Admissions 2021

Department of Library and Information Science

Neethu Mohanan

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MLISc

Email-ID : neethu@rajagiri.edu

Master of Library and Information Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and Bachelor of Library and Information Science from Ettumanoorappan College, Ettumanoor.

  • Pursuing PhD in Library and Information science, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu 
  • UGC-NET 
  • MLISc ,Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam       
  • BLISc ,Ettumanoorappan College, Ettumanoor 
  • BSc Mathematics, B K College Amalagiri, Kottayam 
  • Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, from Nov. 1st 2013 till date.
  • Professional Assistant, Cochin University (CUSAT)
  • Assistant Librarian, Devamatha College, Kuravilangadu, Kottayam
  • Best practices in Teaching –Learning
  • Library Management
  • Digital Learning
  • Published an article entitled " Design and Implementation of Competency-Based LIS Pedagogy: An Experiential Approach with DLIS Centre at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous) Kerala, India-A Case Study" at Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) , peer-reviewed electronic journal owned and published by the University Libraries of the University of Nebraska. USA.  
  • Published an article entitled ‘Social Responsibilities of Academic Libraries: Rajagiri College of Social Sciences Library, Kalamassery, Kerala: A Case Study’ in the book titled ‘Teaching Role of Librarians’ published by Astral International Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.
  • Published an article entitled ‘Changing role of library professionals’ in the National conference proceedings titled “ From traditional libraries to present libraries” published by Academic Library Association, Tamil Nadu.
  • Published an article entitled ‘Best practices in Library resources and services in Academic libraries in the international conference proceedings titled “Reshaping librarianship: Innovations and Transformations (ICRLIT 2019) published by SALIS and Bharathiar University.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Changing role of library professionals’ in the National conference conducted at National College, Trichi organized by Academic Library Association, Tamil Nadu.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Best practices in Library resources and services in Academic libraries’ in the international conference “Reshaping librarianship: Innovations and Transformations (ICRLIT 2019) organized by SALIS and Bharathiar University.
  • Presented a paper titled "Shifting Role of Library professionals with special reference to Academic librarians in India"  in the International Virtual Conference on 'Challenges and Opportunities to Libraries and LIS Professionals in the Changing Global Scenario' conducted 28 - 30 December 2020.
  • Attended 5 days online faculty development programme(FDP) on ‘Advanced Training in ICT-Enabled Online Teaching Tools’ organized by  Mahatma Gandhi University under UGC STRIDE COMPONENT – I scheme.
  • Participated 2 week online capacity programme organized by STRIDE, Alagappa University.
  • Participated an Online Awareness Programme on Access to e-Resources under N-LIST organized by INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
  • Completed a Swayam course on Emerging Trends Technologies in Library Information Services (ETTLIS) organized by AICTE.
  • Participated in the One-day workshop on Scholarly publishing for Library and Information Science Professionals organized by the School of Engineering Library at CUSAT on 1201-2020
  • Participated in the National Workshop on FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES organized by the department of Library and Information Sciences, RCSS on 13-14 December 2019
  • Participated in the two day NAAC sponsored National Seminar on “Curriculum Designing and Student Centred Learning Methods” Organized by St. Berchman’s College, Changanassery on 10-11 January 2019.
  • Participated in the National Conference on “ Role of Libraries in Creating a Knowledge Society “ (SALIS 2018) held on 7-8 September 2018 at the Department of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
  • Participated in the Two days National Workshop on E-Publishing Using OJS organized by the School of Library and Information Science, RCSS in association with INFLIBNET held from 19-20 November ,2018 at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery
  • Participated in the DST-PURSE sponsored National Workshop on BIGDATA , RESEARCH DATA  & LIBRARIES organized by the Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu on 23-24 March 2018.
  • Participated in an international webinar conducted by Nehru Gram Bharati university on the topic “ Impact of Covid-19 on Academic Library services “ on 12.08.2020.
  • Participated a Webinar on - How to Publish and succeed with open access publications on 13th July 2020 organized by IIT Madras and Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Completed a KLA organized Webinar on Current and emerging trends in Library services on 17 April 2020.
  • Participated a Webinar on Technical and Academic Writing on 26/6/20 organized by SALIS Library Association, Tamil Nadu.
  • National Seminar on Digital Initiatives for Enhancing Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Institutions sponsored by NAAC held at St.Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur on 15-16, Feb 2018.
  • Co-ordinated and Participated an FDP on Open source management software KOHA organized by school of Library and Information Science, Rajagiri College of Social sciences, Kalamassery.
  • National Seminar on Human Resource Management in Libraries organized by Kerala Agricultural University and Academic Library Association, Thrissur, on 17, March 2018
  • National Workshop on usage of Anti plagiarism Software’s in Research organized by School of Library and Information Sciences, on 19, Jan 2018 at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery.
  • Two Day National Workshop on Research Report Writing on 17-18th, February 2017 Organized by School of Library and Information Science, RCSS in association with Kerala Library Association Ernakulum Region
  • National Conference on Academic Library Management: Challenges, Opportunities & Trends Organized by Malayalam University, Tirur on 9-10, March 2015.
  • National Workshop on 'Innovation: Curriculum, Teaching and Instruction for Teachers of Professional and Technical Institutions' Organized by CEDBEC, Christ University on March 4-6, 2015.
  • National Seminar on 'Managing Innovation in new generation libraries' jointly organized by KLA & Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Dec 16-17, 2014
  • National Seminar on “Social Responsibility and Professional Ethics in Librarianship” on Feb,2014
  • Participated a Pre-Conclave Lecture 2 (International Conclave) of the Library Technology Conclave LTC2021 on the Theme eScience and digital libraries: building communities for collaboration dated Nov 27, 2020
  • Organized a 2 day national workshop on KOHA(Open source Software)on 7th and 8th March 2013. 
  • Successfully completed an online non credit course "Understanding Research Methods" authorized by University of London and offered through Coursera.
  • Successfully completed a KLA organized Webinar on "Current and Emerging trends in library services" on 17 April 2020. 
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Covid-19: Operational Guidelines and Covid-19 partners’ platform to support country preparedness and response on March 30, 2020 organized by WHO.
  • Member in Curriculum Revision Committee, PGCSS-19, MG University, Kottayam
  • External Examiner, Department of Library and Information Science, S B College, Changanassery.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
  • Member, Kerala Library Association
  • Member, Academic Library Association
  • Lifetime member in LIS ACADEMY
  • Assistant Examination Controller, Department of Library and Information Science, RCSS Kalamassery.