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Name Dr. Bidyarthi Dutta
Designation Assistant Professor
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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
Revisiting Duyvis: A Chemical Engineer’s Zeal to Organize KnowledgeSRELS Journal of Information Management, 55(1). :26-332018Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
Scientometric Study of Superconductivity Research in India from 1989 to 2014,SRELS Journal of Information Management. 54 (5) p.246-252.2017Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
Altmetrics: Six Years of Changing Scholarly Appraisal,SRELS Journal of Information Management. 54 (2) p.64-77.2017Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
Electronic media evolution and role of UNESCO in promoting e-learning facilities,Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.19; p.32-48.2016Dept. of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University
Research trend analysis of Vidyasagar University since 1989: a bibliometric study,Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 2016; 3(2) 89–102p.2016STM Journals
Study of citation distribution in astrophysics: an empirical approach,SRELS Journal of Information Management. 53 (4) p.255-269.2016Sarada Ranganathan Endowment of Library Science
Introducing facetometrics: a new keyword-based measure for locating research areas of a subject,SRELS Journal of Information Management, 53 (3) p.177-185.2016Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
Preservation of UNESCO World heritage with special reference to India,Indian Horizons, Vol.62 (3), p.64-75.2015Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Ranganathan’s elucidation of subject in the light of ‘Infinity (8)’Annals of Library and Information Studies, 62(4) p.255-264.2015NISCAIR(CSIR)
Galileo as viewed through scientometric looking glass,Journal of Scientometric Research, 4(2) p.85-95.2015Phcog.Net

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Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
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
Amiya Kumar Das (PhD Scholar)Human Resource Management in private engineering college libraries of West Bengal: problems and prospects Ongoing2019
Kalipada Jana (PhD Scholar)An Analytical Model for Research trend analysis of specific subject-domains through Keyword-clusters: a case study from physics Ongoing2019
Debabrata Maiti (PhD Scholar)Content analysis of highly- cited subject-specific scholarly communications: an intrinsic approach Ongoing2019
Soumen Teli (PhD Scholar, UGC-JRF)Genesis, growth and obsolescence study of different facets of biological sciences: an analytical model Ongoing2019
Pitambar Naskar (PhD Scholar)Saradindu Bandyopadhyay-er rachana samikshs, charitra nirghantikaran o samasamayek prabhab: tathya samikshya o pralekhan Ongoing2019
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
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
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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