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Dr. Kailash Chandra Das

Kailash Chandra Das Name : Kailash Chandra Das
Designation : Reader & HEAD
Qualification : MLISc, Ph. D.
Phone No. : +91-9861078832
E-mail ID : Prof(dot)k(dot)c(dot)das(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Information Literacy
  • Digital Library
  • Information seeking behaviour and User Studies

  • Foundations of library & information science
  • Information storage & retrieval
  • Information sources & Services
  • Preservation & Conservation of Library materials
  • Recent trends & Technology in Library
  • Information Science
  • Ph. D. Guidance
    • Awarded: 12
    • Continuing: 03
  • MPhil: 22
1 Das, K.C. (1991). Towards Total Literacy by 1995.University News, July 22, p.11-12.
2 Das, K.C. (1991). Vocational Education and Manpower Development. University News, Oct 28, p. 5-7.
3 Das, K. C. (1992). Importance of Library Services in promoting Literacy and Reading Habits in India: Programme and Prospects. Orissa Review, 49 (1), p. 35-38.
4 Das, K. C. (1993). Vocational Education and Employment. Yojana, Nov.p.21-22.
5 Das, K. C. (1993). Library and Literacy in India. Lucknow Librarian, 25 (3-4), p. 95-99.
6 Das, K. C. and Mahapatra, M. (1994). Librarian-Teacher Cooperation for the Development of Libraries in Schools. Library Herald, 32 (1-2), Apr-Sept. p.76-79.
7 Das, K. C. (1995). Attitude of Teachers towards Library-Oriented Instruction Programme in Secondary Schools. IASLIC Bulletin, 40(2), June, p. 63-68.
8 Das, K. C. (2001). Attitude of Teachers towards Curricular Activities and Library Oriented Instruction Programme. CLIS Observer, 18 (1-2), Jan-June, p.33-36.
9 Barik, P. K. & Das, K. C. (2011). Assessment of Application of ICT and its Problems in the Private Engineering and Management Colleges of Orissa. Pearl: A Journal of Library & Inf. Sc., 5 (1), 1-13. [ISSN: 0973-7081]. (Peer Reviewed Journal).
10 Das, K. C. & Patra, P. S. (2011). Information Needs and Expectations of Faculty in Management Studies: Problems and Solutions. Pearl: A Journal of Library & Inf. Sc., .5(2), 8-16. [ISSN: 0973-7081]. (Peer-Reviewed Journal).
11 Das, K. C. and Patra, P.S. (2011). Information Seeking and Usage of E-Resources by Faculty Members of Management Institutions of Orissa: Expectations and Suggestions. Information Age, Vol.5 (2), 3-7.  [ISSN: 0973-7073]
12 Das, K. C. & Singh, K. (2012). Virtual learning environments: Collaborator between the creators and learner of knowledge. International Journal of Library and Information Management, .3(1), 1-4. [ISSN: 0975-878X]. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
13  Das, K. C. & Jena, S. K (2012). Application of Cloud Computing in an academic library. Pearl: A Journal of Library & Inf. Sc.  6(1), 14-23. [ISSN: 0973-7081]. (Peer-Reviewed Journal of library and information science).
14 Das, K. C. (2013). Imbibing Public libraries and Corporate Social Responsibility to promote Rural Development. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 33(1), 11-16. [ISSN: 0974-0643]. (Peer-Reviewed). SJR (SC Imago Journal Rank) : 0.141SCImagoH-Index1SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Publication):0.13. IPP(Impact per publication)0.1.Global Impact Factor:  2013: 0.645.
15 Das, K. C. (2013).Implications of Corporate Culture: A Librarian??s Guide to Action. Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science. Vol. 7, Issue: 1, p28-30. ISSN: 0973-7081. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
16 Das, K. C., Jena, S.K & Singh, K (2013). Information Literacy to Network literacy: An overview. Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society.Vol.26, (1-2), 50-58. [ISSN: 0971-4286].
