Admissions 2021

Department of Library and Information Science

Neetha Devan

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MLISc, MA Sociology

Email-ID : neetha@rajagiri.edu

Master of Library and Information Science from Nehru Gram Bharti University Allahabad and Bachelor of Library and Information Science from Nehru Gram Bharti University, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Gold Medalist in Both MLISc and BLISc.

  • Pursuing Ph.D in Library and Information Science, Nehru Gram Bharati (deemed to be University) , Prayagraj, UttarPradesh. 
  • Master of Library and Information Science from Nehru Gram Bharti University Allahabad
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science from Nehru Gram Bharti University Allahabad.
  • MA Sociology, Devi Ahilyabai Vishwavidhyalaya Indore
  • B Com IGNOU
  • Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Cochin
  • Worked as Librarian at St Josephs College Allahabad, (estd 1866).
  • Worked as Librarian in Nehru Gram Bharti University Kotwa Jamunipur , district Allahabad
  • Worked in technical department (cataloguing) in Rashtriya Pusthakalay Allahabad
  • Worked as Trainee in Allahabad Museum Library
  • Digital Library
  • Library and Society
  • Library Management 
  • Information Systems and services
  • Article titled “Social Media and Cloud Computing: A descriptive study of its utility in Libraries”accepted for presentation at the international conference on the transformation of Library ecosystem: Terrains and Trajectories conducted by Calicut University.
  • Presented and Published an article“ Digital Transformation in Libraries: A descriptive study ” in the 2nd International webinar on Technological Innovations & Environmental Changes in Modern Libraries organized by Kanpur University.
  • Published an article jointly with Nimmy Paul, Dr. Susan Mathew k titled Information literacy among LIS Students through web 2.0 technologies with Special Reference to Ernakulum District. 
  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339844107_Information_Literacy_among_LIS_Students_through_Web_20_Technologies_With_Special_Reference_to_Ernakulam_District
  • Published an article titled social media and libraries in Researchgate.https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340116105_Social_Media_and_Libraries
  • Published an article titled Role of Academic libraries in Research. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339473798_Role_of_Academic_Libraries_in_Research
  • Published an article titled Knowledge management in Libraries. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338388159_Knowledge_Management_in_Libraries
  • Published an article in the quarterly edition of Library Philosophy and Practice (ejournal indexed in Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISTA), DOAJ, Library &Information Science and SCOPUS) titled "Student perspective on online learning during covid-19 pandemic: a descriptive study of school students in Ernakulam District, State of Kerala, India" (2020). https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/4692
  • Participated in the Library Technology Conclave (LTC2021), an International Conclave on eScience and Digital Library: Communities for Collaboration (Jan27-30, 2021) organized by Informatics.
  • Participated in a five-day International workshop on “An art of writing a research paper “organised by the department of Computer Science in collaboration with IQAC, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi from 4-8th January, 2021.
  • Participated in a five- day FDP on “Advanced Research Methodology“organized by the Associated University of Lucknow with Science Tech Institute from 21-27 March, 2021.
  • Attended a three day FDP on “Enlightening of LIS Professionals in Emerging Technology” organized by Madurai Kamaraj University from12th to 16th April 2021.
  • Attended a seven day FDP on “Statistical data Analysis using SPSS software” by Science Tech Institute from 21st May to 27th May 2021.
  • Participated in a 3 day FDP on “How to write case study and teaching notes for SCOPUS Indexed Journals “conducted by Dr VN Bedekar Institute of Management Studies Pune from 27th to 29th May 2021.
  • Participated in an online international workshop to “Master the basics of Bibliographic Reference Management –Zotero and Reference Management Software“from 29th to 30th May 2021 organized by Assumption College Changanassery.
  • Participated in a five day FDP on “Educational Technology: Integration and Interaction” from 06.06.2021 to 10.06.2021 organized by AICTE Learning and Training (ATAL) academy.
  • Participated in a 3 day FDP on Thought Management and Development by Rajasthan Technical University from 28th to  30.10.2020
  • Undergone a training in Online Advanced Training Programme on Bibliometric and Research Output Analysis programme from 2020-07-20 to 2020-07-24, organised by INFLIBNET centre, Gujarat.
  • Undergone a five day FDP on Online platform for Teaching and Research organised by the Tamilnadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University from 20.07.2020 to 24. 07.2020.
  • Attended a Three day Virtual Workshop on Research writing effectively, efficiently and expeditiously: Exploring Advanced features of MS-Word from 23.07.2020 to 25.07.2020. Organised by Khalsa College for Women SidhwanKhurd (Ludhiana).
  • Participated in a Two day training program organised by Faculty og engineering and computing Sciences,Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad on the topic Understanding AutoCAD for beginners on 7-8 July 2020.
