PERSONAL PROFILE


  • Name
  • :Dr. Kanchan Kamila
        
  • Designation
  • :Deputy Librarian
        
  • Department
  • : Central Library
        
  • Academic Qualifications
  • :M.Com.,M.L.I.S.,Ph.D.

  • Awards and Achievements
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    2007Raja Rammohun Roy Award (Best Article Award given by RRRLF)

  • Positions Held
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    2012Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (MMU, Mullana, Ambala)
    2012Asstt. Secretary, Burdwan University Alumni Association

  • Previous Service
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    2010Librarian, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Youngest University Librarian in India in 41Yr. 5 mths; duration 14.05.10-28.09.11)

  • Areas of Research Interest
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  • Community Information
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  • Knowledge Management
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  • Information Managament
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  • Library Automation
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  • Lib 2.0
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  • Web 2.0
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  • RFID
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  • Digital Library
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  • Preservation and Conservation
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  • Total Quality of Management

  • List of Published Books
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    1.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Analysing and Meeting Community Information Needs: A Selective Topical Review
    in
    Libraries in the Changing Dimensions of Digital Technology. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. D.Chandran (Volume - III) [2013]
    ISBN No. : 978-935050-11-53
    Publisher : B.R.Publishing Corp, Delhi
    2.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    The Impact of Culture and Interpersonal Interaction on Santal Community Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour
    in
    Libraries in the Changing Dimensions of Digital Technology. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. D.Chandran. (Volume - III) [2013]
    ISBN No. : 978-935050-11-53
    Publisher : B.R.Publishing Corp, Delhi
    3.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Objective Type Questions in Library and Information Science for UGC-NET, SLET, JRF and Other State Level Competitive Examinations [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-7000-666-4
    Publisher : Ess Ess Publications, New Delhi
    4.Dr.Kanchan Kamila and Dr.Biswajit Das
    LIS Doctoral Dissertations in India: A Comprehensive Directory [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-923910-0-7
    Publisher : Knowledge Publishing House, Kolkata
    5.Dr.Kanchan Kamila
    Application of Knowledge Management in Modern Libraries
    in
    Knowledge Management in Digital Libraries [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-7835-918-2
    Publisher : Kalpaz Publications, Delhi
    6.Dr.Kanchan Kamila
    Santal Community Information Services: A Tribal Community Study of West Bengal, India [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-3-8465-4909-4
    Publisher : LAP Lambert Publishing, Germany
    7.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Assessment of Information Needs and Patterns of Information Seeking Behaviour of Jamboni Block in West Midnapore District, West Bengal: A Survey
    in
    Dynamics of Librarianship in the Knowledge Society: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. B.Ramesh Babu (Volume - IV) [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-93--5050-061-3
    Publisher : B.R.Publishing, Delhi
    8.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Agricultural Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Purulia District Farmers: A Survey
    in
    Dynamics of Librarianship in the Knowledge Society: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. B.Ramesh Babu (Volume - IV) [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-93--5050-061-3
    Publisher : B.R.Publishing, Delhi
    9.Dr. Kanchan Kamila and Dr. Biswajit Das
    Monograph of Library and Information Science [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-923910-1-4
    Publisher : Knowledge Publishing House, Kolkata
    10.Dr. Kanchan Kamila and Dr. Biswajit Das
    Treatise of Library and Information Science [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-923910-2-1
    Publisher : Knowledge Publishing House, Kolkata
    11.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Impact of ICT on the Changing Roles of the Librarian, Library and Information Science Professionals and Managerial Change
    in
    Design, Development and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-1-4666-2500-6
    Publisher : Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), US
    12.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    MCQs for Library and Information Science: For UGC-NET (LS &JRF), SET, Ph.D. & MLIS Entrance Test & Other Competitive Exams [2012]
    ISBN No. : 978-81-925537-0-2
    Publisher : Anu Publishers, Kolkata
    13.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Open Access Publications: New Trends of Knowledge for All
    in
    Modern Technology in Libraries [2012]
    ISBN No. : 81-903187-7-2
    Publisher : Young Librarians Association, Bhopal & Parihar Publications,
    14.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Information Gap among Santals and Non-Santals Students
    in
    Information Strategies for Rural India [2006]
    Publisher : Interactive Press (on behalf of Vidyasagar University)
    15.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Information Management: A Bird Eye View
    in
    From Book to Bytes [2000]
    Publisher : Ess Ess Publications, New Delhi