17 Jena, S.K and Das, K. C. (2013). Application of Cloud Computing in Digital Library: Advantages & Disadvantages. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary. Vol.1, (8), April, 2013, pp.226-234. ISSN: 2319-2801 (Online) Impact Factors: ISI-1.023, ISRA-1.825. ISI Indexing: Yes. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
18 Jena, S.K and Das, K. C. (2013). Management of Information Centres in Cloud Computing Environment: Opportunities and challenges. International Journal of Applied Sciences & Engineering (IJASE). Vol.1. (1), April, pp.39-47. ISSN: 1727-2394. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
19 Das, K. C. & Singh, K. (2013). Social Bookmarking. International Journal of Library and Information Management, 4(1), 53-57. [ISSN: 0975-878X]. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
20 Jena, S.K & Das, K. C. (2014). Implementing wikis in knowledge and information centres: an overview. Scholars’ journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(1). 65-69. [ISSN: 2347-9493]. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
21 Das, K. C. and Ninan, A.N. (2014). Technology-Aided Services and their Impact on Quality of Services in Post Graduate College Libraries under University of Kerala. KIIT Journal of Library and Information Management.Vol.1 (2), July-Dec. pp.125-136. [ISSN: 2348-0858].
22 Das, K. C. & Singh, K. (2014). Academic Librarianship in Digital Era. International Journal of Professional Development, Vol.3 (1), 29-32. [ISSN: 2277-517X] Impact Factor: 0.671. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
23 Das, K.C. and Acharya, Jeoshnamayee. (2014). Information needs, Information seeking Behaviour and use of Electronic resources by Research scholars and Faculties in the University and Research libraries of Odisha. International Research: Journal of Library & Information Science. 4 (4), Dec. 2014, pp.552-56, ISSN:2249-0213, (International Peer-Reviewed Online Journal ) 
24 Singh, K and Das .K. C. (2014). Changing Expectations of IIT Library Users in India. International Journal of Librarianship and Administration. 5(3), pp. 263-274. ISSN: 2231-1300 (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
25 Das, K. C. & Ninan, A.N. (2014). PG College Librarians in the 21st Century: Changing Roles and Responsibilities. Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science, 8(3), 138-144. [ISSN: 0973-7081]. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
26 Das, K. C. & Acharya, M. K. (2014). University Libraries in Odisha: Changing Needs and Changing Roles. International Journal of Library & Information Management (IJLIM). 5(2), 59-64. [ISSN: 0975-878X]. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Impact factor Journal). Impact Factor: 4.00.
27 Das, K.C. and Nidhi Alex M Ninan (2015).  Conventional to Modern Libraries: Changing Practices and Changing Roles of Information Professionals in the PG Colleges of University of Kerala, IndiaInternational Journal of Advances in Social Science and Humanities. (ISSN: 2347-7474). 3(7), .24-29. Impact Factor: 2.11.
28 Patra, P.S, Jena, S.K and Das, K. C. (2015). Collection Development for Digital Library in the Digital Age. VSRD International Journal of Technical and Non-Technical Research. (ISSN: 2319-2216), Vol.6 (Issue Special), May, pp.03-08. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).
29 Das, K.C. (2015).  Expert System: An electronic tool for managing digitized information. VSRD International Journal of Technical and Non-Technical Research. (ISSN: 2319-2216), Vol.6 (Issue Special), May, pp.97-104. (Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal).

 Das, K. C. (1992). Information Technology and Libraries: A Future for Distant Learners. In 38th ILA National Library Conference, DLISc, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 21-24, Nov.p.38-43.
Das, K. C.and Mahapatra, M (1994). Development of Secondary School Libraries in Orissa: A Proposal. In 39th ILA Seminar Papers Proceedings, 7-10, Jan., p. 249-254.
Das, K.C. and Rath, R. K. (2007). Faculty-Librarian Collaboration for a Sustainable Information Literacy Programme.In Proceedings of National Seminar on Information Literacy and Higher Education, Dept. of Inf.Sc.,University of Madras, 29-30 Jan.
Das, K.C. (2008). Evaluation of Web Resources. In Proceedings, National Workshop on Trends in Information Technology and its impact on Engineering College Libraries. GMRIT, Rajam (A.P.), 15-16 Feb.
