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Name Dr. Nivedita Bhattacharyya Sahu
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 448
Email ID nives_bhattacharyya@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 9051837676
Personal Website
Address Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PhDUniversity of Calcutta2014
MLIScUniversity of Calcutta2008
BSc (Botany)University of Calcutta2004


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
University Research Fellow, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Oct 2008- Dec 2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University since 1 January, 2010
PG teaching (since 2010- )

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Preservation and conservation of library materials
Reference and Information Services, Information and Communication
Library science education and research
Community Information Service
Bibliometrics and Scientometrics

Course/ Subject Taught
Information Sources and services/ B.Lib.I.Sc
Information Communication and Society/ M.Lib.I.Sc
Information Analysis and Consolidation/ M.Lib.I.Sc
Library and Society/ B.Lib.I.Sc
Information Systems and Services/ M.Lib.I.Sc

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Scientometric portrait of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan: A studyInternational Journal of Library Science, Vol. 15, Issue no. 1, 2017, pp. 55-73, ISSN 0975-75462017Ceser Publications, Roorkee, India
Disaster Management in Science and Social Science Research Libraries at Kolkata: Case StudiesVSRD International Journal of Technical and Non-Technical Research, Vol VI, Special Issue, May 2015: pp. 217-230 2015VSRD International Journals [A Research Division of Visual Soft (India) Private Limited]
Newspaper section of the National Library Kolkata: Physical Preservation and Access to NewsIFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010, Digital Preservation and access to News and Views: pp. 205-2142010Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
A study on the contributions of Raja Rajendralal Mitra, the librarian of the Asiatic Society towards the development of library servicesCalcutta University Journal of Information Studies, Vol. 15, pp. 1-7, ISSN: 0973-57712013Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta
Blog: An added concept in library & information servicesInformation and Knowledge Dissemination: Present status and Future Direction (IKD-2011)(Edited Book): pp. 288-299, ISBN 978-81-8424-765-72012Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
Local history collections in public libraries: a necessity for the posterityProceedings of UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Role of Library in Local history collection: pp. 107-1102012Maynaguri College, Maynaguri, Jalpaiguri
Trends of research in library and information science in India: A studyCalcutta University Journal of Information Studies , Vol. 14: pp. 72-83, ISSN: 0973-57712012Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta
Disaster Management in Libraries: Response and Recovery OperationsCalcutta University Journal of Information Studies, Vol. 13: pp. 205-220, ISSN: 0973-57712011Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta
Information need of the "Mech community" in Mahakalguri of Jalpaiguri DistrictThe Calcutta Review, Vol XIII, Nos. 1 & 2: pp. 66-1002011University of Calcutta
Open Access for Indian scholarship: A studyVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 15: pp. 73-101, ISSN: 0972-85702010Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
LIS Education in India: Present Status and Future Strategies for Undergraduate Level“LIS_edu_ Vision_2010”, National Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India: pp.30-53, ISSN 0973-57712010Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
E-learning as a Learning Process of LIS Education: An OverviewLIS_edu_ Vision_2010”, National Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India: pp. 287-291, ISSN 0973-57712010Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
Quality Control in LIS Research: Vision for Modern IndiaNational Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India: pp. 326-330, ISSN 0973-57712010Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
Mission of Open Access System: Vision of Rabindranath TagoreCalcutta University Journal of Information Studies, Vol. 12:pp.101-104, ISSN: 0973-57712010Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta
Kolkata Book Fair & Little Magazine: Impact on Library UsersCalcutta University Journal of Information Studies, Vol. 11: pp. 85-92, ISSN: 0973-57712009Department of Library and Information Science,University of Calcutta


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Recent trends of research in Library and Information Science in India and Research agenda for the futureEnvisioning Employable LIS Courses in Developing Countries for the emerging knowledge society, Papers of the XXVI IATLIS National Conference, pp. 311-3212009Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS), Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
Clinical Librarianship in the Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), Kolkata: A case studyEnvisioning Employable LIS Courses in Developing Countries for the Emerging Knowledge Society, Papers of the XXVI IATLIS National Conference (Web Publication)2009Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS), Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
LIS education in India: Present and future scenario (Bharatbarshe granthagar o tathyabigyan sikshabyabosta: bartaman o vabisyat)51st Bengal Library Conference: Papers, 18-20 December, 2009: pp. 98-1002009Bengal Library Association, Kolkata