  • List of Published Papers
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    1.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Gunaman samriddha Granthagar O Tathya Pariseba: Six Sigma Byabasthapana Paddhatir Bhumika(=Quality Library and Information Services: Role of Six Sigma Management Technique)
    Granthagar, 11, Vol. - 62, 288-295 [2013]
    2.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Role of Cloud Computing in Modern Libraries: A Critical Appraisal
    International Journal of Information Library & Society, 1, Vol. - 2, 6-14 [2013]
    3.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Marketing of Library and Information Products and Services (LIPS): Demand for Globalized Era
    National Seminar on Challenges in Library Management System (CLMS-2012) held in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science during 24-25 February 2012, 295-304 [2012]
    4.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    DSpace Digital Library Software Installation: Prayojaniya Software O Paddhati (=Installation of DSpace Digital Library Software: Required Software & Procedure)
    Granthagar, 11 (Phalgun 1418), Vol. - 61, 320-324 [2012]
    5.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Shastha Betan Commission-er Aloke Granthagarikata Pesha: Ekti Bishleshandharmi Alochana(=Library Profession in the Light of Sixth Pay Review:An Analytical Discussion)
    Granthagar, 1, Vol. - 62, 4-18 [2012]
    6.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Samajik Jogsutra (Social Networking)-Ashirbad Na Abhishap (=Social Networking-Blessing or Curse)
    Granthagar, 5, Vol. - 62, 123-126 [2012]
    7.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Mukta Byabahar (Open Access) Prakashana: Sakaler Janya Jnaner Natun Diganta
    Granthagar, 8, Vol. - 62, 204-210 [2012]
    8.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Local History Collection Development
    UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Role of Library in Local History Collection held in Maynaguri College on January 13-14, 2012, 23-24 [2012]
    9.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Roles of Librarian and Other Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals in the ICT Enabled Changing Scenario
    International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM) organized by NIFT, New Delhi during 15-17 Feb 2011, 47-52 [2011]
    10.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Content Management in the 21st Century: Policies, Challenges and Counter Challenges
    UGC Sponsored National Conference on ”Collection Development of Resources in Electronic Environment” organized by Gokhale Education Society, Mumbai during 17-18 Feb 2011, 185-192 [2011]
    11.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Information Literacy: Approaches, Benefits, Medium, Methods and Challenges
    National Conference on “Information Literacy Skills for College Librarians in Digital Environment” organized by DLIS, Aggarwal College, Ballabgarh during 26-27 Feb 2011, 278-284 [2011]
    12.Kanchan Kamila
    User Education Programme in Burdwan University Central Library: A-State-of the Art Report
    National Conference on Open Access Resources held in Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies on 29th January 2011, 214-222 [2011]
    13.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Digital Divide: Causes and Initiatives to Bridge
    International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology, Maharishi Markandeswar University, Mullana-Ambala (Haryana), 1-8 [2011]
    14.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Assessment of Information Needs and Patterns of Information Seeking Behaviour of Santal Community of Jamboni Block in West Midnapore District, West Bengal
    8th International CALIBER 2011 on ”Towards Building a Knowledge Society Library as Catalyst for Knowledge Discovery and Management” organized by Goa University during 2-4 March 2011, 35 [2011]
    15.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Paschimbanger Nirikhe Granthagar Bimukhata: Samasya O Samadhan
    52nd BLA Conference held in DLIS, Jadavpur University during 4-6 February 2011, 46-48 [2011]
    16.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Role of Open Educational Resources in Lifelong Learning.
    National Conference on Collection Management in Changing Context: Problems and Prospects organized by Kuvempu University College Librarians Association, Shimoga, Karnataka during August 19-20, 2011, 568-579 [2011]