Jena, S.K. and Das, K.C. (2008). Information Resources Management: A Study of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology. In Seminar Proceedings on Changing Role of Informational in Digital Era. DLISc, Mizoram University, Aizwal, 29-30, September.p.181-187.
Das, K.C. (2009). Web 2.0 + Library =Library 2.0, is it a Myth or Reality? In Proceedings of 38th Andhra Pradesh Library Conference on Innovative Change: Library and Information Services for the Present and Future. 10-11, Jan., APLA, Guntur.
Das, K.C., and Jena, S.K. (2009). Information Literacy and Communication: A Theoretical Approach to an Interdisciplinary Issue. Ibid. p.7-12.
Das, K.C., Chaudhury, S.K. and Patra, M (2009). Soft Skills and Competencies for Librarians. Ibid. p.73-77.
Das, K.C. (2009). Web 2 .0 and its Implications for Libraries. In Proceedings of 10th Annual National Convention of MANLIBNET on Organisational Excellence in Business Management Libraries: Current Trends and Future Directions. KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 22-24, Jan, p.25-28.
Das, K.C. (2009). Conventional to Modern Libraries: Emerging Roles for Information Professionals. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Strategic Information Management in the Digital Era. DLISc, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu , 26-27, March 2009.p. 541-548.
Das, K.C.  And Jena, S.K (2009) Librarian: Roles Opportunities and Challenges. Ibid.
Das, K.C. (2009). Corporate Planning for Academic library development: Role of Capacity Building. In Poceedings of ICSSR National Seminar on “Capacity Building for Library professionals in Digital environment. 20 ?? 21st Sept, OUAT, Bhubaneswar.
Das, K.C. (2009). LIS Education and Research: Role of stakeholders. In Proceedings of 26th IATLIS National Conference, 25 -27, Nov., DLISc, University of Burdwan, Burdwan W.B.)
Das, K.C. (2010). Corporate culture and Knowledge sharing in Business Libraries. In Proceedings of 11th Annual National Convention of MANLIBNET, Siva Sivani Institute of Management. February15-17, Secunderabad.
Das, K. C. (2011). Electronic Resources and Information Literacy in Higher Education Libraries. In National Conference on IL Skills for College Librarians in Digital environment. DLIS, Aggarwal College, Ballabhagarh, Faridabad, Feb.26-27, p. 17-21. [ISBN: 978-93-80097-31-2].
Das, K.C. and P. Patra (2011).Strategies for Promoting Information Literacy Programmes in Academic Institutions. In National Conference on IL Skills for Librarians in Digital environment. Aggarwal College, Ballabhagarh, Faridabad, Feb.26-27.
Das, K.C. (2011). Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility with Development of Public Libraries to Promote Rural Development in India. In National Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility and Public libraries. Visakha Public library, Visakhapatnam, 17th Oct, 2011
Das, K.C. (2012).Collection Development in Digital Era: Challenges for LIS professionals. International Conference on Collection Development in Digital environment. Madras University, Central Library, 29-30, June.
Das, K. C. & Singh, K (2012). Glimpses of Wearable technology: Future is more fascinating. National Conference of Agricultural Libraries and User Community, OUAT , Bhubaneswar, (5-7th Dec. 2012), p. 316-321. [ISBN: 81-88897-13-2].
Das, K.C. (2012). Redefining & extending the academic library service. In UGC National Seminar. “Extending Academic Library Services to the Public” on 29th September 2012 in collaboration with Prof. Kaula Endowment. at A.N.R.College, Gudivada,(A.P).
Das, K.C. (2012). Corporate culture and knowledge sharing in business libraries.
Das, K.C. (2012). Effects of change on academic libraries: vision of public services and virtual destination.  In UGC National Seminar. Dept. of Library & Inf ,Science, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur.
Das, K.C.(2014).  Restructuring Public Libraries: Adjusting to Technological Change and Needs of the Present Day Society. Visakha Public Library, 9-10 Aug, 2014 Visakhapatnam, AP.RRLF and prof.Kaula Endowment for Library& Inf.Sc.
