Services2001Paper PresenterDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Workshop on Library and Information Science Education in India: Developments and Trends2001aDept of Library and Information science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
XIX National Seminar of IASLIC2000Paper PresenterIASLIC held at Bhopal
XIX National Seminar of IASLIC2000Paper PresenterBhopal, IASLIC, Kolkata
Public Library Management Rules and its Development and the Role of Local Library Authority2000AttendedDirectorate of Library Services, West Bengal and RRRLF
Public Library Management Rules and its Development and the Role of Local Library Authority2000AttendedDirectorate of Library Services, West Bengal and RRRLF held at Burdwan
Information Technology Applications in Library and Information Science1998AttendedDept of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised


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