Title

Dr.

First Name

DINESHAN

Last Name

KOOVAKKAI

Photograph

Designation

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

Address

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KERALA

KASARAGOD-671 123

Phone No Office

04994-255533

Residence

 

Mobile

09447468586

Email

dineshank@gmail.com, cuklibrarian@gmail.com

Web-Page

Blog: www.dineshkoovakkai.blogspot.com

Educational Qualifications

Degree

Institution

Year

Ph.D.

UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

2004

PG

UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

1995

UG

UNIVERSITY OF KERALA

1990

Any other qualification

MA; PGDEC; PGDCA; DCHN; UGC-NET

 

Career Profile

1993 to 2009: Library Professional, University of Calicut

2009 to present: Assistant Librarian, Central University of Kerala (Holding Charge of the University Library)

2005-2006: Guest Lecturer, DLIS, University of Calicut

1996 to present: Academic Counsellor of IGNOU

1996 to 2008: Resource Person, School of Distance Education, University of Calicut

1996 to present: Resource Person of various institutions

2008 to present: Advisory committee Member, Malayalam Encyclopedia

1996 to present: Supervising M. Phil theses and M.L.I.Sc dissertations

1996 to present: Attending and organizing various conferences and workshops

2010 to present: Research Guide, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Administrative Assignments

HOLDING CHARGE OF THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Career Information, Library automation, Internet and ICT

Subjects Taught

 

Research Guidance

List against each head (If applicable)

1.        Supervision of awarded Doctoral Thesis

2.        Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, under progress 3

3.        Supervision of awarded M.Phil dissertations

4.        Supervision of M.Phil dissertations, under progress 2

Publications Profile

List against each head(If applicable) (as Illustrated with examples)

1.        Books/Monographs (Authored/Edited)

Title

Place of Publication

Publisher

Year of Publication

Other Details

Organisation, processing and use of information in the digital era: Prof. M. Parameswaran festschrift

Ess Ess Publication

New Delhi

2004

Edited Work

 

2.        Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

INTERNATIONAL

 

Title

Name of Journal

Vol. & Issue

Year

Page

Internet abuse among the adolescents: a study on the locale factor

Webology

7 (1)

2010

http://www. webology.org /2010/v7n1/ a75.html.

 

NATIONAL

Title

Name of Journal

Vol. & Issue

Year

Page

1.        Satisfaction of the career seekers in the resources and services of libraries in Kerala

ILA Bulletin

41 (1)

2005

26-30

2.        Gender difference and levels of requirement for information resources and services of the career seekers in Kerala.,

Library Herald

44 (1)

2006

24-32

3.        Availability of career related information resources and services in different types of libraries in Kerala: a user oriented study

IASLIC Bulletin

51 (2)

2006

38-47

4.        Information requirements of career seekers: an analysis of the levels of requirement on the basis of qualifications

Annals of Library and Information Studies

53 (3)

2006

158-164

5.        Electronic information use among the faculty

Library Herald

44 (4)

2006

313-320

6.        Learners’ perception of the distance mode of education in library and information science

ILA Bulletin

43 (3)

2007

13-17

7.        Measuring user satisfaction in academic libraries.

SRELS Journal of Information Management

45 (3)

2008

349-354

8.        Information marketing: a study of its possibilities among the research scholars in Kerala

KELPRO Bulletin

12 (1)

2008

83-87

9.        Library related information on the university sites: a study of the websites of universities in two south Indian states

IASLIC Bulletin

53 (2)

2008

114-118

 

3.         

a)       Research papers published in Academic Journals other than Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

Title

Name of Journal

Vol. & Issue

Year

Page

1.        Career awareness service in libraries: a proposal

Kelpro Bulletin

1 (1)

1997

16-19

2.        Library and information profession in the cyber age

Kelpro Bulletin

3 (2)

1999

123-126.

3.        Digital yugathil librarianmarute tutarvidyabhyasathinte prasakthi (Malayalam)

National Library Week Kelpro Souvenir

 

2000

14-16

4.        Document searching through OPAC

University News

38 (50)

2000

14-19

5.        The problem of digital divide among the academic community

University News

42 (3)

2004

8-9

6.        Library science: vijnanathinte vitharana sakha (Malayalam)

Mathrubhoomi Thozhil Vartha Harisree,

January 15

2005

3

7.        Vayana vendathavumbol (Malayalam)

Varadya Madhyamam

October 30

2005

3

8.        EDUSAT as a source of information for the academic pursuit of teachers

University News

45 (10)

2007

13-15

9.        Information marketing: a study of its possibilities among the research scholars in Kerala

KELPRO Bulletin

12 (1)

2008

83-87

10.     Women's magazines as a source of information for household decision making: a study among the employed women in Kerala.