    17.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Training and Continuing Education Program (CEP) for Academic Library Professionals: A Brief Report
    National Conference on Collection Management in Changing Context: Problems and Prospects organized by Kuvempu University College Librarians Association, Shimoga, Karnataka during August 19-20, 2011, 485-496 [2011]
    18.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Collection Development: Policies and Issues
    MANLIBNET 2011 National Conference ” Repositioning Libraries for User Empowerment: Policy, Planning and Technology” held in the University of Delhi during October 13-15, 2011, 161-168 [2011]
    19.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Tathyer Adhikar Ain (2005)-er Khuntinati (=Right to Information Act (2005) At A Glance)
    Granthagar, 7, Vol. - 61, 207-09 [2011]
    20.Kanchan Kamila
    Information Literacy: Opportunity for Strengthening Life Long Learning Ability
    2nd International Conference on “Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services” held in Jaypee University of Information Technology during June 3-5, 2010, 218-223 [2010]
    21.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Application of Different Internet Based Tools and Technologies in Libraries for Better Education and Research
    ICSSR National Seminar on “Dynamics of E-Resources and Usage Trends in Digital Era” organized by Orissa Univ. of Agr.& Tech during 10-11 Sep 2010, 313-324 [2010]
    22.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Institutional Repository through GSDL: A Case Study of Burdwan University
    International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK-2011); jointly organized by Management Development Institute & IASLIC, 1-16 [2010]
    23.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    E-Governance: Mechanism for E-Processing of Governmental Internal Operations and External Linkages with Citizens and Other Businesses for Better and Quicker Services
    2nd International Conference on Green Business Strategy (ICGBS-2011) organized by JKBusiness School Gurgaon, 71-87 [2010]
    24.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Application of RFID Technology in Libraries
    National Conference on Indian Academic Libraries 2020 jointly organized by Sri Siddaganga Colege for Women, Tumkur; KSCLA & Tumkur University on 12-14 August 2010, 314-320 [2010]
    25.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Open Access Movement: To Control the Monopoly of Giant Commercial Serial Publlishers and To Reduce the Knowledge Gap
    International Conference on “Web Based Learning and Library Management (ICWLLM)” organized by Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre & RTLA, 68-73 [2010]
    26.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Stimulating Reading Habits form Childhood: The Right Way
    IASLIC XXIV National Conference organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (U.P.), 36 [2010]
    27.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Role of Intellectual Property Rights and Copyrights in Information and Communication Technology Era
    12th MANLIBNET Annual Convention on “Knowledge Dissemination through Library and Information Centres: Sharing Vision for the Future” held in IIHMR, Jaipur, 520-527 [2010]
    28.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Open Access Publishing: Key Players and Indian Scenario
    Annual Convention of the Society for Information Science and Conference on ”Open Access Gateway to Open Innovation” held in IICB, Kolkata, 313-330 [2010]
    29.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Trends of Research in Library and Information Science in India: A Journey from 1950-2009
    XXVII IATLIS National Conference held at DLIS, Univ. of Pune on “Emerging Challenges...Training” during 17-19 November 2010, 142-156 [2010]
    30.Dr. Kanchan Kamila
    Open Access Scenario in India and World
    UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Management of Open Access Resources” organised by DLIS, Kasturba Gandhi PG College for Women, Marredpally, Secunderabad during 19-20 Nov, 2010, 304-319 [2010]
    31.Kanchan Kamila
    Highlights on Library Standards, Protocols, Formats and Model
    7th National Convention PLANNER 2010 on “Re-engineering of Library and Information Services in Digital Era” held on Tezpur University, Assam during 18-20 February 2010, 284-299 [2010]
