Sunday, June 15, 2014

just Published from IGI-Global, USA: Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

Chakraborty, S., & Das, A. K. (2014).
Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship (pp. 1-406).
Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4365-9 The editors wish to thank Prof. Dorner, Prof. Neelameghan and other EAB members for their constant guidance. Our special thanks goes to all the contributors from so many countries. This book is dedicated to our Professor S B Ghosh under whose care the editors have taken their very first lessons in International Librarianship. The book is available at or the publisher at

Friday, January 24, 2014

Assistant Professor in the University of Kolkata

I have joined Calcutta University as Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Lib. & Inf. Sc. in October 2013. I did my Honours and MA in English Literature as well as M. Lib. Sc. from Calcutta University. So it feels like home-coming to me: College Street, Old Book Stalls, Coffee House, Putiram, ... Wishing you all the very best in 2014!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2009 at Milan, Italy

Presented a paper on LIS education (funded by ALP-SIDA) at 75th IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2009 at Milan, Italy.

Over 3500 LIS professionals from more than 170 countries attended the conference.

WLIC 2010 will be in Sweeden. The host told me to invite each and every LIS professional.

SO FRIENDS! WELCOME to 76th World Library & Information Congress 2010.

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Susmita- the Indian LIS Professional from Kolkata

Area: Library, information and documentation, presently working as Assistant Librarian in
Bengal Engineering and Science University. Previously worked as Librarian in Maharaja Manindra Chandra College, as Assistant Librarian in Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Librarian-Cum-Information Officer in UV International Impex.

Teaching Assignments at different point of time include Calcutta University’s PG Diploma in Book Publishing course, Calcutta University, Netaji Open University,Bengal Library Association, School of Community Science & Technology, etc..
Education:PhD in Medical Informatics (Department of Library and Information Science,) Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
Certificate (BLA), BLIS, MLIS (Gold Medalist), Associateship in Information Science), Honours (Major) and Masters in English Literature, Certificate in Computer Applications and certificate in Italian Language and P.G. Diploma in Digital Library Management, (Jadavpur University), online course on e-Learning Policies from Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo.
Specialized trainings in the areas of Digitization, DSpace (Digital Library Software), Greenstone Digital Library Software, SOUL & LibSys (Library Automation Software), LINUX, Website Design & Creation.Volunteer for a number of grassroot voluntary societies in the field of mental health, poverty, human rights, community informatics, such as: MANAS: a Society for mentally disturbed persons their family and friends’, ARDSI Calcutta Chapter, Mon Foundation, etc.

For Publications see Susmita's publications