Librarian

PROFILE

NAME – Sudeshna Moitra

DESIGNATION – Librarian
QUALIFICATION – M.Sc., M.L.I.S.
SPECIALIZATION – Public Library
M.Sc. in Zoology  – Vidyasagar University
M.L.I.S. – Jadavpur University
Pursuing Ph.D. at Jadavpur University (Registration No. – AOLIS0100614 of 2014-15 )
E-mail – dch15library@gmail.com

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITION – Qualified, NET (2012)
PRESENT POSITION – Librarian, Central Library, Dhruba Chand Halder College (2014 – Present)
POSITION(S) HELD

  • Project Assistant (Contractual), The Calcutta Club Library (2005-2006)
  • Assistant Librarian (Ad hoc), J.D. Birla Institute (2007-2008)
  • Librarian, District Institute of Education and Training, Govt. of West Bengal (2008-2014)

WORKING EXPERIENCE
Experienced in all kinds of developmental and managerial activities related to overall supervision of academic library.
RESEARCH INTEREST –
Local history, oral history and genealogy of local communities, and relevant community information services by public libraries in southern parts of Bengal.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
In College:

  • Convener of Library sub-committee
  • Member of Cultural sub-committee
  • Member of Career Counseling sub-committee
  • Member of Gender Sensitization against Sexual Harassment sub-committee
  • Member of Research and Publication sub-committee
  • Member of Grievance Redressal sub-committee

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES –

  • Life member of Bengal Library Association
  • Life Member of West Bengal College Librarians’ Association

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS –
BOOK CHAPTERS

  • সুদেষ্ণা মৈত্র (২০১৫), স্বাধীনোত্তর ভারতে শিক্ষা ও শিক্ষায়তন গ্রন্থাগার ব্যবস্থার ক্রমবিকাশঃ একটি পর্যালোচনা; জলছাপঃ গবেষণাধর্মী প্রবন্ধ সংকলন; ডঃ প্রদীপ বৈদ্য সম্পাদিত; বাংলা বিভাগ, ধ্রুবচাঁদ হালদার কলেজ, পৃষ্ঠা ১০৭-১১৯ (ISBN – 978-93-81795-77-4).
  • Sudeshna Moitra (2017). Performance assessment in College Library: A Practical Approach; in Academic Libraries in India: Challenges and Future. Edited by: Dr. N. Acharjya. New Delhi: Kunal Books, pp. – 158-168. (ISBN – 978-93-86714-21-3).

JOURNALS

  • সুদেষ্ণা মৈত্র (২০১৪), ডিজিটাল অবজেকট আইডেনটিফায়ার বা ডিওআইঃ কিছু প্রাসঙ্গিক তথ্য; গ্রন্থাগার, পৃষ্ঠা ১৩৪-১৩৬ (ISSN – 0017-324X)
  • সুদেষ্ণা মৈত্র (২০১৮), সবুজ গ্রন্থাগারঃ গ্রন্থাগার ভাবনার সজীব দিগন্ত, গ্রন্থাগার, পৃষ্ঠা ৪-৮ (ISSN – 0017-324X)
  • Sudeshna Moitra & Chaitali Dutta (2019). Local History Collection in Public Libraries of South 24 Parganas: A Study. SRELS Journal of Information Management, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp. 36-44. DOI: 10.17821/srels/2019/v56i1/138395

SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS

  • Sudeshna Moitra and Chaitali Dutta (2019). Local History Collections in Public Libraries of South 24 Parganas: Understanding from Users’ and Library Professionals’ Perception. Paper presented at National Seminar on “Libraries for All: Exploring the Role of Public Libraries and Information Centers’ for Sustainable Development”, organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Rabindra Bharati University (7-8 March, 2019). pp. 129-134.
  • Sudeshna Moitra (2018). Digital Reference and Public Library: Reality in Indian Perspective. Paper presentation at International Seminar on Rejuvenating Public Library Services Through Digital Reference Sources (IS-RPLS-DRS), organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University (22-23 February, 2018). pp. – 206-209. ISBN – 978-81-929886-1-0
  • Sudeshna Moitra and Deep Chandan Chakraborty (2017). Tracing Literature Output and Research pattern of Malaria and Dengue in India: A Comparative Study. Abstract and poster presentation at 10th National Conference of Medical Arthropodology (NCMA), in the National Conference on Emerging and Re-Emerging Vector Borne Diseases: Impact of Global Warming and Climate Change, organized by Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Asutosh College (8-9 October, 2017).
  • Sudeshna Moitra (2017). Developing Effective User-Education Programme in Academic Libraries – A case study. Paper presentation at UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Exertion to Establish Knowledge Society: Responsibility of Academic Libraries (Dr. S. N. Halder, ed.), organized by Shimulari Sachinandan College of Education (24-25 September, 2016).  SSCE Publication No. 10, pp – 484-492. ISBN – 978-81-922902-9-4
  • সুদেষ্ণা মৈত্র ও চৈতালি দত্ত (২০১৭) দক্ষিণ ২৪ পরগণার আঞ্চলিক ও বাচনিক ইতিহাস সংরক্ষণে জনগ্রন্থাগারঃ প্রয়োজনীয়তা, প্রাসঙ্গিকতা ও বাস্তব চিত্র; ইতিহাস ও সংস্কৃতি (তৃতীয় খণ্ড, চতুর্থ ভাগ); ময়ূখ দাস সম্পাদিত; পশ্চিমবঙ্গ আঞ্চলিক ইতিহাস ও লোকসংস্কৃতি চর্চা কেন্দ্র, পৃষ্ঠা ২৯-৩৭. ISSN – 2394 5737
  • Sudeshna Moitra (2016). World Literature Output On ‘Draupadi’: A Quantitative Analysis; Paper presented at the UGC-sponsored Golden Jubilee National Seminar on Panchakanya (Dr. C. G. Bhattacharya et al, ed.), organized by Department of Sanskrit, Dhruba Chand Halder College (4-5 October, 2016), pp – 90-97. ISBN – 978-93-83368-40-2