    32.Kanchan Kamila
    E-Learning: The New Avenues for Easy and Lifelong Learning
    AALDI National Conference on “Knowledge Management in the Globalized Era” held in IASRI, New Delhi during 21-23 April 2010, 417-422 [2010]
    33.Kanchan Kamila
    Automation of Burdwan University Central Library: Problems and Prospect
    National Conference on “Library Services in Electronic Environment” held in JK Business School, Gurgaon on 19th March 2010, 118-132 [2010]
    34.Kanchan Kamila
    Employable Library and Information Science Education: Demand for the 21st Century
    National Seminar on “Vision of Library and Information Science Education for Modern India” held in DLIS, CU during 19-20 March 2010, 233-234 [2010]
    35.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Importance of Open Archives Initiatives: Protocol for Metadata Harvesting in Web Based Searching and Retrieval Environment
    International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM) organized by TERI and RRRLF, 499 [2010]
    36.Kanchan Kamila
    Co-operative Collection Management: A State-of-the-Art Report
    55th All India Conference of ILA on “Library and Information Science in the Digital Era” held in BIMTECH, Greater Noida (U.P.) during 21-24 Jan 2010, 207-220 [2010]
    37.Kanchan Kamila
    Institutional Repository Projects in India
    7th International Convention on Automation of Libraries in Edu and Research Institutions on“E-Contents Management:Challenges and Strategies”held in PondicherryUniversity during25-27Feb2009, 128-132 [2009]
    38.Kanchan Kamila
    Managerial Change for the Survival of Library and Information Centres in ICT Era
    International Conference on Academic Libraries “Vision for the Future” held in Delhi University during 5-8 October 2009, 314-320 [2009]
    39.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Role of Public Libraries for Science Awareness
    Granthana: Indian Journal of Library Studies, Vol.4, No.1 (Jan-Mar, 57-67 [2009]
    40.Kanchan Kamila
    Paschimbange Granthagar O Tathyabigyan Sikshar Manonnayan: Kichhu Byabaharik Matamat
    51st BLA Conference on “Granthagar O Tathyabigyan Sikshan” held in Bantra Public Library, Howrah during 18-20 December 2009, 128-129 [2009]
    41.Kanchan Kamila
    Web 2.0: Taking Information to the People
    International Conference on “Knowledge Networking in ICT Era” held in B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, G.S.T.Road, Vadalur, Chennai during 22-24 January 2009, 701-707 [2009]
    42.Kanchan Kamila
    Mass Science Awareness: Role of Rural Librarians
    Librarians Day Seminar on “Role of Library in Rural Development” held in Burdwan University on 10th August 2008, 18-23 [2008]
    43.Kanchan Kamila
    Barddhaman Biswavidyalay Kendriya Granthagar Parishebar Maan Unnayan: Kichhu Sunirdishta Drishtibhangi
    50th BLA Conference 2008 “Evaluation of Standards of Library Services & Problems of Different Types of Libraries and Library Staff ” held at Bishnipur on 7-9 November 2008, 108-111 [2008]
    44.Kanchan Kamila
    Marketing of Information Services: Challenges for Sustainable Development of Library and Information Centres in the New Millennium
    National Conference of Asia Pacific Institute of Management on “Recent Technological Trends in Management and Library System: Issues and Challenges” in New Delhi during 4-5 January 2008, 186-193 [2008]
    45.Kanchan Kamila and Janardan Roy
    Knowledge Management: Is It Possible?
    ILA-TISS International Conference on “Knowledge for All: Role of Libraries and Information Centres” held in TISS, Mumbai during 12-15 November 2008, 439-448 [2008]
    46.Kanchan Kamila
    Impact of ICT towards Change of Library and Information Science Curricula and Information Services Pattern
    6th International Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research based on theme“From Automation to Transformation” held in Allahabad Univ on 28-29Feb&1Mar2008, 61-75 [2008]
    47.Kanchan Kamila
    Koha: How Open it is?
    Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region(PLANNER) 2008 on “Open Access, Open Source and Open Libraries(O3)” held in Nagaland Univ, Kohima during 6-7 Nov 2008, 286-304 [2008]
    48.Dr. Kanchan Kamila (in lien)
    Content Development: King of Digital Environment
    National Seminar on “Content Development for Information Society” organized by DLIS, NBU, 18-27 [2008]
    49.Kanchan Kamila
    Koha: Open Source Library Management Software