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Library and Society- An IntroductionMitram, Kolkata (ISBN 978-93-80036-60-1)2014First Author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Ms. Supriya MallikInformation needs and patterns of information seeking behaviour of the Lodha community of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal Ongoing 
Ms. Sudipta PradhanInformation services for the visually challenged in West Bengal: an analytical stuudy Ongoing 
Mr. Asish MaityScientometric profile of the e-journals in Library and Information Science available under UGC Infonet Digital library consortium during the period 2005-2015 Ongoing 
Ms. Sanjukta SahooBibliometric study of doctoral dissertations in Anthropology awarded by the Universities of West Bengal Ongoing 
Praloy BhattacharyaInformetric portraits of selected nobel laureates in the field of economic sciences Ongoing 
Trishna BhuiAssessing Faculty Publications in Humanities and Social Science Departments of Indian Institutes of Technology in the Twenty-First Century: A Study Ongoing 



Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Documentation of writings on Numismatics published in Asiatic Researches and Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal during the Nineteenth CenturyPrincipal InvestigatorUGC620002 year20152017

Membership of Learned Society 
Life Member, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC)
Life Member, Bengal Library Association (BLA)
Life Member, Society of Information Science (SIS)

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC & RRRLF Sponsored National Seminar on Libraries in the changing world with changing societal priorities2017Paper Presenter "Open library: An effective and innovative concept in librarianship"Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata during March 17, 2017
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Towards knowledge Society & the role of Academic libraries: Problems and Prospects2017Paper Presenter "Use of Web 2.0 tools by the State University libraries in India: a study"Department of Library and Information Science, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata during March 18, 2017
UGC & RRRLF Sponsored National Seminar on Bonding of People’s knowledge and People’s University: Pre-requisites of knowledge economy2017Paper Presenter "Digital literacy for the 21st century library users- a model for public libraries in West Bengal"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore during March 23-24, 2017
UGC-DRS Sponsored International Seminar on Development of backward regions of West Bengal with special reference to growth and productivity of different sectors2017Paper Presenter "An assessment of backwardness and socio-economic status of the Lodha community: Case studies in selected blocks of Paschim Medinipur district "Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore during March 23-24. 20127
33rd Annual Convention of the Society for Information Science & Conference on Open Access: The Road to Freedom2017Paper Presenter "Open Access Publishing in Social Science Journals in the SAARC Countries: A Study of Directory of Open Access Journals"CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, Kolkata
Author Workshop2015AttendedIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Jointly organised by Springer and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
International seminar on Sustainability of Library and Information Services2015Paper presenter, " Information school movement: with special reference to Consortium of iSchools Asia Pacific"Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta and organised by the Department in collaboration with UGC and RRRLF
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on " Occupational Safety & Healtrh of Indian Women at Workplace"2015ParticipantWomens Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC & RRRLF Sponsored National Seminar on " National Mission on Libraries: Disseminating Knowledge for the developing societies2015Paper presenter, " Libraries in search of a new paradigm: study on public libraries of Paschim Medinipur district"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored Two-Week Workshop on Research Methodology2015ParticipantDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore during 16-31 July, 2015
4th India Finance Conference 20142014Paper presenter, "Are emerging equity markets responsive to the flow of foreign institutional investments? Evidence from India"Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
A short-term course on "Use of ICT in Teaching-Learning Process" by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Kolkata- 700106 (Estd. by MHRD, GOI)2014ParticipantComputer Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Management Practices and Sustainable Development2014AttendedPost Graduate Department of Business Management, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha-756019
International Conference on Social, Technological and Economic Paradigms of Management and its impact on Global Business Scenario2014Paper presenter, " Marketing of Information Products and services in the Google world"School of Management and Social Science, Haldia Institute of Technology