  • Took part in a 3 days International Librarian development program organised by MANLIBNET-SES from 25-27 June 2020.
  • Took part in a three day Online Faculty Development program on “Reference management Tools on Citation Database for Academic purposes”, conducted by Indian Academic Researchers association.
  • Participated and qualified with an A grade in a five day FDP on “Stress management” conducted by AVS College of Arts and Science, Salem. (15.04.2020-19.04.2020).
  • Participated in an online FDP in “Aptitude and Logical reasoning” conducted by AVS College of Arts and Science, Salem.
  • Participated in an FDP on “Household Electrical devices and Appliances”, conducted by AVS College of Arts and Science, Salem from 20.04. 2020-21.04.2020.
  • Participated in a 5 day FDP on” koHa library Management Software”organised by G. Venkataswamy Naidu College in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Mumbai during 3oth April to 04 May 2020.
  • Participated in an FDP on Colon Classification :Faceted approach to Knowledge Organization by Department of Library and Information Science University of Himachal Pradesh on 28.09.2020
  • Took part in an virtual summit on Re-envisioning Library Science Education organized by Aligarh Muslim University on 26.09.2020
  • Participated in a one week TEQIP III workshop in Cloud Computing and application by Rajasthan technical University from 14th to 20.09.2020
  • Successfully completed an online training on open educational resources for education research and learning by Satyabhama Institute of Technology on 12.08.2020
  • Participated in a Five Day National Course on Innovative Technologies for Libraries organized by Kerala Agricultural University in collaboration with the Academic Library Association during 18-22 January 2021.
  • Attended a webinar on "Filter Bubbles and Echo Chambers" organised by the Department of Commerce and Professional Studies in association with IQAC, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous).
  • Participated in a One Day National Webinar on Plagiarism: Issues and solutions, on 21st February 2021, jointly organised by Post graduate department of Commerce and Library, NSS College, Manjeri.
  • Participated in a webinar on "Envisioning the Academician for the 21st Century" organised by the Department of Commerce and Professional Studies in association with IQAC, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery on 20.02.2021
  • Participated in National Seminar on “Role of Libraries in Empowering Society” organised by Kerala    Agricultural University (KAU), in collaboration with the Academic Library Association (ALA) and National Academy of Sciences-India (NASI), Kerala chapter on 27th March 2021.
  • Participated in One Day National Webinar on "Digital transformation in Libraries: A descriptive study" on 18th March 2021 organised by Dayanand PG College Kanpur.
  • Attended a webinar on “Improving Research Ethics and Academic Integrity using Turnitinsofteware” on 09.04.2021 organized by the Rajagiri Business School in association with IQAC, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery
  • Attended a National level e-Workshop on “RFID : Empowering Librarians for Modern Day Services” conducted by North East Collaborative Librarianship (NECOLIB) on 24.05.2021.
  • Participated in a webinar on “Open Access eJournals“organized by Department of Library (NDLI club) KPR College of Arts and Science research on 25.05.2021.
  • Participated in an International Webinar Series conducted by IFLA on “ Projects in the Libraries : Ideas, Innovations, Initiatives “ on 26th May 2021.
  • Attended a training programme on “Strengthening Research Planning Skills using Elseviers Science Direct and SCOPUS “ on 01.06.2021 by Research Academy on Campus.
  • Participated in a webinar on “ Productive Research – Role of Journal Indexing and Scientometrics “ on 05.06.2021 organized by UC College Aluva.
  • Participated in a national seminar on increasing visibility in research world using academic and social media on 310.2020 ST Mary’s College Thoothukkudi.
  • Participated in a  national seminar on Awareness of Heritage in Digital Age on 30.10.2020 by Dr Dada Vaidya College of Education
  • Participated in a  national seminar on 28.10.2020 on Resources for enhancing Research productivity by GovtWomens College Hunsur
  • Participated in a  national seminar on Indian Handicrafts post Covid 19 on 20.10.2020 by Indira Gandhi National centre of Arts
  • Participated in a  national seminar on importance and need of Libraries in enhancing digital learning on 16.10.2020 by Nehru institute of Technology
  • Participated in a  national webinar on 15.10.2020 on Information Resources by Nehru Institute of Engineering
  • Participated in a  national webinar on Striding towards success on 13.10.2020 by Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Participated in a  national webinar series from 08th to 10.10.2020 on Digital Secuirty and Libraries by rajagiri College of Social Sciences
  • Participated in a  national seminar on Intellectual property Rights on 05.10.2020 by MC Roya Library LakhimpurKheriMahavidyalay
  • Participated in a  national webinar on 02.2020 on Academic Publishing in Cloud Environment by SreeSnakara Vidyapeetham College
  • Participated in a  national seminar on Researchgate researcher Profile by Gandhigram Institute on 30.09.2020
  • Participated in a  national webinar on Information Discovery and Management by Synergy polytechnic Bhubaneswar on 29.09.2020
  • Attended a oneday national webinar on Multimedia Information Retrieval System on 27.09.2020 byPanchkotMahavidyalay