KELPRO Bulletin

14 (1)

2010

48-53

 

b)       Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Conferences

Title

Editor (s)

Title of the Book

Publication Details

Pages

1.        Library and information science education through distance mode: problems and prospects in India

A.A.N. Raju, N.Laxman Rao and S. Sudarshan Rao

Fifty years of library and information science education in India: seminar papers.

Hyderabard: Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science, 1997

24-129

2.        Marketing of career information: a source of revenue to libraries

 

T.A.V. Murthy, N. Datta and R.P. Kumar

Sustainable library and information services: seminar papers

Delhi: Indian Library Association, 1998

481-485

3.        Library services to career seekers in the electronic era

 

J.L. Sardana

Libraries and information service in the electronic information era: seminar papers

Delhi: Indian Library Association, 1999).

488-492

4.        Librarianship in the modern age : is librarian’s identity at stake?

 

M.D. Baby, R.Raghunathan and Stanley James Pradeepam

Changing trends in library and information science: seminar volume

.). New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2000

31-37

5.        Re-engineering human resource in libraries for handling electronic information

Pandey S.K. Sharma

Electronic information environment and library services: a contemporary paradigm: seminar papers

Delhi: Indian Library Association, 2003

779-784

6.        Restructuring of LIS curricula in the context of changing library ambience

IASLIC

LIS profession in India vision 2010

IASLIC: Kolkata, 2005

211-214

7.        Quality of LIS education through distance mode: pattern for assessment and improvement.

N. Laxman Rao and S. Sudarshan Rao

Quality education in library and information science: seminar papers and proceedings

Hyderabad: IATLIS, 2006

281-286

8.        Library outreach through RSS feeds.

Khaisar Muneebulla Khan, V. Gopakumar and B. K. Vishala

Empowering library professionals in managing digital resources: UGC sponsored national level conference proceedings.

Mangalore: Library and Information Centre, St. Agnes College, 2010.

407-413

 

c)        Research papers Published in Conferences/Seminar other than Refereed/Peer Reviewed Conferences

4.        Other publications (Edited works, Book reviews, Festschrift volumes, etc.)

Title

Editor (s)

Title of the Book

Publication Details

Pages

1.        New challenges of cataloguing

G. Devarajan

New challenges in librarianship.

New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2001

109-115

2.        Job market for LIS graduates in Kerala

C.P. Vashishth and M.P. Satija

Library and information profession in India: P.S.G. Kumar festschrift.

Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 2004

160-165

3.        Application of IT in university libraries in Kerala: a user point of view

V. Jalaja, M.C.K. Veeran and Dineshan Koovakkai

Organisation, processing and use of information in the digital era: Prof. M. Parameswaran Festschrift

New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2004

59-65

4.        Information requirements of career seekers and information resources and services in libraries.

G. Devarajan

Applied research in library and information science.

New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2005

140-165

5.        Academic status of librarians in the universities in Kerala: an analytical study

G. Devarajan

Library and information studies in the digital age: Professor K. A. Isaac commemorative volume

New Delhi: Ess Ess, 2006

137-144

6.        Online social networks and their impact on information communication

S. Humayoon Kabir and K. G. Sudhier

Confetti of thoughts on library and information studies: essays in honour of Prof. (Dr.) C. V. Rajan Pillai.

New Delhi: Authors Press, 2010

385-396.

Conference Organization/ Presentations (in the last three years)

 

List against each head(If applicable)

1.        Organization of a Conference

2.        Participation as Paper/Poster Presenter

Title

Name of the Conference

Date

1.        Developing six sigma culture among information professionals

 

UGC-Sponsored two days National Conference on Six Sigma Approach to Information Resource Management, Government First Grade College, Kaup, Uduppi

30-31 October 2009

2.        Library outreach through RSS feeds

UGC-Sponsored two days National Conference on Empowering Library Professionals in Managing Digital Resources and Providing Extension Activities, St. Agnes College (Autonomous), Bendore, Mangalore

18-19 January 2010

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

 

Awards and Distinctions

I RANK for MLISc

II RANK for PGDEC

III RANK for BLISc

Association With Professional Bodies

1.        Editing

2.        Reviewing: Reviewer of International Journals

3.        Advisory: Advisory Committee Member, State Institute of Encyclopaedic Publications

4.        Committees and Boards: Member, Library Committee, Central University of Kerala

5.        Member, Purchase Committee, Central University of Kerala

6.        Memberships: Life Member: ILA, IASLIC, KLA, KELPRO

7.        Office Bearer: Secretary, KLA Kozhikode Region

Other Activities