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Name Dr. Soumen Mallik
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 448
Email ID soumen.mallik@gmail.com
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Mobile No 919476432869
Personal Website
Address Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.Vidyasagar University2014


Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Scientometrics
LIS Education
Information Retrieval

Course/ Subject Taught
Information Retrieval System/MLISc.
Information Services (Practice)/BLISc
MARC21/BLISc.

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Who should be a librarian? Neuropsychology, Prefrontal Cortex and Aging of LIS entrantsVidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, 18 - 19:79-93(ISSN: 0972 – 8570)2014Vidysagar University, Midnapore India
Importance of Librarianship.In JANA (Pijush Kanti) and MALLIK (Soumen), Ed. Glorious 100 Years of LIS Education in India: Introspect and Prospects. p 187- 200. ISBN: 978-81-923452-0-82013Dept. of Lib. and Inf. Science, Vidyasagar University.
Towards a Sustainable Development of Scientific Temper of India: Introduce Information Education in School CurriculumPre-Proceedings: International Conference on science communication for Scientific Temper, 10-12 January, 2012,pp 357-3652012National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Managing stress in Librarianship through motivational thoughts of SwamijiIn SARKAR, (Milan Kumar) Ed. Influence of Vivekanandas philosophy on stress and time management for library professionals. p 81-88. ISBN-978-81-923636-2-22015Central Library, K.D.College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapore, West Bengal, India.
Impact of Human Genome Project in international collaborative research on leukemia genetics.Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, 16 - 17:1-27(ISSN: 0972 – 8570)2013Dept. of Lib. and Inf. Science, Vidyasagar University
Television news librarianship: Importance and prospect.Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science,15:102-113.2011Dept. of Lib. and Inf. Science, Vidyasagar University
A proposal for LIS education at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New DelhiIATLIS 2010: XXVII National Conference on Emerging challenges and lingering issues in LIS education, research and training, 27th Pune,2010, pp 134-1412010Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
iSchools and LIS educations system.Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.10-14, 79-862009Vidyasagar University
Information sources in academic law libraries in India.Annals of Library and Information Studies,2008, Vol 5, pp 196-203.2008National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR
Impact of electronic journals on Immediacy Index and Impact Factor.Proceedings of the SiS2003: Annual Convention and Conference Society for Information Science,21st,Roorkee,2003,.pp 571-90.2003Central Library Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Glorious 100 Years of LIS Education in India: Introspect and Prospects. (ISBN: 978-81-923452-0-8)Dept. of Lib. and Inf Science, Vidyasagar University2013Editor

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Life Member - Delhi Library Association2009 - 10
Member- Ranganathan Researc Circle, New Delhi2002 to 2010
Life Member (Membership No. 529) - Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS)2010 -11
Life Member - Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres2013 - 14

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Roadmap for ensuring the quality of Library and Information Science Education and Research2017Presented Paper - "Traits of LIS Research Entrants"Central Library, K D College of Commerce & General Studies, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur, January 27-28, 2017
Bonding Peoples Knowledge and Peoples University: Pre-requisites of Knowledge Economy2017Presented Paper - "Public Libraries in the era of Knowledge Economy: Priorities and Responsibilities".Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, March 23-24, 2017
Personality Development and Communication Skill : Tools for the Present Era2017Presented Paper - "Professional Training in Library and Information Science (LIS) : A win-win Situation for Tech-Savvy Millennials".Central Library, K D College of Commerce & General Studies, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur, March 03-04, 2017
Revival from Peril: Towards Resurrection of Public Library System in West Bengal2016Presented Paper - "Towards the Resurgence of Public Libraries in West Bengal".Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, March 28-29, 2016
National Mission on Libraries: Disseminating Knowledge for the Developing Societies2015Presented Paper - "Lacunae in National Mission on Libraries"Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, March 12-13, 2015
LIS Education: Structure, Infrastructure and Superstructure2014Presented Paper - "Recommendation for policy decision and infrastructure facilities on lifelong learning in school and public library librarianship in India".Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, February 20-21, 2014
Influence of Vivekananda’s Philosophy On Stress and Time Management Of Library Professionals2013Presented Paper - "Managing Stress in Librarianship through motivational thoughts of Swamiji".Central Library, K D College of Commerce & General Studies, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur, March 22-23, 2013
Professionalism in librarianship: issues and challenges in 21st Century2013Presented Paper - "Dress and appearance management for inculcating professionalism in 21st century librarianship".Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
International Conference on science communication for Scientific Temper2012Presented Paper -"Towards a Sustainable Development of Scientific Temper of India: Introduce Information Education in School Curriculum"National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR, held during 10-12 January, 2012
A century of LIS Education in India2012Prsented Paper - "India Vision 2020 emphasizes self-learning in elementary education: Redesign LIS Education".Department of Library and Information Science, University of Burdwan, Burdwan,, held During February 02-04, 2012
National Seminar on Tagorean concept on library activities and services2011Presented paper- "Educational philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore and self-regulated learning process: An inspiration of modern library services."Central Library, K D College of Commerece and General Studies, Midnapore, held during December 17-18, 2011
National Seminar on Glorious 100 years of LIS education in India: Introspect and Prospects2011Presented paper- "A model LIS education program to encompass the future information paradigm."Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, held During December 08-09, 2011.
National Seminar on Digital future of library materials: Issues and challenges2011Presented Paper - "Participatory web user community: The biggest threat of future libraries".Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, held During March 17-18, 2011.
National Seminar on Organizing documents in Public Libraries2010Presented Paper - "Analysis of library services to predict the nature of user community and type of resource management in Public Libraries. "Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, held During March 11-12, 2010
National Seminar on Modern trends in higher education: Meeting the challenges2010AttendedUniversity District Committee, WEBCUTA, held at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore on February 12, 2010
Organising Documents in Public Libraries2010Presented Paper - "Analysis of library services to predict resource management in Public Libraries"Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, March 11-12, 2010
XXVII National Conference on Emerging Challenges and Lingering Issues in LIS Education, Research and Training held during November 17-19, 20102010Presented Paper -"A proposal for LIS education at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi"Dept. of Library and Information Science and Jayakar Library, University of Pune in association with IATLIS
21st Annual Convention and Conference Society for Information Science2003Presented paper - "Impact of electronic journals on Immediacy Index and Impact Factor"IIT, Roorkee


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on Glorious 100 years of LIS education in India: Introspect and Prospects2011Jt. Organising SecretaryUGC and Raja Rammohun Roy Foundation, Kolkata
National Seminar on Digital future of library materials: Issues and challenges2011Organising SecretaryUGC

Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
INSDOC(CSIR) Scholarship, 2002Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (INSDOC), CSIR, India2002
National ScholarshipNational Scholarship Scheme 1993-941994

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