Das, K.C. (2014). Digital to Wearable Technology: New Ways to Manage Information in Future Libraries. JNTUK LIBCON-2014, Oct.30-31,.JNTU,Kakinada,AP.
Padhi, S, Nahak, B, & Das, K.C. (2015). Elecronic Resouces Management in Libraries & Information Centers. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Management of E-resources in Degree College libraries.SDS college of Atrts & Applied Science, Sriram Nagar, Vizayanagaram, on 29 March 2015.
Nahak, B, Das, K.C. & Padhi,S,(2015). E-Learning for LIS in Digital Environment: An Overview. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Management of E-resources in Degree College libraries.SDS college of Atrts & Applied Science, Sriram Nagar, Vizayanagaram, on 29 March 2015.
Das, K. C. & Das, Asoka. K. (2015). E-Learning - A New Platform for Life Long Learning. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Management of E-resources in Degree College libraries.SDS college of Atrts & Applied Science, Sriram Nagar, Vizayanagaram, on 29 March 2015.
Das, K. C. & Acharya, Jeoshnamayee (2015). Use of Electronic resources by Research scholars and Faculties in the University and Research libraries of Odisha: Changing role of academic librarians. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Management of E-resources in Degree College libraries.SDS college of Atrts & Applied Science,Sriram Nagar, Vizayanagaram,on29March2015.
Das, K. C. (2015). User study on university libraries in the digital age: Changing needs and changing roles. 2nd International Conference on Innovation Driven Librarianship: Creating Future Landscape for the New Generation Libraries and LIS Professionals, June 11 - 13, 2015, SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Das, K. C. & Acharya, Jeoshnamayee (2015). Role of Academic Libraries in Assessing Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Users in Electronic Environments. In Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on User Studies in Academic Libraries in the ICT Era, Aug.26-27, 2015, S.V.University Library, Tirupati. ISBN:9789383635917.
  1. Innovation Driven Librarianship: Creating Future Landscape for the New Generation Libraries and LIS Professionals, P. Jena SRM University [ISBN 9789384136055 (2015)
  2. Library Movement and Development in India: A State Wide Scan, P. Jena Edubooks Solutions Private Limited, [ISBN 9788193095102 (2015)
  3. New dimensions in the management of information systems: a festschrift volume in honour of I. R. Kumar P. Jena Kbd Publication [ISBN9788190799942 (2015)

8 Emerging and current trends in library and information science. Avon Publications. 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002.
1 Information Literacy and Seeking Behaviour in Management Institutions. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176016.
2 Information Access and Management in Digital Era. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176023.
3 Information Access in Digital Libraries. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176085.
4 Information Resources Management in Health Science libraries. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 978-93-81176-17-7.
5 Application of Information Technology in libraries. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176184.
6 ICT for Library Professionals. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176085.
7 Information Needs of Indian Craft Industries. SSDN Publishers & Distributors, 5A Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. ISBN 9789381176177.
9 Information Technology Basics. Ess Ess Publications. Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002.  (In Press to be released on October.2015).
10 Cloud Computing and library. B.R.Publications, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002.  (In Press to be released on October,.2015).

Teaching Experience: 31 Years
  • Articles in Editorial Works / Chapter in Books / Festschrift volume
    • Das, K. C. (2015). Libraries of the Future: Cloud Computing to Fog Computing. In Library Automation: Issues and Remedies in Present Scenario edited by Krishan Kant & Ram Chander. Manakin Press, New Delhi. Pp.8-13. [ISBN: 978-93-8437034-3].
    • Das, K. C. (2013). LIS Education and Research: Role of Stakeholders. In Libraries in the changing dimensions of digital technology. Festschrift in honour of Prof. D. Chandran Professor & Head, Department of Library and Information Science, S. V. University, Tirupati. Edited by Prof. B. Ramesh Babu. pp. 731-741. [ISBN: 9789350501153].