Two-day UGC Sponsored International Seminar on Advancement of Management Thoughts and Practices2014Paper presenter, " Disaster Management in Science and Social Science Research libraries at Kolkata: Case studies"Department of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored Two-day National Seminar on "LIS Education: Structure, Infrastructure and Superstructure"2014Paper presenter, " Sociometric study of LIS professionals: Need analysis"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Professionalism in librarianship: Issues and challenges in 21st Century2013Paper presenter, " Innovative and competitive strategies: a must-do for 21st century librarians"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored 2 days National Workshop on NME- ICT: Services and its Implementation2013AttendedComputer Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Users Attitude in the Changing World: Teachers Role2012Paper presenter, " Bricks to clicks: A paradigm shift in the information seeking behaviour of the Google generation"Satyapriya Roy College of Education, Saltlake, Kolkata in collaboration with R. K. Mission Sikshanamandira, Belur Math
West Bengal College & University Teachers Association 80th conference & 86th Annual General Meeting National Seminar on " System of Governance in Higher Education"2012AttendedDepartment of Political Science, Midnapore College, Midnapore in Collaboration with Paschim Medinipur District Committee, WBCUTA
Three day International Conference on Historicizing Sub-regional cooperation in South Asia: Society, Culture and Politics in Bangladesh and Eastern India2012AttendedVidyasagar University, Midnapore in association with Dhaka University with support from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS)
National Seminar on Information and Knowledge Dissemination: Present Status and Future Direction (IKD-2011)2011Paper Presenter, " Blog: an added concept in library and information services"Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute,Kolkata
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on " Glorious 100 years of LIS education in India: Introspect and Prospects"2011Paper presenter, " Comparative web study on the job opportunities in library and information services in India and the United States"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
National Seminar on Digital future of library materials: Issues and Challenges2011Paper presenter, " E-journal consortium: an effective and efficient way for digital libraries in the near future"Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Golden Jubilee National Seminar on "Emerging Issues in Library and Information Science and Services"2010Paper presenter, " Course content in LIS curriculum- What it could be?Department of Library and Information Science,The University of Burdwan
“LIS_edu_ Vision_2010”, National Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India2010Paper presenter, " LIS Education in India: Present Status and Future Strategies for Undergraduate Level"Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
“LIS_edu_ Vision_2010”, National Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India2010Paper presenter, "E-learning as a Learning Process of LIS Education: An Overview"Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
“LIS_edu_ Vision_2010”, National Seminar on Vision of LIS Education for Modern India2010Paper presenter, " Quality Control in LIS Research: Vision for Modern India"Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta
UGC- Sponsored National Seminar on "Women Development in the perspective of Socio-Cultural, Environmental, and Health Issues2010AttendedWomens Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
UGC-Sponsored: Workshop for Womens Self-Help Groups of West Bengal2010AttendedWomens Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Organising Documents in Public Libraries2010Paper presenter, " Resource sharing: An effective way to improve public library services"Department of Library & Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
51st Bengal Library Conference2009Paper presenter, " LIS education in India: Present and future scenario (Bharatbarshe granthagar o tathyabigyan sikshabyabosta: bartaman o vabisyat)"Byatra Public Library Howrah, Organised by Bengal Library Association, Kolkata
XXVI IATLIS National Conference on Envisioning Employable LIS Courses in Developing Countries for the emerging knowledge society2009Paper presenter, " Recent trends of research in Library and Information Science in India and Research agenda for the future"Department of Library and Information Science, University of Burdwan in collaboration with Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS), Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
XXVI IATLIS National Conference on Envisioning Employable LIS Courses in Developing Countries for the emerging knowledge society2009Paper presenter, " Clinical Librarianship in the Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), Kolkata: A case study"Department of Library and Information Science, University of Burdwan in collaboration with Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS), Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
23rd National Seminar of IASLIC2008AttendedBose Institute, Kolkata
2nd Annual Conference of the Sociological Association of West Bengal2008AttendedUniversity of Calcutta, Organised by Sociological Association of West Bengal


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
LIS Education: Structure, Infrastructure and Superstructure2014Jt. Organizing SecretaryUGC and ICSSR

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Young Information Scientist AwardSociety for Information Science, New Delhi2010
University Gold MedalUniversity of Calcutta2008
South East Asian Subsistence FellowshipUniversity of Calcutta2006

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