    International Symposium on “Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services(ETTLIS)” in Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University, Noida(U.P.) during 18-, 165-180 [2008]
    50.Kanchan Kamila
    Impact of ICT in Transformation of Libraries and Information Centres
    IASLIC National Conference held in Bose Institute, Kolkata during 10-13 December 2008, 143-148 [2008]
    51.Kanchan Kamila
    Information Seeking Behaviour of Social Scientists in the Indian Universities: A Comparative Study
    National Seminar on “Access to Social Science Information” held in the Dept of Library & Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore during 7-8 February 2007, 20 [2007]
    52.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Empowering the Rural Masses with Public Library Based Community Information Services.
    National Seminar on “Rural Libraries in the North East India: Problems and Prospects” organised by Gauhati University & Central Reference Library, Kolkata during 28-29 March 2007, 279-288 [2007]
    53.Subal Chandra Biswas and Kanchan Kamila
    Book Reading in the Internet Era: Has the Art of Reading Become Different?
    National Seminar on “Librarianship in 21st Century” held in Sambalpur University during 16-17 February 2007, 23-31 [2007]
    54.Kanchan Kamila
    Electronic Resources: Highly Used Media of Scholarly World in the 21st Century
    Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North Eastern Region (PLANNER) 2007 on “Library as a Global Hub: Perspectives and Challenges”held in Gauhati University during 7-8 Dec, 56-68 [2007]
    55.Kanchan Kamila
    Biswavidyalay Granthagare Computerer Byabahar O Tar Samasya
    49th Bengal Library Conference on“Problems and Prospects of Computer App in Diff Types of Libraries and Probs of Diff Types of Libs & Lib Staff” held in Hemchandra Lib during 14-16 Dec2007, 37-39 [2007]
    56.Kanchan Kamila
    Digital Preservation: Challenges of 21st Century for Cultural Survival
    IASLIC XXVI All India Conference on “Digital Media and Library Information Services” held in Jamia Milia University, New Delhi during 26-29 December 2007, 203-207 [2007]
    57.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Role of Digital Libraries in e-Archiving: an Overview.
    Librarian : Organ of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, 2006, Vol. - 13, 7-26 [2006]
    58.Subal Chandra Biswas and Kanchan Kamila
    Digital Public Libraries: the Changing Face of the Public Library in the Developed Countries.
    Librarian : Organ of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, 2004-2005, Vol. - 11-12, 31-36 [2005]
    59.Kanchan Kamila
    Dictionary as a Valuable Source of Information
    Vidyasagar University Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. - IX, 79-92 [2004]
    60.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Prerequisites for Human Resource Management in Libraries and Information Centres
    Librarian : Organ of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Vol. - 8, 9-24 [2001]
    61.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Public Libraries as Community Information Centres
    Librarian : Organ of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, Vol. - 7, 3-10 [2000]
    62.Subal Chandra Biswas and Kanchan Kamila
    The Fourth Resource and Its Management
    Librarian : Organ of the Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, 1999, Vol. - 6, 3-10 [1999]
    63.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Customer Service and Satisfaction as a TQM Strategy in Library and Information Sector
    45th ILA Conference on “Library Vision 2010: Indian Libraries and Librarianship in Retrospect and Prospect” at CCSAU, Hisar, Haryana during 23-26 December 1999, 654-662 [1999]
    64.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Information Management in Academic Library Environment: An Appraisal
    5th Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research (CALIBER) on “Information Management in Academic and Research Libraries” at Bhubaneswar during 4-5 March 1998, 14-18 [1998]
    65.Kanchan Kamila and Subal Chandra Biswas
    Total Quality Management in Libraries: A Challenging Issue
    43rd ILA Conference on “Sustainable Library and Information Services” at Punjab University, Chandigarh during 5-8 November 1997, 143-154 [1997]

  • Address for Correspondence
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