    • Das, K. C. & Jena, S. K. (2012). LIS professionals in digital library environment. In Developing a fully-fledged digital library system. Ed. By Prof. K. Somasekhara Rao & others, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, p.103-107. [ISBN: 81-86073-303-3].
    • Das, K. C.  & Singh, Kunwar (2012). Creating a Virtual Community: Role of E-Learning Organizational Issues. In Dynamics of Librarianship in the Knowledge Society. (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. B. Ramesh Babu) in Volumes-3, New Delhi, B.R. Publishing Corporation, pp.856-865. [ISBN: 9789350500613].
    • Das, K.C. (2011).Web 2.0 and Library 2.0: The Challenge of Disruptive Innovation. In Festschrift volume on Dr. K. C. Panda, Ed. C.R. Karisiddappa, and Others. Atlantic Pub. , New Delhi, p. 119-124. [ISBN: 978-81-269-1696-2].
    • Das, K. C. (2012). Web 2.0 and its Implications for Libraries. Information Management: Issues and Trends, 74-84. [ISBN: 978-93-81176-05-4]
    • Das, K. C. (2011).Web2.0 and its applications. In Festschrift volume on Dr. K. C. Sahoo, Ed. R.G.Parasher, and Others. Atlantic Pub. , New Delhi.
    • Das, K.C. (2011). Information Communication Technology (ICT) Applications in Libraries for Building Knowledge Societies. In Festschrift volume on Sri   PSN  Murthy, Manager(Library), Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Ed by Dr Velaga Venkatappaiah, Allied Pub. New Delhi, p. 179-188. [ISBN: 978-81-8424-710-7].
    • Das, K.C. (2010).Corporate planning for Academic Development: Role of Capacity     Building. In Capacity Building and Restructuring of Library and Information Centres. Editor, R. K. Mahapatra, Ess Ess Pub House, New Delhi, pp. 201-220. ISBN: 978-81-7000-621-3.
    • Das, K. C. & S. K. Jena (2010).Building of Modern Library Capacity: from Librarian         to Cybrarian. In Capacity Building and Restructuring of Library and Information Centres. Editor, R. K. Mahapatra, Ess Ess Pub House, New Delhi, pp 341-356. ISBN: 978-81-7000-621-3.
    • Das, K. C. (2010). Changing Role of Academic Libraries in Digital era: User’s Expectations and Role of Librarian. In Innovation-Driven Librarianship. Edited by B. Ramesh Babu and P. Rajendran, SRM University, Chennai. pp 39-45.
    • Das, K. C. & Patra. P. S. (2010). Information needs and Expectations of Faculty in Management Needs: Problems and Solutions. Ibid, pp 53-60
    • Das, K. C. (2008). Information Resources Management in a Modern Library. In Advances in Library and Information Science, Festschrift Volume in Honour of Dr. Sai Ramesh Thota, Edited by K. Somasekhar Rao, Sai Publications, Visakhapatnam, p.180-191.
    • Das, K. C. (2008). Human Resources Planning and Management. In The Electronic Era. Ibid, p.161-167.
    • Das, K.C. (2008). Incredible Web logs and Versatile Librarian. In Library Resources and Services in the Digital Era. Edited by B. Ramesh Babu and P. Rajendran, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu. P 117-125.
    • Das, K. C. and Patra, M. (2008). Library: A Gateway to Knowledge. Ibid, p21-26.
    • Das, K. C.and Ninan, Nidhi Alex M. (2008). Conventional to Modern Libraries: A Change-Roles and Responsibilities of Information professionals in Aided College Libraries in Kerala. Ibid. 31-36.
    • Das, K.C., Satpathy, S.K and Dinabandhu, P (2008). Information Resources Management in a Modern Health Science Library. Ibid, p251-256.
    • Das, K.C. (2008). College of Library and Information Science: Retrospect and Prospects in 25 Glorious Years. In Silver Souvenir released on the eve of Silver Jubilee of S.M.I.T,.Ankushpur.
  • Articles in National Newspapers
    • Das, K. C. (1992). The Librarian’s Role. The Hindu, Vol.115 (284), 1st Dec, p 28.