  • Participated in a  national webinar on Information sources and services in Engineering and Technology on 19.09.2020 by JB Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Participated in KNimbus online training on Open Educational resources for teaching Learning and research on 12.09.2020
  • Took part in one day national webinar on Open Access Scholarly communication in Digital Era by Synergy Institute Bhubaneswar on 02.09.2020
  • Participated in a national webinar on Effective writing of research papers for the web of science Scopus indexed journals on 29.08.2020 by ramco Institute of technology
  • Participated in a national webinar in the webinar on Lesser known Digital Libraries in India organized by Society for the advancement of Library and Information Science on 22.08.2020
  • Attended a skill and talent enhancement programme on Be the Best Version of yourself on 22.08.2020 organized by MES Ponnani College and IQAC
  • Attended a user awareness webinar organized by National Digital Library of India in collaboration on 19.08.2020
  • Participated in national webinar series on scientific writing- InText citation and referencing with special emphasis on MLA by Christ College Irinjalakuda on 19.08.2020
  • Participated in national webinar series on scientific writing –How To Write a research paper by Christ College Irinjalakuda on 17.08.2020
  • Participated in the national level Library and Information Science E Quiz organized by SPES’s Goa Multy Faculty College on 12.08.2020
  • Participated in an International webinar organised by Nehru Gram Bharati deemed To Be University, Uttar Pradesh on the Impact of COVID 19 on Academic Library Services on 12 th August 2020 on National Librarians Day
  • Successfully completed the Librarians day online quiz organized by noorul Islam centre for higher Education on 12.08.2020
  • Participated in an national webinar on research Intelligence and Scholarly Communication on 03.08.2020 organized by Einstein College of Arts and Science
  • Participated in a webinar organised by Manipur University, Department of library and Information Science on the topic Qualitative Research and Academic Writing (QRAW) series-1 on 27th July 2020.
  • Participated in a webinar on Scientific Writing skills for Social science Researchers organised by the Library and information centre K.L.E Society’s G.I Bagewadi College, Nipani on 24th July 2020.
  • Participated in a webinar organised by The IQAC of St Thomas College (Autonomous) on “How to submit a winning project proposal “on 20.07.2020.
  • Participated in a webinar organised by the SPES's Goa Multi-Faculty College, Department Library and Information Science in collaboration with Goa College Librarian's Association, "Digital Library Solution from INFORMATICS PUBLISHING LTD" on 16 July 2020.
  • Participated in a National Level Webinar on MHRD Initiatives in Building a Knowledge Society organised by Library, Einstein College of Arts and Science, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu on 16.07.2020.
  • Participated in a webinar organised by Kerala State Higher Education council and M.E.S College Ponnani on the topic Skill and talent Enhancement programmes (STEPS) in Covid Time on 08.07.2020.
  • Participated in an international webinar on Different Cloud platforms organised jointly by St. Alphonsa College, Karinkal, Tamilnadu and St Anthony’s College, Shillong, Meghalaya on 4th July 2020.
  • Participated in a webinar organised by Medical Library Association of India (MLAI) on the topic Library services in Post COVID -19 period on 4th July 2020.
  • Participated in a national Seminar organised by Nehru gram Bharathi Deemed to be University Covid-19 and its impact on Academic Libraries: Problems and prospects on 20.06.2020.
  • Participated in a Faculty Enrichment Live webinar on the topic Addressing Core issues in Teaching , organised by St Anthony’s College, shilling, Meghalaya on 30th June 2020.
  • Participated in an International webinar organised by Lucknow University on the topic Managing Emotions in Libraries and Information Organizations on 23rd June 2020.
  • Participated in a Live Webinar on Changing Roles of Teachers in a Covid-19 afflicted world organised by St Anthony’s College, Shillong, Meghalaya and Loyola College, Williamnagar, Meghalaya on 12th June 2020. 
  • Participated in a Webinar organised by EBSCO on How to Publish with Oxford Journals on 11th June 2020.
  • Participated in a Webinar on “Current and Emerging Trends in Library Service” conducted on 17th April 2020, organised by Kerala Library association, Kottayam Region.
  • Participated in a webinar on “An integrated approach to disaster management of Library Collection: Digital and Physical” conducted by The National Library of India on 30th April 2020 through video conferencing.
  • Participated in an international webinar on “Academic Career Abroad “by Govt College Thripunithura, Post Graduate Department of Commerce on 1st may 2020.
  • Participated in a webinar organised by Kerala Library association on “Research Data Management” on 1st May 2020.
  • Participated in Live Webinar organized by EBSCO information Services on “Strategies and tips for organizing a virtual learning environment during the lockdown on 05th may 2020
  • Participated in a webinar organised by St Xavier’s college for women, Aluvaon 7th may.2020 on “Gamification Tools in Training”.
  • Life member, Indian Library association (ILA)
  • Life member, Academic Library association (ALA)
  • Life member, Society for advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)
  • Life Member, Kerala Library Association (KLA)